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Rare coroner's inquest finds no signs of foul play in woman's death

A jury at a coroner's inquest Monday resolved the cause, manner and date of death of a 40-year-old woman whose body was found July 12 decomposing in a field ...

Wildfire northwest of Dubois consumes 300 acres

UPDATE at 5:21 p.m.: The Shoshone National Forest reports Forest Service roads 542 and 732 are closed for public and firefighter safety.

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U.S. rig count declines by 4; Wyoming unchanged

HOUSTON -- Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. this week declined by four to ...

Newly discovered spring shows fickle nature of Yellowstone thermal features

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- Last April, Yellowstone National Park officials noticed a new spring on Upper Terrace Drive near a popular parking lot that ...

Native American Day observances reached into Wyoming Indian Elementary School 28 years ago this week.
The day was encouraged nationally by President Reagan ...

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Meeting on road work Tuesday
A public meeting to discuss 2016-2017 highway improvements to North Federal Boulevard is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday ...

Head Start centers celebrate 50 years

The Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho Head Start celebrated 50 years Friday at the Fort Washakie center.
More than 4,000 children have enrolled in the ...

The Riverton Hospital Auxiliary donated $15,000 to the Central Wyoming College Foundation on Aug. 3.
"The donation will benefit scholarships designated for ...

An animal-related call is made to the Riverton Police Department almost every day. In October, Becki Weber will complete her first year as the RPD's first ...

CWC reworks pay structure; raises on the way for some

Employees with salaries below market rates also will receive retroactive pay.

Twenty-eight employees at Central Wyoming College will receive pay ...

Man pleads to string of shed, garage thefts from same night in March

A Riverton man has pleaded guilty to burglarizing a string of cars and garages one night in March.
Jeramie Vanzane Lewis, 30, on Friday pleaded guilty to ...

With grouse deal done, Species Act targeted for improvement

Wyoming Gov. Matt heads to Washington, D.C., this week to push for improvements to the Endangered Species Act.
Mead leads the Western Governors Association ...

Homecoming week at RHS features Harry Potter theme; parade on Friday

Riverton High School is looking toward a magical homecoming this year.
The Harry Potter-themed homecoming week"The Wizarding World of the Wolverines"kicks ...

East end of 17 Mile Road now reservation roadway

The first 11.57 miles of 17 Mile Road (Wyoming Highway 137) is officially under the jurisdiction of the Northern Arapaho and Eastern Shoshone tribes on the ...

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BLANCO
Raul Narcizo Blanco, of Riverton, died Thursday, Sept. 24, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. Services are ...

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Abduction sentence upheld
POWELL -- A Wyoming judge will not be reducing his original prison sentence for a Montana man who kidnapped and raped a ...

Truck driver guilty in fatal I-80 collision

GREEN RIVER -- A man is facing sentencing after a jury found him guilty of aggravated homicide by vehicle.
Prosecutors argued Salt Lake City truck driver ...

Bill would clarify privacy in online student accounts

LARAMIE -- Legislators are considering a bill making it a misdemeanor for school districts to request access to students' social media accounts.
The ...

Voters to decide on creation of water district north of Lander

A mailed-ballot election is set for Nov. 3 on the formation of the Lucky 13 water district. The district would comprise about 10 homes in a subdivision of the ...

Firefighter burned on Sept. 10 progressing

Officials say the firefighter who was injured this month during an incident in rural Fremont County is "progressing well" in his recovery.
Fremont County Fire ...

 
 

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