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Museums line up another week of programs

The Riverton Museum will kick off this week's programs with an Adventure Trek on Tuesday to St. Stephen's Indian Mission.
The trek will begin at 8:30 a.m. at ...

Mead appeals dismissal of lawsuit on wild horses

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead is appealing a federal judge's recent dismissal of a lawsuit the state filed seeking to force the federal government to remove more wild ...

Tuesday open house set for Wind River Job Corps Center

A public open house is scheduled this week at the Wind River Job Corps Center on Airport Road in Riverton.
Free tours begin at 4 p.m. Tuesday at the ...

The Shoshone Tribal Cultural Center hosted the fifth annual Treaty Day events in the first week of summer 1992. Visitors and participants saw exhibits of ...

Wyoming rig count down one for week

HOUSTON -- Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by two this week to ...

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Community calendar
MONDAY
Wyoming Leadership Symposium, hosted by the Wyoming Department of Education Individual Learning Division, is June 22 to June ...

Finances taking shape for North Federal Boulevard water and sewer segment

When the Wyoming Department of Transportation reconstructs North Federal Boulevard in 2017, the city of Riverton will be able to use $200,000 in general fund ...

Card partners take donations to help crosswalk driver

A group of pinochle players is taking up donations to help a woman charged with vehicular homicide in the death of 7-year-old girl.
"We just all thought we ...

Commission expects to spend more; attorney less

Several county departments presented budget requests to Fremont County commissioners on June 10.
Most continued the trend of keeping spending in line with ...

Foster Grandparents reception Saturday

The Foster Grandparents program hosts a 50th year celebration open to the public from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Cottonwood Room at the Wind River Hotel ...

Population in Gillette grows enough to add a liquor license

GILLETTE -- An additional retailer can apply for a liquor license in Gillette under a state-approved increase prompted by the city's rising ...

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State able to prosecute ex-official
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Attorney General's Office wants a district judge to deny former Albany County Attorney ...

Add humans to animals being monitored in parks

CHEYENNE -- Scientists are putting tracking devices on a new species -- people -- as they try to learn more about how their movements affect ecosystems in ...

After hearing concerns from citizens, city approves replat for apartments

The Riverton City Council voted Tuesday to approve the replat of lots for the new Copper Mountain Apartments.
The apartments will be constructed by BlueLine ...

Fremont County commissioners tentatively have agreed to contribute money for a plan to obtain a new, reliable airline for Riverton Regional Airport.
The ...

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Deaths
KESSLER
Donald Kynion Kessler, 64, formerly of Riverton, died Thursday, June 11, in Scottsbluff, Neb. Per his request, there will be no ...

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Big tax bill for power developers
GILLETTE -- The developer of a proposed power plant near Wright owes Campbell County more than $207,000 in delinquent ...

Young man hit, killed on ATV in Cody

CODY -- Authorities say a young man was killed when the all-terrain vehicle he was riding was hit by a car in Cody.
Spencer Boone, 21, died of brain trauma at ...

Driver who struck child in crosswalk told police she didn't see 7-year-old

State legislators recently addressed the topic of special provisions for aging drivers in the state.

Investigators suspect Sandra Pennock was ...

Insurers: Coverage unaffordable for many if court rules against ACA

CHEYENNE -- Insurers and government officials in Wyoming are bracing for an impending U.S. Supreme Court ruling on a challenge to the Affordable Care Act that ...

 
 

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