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Ft. Washakie man gets 12 years for rape

Harold Duane Friday of Fort Washakie was sentenced this week to 12 years imprisonment after pleading guilty to three counts of abusive sexual contact.
The ...

BLM firefighters prep for fire season

As BLM firefighters in the Wind River Basin prepare for things to heat up, the busy 2016 season remains fresh in their minds.
Last year, the Salt Center Fire ...

Job Corps cuts off students' access to city

The Wind River Job Corps has moved to a "closed campus" policy, which will not allow students to leave campus during the school week.
Previously, students ...

Riverton hosts third march after detox shooting

A third annual peace march will take place Tuesday, on the second anniversary of a deadly shooting at the Center of Hope alcohol detoxification and ...

World War II requires unprecedented spending by the United States, and everyone played a role in paying for the war.
In every community in the nation, war ...

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Corrections
The July 12 page one story "Governor seeks fed flood aid for RVID emergency," and the June 13 page one story ...

Wyoming digest

Dog finds missing man's body
ROCK SPRINGS (AP) -- A cadaver search dog has found a man's body in southwestern Wyoming.
Officials in Sweetwater County ...

Math, science scores rise in final PAWS test in state

Starting in the 2017-18 school year, Wyoming will replace the current test with a new one.

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming students who took the statewide ...

Too many mustangs, BLM determines

The state's wild horse numbers will be thinned by 1,500, all through relocation.

ROCK SPRINGS (AP) -- The Bureau of Land Management has released a ...

'Win-win' as RPD adds presence at store

The department also provides officers to Central Wyoming College and SageWest Health Care.



The Riverton Police Department recently began ...

BLM and tribes joining county's fire restrictions

The ban includes smoking outdoors, except in a closed vehicle.



As a lengthy drought continues in the Wind River Basin, the Bureau of Land ...

Other Riverton Rendezvous highlights this weekend include the Friday Night Cruise and Rocky Mountain Rebels car and bike show.



The Riverton ...

Superintendent: District 25 lucky no more layoffs this year; pay raises nixed

General fund revenue for Riverton schools is expected to drop by about 3 percent for the upcoming 2018 academic year.
That figure is only slightly less than ...

Wyoming digest

Teen killed in Cheyenne fight
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Police in Cheyenne are investigating the stabbing death of an 18-year-old Wyoming man that occurred ...

Body of missing rafter found

JACKSON (AP) -- The body of a rafter missing in northwest Wyoming since the Fourth of July has been recovered.
The Teton County Sheriff's Office says the body ...

Rain slows advance of fire; still just 18 percent contained

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A quarter inch of rain fell on a wildfire burning in the Medicine Bow National Forest in southeast Wyoming.
Despite the rain on Wednesday, ...

County man's death result of alcohol poisoning

At least four other people have died from the same cause this year in Fremont County.


Another Fremont County resident has died of alcohol ...

Game and Fish rules June bear shooting legit

A black bear was shot and likely killed recently after it was spotted getting into a beekeeper's hives near Crowheart, state authorities have announced.
The ...

Landslide near Dubois a threat to river's flow

A landslide on private property upstream of Dubois is currently threatening the Wind River.
Local officials have expressed concern that it could dam up the ...

'The place to be'

The biggest weekend of the Riverton Rendezvous gets started Friday with the 25th Annual Rocky Mountain Rebels Friday Night Cruise down North Federal Boulevard. ...

 
 

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