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Rainfall sets records, causes mud slides and flood worries

Two precipitation records were set this weekend in Riverton, with rainfall causing mud slides and flooding scares throughout the area.
Riverton saw 1.06 inch ...

CWC to host second retreat for children with diabetes

Central Wyoming College is hosting the second annual family retreat for children and families living with Type I diabetes.
The "Stronger than Diabetes" ...

County commissioners requesting EMS privatization proposals

Companies have until 9 a.m. June 9 to submit plans.

Fremont County is publishing a notice to see if private businesses are interested in running its ...

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Park County considers tax request
POWELL -- Park County government leaders are considering another attempt to increase the local sales tax by 1 ...

Good season ahead, says tourism leader

CHEYENNE -- Lower gas prices and other indicators point to plenty of out-of-state visitors coming to Wyoming to enjoy national parks and other attractions this ...

Shooter in Sheridan killing must serve at least 35 years before possibility of parole

SHERIDAN -- A Sheridan judge has sentenced a man convicted of killing a local homeowner to serve at least 35 years before he would be eligible for ...

The way it was: Congressional page - 1975

The final quarter of senior year for Lander Valley High School student Ron Reesy, right, was out of the ordinary. He spent nine weeks in Washington, D.C., as ...

Riverton detectives clear 70 percent of cases in 2014

Police department shares annual report.

The Riverton Police Department dispatch center was fully staffed at the end 2014, according to an annual ...

The graduating class of 2015 at Arapaho Charter High School had an emotional night May 15 as they celebrated the end of their high school education.
Nine ...

St. Stephen's Indian High School handed out 13 diplomas May 17.
The graduating seniors were Alannah Amos, Nataya Bell, Dustin Blackburn, Feather Blackburn, ...

WGFD offers Free Fishing Day on June 6

CHEYENNE --The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is holding a Free Fishing Day on June 6, when anglers will be able to fish state waters without a fishing ...

Youths win awards for recitations in Arapaho

Students Allecia Moss and Taiyah Duran of Riverside Indian School in Anadarko, Okla., earned high honors April 6 and April 7 at the Oklahoma Native American ...

Judge trims sentence for Rails to Trails killer; might be freed sooner

A judge lowered the minimum sentence a convicted killer is to serve in jail in a May 22 order, making the teen eligible for parole sooner but not guaranteeing ...

Higher ed in state is more than university, leaders stress

Community college officials want to engage the public and industry leaders in efforts to promote the benefits of higher education outside of the University of ...

State says it still should be allowed to try to reinstate Eaton death penalty

Lawyers for the state of Wyoming and a the former Riverton resident convicted of murder disagree over whether the state may again seek the death penalty ...

The Fort Washakie High School class of 2015 was the largest graduating class in the district's history.
Fort Washakie principal Shad Hamilton said the high ...

Digest

Woman shot by deputies identified
GILLETTE -- A woman who was fatally shot by Campbell County Sheriff's deputies has been identified as 39-year-old ...

Collision on city street Friday claims life of 7-year-old

Witnesses said the child was crossing the street near her home when she was struck by a passing vehicle.

A 7-year-old girl died Friday after she was ...

Wyoming Indian High School celebrates 15 in class of 2015

Families and community members celebrated the graduation of 15 Wyoming Indian High School seniors May 17 at the school's gymnasium.
The graduates are Derek ...

Popular national park trails still closed

JACKSON -- Two of the most heavily used day-hiking routes in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks in northwest Wyoming are closed for the time being ...

 
 

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