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Eugene Harms

At his request, no services will be held for Riverton resident, Eugene Harms, who died Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, at Homestead Assisted Living in Riverton.
He ...

New owners at Java Java Espresso

The longtime owners of Java Java Espresso in Riverton have sold the business to lifelong friends.
Kendra and Jason Aanestad have sold the Main Street business ...

State, Arch Coal reach agreement over bonding

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming regulators have reached a deal with Arch Coal to accept up to $75 million in place of the company's $486 million in bonding obligations ...

Employment First

Businesses work with Riverton High School IDEAL to build opportunities


Finding your niche in life is a common hope for all people. The discovery ...

Here we are in Love Month

Here we are in this month that is said to honor love.
But February itself is worthy of our love. It climbs into existence over icy January, extends our ...

Farewell to 4-A

Riverton High School's basketball teams are in their final tour around the Class 4-A West

For more than 50 years the Riverton Wolverines have squared ...

Man indicted in '09 child death

ROCK SPRINGS (AP) -- A grand jury has indicted a Green River man on a first-degree murder charge in the 2009 death of a 2-year-old boy in his care.
34-year-old ...

Loan demand growing in farm states

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- The Federal Reserve says farm income continued to decline during the fourth quarter in Midwestern and Western states, so farmers are ...

Grand Teton plans demolition of some familiar buildings

JACKSON (AP) -- A plan to renovate or demolish a number of historic Grand Teton National Park buildings is drawing pushback from residents.
The proposed ...

Fremont County Weed and Pest superintendent Aaron Foster said his department plans to aims to double the number of weeds it fights this year.
The Weed and ...

Snowpack slightly better this week

Figures remain well below last year's through early February.

Snow-water equivalents in the Wind River Basin inched up to 79 percent of median this ...

Anti-bias bill tied to Center of Hope shootings defeated

CHEYENNE - The Wyoming House of Representatives killed a bill Thursday morning that would have allowed prosecutors to seek enhanced penalties for someone ...

House introduces bill to stabilize funding for CWC, other colleges

The Wyoming House of Representatives voted Thursday to introduce a bill that would provide more stable funding for community colleges in the state.
"We ...

Bill barring state wardens from wolf and grizzly cases fails in committee

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A Wyoming legislative committee has killed a bill that would have barred state game wardens from investigating or prosecuting people for ...

Wyoming digest

20 wolves killed in Idaho
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- The Idaho Department of Fish and Game says 20 wolves have been killed in the Clearwater Region in ...

District 25 budget tight, but reserves left intact this time

Fremont County School District 25 is in the process of establishing its budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1 in a challenging climate
The district ...

Resume grocery tax? Counties could get option to decide locally

A Wyoming legislative committee is considering whether to allow local governments to impose an optional tax on grocery purchases.
The state's Joint Revenue ...

Nothing 'rigged' about GOP process

On April 16, Donald Trump did not receive any delegates out of the 14 national delegates elected at the Wyoming Republican Party state convention. Almost ...

Wyoming dropping out of Common Core consortium

CHEYENNE (AP) -- State schools Superintendent Jillian Balow says Wyoming has dropped out of the state consortium that is involved with Common Core education ...

Stubson, Rammell target Liz Cheney in first House debate

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The first statewide debate in Wyoming's U.S. House race took a testy turn Monday, with a candidate who has lived in Wyoming only a few years ...

 
 

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