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Locally-based research shows more deer staying put year-round


Jared Oakleaf set up a slide show presentation at the Lander Bake Shop in April.
He ...

St. Stephen's tries four-day school week; enrollment skyrocketing

No St. Stephen's Indian School students attended class on Friday. That was by design.
The small K-12 school system moved to a four-day school week beginning ...

Life sentence for man who shot wife in front of kids

Koby Dean Johnson was sentenced to life in prison Friday for the shooting death of his wife, Rachael Noel Johnson, last fall in Fort Washakie.
She was a ...

Second truck found on fire near cemetery

A stolen truck was destroyed in a fire Thursday morning just outside of Riverton.
It was the second such incident this week.
"It sounds like we've got a ...

Conditions ripe for fire growth in national parks

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- Visitors are enjoying free entry to Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks, while firefighters in both parks are preparing ...

Randy Foos and Bridgette McGinness are the newest officers of the Riverton Police Department. After introductions to the Riverton City Council by chief of ...

Riverton Middle School hosted its annual "Squeak and Squawk" band practice Thursday. The practice gives sixth-graders and other new band students a chance to ...

A seven-day trial is expected, starting Monday, Sept. 26.

Fremont County attorney Patrick LeBrun has told district court judge Norman Young to expect ...

Wyoming digest

Safety line eyed in worker death
CASPER (AP) -- Natrona County authorities say an improperly used safety cable may have contributed to the June death of ...

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Births


PULVER
A daughter was born to Christion Pulver of Riverton and David Pulver of Riverton at 5:25 p.m. ...

Officials investigate suspicious death in Lander

Police say the death of a woman found unresponsive Monday in her Lander home is suspicious.
Officials do not believe there is a threat to community, ...

Year to year, ACT scores little changed

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- ACT scores earned by graduating classes statewide seem to be stagnant or are declining, based on scores from 2014 to 2016.
The Wyoming ...

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Black Hills State lists county students
Several Fremont County students appeared on the spring 2016 dean's list at Black Hills State University in ...

Races shape up for Fort Washakie board seats

A contested race emerged Thursday for three four-year seats on the Fremont County School District 21 Board of Trustees in Fort Washakie.
Kim C. Lambert of ...

Design phase under way in CWC's ag science facility

A planning committee has decided that the new agriculture and animal science center at Central Wyoming College should be built on school-owned land directly ...

Riverton Library forgives fines for school supplies

The Fremont County Library System has completed its annual "School Supplies for Fines" promotion.
Library patrons were encouraged to bring in a school supply ...

No one was injured in a fire that destroyed a trailer at about 5:35 p.m. Tuesday in the 1200 block of 17 Mile Road south of Riverton.
The call came in as a ...

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Births


STANTON
A son was born to Brooklyn Balius of Louisville, Kentucky and David Stanton of Riverton at ...

Wyoming digest

UW finds another $19 million in cuts
LARAMIE (AP) -- The University of Wyoming has found how to reduce its budget by $19.3 million, bringing trustees ...

Beneath smoky skies, Park Service 100th celebrated

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell visited Yellowstone to mark the centennial celebration Thursday.

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- Popular tourist ...

 
 

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