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More than 40 students received their diplomas Friday at the Wind River Job Corps Center as they walked the stage in front of their peers, family, friends and ...

Riverton has accumulated several weather records over the past week.
Record precipitation fell Monday, as well as on Sept. 24, Sept. 23 and Sept. 22, ...

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Births


HARTMAN
A son was born to Valerie Hill of Riverton and Josh Hartman of Riverton at 4:54 a.m. September ...

Morrison ruled not guilty of murder charge

After five days of testimony, the murder trial of James Morrison ended Tuesday with a full acquittal.
The jury deliberated for nine hours, and Morrison was ...

Three requests first to be weighed for new 'large project' state funds

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Top Wyoming elected officials are set to vote this week on whether the state should lend $33.5 million to private companies to fund expansion ...

Man airlifted following bear attack Sunday

A 59-year-old man was airlifted to Denver on Sunday after being attacked by a grizzly bear in the mountains above Dubois.
Officials said the nonresident ...

As college marks 50 years, new 'one-stop' system encourages student persistence and completion


Central Wyoming College's new enhancements and ...

BIA intends to seize tribal court, other functions Monday

If carried out, the action would bring immediate and sweeping changes to law enforcement on the Wind River Indian Reservation.


The Bureau of Indian ...

Deaths of elderly couple termed murder-suicide

Officials said Muriel Chidsey, 85, was shot to death by her husband, who then killed himself.


Authorities have concluded that the recent death of ...

State parks create special booking system for eclipse

With four venues located in prime viewing areas for the August 21 total solar eclipse, the Wyoming Division of State Parks, Historic Sites and Trails is ...

CWC Spirit Week helps commemorate anniversary; public invited

As Central Wyoming College begins the commemoration of its 50th anniversary the community is invited to an upcoming tailgate party and concert in celebration ...

Ex-ambassador speaks in Lander

Gary Grappo will speak Oct. 4 on the second floor of the Lander Bar and Grill, with a Q-and-A session to follow.
Grappo is former United States Ambassador to ...

CWC script selected for entrance in Sundance program

It came as a surprise to Central Wyoming College professor Jeremy Nielsen when he received news that a television pilot script he and CWC student Connie ...

Local students in UW summer STEM-oriented research program

Like many high school students, Wolf Star Duran spent part of her summer working. But, unlike most of her peers, she conducted a research project and learned ...

Farmers and ranchers from Fremont County join those from five other Wyoming counties in a series of videos describe innovative soil practices they say are ...

Help for veterans offered in county

An officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in Wyoming cities throughout October.
Lori Crump is available to meet ...

Gain of 11 in national rig count for the week; no change in state total

HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 11 this week to 522.
A year ago, 809 rigs were active. ...

Valley Feeding was a cattle and lamb feeding operation that supplied livestock to packing plants in the 1970s. Nothing unusual there. But Valley had a ...

Riverton and Lander both competed at the multi-school event.

Riverton Middle School cross country runners took to the trails at the Worland ...

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Deaths

CAPPS
Barabra Fay Capps, 73, died Friday, September 9. A funeral service took place at 7 p.m. on ...

 
 

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