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Duck ordinance clears first cut in city process

The addition of ducks to the city's current "animals" ordinance was approved on first reading Tuesday during a meeting of the Riverton City Council.
The ...

Court: Federal language, settlement history undercut tribal border claims

Chief judge Timothy Tymkovich outlined the decision-making method in his majority opinion filed Wednesday that determined Riverton is not part of the Wind ...

Man to receive up to 4 years for abuse of girlfriend

Nathan Loneman of Riverton will be sentenced to up to four years in prison for abusing his girlfriend.
Loneman's attorney will be free to argue for any ...

Improvements made to roads in west Riverton

After numerous complaints were received and seven water breaks in 10 years, the City of Riverton will initiate plans to make improvements on Gannett Drive and ...

Veterans assistance available in March

Lori Crump is available to meet with veterans and their families to discuss across Fremont County next month to discuss state and federal veterans' benefits, ...

LeClair to update its users on developments in river concerns

As spring approaches, LeClair Irrigation District will continue to update its users with preparatory action the district will take to alleviate its flooding ...

RHS play is state champ; international festival coming up

The Riverton High School drama team's production of "These Shining Lives" took first place in the Chapter Select award, the highest honor in the Wyoming State ...

Local schools get grant to fight childhood hunger

There are many children across Wyoming who depend on school for learning, but also for a meals. For these kids, weekends and summers often mean empty bellies. ...

Riverton, Dubois on track to hit record snowfall

Riverton and Dubois have so far both seen more snow this winter than any other year, according to National Weather Service warning coordinator meterologist Tim ...

New Arapahoe programs boost schools' test scores

Arapahoe schools have improved their performance on the Proficieny Assessments of Wyoming Students and Common Core Measures of Acadmic Progrss.
The district ...

New rules in for this year for tourist gunfight

Last July 29, three spectators, including a 3-year-old child, were wounded by live rounds fired by a performer, and a manager-performer was ...

Jackson Elementary School librarian Diane McKinnon asked students to gather one-gallon plastic containers to help build a reading "igloo" in the library. ...

Wyoming digest

Drone blamed in elk stampede
JACKSON (AP) -- Wildlife refuge officials say a man with a drone caused 1,500 elk to stampede half a mile.
The stampede ...

High marks for UW herbarium

A recent evaluation by a national association rates the Wyoming facility 11th among 641 in the U.S.

LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming's Rocky ...

Horse abandoned by guide not a criminal matter, Teton County prosecutors decide

The animal survived eight weeks in the back country this winter.

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Prosecutors found no criminal wrongdoing in the case of a horse ...

Riverton's heavy snow season continued Thursday and early Friday, as another big storm covered Fremont County. This unofficial measurement showed 14 inches of ...

Judge outlines reasoning behind boundary decision

Part one of two

When the state of Wyoming appealed the Environmental Protection Agency's decision to use the Wind River Indian Reservation boundary ...

Perfection

The Riverton High School boys basketball team celebrated winning the Keeper of the Gold trophy Thursday night after beating arch rival Lander 63-57. The win ...

Allen attempts, fails to require tribal rep on ENDOW council

Wyoming Rep. Jim Allen, R-Lander, put forth an amendment this week that would have included a tribal member on the proposed committee to oversee and promote ...

'Campus carry' gun bill defeated 17-3 in Senate

CHEYENNE (AP) -- By a wide margin, the Wyoming Senate defeated a bill that would have allowed students and other people who aren't police to carry guns on ...

 
 

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