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Councilman Martinez dead at 76; longtime public servant

Family and friends mourned the death Friday of Riverton City Council member Lee Martinez. He was 76 years old.
Martinez had struggled with health concerns for ...

Now called the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the U.S. Indian Service was the federal government's agency for organizing and establishing education, law ...

Snowmelt might break records across the state

Record amounts of water are predicted to come down Wyoming mountains in a number of major river basins this spring and summer, according to the latest spring ...

Riverton native directs college play

Molly Thornton of Riverton directed a production of "Lost in Yonkers" this week at Chadron
State College. The Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning play is ...

Berkeley eclipse show makes Riverton stop

Multiverse, a space sciences laboratory at UC Berkeley, will visit Riverton as part of its "Eclipse Megamovie Awareness Tour," a series of town hall and ...

Accounting workshops hosted in Riverton

The federal government sets aside more than $2 billion annually to fund the early-stage development of new high-tech ideas being pursued by innovative small ...

WYDOT striping crews hit Fremont County

Wyoming Department of Transportationstripingcrews are kicking off highway marking activities throughout Wyoming, including Fremont County, and drivers are ...

Meeting held on Lander street project

A public information sharing meeting to discuss the 2018 Jefferson Street highway improvement project will be held 6 p.m. Tuesday at Lander City ...

Riverton Museum shows off fashion

The Riverton Museum has placed a new temporary exhibit on display at the Riverton library which features cosmetics and fashion from the 1940s through the 1950s ...

Wyoming gains two rigs; U.S. tally up 15

HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 15 this week to 839.
A year ago, 443 rigs were active.
Houston ...

Firearms company that came to Cheyenne amid national publicity lays off 85 workers

In 2016, Magpul expanded its Cheyenne operations to meet the huge market demand in the firearms industry. However, in the first quarter of 2017, the ...

UW names scholarship recipients

Chief Washakie scholarships have been awarded to 14 University of Wyoming students for the coming academic year.
Current recipients of the Chief Washakie ...

CWC raises funds for college athletes

The Central Wyoming College Foundation last month held the Rustler 400, an annual event that includes buffet, silent auction and a drawing for a multitude of ...

Local parcels leased in competitive bid Monday

The Midvale Grazing Association has managed the properties for the past 50 years.

For the ...

Three finalists in Riverton for city admin interviews

The City of Riverton invited the community to meet three finalists for the city administrator position Thursday at City Hall.
David Fuqua from Cushing, ...

Judge throws out murder confession

DRIGGS, Idaho (AP) -- A southeastern Idaho judge has thrown out the confession of a Wyoming man charged with two counts of first-degree murder in connection ...

Riverton schools identify jobs to be cut next year

Reeling from losses in state funding, Riverton's school district has identified several positions that will be cut next year.
Legislative cuts to school ...

TheDubois Community Mountain Bluebird Trailis currently being installed through as partnership between the Dubois Museum and the Jackson Hole Wildlife ...

Dozens of immigrants arrested

DENVER (AP) -- Immigration officials say over two dozen people suspected of being in the country illegally have been arrested in Colorado and Wyoming during an ...

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A child was born to KaCee Ann Bailey of Riverton and Remington Ryan Bailey of Riverton at 4 p.m. ...

 
 

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