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Riverton has had several swimming pools in its 109-year history, but this one was the first.
The "reservoir pool" used water from the Riverton Canal that was ...

Lander man receives probation for sexually abusing minor

The owner of Lander's Subway restaurant was sentenced to three years probation on April 2 for sexually abusing an underage employee. He would see three to five ...

Scholarship applications due May 31 for women's antelope hunt

The Wyoming Women's Foundation has announced that scholarship applications for the 2015 Wyoming Women's Antelope Hunt are due May 31.
The foundation founded ...

Brooks Lake Campground allowing only hard-sided camping

The area has seen more bear activity in recent years.

The Wind River Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest has decided to allow only ...

Library to host screening of sage grouse program Tuesday

Wyoming PBS is hosting a series of public screenings of "The Sagebrush Sea," a documentary from the award-winning series Nature.
Each screening will be ...

No injuries in blaze that destroyed home

No one was injured in a structure fire that destroyed a home at about 3 p.m. May 2 on Paintbrush Drive north of Riverton.
Officials were unsure how the blaze ...

RPD sees fewer calls for service in 2014

2014 was the first year since 2010 the Riverton Police Department saw a decrease in calls for service.
The RPD reported there had been an upward trend since ...

Researchers making big strides with Cheyenne supercomputer

CHEYENNE --To see it in operation, "glamorous" probably isn't the right word to describe the Yellowstone supercomputer, with its dozens of rows of Spartan ...

Arapahoe school to revisit Impact Aid funding agreement with RHS

The Fremont County School District 38 Board of Trustees has agreed it should revisit and possibly update for the next school year the Impact Aid funding ...

Feds required to consider carbon effect of mines

Agencies that OK mining projects have been told to take into account coal's indirect environmental impact.

DENVER --Beset by power plant closures, ...

Police arrest teenager for allegedly babysitting while drunk

An 18-year-old Riverton woman was arrested April 25 for allegedly babysitting while intoxicated.
Tialyssa Armour, 18, of Riverton, was charged with minor in ...

Program offering 'mental health first aid' training Wednesday

The Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho Methamphetamine Suicide Prevention Initiative says it is hosting Fremont County's first-ever training on "mental ...

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Cities mull anti-discrimination ordinances
CASPER --Laramie's ordinance prohibiting discrimination against gays and transgender people will be used as ...

Montana looks at trapping regs near parks

HELENA, Mont. --Montana wildlife officials are considering stricter regulations in an effort to reduce the chances of Canada lynx being caught in traps set for ...

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Alyse L. Bell, 75, of Glenrock, died Wednesday, May 13, at her home. A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 20, at St. ...

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UW plans open search for president
CASPER --The University of Wyoming's next president will come from a pool of publicly identified finalists who will ...

High court sides with newspaper in meetings case

CHEYENNE --The Wyoming Supreme Court sided Thursday with The Sheridan Press in the newspaper's effort to report on planning for a multipurpose center, ruling ...

Couple pleads not guilty to child abuse charges

A trial date has not been set for the Casper residents.

CASPER --A Casper couple have denied charges that they abused their 9-year-old daughter by ...

First class graduates from rez college program

Nine students received their diplomas May 3 at the Wind River Hotel and Casino during a graduation ceremony that recognized the first cohort of students to ...

Suspicious substance in envelope spurs evacuation of Riverton court

No one was injured in an incident involving a white, powdery substance that was sent to the Riverton courthouse Thursday afternoon.
The substance later was ...

 
 

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