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

HANNERS
Kathy Hanners, ...

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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 ...

Devon opens carbon dioxide injection facility at Sand Draw

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead was in Riverton this week for the dedication of a new carbon-dioxide injection facility on Sand Draw Road.
The revived, 70-year-old oil ...

U.S. Energy moving corporate headquarters from Riverton to Denver

U.S. Energy announced Wednesday that it will be moving its corporate headquarters from Riverton to Denver.
The company also has accepted the resignation of ...

Man gets 35 years to life in prison for sex abuse, kidnapping

David Waine Brock has been sentenced to 35 years to life in prison for kidnapping and sexually abusing a 9-year-old Riverton girl last year.
District Court ...

New commissioner says she is ready to 'work together' on bigger goals in county

Before starting her first full meeting on the Fremont County Commission on Sept. 15, the county board held a reception designed for people to meet with Andrea ...

Fewer flights canceled in August at Riverton airport

Fewer flights were canceled in August compared to July's cancellations at Riverton Regional Airport.
Out of the 124 flights scheduled to depart from the ...

Star of 'Girls' marries in state

NEW YORK --Actress Allison Williams and CollegeHumor co-founder Ricky Van Veen married Saturday at a private Wyoming ranch ceremony.
The "Girls" star and ...

 
 

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