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The trio said the vacant lot downtown could be a "beautified" parking lot with flower pots and planters around it.

Riverton's downtown business ...

The Riverton school district employs 10 crossing guards who monitor crosswalks near elementary and middle schools throughout the city.
The crossing guards ...

Livestock disease forces quarantine around Riverton

Nine locations around Riverton have been quarantined within the last three weeks due to vesicular stomatitis in livestock.
State veterinarian Jim Logan said ...

Asphalt paving activities will continue next week south of Riverton on Wyoming Highway 789, and officials are expecting delays of up to 20 minutes.
Drivers ...

Built in 1926 and demolished in 1984, the three-story Riverton High School building led the expansion of Riverton westward "up the hill" 20 years into the ...

State picked for 'smart-vehicle' testing

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming is one of three locations in the country where next-generation "smart vehicles" that could make highway driving less dangerous will be ...

2015 Governor's Arts Awards accepting nominations

The Wyoming Arts Council is accepting nominations for the 2015 Governor's Arts Awards.
Established in 1982, the Governor's Arts Awards recognize excellence in ...

Survey suggests slowdown in rural parts of 10 states

The Rural Mainstreet Index dipped into negative territory at 49 in September from August's 50.

OMAHA, Neb. -- A new survey suggests that the economy ...

CWC insurance up, but increase relatively small

The cost for property and liability insurance at Central Wyoming College went up by about $3,600 this year, to about $282,500.
Ron Granger, CWC's vice ...

Federal charge alleges man raped child

John William Spoonhunter Sr. was arrested Sept. 16 on a federal charge of aggravated sexual abuse of a child. He faces 30 years to life in prison and up to a ...

Grants available for projects relating to arts and culture

The Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund is accepting applications for grants that will benefit all forms of arts and culture.
The postmark deadline is Oct. 1 for ...

Familiar Laramie tech school sold, but students still thriving

LARAMIE -- For WyoTech, 2015 has been a year of changes.
The technical college was purchased by Zenith Education group after its former owner, Corinthian ...

Wind River's alternative high school on the way after state gives go-ahead

Fremont County School District 6 is gearing up to open its new alternative high school in Pavillion after getting approval from the Wyoming Department of ...

Decision on sage grouse listing may be this week

A decision by the U.S. government on whether to propose protections for the greater sage grouse in Wyoming and 10 other western states could come this week, ...

Forest to host fall travel management meetings

Two public sessions will be held next week in Fremont County.

The Shoshone National Forest is holding public meetings in September as a next step in ...

Cent$ible Nutrition hosts free cooking classes from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. every Wednesday in the Central Wyoming College classroom kitchen at the Frank B. Wise ...

Coroner seeks information on cremated human remains found in urn

Citizens discovered the vessel when cleaning out a storage shed in Riverton.

Officials are trying to find a home for a set of cremated human remains ...

Entries sought for Make it with Wool Contest

Wool-loving fiber artists of all ages are being called to enter the Riverton area's 2015 Make it with Wool Contest in November.
The contest starts at 10 a.m. ...

Moran canvas of Wyoming sight to be sold

GREAT FALLS, Mont. -- The C.M. Russell Museum will offer a painting by Thomas Moran for sale during its annual benefit auction next year.
The Moran oil ...

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One Shot Antelope Hunt, Auction and Indian Ceremonial Dancing is Sept. 17 to Sept. 19 in Lander.
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