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Inmate who died in Torrington prison had Riverton ties

A former Riverton resident serving time at the medium-security prison in Torrington has died after a lengthy illness.
Department officials say 55-year-old ...

Rails to Trails killer finishes work camp, seeks reduction

A convicted killer is asking a judge to reduce his sentence to allow him out on probation.
Santana Mendoza, 17, is serving a sentence of 12 to 18 years in ...

WyDOT cautioning motorcyclists about highway construction

All drivers should expect traffic delays of up to 20 minutes.

Asphalt milling is scheduled to begin Monday on a highway and bridge improvement ...

Teen artist's work now on display at college

A new version of the Wyoming bucking horse and rider is on display at Central Wyoming College.
The iconic image, however, now includes a war bonnet.
The ...

CWC, NWS hosting Men in Science Conference on Tuesday

Young men from the region's middle and high schools will converge Tuesday at Central Wyoming College to participate in workshops presented by men involved in ...

City approves money from reserves to buy pothole machine

The Riverton City Council has voted to purchase a pothole-filling machine, despite worries over how the city would pay for it.
Riverton had been renting the ...

Children ages 7 to 14 years old can play pioneer games and learn to make a hide painting during events Friday and Saturday at two Fremont County museums.
The ...

Plea deal expected in death of UW student

LARAMIE -- The suspect in the death of a University of Wyoming student from Lander is expected to plead guilty to manslaughter next month in exchange for a ...

Central Wyoming College graduated 215 students this year, and many of them celebrated the achievement Friday night at the school's commencement.
For one ...

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Two killed when SUV rolls into creek
SMOOT -- Authorities are investigating after an SUV rolled into a creek, killing two men near the small western ...

Found body identified as missing man from Kansas

CASPER -- Authorities have identified human remains found this past week in central Wyoming as a Kansas man who disappeared six years ago.
Natrona County ...

Neighbors put out fire at house as firefighters neared scene

A group of neighbors saved a structure from substantial damage after a fire in the 800 block of Rose Marie Drive in Riverton.
Officials said the neighbors ...

Dog bite incident sparks warning to vaccinate animals

Local officials are encouraging residents to vaccinate their pets after an incident Thursday involving a 5-year-old boy who was bitten by a dog.
Police said ...

Fed wildlife chief says state's plan won't prevent grouse listing

CHEYENNE -- The director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says Wyoming's conservation strategy for the greater sage grouse won't by itself be sufficient to ...

Superintendent to China for education visit

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow is among a delegation of eight U.S. state school superintendents traveling to China to ...

The Lander Police Department is seeking anyone with information regarding an altercation and stabbing that took place outside of the Forge Bar and Grill early ...

Encana sells big Moneta Divide natural gas project

Two investment firms finalized the purchase of the Moneta Divide natural gas development from Encana Oil and Gas (USA) on April 30.
Encana's 42 Riverton-based ...

Storm blanketing state, region

CHEYENNE -- A potent spring snowstorm threatened to snarl traffic on interstate highways from Colorado to South Dakota, including a stretch of Interstate 80 ...

Digest

One dead, others hurt in head-on
CODY -- Investigators say distracted driving may have played a role in a three-car crash northeast of Cody that killed ...

Graduation exercises dot calendar

Central Wyoming College's nurse pinning ceremony was Thursday.

Students from around Fremont County graduate over the next three weeks, freshly ...

 
 

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