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Man gets 35 years to life in prison for sex abuse, kidnapping

David Waine Brock has been sentenced to 35 years to life in prison for kidnapping and sexually abusing a 9-year-old Riverton girl last year.
District Court ...

New commissioner says she is ready to 'work together' on bigger goals in county

Before starting her first full meeting on the Fremont County Commission on Sept. 15, the county board held a reception designed for people to meet with Andrea ...

Fewer flights canceled in August at Riverton airport

Fewer flights were canceled in August compared to July's cancellations at Riverton Regional Airport.
Out of the 124 flights scheduled to depart from the ...

Star of 'Girls' marries in state

NEW YORK --Actress Allison Williams and CollegeHumor co-founder Ricky Van Veen married Saturday at a private Wyoming ranch ceremony.
The "Girls" star and ...

Casper judge sets hearing in Eaton case

CHEYENNE -- Convicted murderer Dale Wayne Eaton is set to appear Wednesday before a state judge in Casper.
District Judge Daniel Forgey has ordered Eaton, who ...

Hundreds attend first anniversary of CATS

The Central Wyoming Children's Center for Art, Technology and Science has grown into a thriving operation a since it opened one year ago, largely because of ...

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Man gets nine years for sex with teen
CHEYENNE --A Cheyenne man who acknowledged having an ongoing sexual relationship with a 14-year-old girl has been ...

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Emergency calls

Information in this column is taken from official law enforcement reports. An arrest is a preliminary step in the legal process. It ...

Wyoming pays $1.3M to subsidize hospitals

The program reimburses hospitals with state funds to help offset the financial burden imposed on them by poor and uninsured patients.

CHEYENNE ...

Schools struggling with shortage of substitute teachers

BOCES to offer certification classes in October

Local school districts are having trouble finding enough substitute teachers. In response, Fremont ...

Stocking up on produce at a farmers market can provide high levels of flavor at a low cost.

Just around the corner is the official start of fall, the ...

State OK with decision not to list sage grouse

CHEYENNE --People in the state with the most sage grouse and energy development in their habitat mostly welcomed Tuesday's announcement by the Interior ...

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Lawmakers mull bike path study
CHEYENNE --A legislative committee is considering a study to look at ways to expand Wyoming's bicycle pathways and ...

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Deaths
BOUWMAN
Gertie Bouwman, 96, of Rock Rapids, Iowa, died Saturday, Sept. 19, at the Lyon Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Rock Rapids, ...

Trial begins in domestic violence case from March

A dozen injuries would be evidence that a Riverton man beat, battered and strangled his ex-girlfriend, a prosecutor said during opening statements in a trial ...

Feds rule greater sage grouse does not need protections

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said the decision shows that wildlife laws can serve as a "catalyst for conservation" while allowing for economic ...

The trio said the vacant lot downtown could be a "beautified" parking lot with flower pots and planters around it.

Riverton's downtown business ...

The Riverton school district employs 10 crossing guards who monitor crosswalks near elementary and middle schools throughout the city.
The crossing guards ...

Livestock disease forces quarantine around Riverton

Nine locations around Riverton have been quarantined within the last three weeks due to vesicular stomatitis in livestock.
State veterinarian Jim Logan said ...

Asphalt paving activities will continue next week south of Riverton on Wyoming Highway 789, and officials are expecting delays of up to 20 minutes.
Drivers ...

 
 

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