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Fight outside bar leads to airlift, arrest

A fight outside a bar in Riverton necessitated an airlift to Denver for the victim Monday night.
Blaine Hughes, a 34-year-old Riverton man was arrested for ...

Local government funding shortage, new wage requirements, and poor consumer behavior all contribute to likely cutbacks

One by one, plastic containers ...

Job Corps graduating second class Friday; enrollment flattening

Leaders at the Wind River Job Corps originally had hoped the center would fill its capacity of 300 students by March.
After enrollment was brought above 200 ...

Tribal elections this fall; dates for primary and general votes different for each tribe

First up was Tuesday's Shoshone Business Council primary vote.

A list of 20 candidates for three seats on the Shoshone Business Council will be ...

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Deaths


ADDISON
Eileen Sharon Groesbeck Addison, 67, died on September 14 at her home in Riverton, surrounded ...

Robot gives underwater looks at Yellowstone Lake

JACKSON (AP) -- Ocean explorer Dave Lovalvo's underwater robot Yogi, custom made to probe the depths of Yellowstone Lake, gives him a fancy new tool to find ...

Wyoming digest

Gordon wants court to hear capitol lawsuit
CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Wyoming State Treasurer wants the state supreme court to hear his claim that lawmakers ...

Chronic wasting disease, a fatal disease caused by prions that impacts deer, elk, and moose has been documented across much of the state.
According to the ...

Road construction starts near Boysen

A road construction project set to begin Wednesday will result in minor delays and detours on Tough Creek Road in Boysen State Park through mid-November.
The ...

New bear boxes installed near Lander, Dubois

Over the past two summers, the Shoshone National Forest has placed an additional 60 new bear boxes in developed recreation sites throughout the Washakie Ranger ...

20 candidates file for SBC; primary election Sept. 20

A list of 20 candidates for three seats on the Shoshone Business Council will be downsized to the top six vote-getters after the primary election takes place ...

Twenty wild horses were sold at the prison farm's second auction of the year.

The Bureau of Land Management wrapped up its 2016 Wyoming wild horse ...

Riverton Kmart to close doors in December

After four decades in business, Riverton's Kmart store is closing.
Sears Holdings, which owns Kmart, announced Friday that it was closing 60 stores in 13 ...

LPD chief: Police shootings have effects on all officers

Not long ago, Lander Police Department members got a free lunch from a local business in a demonstration that the community knows "officers' lives matter, ...

Judge rules past Arapaho official was defamed in April session

Shoshone and Arapaho Tribal Court Judge John St. Clair has ruled that Andrea Clifford, who chaired the latest Northern Arapaho General Council meeting, defamed ...

After slow July start, Denver Air boardings grew through August

Head count up 73 percent in second month

Denver Air Connection flew 468 passengers out of Riverton Regional Airport between July 1 and Aug. 27, ...

Community 'baby shower' set Saturday

The Wyoming Department of Health, and numerous Fremont County agencies and businesses have teamed up to host a free "Community Baby Shower" in Riverton this ...

By Andrea Novotny
Staff Writer

Willow Creek Elementary School, which opened for students in August, hosted its dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony on ...

Wyoming digest

Seven arrested in pot bust
RAWLINS (AP) -- The Wyoming Highway Patrol says seven Tennessee residents were arrested after troopers found 82 pounds of ...

City denies allegations in Days Inn suit; plaintiffs seek $1.4 million

The City of Riverton vehemently denies that it punished the local Days Inn for using out-of-state contractors.
Kent Milligan, the owner of the Riverton Days ...

 
 

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