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Opening set for May in Riverton

Student recruiting began this week for the Wind River Job Corps Center, which is set to open in May in Riverton. ...

More defendants listed in Whiteman killing; three may have helped move body of victim

Three more people have been charged in the death of Jared Little Whiteman. The moves come five weeks after federal agents say they found a car the original ...

Fake IRS calls noted in Fremont County

The threatening phone calls -- completely bogus -- have been reported in both Riverton and Lander this year.

Fake IRS agents have targeted more than ...

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Births
VAUGHN
A daughter was born to Abbigail Mae Vaughn of Riverton and Travis James Vaughn of Riverton at 5:57 a.m. Feb. 5 at SageWest Health Care ...

Minnesota chef serving American Indian cuisine

MINNEAPOLIS -- Sean Sherman grew up on his grandfather's ranch on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, surrounded by antelope, grouse and the scent of ...

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Woman killed in Tuesday wreck
CHEYENNE -- Police say a woman was killed in a two-vehicle rollover crash at an intersection in Cheyenne.
A 50-year-old ...

Grouse 'conservation bank' intended to provide flexibility to bird's management

CHEYENNE -- A new way to protect sage grouse, called a conservation bank, will allow energy developers and others to offset their use of the birds' habitat by ...

Child killer's new appeal reaches 10th Circuit Court

Andrew John Yellowbear continues to insist he was unlawfully extradited from the Wind River Indian Reservation more than eight years after being convicted of ...

More charges in case of armed confrontation outside hotel

A Riverton man has been charged officially with aggravated robbery and possession of controlled substances. Prosecutors allege he held a Lander business owner ...

Chances in Cowboy Draw will be sold at the same WyoLotto retailers and with the same machines as the multi-state games.

Wyoming's first in-state ...

Police interview of second subject at site of cop-involved shooting gives detail

The Bureau of Indian Affairs has released an interview detailing events that took place immediately before the officer-involved shooting death of Pavillion ...

The spectacle of two men pummeling each other with their bare fists arouses strong emotions.
Such was the case after a March 7 event in Riverton featuring ...

Bighorn sheep moved near Sinclair

POWELL -- Game managers have transplanted 25 bighorn sheep from the Big Horn Mountains in northern Wyoming to the Seminoe Mountains in the south-central part of ...

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Births
SIMS
A daughter was born to Brenda Sims of Riverton and Tyson Sims of Riverton on Jan. 29 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby weighed ...

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State senator resigns seat
DOUGLAS -- Republican Party leaders in Converse and Platte counties have nominated three people to fill the state Senate seat ...

Swan numbers look good

JACKSON -- Trumpeter swan numbers in Wyoming, Idaho and Montana have risen about 25 percent from a year ago thanks in part to the birds learning to find new ...

Next three 1 percent jobs coming

The Riverton City Council has approved seeking bids for three neighborhood concrete repair projects recommended by the city's Fix Our Roads Citizens Committee. ...

Enrollment in federal health exchange near double this year

The number of Wyoming residents enrolled in a federal health insurance marketplace has nearly doubled this year.
In the second year of the marketplace, 21,092 ...

Other county offices in Riverton could find new homes as well once the new building is occupied.

The new Riverton justice center is projected to be ...

Family of child killed exiting school bus reaches settlement

A settlement has been reached in a $30 million lawsuit filed by the family of a Wind River Elementary School student ...

 
 

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