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Births
CONNELLY
A daughter was born to Alma Campbell of Riverton and Colt Connelly of Riverton at 3:28 p.m. June 1 at SageWest Health Care at ...

Three missing sisters found in wilderness after three-day search

JACKSON -- Searchers on Thursday found three Midwestern sisters who were missing for days in a northwest Wyoming wilderness area.
A helicopter spotted the ...

More vigilance evident at city's crosswalks since child was struck

Riverton residents continue to be vigilant about crosswalk violations since the May death of 7-year-old Sophia Archer.
The young student was crossing East ...

Volunteers of America operates the center in cooperation with the City of Riverton, which owns it.

It took years of work by several members of the ...

CWC to create better tool for evaluating sabbatical requests by college faculty

A new tool for considering sabbatical requests for professors at Central Wyoming College should be in place by November.
CWC president Cristobal Valdez said ...

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Visitor center reopening
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- The National Park Service is celebrating the reopening of the Albright Visitor Center at ...

Defendant takes stand in rape trial; jury hears recorded telephone call

The defendant took the stand Thursday in Lander District Court on the third day of a rape trial. He said he did have sex with the alleged victim, his cousin, ...

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Births
BECK
A daughter was born to Rebekah Mills of Riverton and Keith Beck on June 24 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby weighed 7 pounds, ...

Chicken salad has long been an American staple, but it's also a favorite in Brazil. Brazilian steakhouses, including Fogo de Chao, serve a variation of chicken ...

Picnic to-do lists should always include the following instructions: Dig out 9-by-13 pan.
Bars -- also known by their non-Midwestern name, squares -- are ideal ...

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Two sentenced for pipe bomb
LARAMIE -- Two men have been sentenced for helping to build a pipe bomb that was found beneath a Laramie home.
William ...

Federal disaster declared for Lusk-area flooding

CHEYENNE -- President Barack Obama has granted a federal disaster declaration for homes and businesses damaged by flooding last month in Niobrara and Johnson ...

Capitol revamp delays spark tense meeting with governor

CHEYENNE -- Top Wyoming officials expressed concern about the slow pace of planning for the $300 million renovation of the state capitol in Cheyenne. Following ...

Two people were injured Tuesday in a head-on collision on Wyoming Highway 789 between Lander and Hudson.
Multiple emergency agencies were dispatched to the ...

Shoshoni town water supply not enough for new school, so separate well necessary

Fremont County School District 24 will have to drill a well for its new $46 million school after the state determined there's not enough water in the Town of ...

Private donor to pay $62,000 for Dubois school resource officer

The Dubois area is to keep all of its sheriff's officers despite reduced funding for one position in a final budget adopted by Fremont County Commissioners on ...

Trial begins for man accused of raping cousin

An Arapaho man on trial for sexual assaulting his cousin intends to argue the encounter was consenting and to impugn the credibility of the alleged ...

Rendezvous rolls this week for 35th year; events on rec path, city park

The 35th annual Riverton Rendezvous begins this week, filling the rest of the month with summer festivities from the Wyoming Modelers Park Association fly-in ...

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BEHAN
Francis Behan Jr., 36, of St. Stephen's, died Monday, July 6, at Lakeview Hospital in Bountiful, Utah. Services are ...

Fire and police activity typical on Fourth of July weekend

Though no official festivities took place to celebrate the Fourth of July in Riverton, local police were busy over the holiday weekend responding to calls ...

 
 

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