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Riverton enrollments lowest in seven years

The enrollment of Riverton's school district has now dropped 8.6 percent in a little more than two years.
A little more than 1 percent of that decrease has ...

WWWC medallion hunt begins today

The Wild West Winter Carnival has returned for another year, and with it the annual medallion treasure hunt.
The Ranger sponsors the hunt each year, hiding ...

Crowds gathered at Riverton City Park on Monday morning for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day march up Federal Boulevard to Riverton City Hall.
Wyoming ...

Local school leaders push back against consolidation talks

Legislators and local superintendents pushed back this week on an idea to limit Wyoming counties to one school district apiece.
The Joint Education Committee ...

State Board of Education to prioritize native issues

The State Board of Education has made American Indian student issues a priority for this legislative session.
Specifically, board members say they will urge ...

The 1991 general session of the Wyoming Legislature got a surprise shortly after it began 26 years ago this week when State Sen. Frank Dusl of Lander resigned ...

Library airs opera adapation of 'Romeo and Juliet'

The Lander library will air a live performance of the Metropolitan Opera's "Romeo et Juliette" this month.
The adaptation of Shakespeare's classic story of ...

Student privacy proposal dies in Senate; safety cited

Senate File 20 would have barred school employees from demanding access to a student's personal digital information.

Lawmakers have once again killed ...

Wild West Winter Carnival "Snowclipse: 2017" kicked off Saturday with the WWWC Car and Bike Show and Vintage Snowmobile Expo Saturday at the Fremont County ...

Fremont County digest

50th Wyoming State Winter Fair nears
Preparations for the 50th anniversary of the Wyoming State Winter Fair are in full swing. The mini bull riding ...

Orchestra schedules free concert

The Fremont Symphony Orchestra has announced its annual free winter afternoon concert for Jan. 21.
The Mid-Winter Musicale and Mingle FSO Fund Raiser features ...

CWC raises funds for men's health

50th Wyoming State Winter Fair nears
Preparations for the 50th anniversary of the Wyoming State Winter Fair are in full swing. The mini bull riding ...

On paper, the arrangement could save the City of Riverton $100,00 annually.

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The Northern Arapaho Solid Waste District is ...

Duo given awards for community service by RPD

The Riverton Police Department often presents awards to citizens in the community who have helped others in an extraordinary way.
During Tuesday's Riverton ...

Report: Fremont County more frugal than most in Wyoming

The $968 that Fremont County spent per capita in taxes last year was 21 percent less than the average amount spent by counties across Wyoming, according to ...

CWC raises funds for men's health

Central Wyoming College participated in No Shave Movember to raise money for men's health. The funds raised went to support the Tough Enough Cancer Fund of ...

Cheney learns committee slots

(AP) -- Wyoming's newly elected congresswoman, U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney, will serve on the House Natural Resources, Armed Services and Rules committees.
Cheney ...

Red Cross to install smoke alarms on rez

The American Red Cross of Wyoming will install smoke alarms on Wind River Indian Reservation and volunteer installers are still needed
The Red Cross will work ...

Grants open for history research

The Wyoming State Historical Society is offering cash grants to people involved in research activities based on various aspects of the state's history.
The ...

Amazon agrees to begin collecting retail sales tax in Wyoming, starting in March

Amazon will begin collecting sales tax on purchases made to Wyoming consumers and businesses beginning March 1, according to a press release from Gov. Matt ...

 
 

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