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Central Wyoming College experienced a jump in enrollments during the first week of October despite a slight decrease in the full-time student headcount over ...

Man could serve 50 years for abusing two children

District Court Judge Norman E. Young has sentenced a 67-year-old Lander man on Oct. 1 25 to 50 years in prison for sexually abusing two children the defendant ...

Group urging city to make sports fields smoke-free

Members of an organized Riverton citizen group are asking that city-owned sports fields in town become smoke-free zones.
Kelly Rees with the Prevention ...

East Main Street through downtown Riverton had been torn up for nearly six months by mid-October 2004, and work on the city's massive street rebuild and ...

Man arrrested, charged with stabbing uncle in September incident on Wind River reservation

An Ethete man is facing assault charges for stabbing his uncle in the neck in September.
Federal prosecutors charged Emory Christian with assault with a ...

Horse killed in Campbell County by gunshot

GILLETTE (AP) -- A 10-year-old pregnant mare has been shot and killed near Gillette.
The owners discovered the dead horse Thursday afternoon. It is believed ...

Accreditation team visits, evaluates for 10-year assessment

It will take several months for the HLC to compile its full report for the school

Representatives from the Higher Learning Commission visited Central ...

Stage comedy opens Thursday at arts center

Comedy reigns in the first major production of the Central Wyoming College Theatre Department's season with Carlo Goldoni's "The Servant of Two Masters."
The ...

CWC hosts exhibition; reception Wednesday

A reception for the traveling Give/Take exhibition is set for Wednesday at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center in Riverton.
Eleven women living in Lander and ...

Sexual assault charge under investigation at Honor Farm between counselor, inmate

An inmate counselor from the Wyoming Honor Farm is facing a charge of sexually assaulting a prisoner. The defendant is being held on a $20,000 bond ahead of an ...

College hopes to keep authority to see student e-mails in emergencies

Filed legislation could block the access

A bill that would prohibit Wyoming's university and community colleges from reading students' e-mails could ...

Thousands in state will lose coverage in WINhealth move

Existing customers covered under the Affordable Care Act will still be insured through WINhealth through Dec. 31, but they'll have to find coverage from ...

Metropolitan Opera's 'Otello' screened at Lander Library

The Metropolitan Opera's next live broadcast is scheduled for Saturday at the Lander Library.
Aleksandrs Antonenko will take on the titular role in Giuseppe ...

Students at Wyoming Indian High School got greetings and advice from University of Wyoming president Dick McGinity when he visited the school campus in Ethete ...

Ten in final field to fill open CWC board seat

The field is set for the selection of a new Central Wyoming College trustee.
Ten candidates filed by the Friday deadline to replace John Mercer, the Riverton ...

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Hudson trash station closing
The Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District Board of Directors has voted to close the low-hazard, low-volume trash ...

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Births

ADDISON
A daughter was born to Suzanna Addison of Riverton at 11:46 a.m. Sept. 22 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby weighed 6 ...

University watching revenue picture, with reductions likely

AP -- Gov. Matt Mead says falling energy revenues will likely cause a major budget shortfall for the University of Wyoming.
Mead predicts a $100 million to ...

WINHealth pulls out of ACA in Wyoming

After Dec. 31 the only choice for a private health insurance provider under the program now in Wyoming will be Blue Cross Blue Shield.

CHEYENNE -- One ...

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Previously captured bear put down
CHESTER, Idaho (AP) -- Wildlife officials in eastern Idaho on Thursday captured and euthanized a 13-year-old grizzly ...

 
 

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