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Dave Bartel (standing, left) and other Riverton Volunteer Fire Department personnel wrapped up their work at a residential fire call on West Park Avenue in ...

Honor Farm up for reaccreditation

Throughout the next year Wyoming Department of Corrections will complete the re-accreditation process by auditing the Wyoming State Penitentiary in Rawlins; ...

There is room in the new Java Java Espresso building to make burritos and baked goods.
The new, bigger building opened on Tuesday.
Current owners, Ray and ...

Teen convicted of murder appeals life sentence

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Attorneys for a Cheyenne teenager who shot a man in the head at point-blank range are appealing their client's conviction.
Public defenders ...

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Births


SHONGUTSIE
A daughter was born to Annabelva Friday of Arapahoe and Lincey Shongutsie of Arapahoe at ...

Wyoming digest

Menacing bear killed in Park County
CODY (AP) -- A grizzly bear that has been menacing humans in Park County has been removed and killed.
The Cody ...

State to require citizenship proof for naturalized voters

JACKSON (AP) -- The Wyoming Secretary of State's Office alerted county clerks to require an undetermined number of people to provide proof of citizenship before ...

Homeless tally approximately 100 in county, PIT count shows

Fremont County volunteers documented about 100 homeless people living in the local area during this year's Point-In-Time count.
Roughly 850 homeless people ...

Riverton High School cheerleaders found a creative way to take a team portrait on the sidelines of a Wolverine football game. Keira Peck snapped the picture. ...

Budgeting gets easier with each passing year

Now is a good time to start thinking about your 2017 budget. Many businesses never get around to it and simply "hope it works" next year.
If you have an ...

The new Willow Creek Elementary School has brought increased traffic to the south Riverton vicinity.
To ease congestion and alert drivers of pedestrians, the ...

Investigators say fatal home fire in September was deliberate

Investigators from the state fire marshal's office have determined a fatal fire last month in Lander was set intentionally.
Investigators have yet to ...

Use of CWC facilities down a bit since '14

Use of facilities at Central Wyoming College has been falling for the past two years - for both academic and non-academic purposes.
In 2014, more than 132,430 ...

Wyoming's federal representatives all support expanding the Wyoming Public Lands Initiative to reassess land-use classifications for public lands, says Travis ...

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Births

GREEN
Twins were born to Enedina Vasco of Riverton and Josh Green of Riverton October 6 at SageWest ...

Wyoming digest

Information sought on bear poaching
(AP) -- A southern Wyoming game warden is seeking information about the poaching of a black bear found near the ...

As fire season ends, stats define it as 'below average'

Total damage covered about 7,500 square miles compared to a typical figure of 10,000 square miles over a 10-year average.

CHEYENNE (AP) -- With ...

State owed far less in safety fines than feds had reported

(AP) -- Wyoming's Department of Workforce Services says outstanding fines for workplace health and safety violations are far lower that initially reported by ...

Rendezvous Elementary school's fourth-grade rendezvous is held annually in October at the 1838 Rendezvous site south of Riverton. Above, fourth-grade teacher ...

Sunday-Monday rain makes '16 the wettest year locally since 1941

Recent rainfall has moved 2016 up to third place on the list of wettest years in Riverton's recorded history.
In downtown Riverton, 12.87 inches of ...

 
 

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