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By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 11, 2021

The Illinois woman who was found dead late in the winter on South Pass committed suicide, according to the Fremont County Coroner's Office. Andrea C. Alvarez, ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 11, 2021

Almost 1,000 people boarded airplanes last month at Central Wyoming Regional Airport - the highest enplanement total recorded for March since 2012, local ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 8, 2021

Wyoming's school funding bill died Wednesday in the Legislature, meaning there will be no cuts to K-12 education at the state level this year. The issue of ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 7, 2021

The Wyoming Senate was prepared to pass the state's new voter identification law with essentially no discussion last week before a local legislator ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 6, 2021

The Wyoming Senate has soundly rejected a proposal to include a new sales tax in the state's K-12 funding bill. The half-percent tax was a part of House Bill ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Mar 30, 2021

Wyoming's Senate Education Committee has removed a proposed tax increase from the K-12 funding bill House lawmakers approved last week. The move came after ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Mar 28, 2021

More than 20 percent of local children under age 5 live in poverty, according to a community needs assessment conducted this year by the Fremont County ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Mar 21, 2021

Thirty-five inmates tested positive for COVID-19 this week at the Wyoming Honor Farm north of Riverton - a drastic increase when compared to recent months. No ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Mar 9, 2021

Wyoming's statewide mask mandate may have been lifted Tuesday by Gov. Mark Gordon, but students still must wear their face coverings when they are unable to ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Mar 7, 2021

The Wyoming House Education Committee voted in favor of the K-12 funding bill that will be sent to the legislature for consideration next week, but the vote ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 25, 2021

Two state lawmakers had an amicable disagreement Wednes-day about the state of K-12 funding in Wyoming. During the Senate Education Committee meeting, Wyoming ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 24, 2021

More people are now eligible to pre-register for COVID-19 vaccinations, the Wyoming Department of Health said Wednesday. The expanded eligibility list now ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 19, 2021

Eighty-six students enrolled last fall in the first semester of the new four-year degree program at Central Wyoming College. The enrollment total is more than ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 18, 2021

A new bill introduced this month in the Wyoming Legislature imagines one school district for each county in the state - with an additional district in place ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 16, 2021

The Wyoming Honor Farm officer who fatally shot his wife at their Riverton home in November was sentenced for misdemeanor battery this month in an unrelated ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 16, 2021

Federal coronavirus relief has drastically, if temporarily, reduced the "minimum revenue guarantee" payment required to maintain service at Riverton's ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 14, 2021

The new median at First and Main streets in Riverton will be lined with permanent delineator poles this spring to ward off motorists, Wyoming Department of ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 14, 2021

The City of Riverton is now accepting applications for funding through the new half-percent sales tax local voters approved last year to support economic ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 12, 2021

A new course offering approved this semester will allow local students to graduate from Riverton High School as certified nursing assistants, principal John ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 10, 2021

A proposed reduction in state funding for cities, towns and counties in Wyoming was halved again in the House Appropriations Committee. First, Wyoming Gov. ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 9, 2021

The Wyoming Department of Transportation will rehabilitate Riverton's Main Street this spring between North Federal Boulevard and North First Street in ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 29, 2021

Community college trustees in Wyoming have a few ideas for lawmakers looking to balance the state's budget this year. The seven recommendations are part of a ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 27, 2021

Wyoming lawmakers transferred almost $20 million to the school facilities capital construction account Friday in an attempt to develop a balanced budget for ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 17, 2021

Home Source Realty will continue to serve as Riverton's real estate agent for the Airport Industrial Park, city leaders decided this month. Ten years The ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 13, 2021

Airline passengers at Central Wyoming Regional Airport ended 2020 on an upward swing, with enplanements recovering strongly from the depths of the cornoavirus ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 12, 2021

Local government leaders host community meetings next week to assess the needs of low-income residents. Attendees are invited to discuss their perceptions of ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 7, 2021

The abrupt transition to online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic has not had as negative an impact on Central Wyoming College students as administrators ...


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