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Skier dies after long fall in mountains
CODY (AP) -- A 19-year-old man has died after falling 2,000 feet (610 meters) while backcountry skiing with his ...

Construction has been completed for the new 1,250 foot section of canal for the Riverton Valley Irrigation District.
However, the continuing high volume of ...

Arapaho Tribe loses federal funds lawsuit; no separate funding

The Northern Arapaho Tribe has lost the bulk of its lawsuit against the federal government over the issuance of self-determination contracts.
Monday's ruling ...

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Births

BROWN
A son was born to Emma Brown of Riverton at 8:07 a.m. June 22 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. ...

Tuesday closure set for canyon

A two-hour closure of U.S. 20/Wyoming 789 through Wind River Canyon is scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday to help rockfall mitigation crews have adequate time to ...

Man must pay $65K after copper theft

William Jay Lonebear of Arapahoe was ordered to pay $64,880 in restitution this week by federal district court judge Scott Skavdahl for theft of copper wire ...

'Hot Notes' starts this week

The Lost Springs Band will perform in Riverton City Park.

Central Wyoming College will once again be presenting "Hot Notes/Cool Nites" concerts in ...

Loop Road now open from South Pass to Louis Lake

The middle portion remains due to unseasonably heavy snow remaining in the mountains.

The Loop Road, also known as Forest Service Road 300 or the ...

Arapahoe JOM group gets national award in Albuquerque

The Arapahoe School Johnson O'Malley Indian Education Committee traveled in April to the National JOM conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico, to accept an award ...

City's budget 'not beeneasy,' but it's done

The Riverton City Council has finalized its $26 million budget last for fiscal year 2017-2018, after two months spent ensuring balanced finances in municipal ...

Cherry Bombs roller derby team battles 16 others in state


Erin Ivie wasn't sure what she would do with herself once her kids moved out of the ...

State museum hosts exhibit of contemporary N. Arapaho art

"We Were. We Are," an exhibitfeaturing the work of six artists from the Northern Arapaho Artists Society and the Creative Indigenous Collective, is currently ...

Simpson new district judge appointed in Park County

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead has appointed William L. Simpson to a state district judgeship in Park County.
Simpson was appointed Friday to be ...

Outdoor training for girls held on Monday

Girls K-12 are invited to learn camping skills Friday evening in a 3 part series. The session, held 6-9 pm., will teach girls how to set up a Girl Scout tent, ...

Cold water from huge runoff puts chill on tubing

JACKSON (AP) -- Rivers are running high and fast in northwest Wyoming, but officials caution people looking to float with inner tubes to stay out of the water ...

Murderer gets 25-40 years in decapitation

CODY (AP) -- A Wyoming man has been sentenced to 25 to 40 years in prison for killing and dismembering a suspected drug dealer.
Pedro Garcia Jr. was sentenced ...

By Wednesday, the Riverton Valley Irrigation District had already spent roughly $580,000 to rebuild its canal system that was severely damaged by record stream ...

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Deaths

COATES
Frances Coates, 95, died June 18, 2017, in Grand Junction, Colorado. Services are ...

Hammer killer says victim was 'a good friend'

Florin Brandon Wyatt will be sentenced to life imprisonment after pleading guilty to first degree murder Thursday.
The 27-year-old killed his roommate, ...

Big dollars involved in state discussions with tribes over minerals

Approximately $6.982 million in severance and ad valorem tax, combined, was paid on oil and gas production from tribal lands last year.



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