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'Call before you dig' utility locator service available by phone at 811

April combines the themes of lawns, gardens and electrical safety by being designated as National Lawn and Garden Month and National Safe Digging Month. Rocky ...

Five-year prison sentence for child abuser after plea

An Arapahoe man was sentenced this month to five years in prison for child abuse.
John William Spoonhunter, 32, of Arapahoe, initially was charged with two ...

Not-guilty plea in triple killing

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A man charged with killing three people in a tiny Montana town pleaded not guilty to three counts of deliberate homicide during a ...

Objective is more awareness of local veterans services


Two of Riverton High School's DECA students partnered with the Soldiers House of Fremont ...

Hunter Marsico and other first-grade students at Ashgrove Elementary School in Riverton were taught roping skills by Piper Naylon, a student and rodeo team ...

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Births

HUNSACKER
A child was born to Kasia Hunsacker of Riverton and Aaron Hunsacker of Riverton at 4:31 p.m. ...

Less-severe fire season expected across the West

DENVER (AP) -- The upcoming wildfire season across the U.S. isn't expected to be as bad as last year's infernos, when a record 15,800 square miles burned, the ...

Wyoming digest

More coal layoffs announced
GILLETTE (AP) -- Alpha Natural Resources is laying off 37 workers at its Belle Ayr and Eagle Butte mines in northeast ...

Casper lawmaker seeks Lummis seat

Stubson foregoes re-election bid for Wyoming Legislature

Tim Stubson is all in.
The Casper attorney doesn't have much of a choice.
State law ...

Another local death from hypothermia confirmed in March 23 incident

An Ethete woman found unconscious last month on the steps of a Riverton church died of hypothermia according to her autopsy report.
Lawrencetta Addison, 58, ...

Air boardings still dropping; rental agency set to leave

Riverton Regional Airport had just 165 passengers depart on Great Lakes Airlines in March, averaging less than two passengers per flight.
Great Lakes had 178 ...

State approves new plan for wasting disease

JACKSON (AP) -- Wyoming wildlife officials have adopted a new chronic wasting disease management plan.
The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission approved the plan ...

Weather snags public TV, roads, others

Though it may be good for the local water supply, this week's weather has created problems for motorists, highway crews, broadcasters and volunteers who had to ...

The second of two planned land transactions was withdrawn after protests by neighbors.

The proposal to purchase 108 acres of farmland for use by the ...

BIA puts all contracts on hold while suit between two tribes goes on

The Bureau of Indian Affairs announced earlier this month that it would not authorize or approve any self determination or 638 contracts made by the former ...

Snowstorm buries parts of state; UW cancels Tuesday classes

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Parts of Wyoming are digging out from the latest spring snowstorm to hit the state.
All major interstates and highways are open but many areas ...

Both Riverton and Lander hit precipitation records Tuesday from the wet spring storm that converged on the Wind River Basin this week.
A total of .79 inch of ...

Wyoming digest

Panel to hear pot law debate
CHEYENNE -- Wyoming's marijuana laws will be in the spotlight again during a legislative committee meeting today in Rock ...

Groundbreaking set for carbon-conversion lab

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead and others on Wednesday formally kicked off construction of a laboratory where researchers will test new technologies to ...

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Births

BERTRAM
A daughter was born to Emily Bertram of Lander and Blakke Bertram of Lander at 9:07 a.m. April 20 ...

 
 

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