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DECA team heads to nationals after state triumph

Four students from Riverton High School will participate in the national DECA conference this summer in Anaheim, Calif., after one team placed first at the ...

New contract for St. Clair as District 14 superintendent

The Fremont County School District 14 Board of Trustees in Ethete approved another one-year contract for superintendent Owen St. Clair.
He has now served in ...

Supreme Court hears self- defense argument in appeal of 2015 murder conviction

LARAMIE (AP) -- The Wyoming Supreme Court has heard arguments in the case of a man convicted of first-degree murder for stabbing a man to death in ...

With flood risk likely to be high, FEMA advises precautions

With the potential rising for flooding in Fremont County this spring, emergency management officials are encouraging local residents to purchase insurance ...

Most county schools don't expect layoffs due to state- ordered cuts

While continuing budget cuts means the Riverton school district is expecting to lay off some employees next month, that's not the case elsewhere in Fremont ...

The Riverton Middle School and Riverton High School combined spring concert Tuesday at the Central Wyoming College Robert A. Peck Art Center ...

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Births

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A daughter was born to Alexandra Teters of Lander and Elijah Crazythunder of Lander at 6:17 ...

February a new high for FC Coroner

February marked a record for Fremont County Coroner Mark Stratmoen, who said the month gave him the most cases the county has had since monthly totals were ...

Governor vetoes bill permitting guns in meetings

Law too 'murky,' says Mead

Gov. Matt Mead has vetoed a bill that would have allowed concealed weapons in government meetings.
House Bill 137, the ...

Feds unsure whether appeal of border ruling will go forward

A requested extension would push the deadline out.

Newly appointed Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt has asked for a 45-day ...

Brother and sister among those named in Tuesday fatality

The Wyoming Highway Patrol released the names of the four individuals involved in a Tuesday evening crash that killed two Fremont County teens and a Greybull ...

Fracking rule on federal land to be withdrawn

The rule has been on hold since last year after a judge in Wyoming ruled that federal regulators lack congressional authority to set rules for ...

Wyoming digest

Dam expansion wins U.S. House passage
CHEYENNE (AP) -- The U.S. House has passed a measure to expand the water storage at Fontenelle Reservoir in ...

City named a top eclipse destination

Riverton was named as a top 25 destination to view the solar eclipse this summer by "Travel + Leisure" magazine, which noted the four-day Arapaho eclipse ...

Arapaho tribe plans for new child care center

Initial plans would place the $3.6 million Northern Arapaho Child Care Center west of the Wind River Hotel and Casino.

The Northern Arapaho Tribe ...

Highway Patrol trooper arrested, suspended on protection order issue

Cheyenne police arrested 31-year-old Robert King at about 11 p.m. Monday.

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper has been arrested on ...

Poachers who shot elk on TV show punished

The case emerged when a Wyoming resident watching the show reported that the men killed elk in the wrong hunting district.

DOUGLAS (AP) -- Two ...

Wyoming digest

Jackson struggles to hire public employees
JACKSON (AP) -- When winter weather conditions closed almost every road in out of Jackson last month, Teton ...

New law limits how, when 'cop cam' footage can be viewed

The Wyoming Legislature created a new law this year outlining the circumstances in which members the public should be allowed to view recordings by law ...

As cutbacks begin, Riverton schools hope for attrition

That could avoid outright layoffs

Most school districts in Fremont County are hopeful they will see enough attrition over the next month to avoid ...

 
 

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