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David Glynn worked on an asphalt overlay project Wednesday on South Broadway Avenue. The well-used street in central Riverton was repaired with funding from ...

No primary opposition in city for Jibben, Peterson

Riverton City Council members Holly Jibben and Sean Peterson, who were appointed to the council to fill in vacancies after two members resigned, are both ...

District 5 candidate Keiser: 'I'm no politician'

Mark Keiser was chairman of the Lander City Council more than a decade ago.
After being laid off from his job in the oil field in April, he's now hoping to ...

Retired priest Hardy faces Greene in House primary

Fair parade goers most likely spotted the vintage purple school bus in the lineup Saturday with the name Charlie Hardy painted across.
Hardy is a Democratic ...

School, college filings open; two CWC trustees in

The filing period for general election candidates seeking office on local school boards and other districts opened Wednesday and runs through 5 p.m. Aug. ...

Tribes can gather national park plants under new rule from Interior department

PHOENIX (AP) -- Tribes can begin entering into agreements with the National Park Service to allow their members to pick plants on protected land under a new ...

Collins aims to give reservation a new voice on county board

Gary Collins joined others in suing the Fremont County Commission in hopes of ending its at-large system of districting.
The argument: The at-large ...

Countywide fire ban in effect on state and private land

At the request of fire warden Craig Haslam, Fremont County has established fire restrictions effective Friday due to recent drought.
Open fires and fireworks ...

The two-wheeler driven by John Bass, 62, of Granby, Colorado, struck a delineator post and crashed at about 1:20 p.m. Thursday near milepost 24 about 25 ...

U.S. House campaign funding tops $2M; Cheney has raised most

CHEYENNE -- More than $2 million has now been raised, and about $1.7 million has been spent among all candidates for Wyoming's U.S. House seat, the most recent ...

Library wins $2,500 worth of audio books

The Children's Department of the Riverton Branch Library was the grand prize winner of the national video contest hosted by TEI Landmark Audio, an audio book ...

UW lists 19 locals on the spring Provost Honor Roll

It consists of undergraduates who have completed 6-11hours with a minimum 3.5 grade-point average for the semester.

The University of Wyoming lists ...

Riverton High School class of '51 reunited

This year marked the 65th anniversary of the Riverton High School class of 1951 graduation, and many remaining graduates assembled in Riverton in July for a ...

Wyoming digest


Child's death leads to arrest
GILLETTE (AP) -- A 20-year-old man has been arrested in Gillette in the death of a 3-year-old boy.
Gillette police Lt. ...

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Corrections

- Wednesday's sports story "Rafferty leaving Rustlers for pro coaching job" should have said Central ...

County needs better financial planning, says GOP McCarty

Jennifer McCarty, who was a figure in organizing the local Tea Party movement, is running to replace the outgoing Doug Thompson for Fremont County Commission ...

County commission can be a unifying force, Cook says

The rural Fremont County artist is seeking the open commission seat in District 1.


Bruce Cook, an artist who lives on 17 Mile Road, is running for ...

Wyoming's first case of Zika reported; victim got the virus while she was traveling abroad

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A Campbell County woman is the first person in Wyoming to contract Zika, and state health officials say she got it in a foreign country.
Zika ...

An 81-year-old Riverton man was transported to the local emergency room after this four-wheeler accident at about 5:45 p.m. Wednesday on West Main Street in ...

Wyoming digest

Two killed when SUV hits parked truck
CHEYENNE (AP) -- A sport utility vehicle slammed into a commercial truck parked on the shoulder of Interstate 80, ...

 
 

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