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PAWS scores better overall across state

Wyoming students generally scored better this year on statewide tests designed to measure their proficiency in math, science and reading.
The Proficiency ...

Rendezvous weekend

The second week of Riverton Rendezvous comes with more opportunities for the community to participate in the fun.

Balloons
Twenty-three ...

State park fees might be raised

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming officials are considering raising fees at state parks, as visitation is on the rise and state revenues are dwindling.
Any fee changes ...

UW has 'Plan B' in mind if initial budget cuts can't meet fiscal requirements

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The University of Wyoming may have to eliminate more faculty and staff positions if other planned budget cuts do not pan out as expected, UW ...

Family's trailer destroyed by flames

No one was injured in a structure fire that destroyed a trailer home Saturday evening on Eight Mile Road west of Riverton.
The residents were not home when ...

Dozens of artists decorated the sidewalks in front of the Riverton Branch Library for the annual Riverton Rendezvous Chalk the Walk competition Wednesday ...

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Births

JORGENSON
A daughter was born to Tressa of Ethete and Andre Saunsoci of Macy, Nebraska at 9:44 a.m. July ...

The SageWest Health Care hospital in Riverton has a new magnetic resonance imaging machine, which will operate within the hospital's new radiology department, ...

Tourism on rise

The Wyoming Office of Tourism recently released its study of tourism's impact on the state's economy, with numbers from 2015 numbers showing that, despite a ...

CWC start-up applications due by Aug. 1

Central Wyoming College and Silicon Couloir will present the seventh session this fall of the Start Up Intensive, a program aimed at jumpstarting aspiring ...

New UW president urges 'pipeline' for WR Reservation

New University of Wyoming president Laurie Nichols said the university should develop more ways to initiative to boost Ameri-can Indian enrollment at ...

Wyoming digest

Woman with aliases gets prison term
RAWLINS (AP) -- A Wyoming woman with at least 13 aliases will serve time in prison after being convicted for fraud ...

After complaint, builder vows better clean-up at Riverton site

The Montana company is working to build 12 one-bedroom units, eight three-bedroom units, and four two-bedroom units.

A homeowner near the College ...

An Illinois man died Tuesday after rolling a commercial truck in the Wind River Canyon.
Officials said Marion Mabry Jr., 45, of Calumet Park, Illinois, died ...

Allen Kiernan, known as "Gator" during Gold Rush Days, operated an arrastra outside of South Pass City. The arrastra at South Pass was built in 2013, but ...

Feds say state improper in bonding deal with Alpha

PINEDALE (AP) -- A judge has ruled that the Sublette County commissioners illegally switched the county's legal notices to a different publication last ...

Two 'shapes' in weekend balloon rally

Hot-air balloons are expected to begin arriving Thursday for the 36th annual Riverton Rendezvous balloon rally.
Included in this year's lineup of 23 balloons ...

Today

Births

COBURN
A daughter was born to Dawn Mahr of Riverton and Curtis Coburn of Riverton at 4:17 a.m. June 28 at ...

State board approves new requirements for graduation

Wyoming high school students will now be able to pass a course assessment in lieu of receiving a passing grade as part of a number of changes the State Board ...

Judge sides with paper in legal notices

PINEDALE (AP) -- A judge has ruled that the Sublette County commissioners illegally switched the county's legal notices to a different publication last ...

 
 

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