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The facility was evacuated May 7 due to flood-related issues, leaving only parts of the hospital open for emergencies.


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A daughter was born to Ashley Harding of Riverton and Travis Lincoln of Riverton at 9:34 a.m. ...

Leslie McDowell-Phillips

Leslie McDowell-Phillips of Riverton died at her daughter's home on Tuesday, January 10, 2017. She was 61.
A celebration of life will be held 1-4 p.m. ...

Laura Eileen Harnsberger

Laura Eileen Harnsberger of Lander passed away on January 15, 2017. She was 60.
A memorial service will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday, January 21, at the Wyoming ...

State's first USDA slaughterhouse on track in Cody

CODY (AP) -- A Cody business is on track to become Wyoming's first federally licensed and inspected slaughterhouse.
The Cody Enterprise reported Monday that ...

University to hire diversity coordinator

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- The University of Wyoming plans to hire a diversity coordinator soon.
The diversity coordinator will help make sure that students of all ...

Third straight year for record nat'l park visits

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Visits to U.S. national parks set a record in 2016 for the third consecutive year as landmarks such as Zion, Yellowstone and Rocky ...

Wyoming digest

College basketball bus hits cow
POWELL (AP) -- A bus driver and four members of the Gillette College women's basketball team were taken to the hospital ...

Riverton enrollments lowest in seven years

The enrollment of Riverton's school district has now dropped 8.6 percent in a little more than two years.
A little more than 1 percent of that decrease has ...

WWWC medallion hunt begins today

The Wild West Winter Carnival has returned for another year, and with it the annual medallion treasure hunt.
The Ranger sponsors the hunt each year, hiding ...

Crowds gathered at Riverton City Park on Monday morning for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day march up Federal Boulevard to Riverton City Hall.
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Local school leaders push back against consolidation talks

Legislators and local superintendents pushed back this week on an idea to limit Wyoming counties to one school district apiece.
The Joint Education Committee ...

State Board of Education to prioritize native issues

The State Board of Education has made American Indian student issues a priority for this legislative session.
Specifically, board members say they will urge ...

Legislature to open under cash crunch

Case says notes 'firming,' says wind tax could ease fiscal woe

The recent downturn that struck local minerals industries seems to be reaching its ...

Man convicted of trying to kill wife won't get new trial

For a second time, district court judge Norman Young has denied a request for a new trial from Terry Schmuck, who has claimed his previous trial attorneys were ...

Municipalities constrained by budgets, equipment, logistics

City of Riverton crews tasked with clearing local roadways of snow didn't get much of a ...

City re-ups with online provider; should see more revenue under the new terms

The city of Riverton and Wyoming.com have renewed their five-year lease agreement, with a new rate for use of the Griffey Hill property that houses the local ...

Legislative directory offered through trucking, contractors associations

The 2017-2018 issue of the Wyoming "Legislative Directory" is now available.
This reference booklet published and distributed by the Wyoming Trucking ...

Fat bike demonstration day set this month near Dubois

Three Wyoming bicycling groups hosts Fat Tire Bike Demo Day at Deception Creek/Falls Campground Winter Trail near Dubois on Sunday, Jan. 15.
The event takes ...

Prairie dog problems on rise in national grassland

GILLETTE (AP) -- The Campbell County Commission has expressed concerns to federal officials about problems with prairie dogs on the Thunder Basin National ...

 
 

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