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One killed, one wounded at Center of Hope

Shots were fired late Saturday afternoon at the Center of Hope treatment center on West Adams Avenue in Riverton. One person was killed and another wounded ...

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Man killed in shootout with police
CHEYENNE -- Authorities are investigating the death of a 23-year-old man who exchanged gunfire with Cheyenne ...

Delegation pushing energy agenda

Wyoming's federal delegation agrees with a recent statement by Gov. Matt Mead emphasizing the future of the state's coal industry requiring access to coastal ...

Woman found Sunday had been dead for weeks

The woman whose body was found Sunday south of Riverton had been deceased for up to a month, according to local officials.
"The remains have probably been out ...

Murder defendant said he 'lost it' after seeing man in bed with wife

The prosecution in Jeremiah Shull's case rested Friday morning

The prosecution's last witness in a murder trial in Lander District Court gave support ...

Victim in Tuesday's fatal accident wore no seatbelt

Information from Wind River Indian Reservation law enforcement was unavailable Friday regarding a fatal crash Tuesday on Mill Creek Road south of Ethete.
The ...

PAWS scores plunge as new state education standards take effect

The 2015 Proficiency Assessments of Wyoming Students test scores released Thursday show worse results this year compared to 2014 data.
The Wyoming Department ...

Enrollment rise a new challenge for university

LARAMIE -- About 100 more students will attend the University of Wyoming this fall than last year, but the added enrollment could pose a problem for some ...

Thermal feature found in Yellowstone

Scientists have been watching the area's thermal activity since May and measured a temperature as high as 152 degrees.

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- ...

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Births
KIRCH
A child was born to Melinda Kirch of Lander and Shadd Kirch at Lander at 8:52 a.m. June 4 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. The baby ...

Father takes stand in son's murder trial; jury hears 911 call

Prosecutors at a murder trial Wednesday entered evidence central to their argument that the alleged crime was premeditated.
Despite an objection by defendant ...

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Births
HULL
A son was born to Pam Hull of Riverton and Jason Hull of Riverton at 3:43 p.m. May 28 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby ...

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PAWS scores mostly down
CHEYENNE -- Most Wyoming students scored lower this year on statewide tests designed to measure their proficiency in math, ...

Banker survey predicts modest regional growth

OMAHA, Neb. -- A new survey suggests modest economic growth ahead in rural parts of 10 Plains and Western states, but the predicted decline in farm income this ...

State to hire manager to oversee big Capitol job

CHEYENNE -- Top Wyoming officials have voted to hire a project manager to oversee the $300 million renovation of the state Capitol.
Gov. Matt Mead and Wyoming ...

Balloon enthusiasts hoping for a close-up opportunity to crew or ride in a hot-air balloon probably will have a good chance on Friday.
The Riverton ...

Reading, math performance improves in District 14; school construction ongoing

Wyoming Indian students are improving in reading and math.
Of the 11 grade levels assessed by the Measures of Academic Progress, seven reached their year mean ...

About 100 artists of all ages covered the Riverton Branch Library's sidewalks in colorful art Wednesday night during the Chalk the Walk Festival. Band Gary ...

RHS Hall of Fame tickets available for Aug. 29 event

Tickets are available for the inaugural Riverton High School Hall of Fame ceremony.
The event is at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 29 in the RHS commons area.
The first 10 ...

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Births
HALLOCK
A daughter was born to Madison Johnson of Riverton and Levi Hallock of Riverton at 12:33 p.m. June 10 at SageWest Health Care at ...

 
 

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