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Session Thursday in Riverton on Statewide Digital Learning Plan

The Wyoming of Education (WDE) is holding meetings across the state to gather public input as the Statewide Digital Learning Plan (SDLP) is being prepared for ...

Fish and Wildlife assisting tribes on conservation

The Fish and Wildlife Conserv-ation Office in Lander of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service provided its usual assistance last year to the Eastern Shoshone and ...

Memorial services for longtime Fremont County firefighter and fire district official Clarence "Speed" Hartbank took place Saturday, preceded by a procession of ...

Mead to state press: Keep K-12 funds intact

On Thursday, the Joint Appropriation Committee voted to cut $45 million in public school money over the next two years.

CASPER -- Gov. Matt Mead ...

Downtown fire siren to be replaced, moved to new spot

The Riverton Fire Protection District and the City of Riverton have agreed to replace and relocate the warning siren on top of the old City Hall building in ...

Dismal airport numbers for '15, but fewer flights cancelled in Dec.

Boardings less than half last year's

Only 3,632 passengers departed from Riverton Regional Airport in 2015, less than half the 7,842 passengers the ...

Man accused of killing wife as kids watched pleads not guilty

The man accused of killing his wife in front of their children days before Thanksgiving on the Wind River Indian Reservation pleaded not guilty on ...

Mayor Lars Baker, right, administered the oath to Scott Christoffersen, the newly hired police officer for the Riverton Police Department. Chief Broadhead ...

Legislation looks to ease bitcoin transactions in Wyoming banks

CHEYENNE (AP) -- State legislators have introduced a bill that would make digital currencies, like bitcoin, equal to the U.S. dollar in bank transactions.
The ...

Fire officials note concern over unclean chimneys

With the winter weather season well under way, safety officials are reminding residents about the importance of clean chimneys for home safety.
The Riverton ...

U. S. Fish and Wildlife biologist Mike Mazur, right, helped Lorna Zheng Bing Zhang, Tyler Dorrell and Justin Lewis as they made incisions to their fish. Photo ...

Wyoming digest

No foul play suspected in man's death
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) -- Police say an autopsy on the body of man discovered in a snowbank near downtown Casper has ...

Man to prison for 7th DUI

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A Cheyenne man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for his ninth drunken driving charge.
50-year-old Paul Lucero asked a Laramie ...

Trustees position UW for lean times

Bob Moen
Associated Press

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) -- The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees is positioning the state's only public four-year college to ...

Reflecting changed economy, Tunnel Hill Road rebuild awarded for half of estimate

Fremont County will start a realignment of Tunnel Hill Road near Ocean Lake this winter.
The existing road -- which runs along a canal bank -- is "very muddy ...

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Births

COUGHANOUR
A son was born to Christie of Riverton and Matthew of Riverton at 11:18 p.m. Jan. 16, at ...

Class sizes expected to increase as college eyes efficiency

A new report shows a need for more efficiency in staffing practices at Central Wyoming College.
Brad Tyndall, CWC's vice president for academic affairs, said ...

A hawk kept a sharp eye out for mice from its high perch on a power pole near Riverview Road in Riverton. Photo by Tibby ...

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Deaths

BRACKEN
Rodney Harold Bracken, 72, of Riverton, died Jan. 15 at his home. Per his request, there will be ...

Woman who died on snow machine now identified

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Authorities have identified a Cheyenne woman found dead in the Medicine Bow Mountains following a family snowmobiling trip that left her son ...

 
 

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