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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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Deaths
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 ...

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 ...

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

HANNERS
Kathy Hanners, ...

Digest

State to share in large settlement
Oil and gas service provider Halliburton will pay 27 Wyoming residents $506,000 as part of a settlement after the ...

Public comments to be part of UW president search process

LARAMIE -- Many people mentioned strong leadership when commenting on the qualities the next University of Wyoming president should have, a search consultant ...

McOmie to head state School Facilities Department

CHEYENNE -- The state School Facilities Department will soon get a new director. But he may have to contend with the department's questionable reputation, at ...

No applicants for open college trustee position after first week

Candidates have until Oct. 9 to express interest in the post.

No one had applied for the open seat on the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees ...

 
 

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