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City to start over on admin search; no deal with finalist

After an executive session Thursday, the Riverton City Council voted to rescind the city administrator offer of employment it had agreed to make to its top ...

Shoshones sue fed government over joint tribal funding protocol

Talks aimed at reaching a settlement in the lawsuit the Northern Arapaho Business Council filed against the federal government are expected this month.
A ...

This first round of cuts has been tough, but a second round would be agonizing

Bad news never lands softly.
This week, Fremont County School District 25 in ...

State gets fed grant to help coal jobless

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The State of Wyoming has been awarded up to $2 million in federal funds to retrain workers in the northeast part of the state who lost their ...

Elk foundation pumping $314K into research, habitat projects

MISSOULA, Mont.--The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation awarded $314,629 in grant funding to assist with elk research, habitat enhancement, permanent land protection ...

University eliminating Outreach School

LARAMIE (AP) -- University of Wyoming off-campus centers in Casper and elsewhere will remain open even though the university is eliminating its Outreach School, ...

Property tax increase likely for businesses in Riverton

The Fremont County Assessor's Office has physically inspected commercial properties in Riverton this year, as it does every six years.
Assessor Tara Berg said ...

Church services, egg hunts across county through weekend

Easter may be Sunday, but Holy Week activities have been ongoing throughout Fremont County.
Several churches are celebrating Maundy Thursday with evening ...

Seven layoffs set for Riverton school system

They are part of a 20-person reduction in force, with the rest covered through retirement, resignation and reassignment.

Terry Snyder, superintendent ...

Wyoming digest

Man sentenced in death of co-worker
ROCK SPRINGS (AP) -- A 27-year-old man has been sentenced to 40 to 80 years in prison in the stabbing death of a ...

Most district 25 cuts achieved through attrition

Fremont County School District 25 identified 20 positions for elimination, but only seven people were laid off because of attrition the district has ...

Wyoming digest

Woman stole $48K from man with dementia
CASPER (AP) -- A Wyoming woman has acknowledged stealing more than $48,000 from an 89-year-old man with ...

Yellowstone report cites improper actions to women

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal investigators said Wednesday they have found credible evidence that male supervisors and staff in the maintenance division at ...

CWC board reworks 'ends' with new objectives

Beginning this month, the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees is operating under an updated set of goals.
The trustees revised their board ends this ...

Traffic, waste top concerns for city in eclipse prep

A sudden increase in traffic and waste top Riverton public works director Kyle Butterfield's list of concerns as the city prepares for an influx of visitors in ...

Chamber notes thousands of info requests so far this year

The Riverton Chamber of Commerce has responded to about 3,800 requests for information about the Rendezvous city through March of this year.
Chamber executive ...

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Births


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Twin sons were born to Viola Oldman of Arapahoe and Thurlo Jenkins of Arapahoe on April 6 at ...

The Time's a Wastin' Band, directed by Sarah Trembly, entertained the community April 7 at the Central Wyoming College Robert A. Peck Arts Center ...

Wyoming digest

Cody kills 51 deer from urban herd
CODY (AP) -- A northern Wyoming town says police killed 51 deer last winter to reduce the number of animals as a ...

Man held without bond for alleged rape; case is in federal court system

Doug Benjamin Brown faces three counts of aggravated sexual abuse, one count of kidnapping, and one count of assault with intent to commit aggravated sexual ...

 
 

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