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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 ...

Director of library system steps down

The board of trustees has approved a search committee for a new leader.

The Fremont County Library System has approved a search committee for a new ...

Spring active time for bears; wildlife officials urge caution

Wildlife officials are reminding forest users to be extra mindful of bear activity during the spring, when the animals are especially active.
"They're ...

Employer of man killed by bear faces $15,000 in fines

The ecological consulting firm Nature's Capital has been cited and fined more than $15,000 in connection with the September death of its employee Adam Stewart, ...

Snowpack improves; figure about half of last year's percentage

The snow-water equivalent for the Wind River Basin is back in the 60th percentile this week after dipping below 50 percent last week.
Hydrologists had ...

Planned District 25 budget will stick with pay raises for workers

Dips in state revenue are expected to have a bigger effect on the district budget next year.

The Fremont County School District 25 Board of Trustees ...

 
 

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