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Tobacco ordinance finalized

Fines can now range from $0 to $750, a change from the flat $25 fine previously.

The Riverton City Council agreed to the modified under-age tobacco ...

Weekend flood watch in effect

Two wet days in weather forecast

A flood watch is in effect in the Wind River Basin as a result of heavy rain and snow forecast for the ...

Average age of college work force rising; turnover low

The new human resources director at Central Wyoming College seemed impressed by the school's ability to retain its workforce.
In a recent report to the CWC ...

Woman driving 3 mph gets DUI

A Riverton woman will be required to enter an in-patient drug treatment program after receiving a felony DUI after driving 3 mph March 18 on East Park Avenue ...

Superintendents ask legislators to re-think education reductions

Faced with steep declines in mineral revenues, the Legislature cut about $36 million over the next two-year budget period.


CHEYENNE (AP) -- A ...

Sex offender convicted for second time

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- Billy M. Carrier Jr. maintained his innocence Monday as he was sentenced -- again -- for sexually abusing a young girl between 2009 and ...

Wyoming digest


College student found dead in dorm
SHERIDAN (AP) -- Authorities are looking into the death of a Sheridan College student.
The student was found dead ...

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Births

LANCASTER
A son was born to Terra Lancaster of Riverton and Sean Lancaster of Riverton at 7:18 p.m. April ...

Riverton has an orchard.
Fifteen fruit tree seedlings went into the ground Wednesday, April 27, along the Rails to Trails path on the first block south of ...

No trial over shovel attack at local bar; deal reached

A Riverton man who could have received 50 years in prison in a jury trial instead will walk free this summer through a plea deal.
The trial for Jeffrey ...

College's budget jolted by new cuts ordered last week

Employees offer ideas to avoid layoffs


The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees met Wednesday evening to go over the school's budget for the ...

Charlie Goodloe of Louisville, Kentucky, rolled his medium-sized suitcase down Riverton's Main Street in April.
"I think my wheels are going bad," he said. ...

Today

Births

WHITEPLUME
A son was born to Mindy Whiteplume of Riverton and Julian Whiteplume of Riverton at 8:22 a.m. ...

Bill would require states to have more input into wolf management

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Two U.S. senators from the West want state wildlife authorities and ranchers to have more say in how the federal government manages ...

Wyoming digest

Bank robbery suspect arrested
EVANSVILLE (AP) -- Police in Natrona County have arrested a man in connection with a bank robbery in Evansville.
Police ...

One dead, one injured in fire at Sheridan house

SHERIDAN (AP) -- Authorities say a 28-year-old man died in a house fire in Sheridan, and another person was treated at a hospital for smoke inhalation.
The ...

Long storm boosted Wyoming snowpack; flood risk up locally

The flooding outlook now is described as "moderate" in several low-lying areas of Fremont County.

A succession of spring snowstorms over the last ...

Hypothermia deaths rising countywide

Fremont County Coroner Mark Stratmoen said Fremont County is seeing an unusual spike in hypothermia deaths in 2016, with six deaths already recorded.
It's ...

Shoshones were buyers of Honor Farm land; say no casino planned

The Eastern Shoshone Business Council revealed this week that it was behind the $1.7 million purchase of 302 acres of Wyoming Honor Farm land north of ...

High hopes for recruitment, enrollment at CWC via new software

More new students are expected to enroll at Central Wyoming College in coming years due to the acquisition of an updated recruitment system.
The CWC Board of ...

 
 

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