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Yurts a new way to camp in Sinks Canyon

Reservations for year-round use began Monday.

Sinks Canyon State Park is now the home of three "yurts," soft-sided cabins that became available to ...

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Births
STANDING ELK
A daughter was born to Aurilda Standing Elk of Riverton at 6:28 p.m. Sept. 5 at SageWest Health Care. The baby weighed 7 pounds, ...

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State pushes for NW coal port
CHEYENNE -- The state of Wyoming continues to try to pressure Oregon to permit a coal terminal on the Columbia River that ...

Superintendents applaud COLA talks

CHEYENNE -- A coalition of Wyoming school districts welcomes Gov. Matt Mead's support of an inflation adjustment for K-12 public schools, but the governor did ...

Residents warned of 'Green Dot' telephone scam

Officials are investigating a recent scam that has hit Fremont County involving Green Dot MoneyPak cards.
The cards are legitimate products, but ...

Holiday craft fair lineup offers many events this month

Craft fairs abound in Fremont County this weekend, with events scheduled in both Lander and Riverton to encourage local holiday shopping.
Saturday is the ...

Annoyed judge chides both sides as sex assault case drags on unresolved

After dragging on for a year and half, a sexual abuse case has reached the point where neither a trial nor a plea agreement might be possible.
The judge on ...

Few conclusions from Pavillion water report; more study suggested

Few firm answers are contained in a new report released this week examining potential sources of groundwater contamination near Pavillion.
Looking at oil and ...

Dubois hosting weekend of Christmas activities

Ten holiday trees will be auctioned Friday during the High Country Christmas Extravaganza at the Headwaters Art and Conference Center in Dubois.
Headwaters ...

Faculty favors gun-free UW campus

LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming Faculty Senate has approved a resolution supporting a gun-free campus.
The resolution approved last week urges state ...

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Births
SMITH
A son was born to Whittney Gomendi-Smith of Riverton and Jesse Smith of Riverton at 7:33 a.m. Nov. 8 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. ...

Homeless man's body identified, was found near city water tank

Officials have identified the man who was found dead Wednesday afternoon near the municipal water tank on West Main Street.
Michael Anderson, 35, of Riverton, ...

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Sex assault suspect now 94
DETROIT -- Wyoming authorities are asking Michigan to extradite a 94-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting three ...

Bill aims to clarify road merge rules

Backers say a more specific law could clear up confusion that exists among law enforcement and the public.

CHEYENNE --A state legislative proposal ...

Shull says 'not guilty' to first-degree murder count in Oct. 19 stabbing death

A Riverton man facing charges of first-degree murder, aggravated assault and strangulation of a household member pleaded not guilty at an arraignment Dec. 4 in ...

Town wants role in railroad study

LIVINGSTON, Mont. -- The city of Livingston wants federal regulators to consider the impacts that increased coal train traffic would have on the city in a ...

Study says killing wolves won't mean fewer attacks on livestock

Scientists have found that, contrary to what many people think, killing wolves does not always reduce attacks on livestock.
Researchers at Washington State ...

No added charges yet in DUI wreck that injured woman who later died

Bond for the suspect, Reuben Revere, has been raised to $3,000 while prosecutors weigh additional charges tied to the woman's death.

For the time ...

No applicants yet for Ward 2 council slot; deadline Jan. 12

Councilman Todd Smith has resigned to accept a job out of state.

Riverton residents living in City Council Ward 2 are invited to submit their ...

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Births
ROTROFF
A son was born to Kayla Rotroff of Riverton and Zachary Rotroff of Riverton at 12:26 a.m. Aug. 26 at SageWest Health Care. The baby ...

 
 

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