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Boysen Youth Fishing Derby July 16

There is no cost to enter, but a registration form must be filled out.

Anglers ages 0-13 are encouraged to take part in the Boysen Youth Fishing ...

Balloon celeb crossed the Alps by air

Eleven years ago, 2016 Riverton Rendezvous balloon rally guest celebrity Raymond E. Bair voyaged over The Alps in a hydrogen gas balloon.
The Albuquerque, New ...

Family finds Balloon Block

Nine-year-old Morgan Neil found the Riverton Rendezvous Balloon Block late Wednesday afternoon while searching with his mom, Laura, and 11-year-old brother, ...

Wyoming digest

Betting manager sentenced for theft
GILLETTE (AP) -- A woman accused of stealing thousands of dollars from Wyoming Downs, one of two companies licensed ...

City buys airport new firetruck

In order to follow a federal regulations, the Riverton Regional Airport is buying a new air rescue and fire fighting truck.
The Federal Aviation ...

CWC zeroes out $94K in bad debt; less than last year's total

Central Wyoming College wrote off almost $94,000 in bad debt for fiscal year 2016.
The total is almost 4 percent of the accounts receivable budget and ...

PAWS scores better overall across state

Wyoming students generally scored better this year on statewide tests designed to measure their proficiency in math, science and reading.
The Proficiency ...

Rendezvous weekend

The second week of Riverton Rendezvous comes with more opportunities for the community to participate in the fun.

Balloons
Twenty-three ...

State park fees might be raised

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming officials are considering raising fees at state parks, as visitation is on the rise and state revenues are dwindling.
Any fee changes ...

UW has 'Plan B' in mind if initial budget cuts can't meet fiscal requirements

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The University of Wyoming may have to eliminate more faculty and staff positions if other planned budget cuts do not pan out as expected, UW ...

Family's trailer destroyed by flames

No one was injured in a structure fire that destroyed a trailer home Saturday evening on Eight Mile Road west of Riverton.
The residents were not home when ...

Dozens of artists decorated the sidewalks in front of the Riverton Branch Library for the annual Riverton Rendezvous Chalk the Walk competition Wednesday ...

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Births

JORGENSON
A daughter was born to Tressa of Ethete and Andre Saunsoci of Macy, Nebraska at 9:44 a.m. July ...

The SageWest Health Care hospital in Riverton has a new magnetic resonance imaging machine, which will operate within the hospital's new radiology department, ...

Tourism on rise

The Wyoming Office of Tourism recently released its study of tourism's impact on the state's economy, with numbers from 2015 numbers showing that, despite a ...

CWC start-up applications due by Aug. 1

Central Wyoming College and Silicon Couloir will present the seventh session this fall of the Start Up Intensive, a program aimed at jumpstarting aspiring ...

New UW president urges 'pipeline' for WR Reservation

New University of Wyoming president Laurie Nichols said the university should develop more ways to initiative to boost Ameri-can Indian enrollment at ...

Wyoming digest

Woman with aliases gets prison term
RAWLINS (AP) -- A Wyoming woman with at least 13 aliases will serve time in prison after being convicted for fraud ...

After complaint, builder vows better clean-up at Riverton site

The Montana company is working to build 12 one-bedroom units, eight three-bedroom units, and four two-bedroom units.

A homeowner near the College ...

An Illinois man died Tuesday after rolling a commercial truck in the Wind River Canyon.
Officials said Marion Mabry Jr., 45, of Calumet Park, Illinois, died ...

 
 

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