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The Riverton Branch Library and R Recreation hosted an all day yoga "sit-in" Tuesday in the community room. Kids were encouraged to join "Yeti Yoga" during an ...

Biggest weekend of winter carnival coming up now

On tap are ice sculpting, coin hunting for kids, hole-in-one golf, quilt show, crab crack and balloon rides.

The 2016 Wild West Carnival is off to a ...

Thermopolis rancher Wyatt Agar said he plans to run for the Wyoming Senate seat longtime Sen. Gerald Geis is vacating at the end of the year. Geis is retiring ...

Trial set for man charged with stabbing minor in face

A man accused of stabbing a minor in the face during a drunken argument is scheduled to go to trial in March.
Martin James Goggles pleaded not guilty Jan. 20 ...

Rigorous Job Corps asks a lot from its students; most make the grade

Local leaders who attended a community relations council meeting this month at the Wind River Job Corps say the facility offers a structured environment for ...

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Births

GIVENS
A child was born to Erin Thompson of Crowheart and Jay Givens of Crowheart at 11:00 a.m. Jan. 18, ...

Yellowstone sued over access to bison slaughter specifics

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A wildlife advocate and a freelance journalist sued the National Park Service on Tuesday to gain access to a program that ships ...

JAC veers sharply from governor's budget plan

CHEYENNE -- Opting to look for cuts instead of tapping additional state savings, lawmakers are recommending a two-year budget plan that reduces Gov. Matt Mead's ...

Wyoming digest

Man killed when car hits horses
OSAGE (AP) -- A car collided with horses on a rural northeast Wyoming highway, killing a 57-year-old Newcastle resident. ...

Proper hash browns are a stand-alone dish.


One thing I've said exactly 6 gajillion and 11 times is, there are more bad examples of food out there ...

Aspen Park Elementary School students in Riverton participated in a visit from the University of Wyoming Ann Simpson Artmobile on Friday. The Artmobile travels ...

Meeting on state's digital learning plan Thursday

The Wyoming Department of Education is seeking input on its Statewide Digital Learning Plan (SDLP).
Students, parents, school staff, and other community ...

No competition between Job Corps and CWC, leaders say

First in a series

When the Wind River Job Corps opened last summer in Riverton, some wondered whether it would compete with Central Wyoming College ...

(TNS)-- Change used to be good. Remember? But times change. Now we prefer to stay put. "It is what it is" celebrates stasis. The change in this recipe for ...

Two skiers die in avalanche, part of deadly month in West

JACKSON HOLE (AP) -- An avalanche south of the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort has killed two skiers, the latest in a series of deadly avalanches across the West ...

City hears call for more stop signs; will adjust means of consideration

An overwhelming demand for stop signs at residential intersections in Riverton has prompted the city to adopt a new policy.
Now, when a stop sign request form ...

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Corrections

The page A-5 story "Small libraries in county to benefit from new grant" should have said that the library ...

Bill on tribal education weighed for budget session

Wyoming teachers and administrators would be required to receive three hours of tribal studies training under a proposed bill State Rep. Jim Allen, R-Lander, ...

Inmate who died in prison was Fremont County convict

A Fremont County man convicted in 2012 of first-degree sexual abuse of a minor has died in prison.
Rodney Alex Romo died Monday, Jan. 25, at the Wyoming ...

Missoula Children's Theatre hosted a production of "Sleeping Beauty" at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theater on ...

 
 

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