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WGFD warns about young wildlife
Wyoming Game and Fish Department officials are asking people to stay away from young animals because of potential harm ...

Community hears ideas on new animal science facility for college

A new agricultural and animal science center is the newest capital construction priority at Central Wyoming College, and community members and college leaders ...

Nebraska TV executive to be next Wyoming PBS chief

Terry Dugas has been the manager of content distribution for NET Television, the statewide PBS network in Lincoln, Neb., for the past seven ...

Probe into child's death ongoing; driver cooperative

Police said 7-year-old Sophia Archer was in the painted crosswalk on West Sunset Drive when she was struck and killed Friday.

The Riverton Police ...

Segment of Louis Lake Road to open Friday

The Shoshone National Forest Washakie Ranger District will do a partial opening of the Louis Lake Road at noon Friday.
The partial opening will be from the ...

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Deaths
MYERS
Barbara "Barbie" Lee Scoggan Myers, 90, died Tuesday, May 26, at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation-Wind River in Riverton. Funeral ...

New alternative school option takes shape in Riverton

The Frontier Academy will start off with four staff members and as many as 40 students.

The Riverton school district is closer to having a full staff ...

Sinks Canyon vandals get probation but must pay $50K in restitution

A judge gave probation to four defendants in the case of two Sinks Canyon cabins vandalized in May 2014. The young adults pleaded guilty to some of the charges ...

Canyon highway open again, but saturated walls still of concern

The roadway through Wind River was reopened to vehicle traffic at about 10 a.m. Wednesday, but motorists still should expect slow driving conditions due to mud ...

Zillmer challenges county to say why he was terminated

Ex-EMS chief says he's ready to sue

A week after his termination, former Fremont County Emergency Medical Services director Joseph Zillmer said he ...

District 14 adds human resources director, reorganizes other positions

Wyoming Indian High School principal Phil Garhart will assume the role of human resources and athletic director for the 2015-2016 school year. It is a position ...

Pride Picnic returning to Lander

The event marks the kick-off of a grassroots campaign to pass an LGBT non-discrimination ordinance in the city.

The second annual LGBT Pride Picnic ...

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Powell weighs e-cigarette rules
POWELL -- Powell's police chief is calling for the city council to ban electronic cigarettes for children under the age ...

National foundation critical of state's angle on foster children

LARAMIE -- A new report says Wyoming has too many children who are in institutionalized care rather than foster care.
The report from the Annie E. Casey ...

Fed leader won't be at big summit in Teton Park

WASHINGTON -- It turns out that being the first woman to head the Federal Reserve is not the only tradition Janet Yellen is breaking. The Fed said Tuesday that ...

Terry Dugas hired to lead Wyoming PBS

Central Wyoming College announced Wednesday that Terry Dugas has accepted the position of Wyoming PBS general manager.
Dugas, who will replace retiring ...

Investigation of 7-year-old's death ongoing; volunteers at crosswalks

Authorities are continuing to investigate the fatal traffic incident that resulted in the death of 7-year-old Sophia Archer of Riverton on Friday.
No arrests ...

Hats Off for Hope gala fundraiser set for Saturday

Organizers have announced that the sixth annual Hats Off for Hope gala is Saturday at the Holiday Inn in Riverton.
The event, which is sponsored by the Tough ...

Snowpack up across state

CHEYENNE -- The recent cool, wet weather in Wyoming has slowed melting of the state's mountain snowpack.
The Natural Resources Conservation Service says the ...

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Deaths
ARCHER
Sophia Raye Archer, 7, died Friday, May 22, in Riverton. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, May ...

 
 

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