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Failed engine caused plane crash last year, investigators conclude

POWELL (AP) -- Federal investigators have determined that a plane crash near Cody that killed four people last year was likely caused by a failed engine.
An ...

FBI seeks tips on Wyoming kidnap suspects

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The FBI asked the public for tips Wednesday as it investigates whether a father and son accused of tying up a woman and her four teenage ...

Wolverines, Tigers in championship games

BREAKING NEWS: The Riverton Wolverine boys soccer team has qualified for the Class 4-A state championship game. Riverton plays Laramie for the state title at 4 ...

Riverton post office burglar gets six months behind bars

Allen Whiteplume Jr. was sentenced to six months in prison this week for his December burglary of the Riverton post office at 501 E. Main St.
After an alarm ...

Twenty-two vendors and more than 200 shoppers participated in Riverton's first farmers market of 2016. The market is open 5-7 p.m. every Wednesday in the ...

Not much action in political filings; one day remains

The number of candidates looking to replace Rep. Cynthia Lummis in the U.S. House of Representatives continue to balloon in the final two days before the ...

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Births


PIPER
A child was born to Crystal Hurd of Riverton and Hank Piper of Riverton at 9:16 a.m. May 23 at ...

Wednesday was the last day of school for School District 25 ...

Repeat offenders, unpaid fines illustrate chronic problem in city

Riverton is owed nearly $1 million in fines, but there isn't much confidence that the bulk will ever be collected.

Regular readers of local arrest ...

Wyoming digest


Two killed in Rock Springs house fire
ROCK SPRINGS (AP) -- Authorities say two people were killed in a house fire in Rock Springs.
Officials ...

Traffic checkpoints in Yellowstone Park

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- Park rangers will conduct traffic safety checkpoints in Yellowstone National Park this holiday weekend.
The checkpoints are ...

Holiday weekend offers ceremonies, events countywide

Fremont County is filled with things to do this Memorial Day weekend, followed by opportunities to pay respect to fallen service men and women Monday.
The ...

UW cutting dozens of vacant positions amid cash crisis

The university faces a loss of nearly $41 million in funding.

LARAMIE (AP) -- At least 70 vacant faculty and staff positions at the University of ...

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Corrections

The sub-headline in Sunday's C-1 story "RHS boys third at 4-A West soccer" should have said Riverton opens ...

What can you put in a quesadilla? Just about anything you want

Normally, we denizens of the sumptuously appointed Headquarters of Prep School Inc. try to avoid covering similar topics too closely together. Last month's ...

State treasurer sues over Capitol job

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- The Capitol Square Project faces another legal challenge, this time from one of the top five elected state officials.
State Treasurer Mark ...

Wyoming digest

Sandbags deployed in Saratoga
SARATOGA (AP) -- Residents aided by troops from the Wyoming National Guard and others have filled and placed thousands of ...

No one was injured and no structures were damaged in a four-acre grass fire that was reported at about 11:30 a.m. Monday in the 400 block of Rendezvous Road. ...

Wyoming digest

Sandbags deployed in Saratoga
SARATOGA (AP) -- Residents aided by troops from the Wyoming National Guard and others have filled and placed thousands of ...

The road, officially called FSR300, is closed until further notice due to snowy conditions. The road sometimes is able to be opened by Memorial Day, but ...

 
 

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