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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. ...

Spiderman came to life at the hands of 15-year-old Peter Fahey at the Riverton Branch Library's annual Chalk the Walk event Wednesday evening. The Riverton ...

Treasurer scolded by commish for Riverton office closure

Fremont County Commissioners have sharply criticized Treasurer Scott Harnsberger for withdrawing from the county clerk's office in Riverton.
His move led to ...

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Deaths

MURRAY
Ed Murray of Riverton died Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at the Huntsman Cancer Center in Salt Lake ...

Missing rafter now presumed to have died

JACKSON (AP) -- Wyoming officials say the search for a rafter missing since last week has turned into a recovery mission.
Police say 21-year-old Oliver ...

Wyoming digest

Teacher charged in sex assault
CHEYENNE (AP) -- A junior high school teacher in southeast Wyoming has been charged with sexually abusing his adopted ...

Pets belonging to veterans can get free laser treatments

Veterinarian Amy Stockton has found one "small way" to give back to those who have served their country.
She is now offering free laser therapy for the pets ...

Park visits not a record, but almost

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- Visitation to Yellowstone National Park during June is down 4.8 percent from a year ago but is still the second-busiest June ...

 
 

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