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City named a top eclipse destination

Riverton was named as a top 25 destination to view the solar eclipse this summer by "Travel + Leisure" magazine, which noted the four-day Arapaho eclipse ...

Arapaho tribe plans for new child care center

Initial plans would place the $3.6 million Northern Arapaho Child Care Center west of the Wind River Hotel and Casino.

The Northern Arapaho Tribe ...

Highway Patrol trooper arrested, suspended on protection order issue

Cheyenne police arrested 31-year-old Robert King at about 11 p.m. Monday.

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper has been arrested on ...

Poachers who shot elk on TV show punished

The case emerged when a Wyoming resident watching the show reported that the men killed elk in the wrong hunting district.

DOUGLAS (AP) -- Two ...

Wyoming digest

Jackson struggles to hire public employees
JACKSON (AP) -- When winter weather conditions closed almost every road in out of Jackson last month, Teton ...

New law limits how, when 'cop cam' footage can be viewed

The Wyoming Legislature created a new law this year outlining the circumstances in which members the public should be allowed to view recordings by law ...

As cutbacks begin, Riverton schools hope for attrition

That could avoid outright layoffs

Most school districts in Fremont County are hopeful they will see enough attrition over the next month to avoid ...

A Riverton man was life-flighted Tuesday night.

Two Fremont County teens died Tuesday evening in a triple-fatal collision north of Lander.
Officials ...

New county library director hired; begins in late spring

The Fremont County library board has invited an Iowa woman to become county's new library director.
On Tuesday, Janette McMahon was the last candidate to ...

Today

Births

ZIMMER
A daughter was born to Cristin Zimmer of Lander and Thomas Zimmer of Lander at 4:44 p.m. March 5 ...

Sprinklers at upgraded facility saved fleet damage

Firefighters were called to a fire Monday night at 701 East Sunset Drive night when a full-sized ...

Today

Births


ORBELL
A daughter was born to Staci Orbell of North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania and Adam Orbell of North ...

City delays fiscal report as budget planning begins

Interim city administrator Courtney Bohlender said expenditures look like they will come in under projections for the fiscal year.

City of Riverton ...

Broadhead resigns as RPD chief; interim post to be filled

Riverton Police Department chief Mike Broadhead formally has submitted his official resignation to the city.
His last day will be April 1.
Broadhead has ...

Drunk driver hit house, killing woman and child

Three others were injured when the car slammed into the house Friday in Green River.

GREEN RIVER (AP) -- A Green River man is charged with two counts ...

Enrollment at CWC still lags despite past growth factors

The historical increase in community college enrollment as a result of high unemployment is not taking place during the current economic bust in ...

Former state House Speaker to UW board

LARAMIE (AP) -- Former Wyoming State House Speaker Kermit Brown will soon take a seat on the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees.
Gov. Matt Mead appointed ...

Wyoming digest

Body of missing reporter found
POWELL (AP) -- The Park County Sheriff's Office says a 61-year-old Powell Tribune reporter whose body was found over the ...

Ethete woman receives UW diversity award

Reinette Tendore of Ethete was named the recipient of the University of Wyoming's 2017 Willena Stanford Commitment to Diversity Award.
A second-year social ...

Water watchers seeing strong flood indicators as spring nears

Statewide, the snowpack across Wyoming this week is 132 percent above the median for this time of year.

Heavy snowfall so far this winter in parts ...

 
 

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