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Former city staffer to fill administrator job in interim

Riverton's former director of administrative services, Courtney Bohlender, is back at work at City Hall after the city council and mayor approved a contract ...

Passed bill might free up liquor licenses

(AP) -- A new state law seeks to end the practice of some people of purchasing a liquor license and holding onto it while its value appreciates rather than ...

Wyoming digest

Mead signs bill on economy
(AP) -- Gov. Matt Mead and Wyoming's Legislature are hoping to diversify the state's economy by encouraging business ...

Willow Creek Elementary School's rendition of "Commotion in the Ocean" featured a number of nautical numbers and ...

FBI floats $10K reward in cold-case murder

By Daniel Bendtsen
Staff Writer

The FBI announced a $10,000 reward Tuesday for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of whoever is ...

Mendoza pleads guilty to double killings in 2015

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A Wyoming man pleaded guilty Tuesday to two counts of second-degree murder and other crimes for shooting a couple and wounding their ...

Broadcast 'spectrum auction' ends with Wyo PBS in favorable position

"This is a major boon for us," Wyoming PBS general manager Terry Dugas said in a memo to the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees.

None of the ...

Today

Births


LITTLETHUNDER
A son was born to Estelle T. LittleThunder of Riverton at 8:03 p.m. March 4 at SageWest ...

Murder suspect killed victim with hammer

Florin Brandon Wyatt of Riverton, charged with one count of second degree murder, told authorities he used a claw hammer to kill a 56-year-old Keith ...

BLM aims to boost South Pass tourism

Promotion could help historic region



The Bureau of Land Management is looking for ways to promote tourism in the South Pass area as part of a ...

Third graders at Jackson Elementary School performed "Broadway Beat" Thursday using music from more than a century of popular musicals including "Hairspray," ...

Bighorn sheep transplanted to keep herd count in line

POWEL (AP) -- State game managers transplanted about two dozen bighorn sheep from the Lovell area in northern Wyoming to near Rawlins in the south-central part ...

Bill ups car registration fee for first time since mid-'70s

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming lawmakers have approved a bill that increases vehicle registration fees.
The bill was the final bill approved in the 2017 legislative ...

Opinions vary locally on new Secretary of Education

Riverton schools superintendent Terry Snyder said 'there are a lot of unknowns' with the new cabinet official, Betsy DeVos.


Local public school ...

City planning new ordinance to regulate temp vendors

The City of Riverton is planning to regulate temporary merchants "so as to preserve the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of Riverton," states a ...

Wyoming digest

Teen set to plead guilty in double murder
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A 19-year-old Wyoming resdient is set to plead guilty to a double-murder on Montana's ...

Indian education mandates passes; tribal names in it

Reference to the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes was restored Friday to a bill to incorporate American Indian education into public school ...

Today

Corrections

Friday's front page art should have identified an Ashgrove student displaying her Cat in the Hat costume ...

Man found dead Sunday; suspect fled to Cheyenne

A 56-year-old Riverton man was found dead in his home Sunday in the 900 block of West Park Avenue.
Authorities apprehended a suspect, 27-year-old Florin ...

Wyoming digest

Jackson dam water might flow early
JACKSON (AP) -- Water managers in northwest Wyoming are considering increasing the rate at which water is released ...

 
 

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