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New 'alternative'

Frontier Academy and other public schools are showing creative thinking

The image of the "alternative high school" is being rehabilitated in Fremont ...

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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 ...

District 25 sets sights on land for future school location

Fremont County School District 25 has found a suitable location for a future school in Riverton.
The district is looking to purchase roughly 11 acres of land ...

Mistrial called in domestic violence case; prosecutors pledge to try again

Judge Norman E. Young cut the trial off as it was nearing its end Wednesday morning.

The trial for a Riverton man charged with beating his ...

College enrollment on track to reverse slide; up nine this fall

New enrollment totals at Central Wyoming College exceeded the numbers from the same time last year, surpassing the goals of administrators trying to maintain ...

Today

Deaths
C'HAIR
Clarence "Archie" C'Hair, 63, died in San Francisco where he had been living. Services are pending.

HANNERS
Kathy Hanners, ...

Today

Emergency calls

Information in this column is taken from official law enforcement reports. An arrest is a preliminary step in the legal process. It ...

Today

Deaths
BOUWMAN
Gertie Bouwman, 96, of Rock Rapids, Iowa, died Saturday, Sept. 19, at the Lyon Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Rock Rapids, ...

New dorms at UW a 'good investment'

Editor:
Count me in for replacing the dormitories at the University of Wyoming. It has been in the news. The White, Downey, Orr and McIntyre quartet are ...

Tuesday notes

Grouse deliberations
The Obama administration isn't popular in Wyoming, but many in the state are cheering the decision Tuesday by the U.S. Department ...

The Riverton Wolverines tennis team took to the road for a pair of encounters in Casper on Friday at Kelly Walsh and on Saturday at Natrona.
The results left ...

The Central Wyoming College golf team played at the Lamar Invitational in Colorado on Thursday and Friday.
The Rustlers were matched up against host Lamar ...

Feds rule greater sage grouse does not need protections

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said the decision shows that wildlife laws can serve as a "catalyst for conservation" while allowing for economic ...

The trio said the vacant lot downtown could be a "beautified" parking lot with flower pots and planters around it.

Riverton's downtown business ...

Livestock disease forces quarantine around Riverton

Nine locations around Riverton have been quarantined within the last three weeks due to vesicular stomatitis in livestock.
State veterinarian Jim Logan said ...

Built in 1926 and demolished in 1984, the three-story Riverton High School building led the expansion of Riverton westward "up the hill" 20 years into the ...

 
 

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