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Riverton council moves forward on duck proposal

The Riverton city council voted on several items at its March 7 council meeting including the second reading of an ordinance amendment allowing ducks in city ...

Council sets 2017 agenda

The Riverton City Council approved a new set of council goals for 2017 during a recent council meeting. Among the new target areas, the city plans to review ...

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Friday, March 10

The Central Wyoming College production of Jesus Christ Superstar ...

Wild horse roundup proposed in state

The BLM is accepting public comment until April 4 on its horse roundup plan.

ROCK SPRINGS (AP) -- The Bureau of Land Management is proposing to remove ...

Movie screened Monday at library

When Kurt and Shoshanah Schafli visited Jerusalem in 2014, they walked straight into a demonstration. When it was over, they realized that television crews had ...

Courtney Bohlender took the oath of office Tuesday from Riverton Mayor Lars Baker after she was hired to fill the vacant post of Riverton city administrator on ...

Footbridge across Little Wind still closed; was damaged by ice

The bridge has been off limits since Feb. 22.

A pedestrian bridge just south of Riverton that was closed last month due to instability of a pier ...

Treasurer urges caution on spending rainy day fund

Earned interest income will be lower over the long term if big state funds are depleted, the elected official said.

A potential hike of Wyoming's ...

County had net job gain of 100 during calendar '16

Fremont County's unemployment rate was higher in December than a year earlier, but other signs pointed to a stable or improving job market locally as the year ...

Peabody to end self-bonding for coal mines

(AP) -- Peabody Energy will cover coal mine reclamation in Wyoming with third-party insurance rather than self-bonding.
Peabody is the last of the large coal ...

Mead signs new abortion rules, including ultrasound notification

Similar measures had failed to clear the Legislature several times in recent years.


CHEYENNE (AP) -- Gov. Matt Mead signed into law Wyoming's first ...

Free blood tests, patient backtracking in line for SageWest Lander after investigation

SageWest Health Care at Lander will offer free blood tests at the request of the Wyoming Department of Health, which determined after investigation that ...

Lander's Dancing with the Stars sets lineup fo this year's event

The 4th annual Dancing with the Stars Lander will take place at the Lander Community Center on April 29. The event is modeled after the popular television ...

Wyatt's charge upped to first- degree murder

Fremont County Attorney Patrick LeBrun has upgraded the murder charge against Florin Brandon Wyatt to from second-degree to first- degree, indicating that he ...

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Births


JONES
A daughter was born to Rebecca Jones of Riverton and Kevin Jones of Riverton at 8:45 a.m. March 3 ...

Liquor licenses bring $40,000 to city; one not renewed for '17

The City of Riverton brought in $40,000 in application fees after approving 33 liquor license renewal applications during a regular council meeting in ...

Judge who denied gay marriages will be censured, not removed

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A small-town judge who says her religious beliefs prevent her from presiding over same-sex marriages was publicly censured by the Wyoming ...

Wyoming digest

Man charged in baby death
CHEYENNE (AP) -- A Cheyenne man is charged with aggravated child abuse in the death of his 4-month-old son last year.
Tyler ...

Riverton public-school students sharpened their pencils this week for mandated PAWS testing for the 2016-2017 assessment period.
More Riverton students ...

Opiate 'antagonist' legislation to become law

It provides immunity from prosecution for anyone helping someone experiencing an opiate overdose.

The Wyoming Legislature approved a bill granting ...

 
 

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