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Cold's grip extends statewide
CHEYENNE -- Temperatures are only in the single-digits in much of Wyoming as an arctic front tightens its grip across the ...

University might seek stronger ties to Legislature

CHEYENNE -- Finding ways to prevent off-campus violence involving students and alcohol is one of the topics University of Wyoming administrators plan to discuss ...

Armed clown report a delusion, police confirm

A 32-year-old man was taken to the Riverton hospital early Wednesday after he told deputies that clowns had threatened him with guns at his house.
Law ...

Soldiers House opens, offers psychological services for veterans

Just in time for Veterans Day, the Soldiers House in Riverton opened its doors Tuesday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house.
The facility is part of ...

District 25 irons out activities policy for non-district students

The changes follow a disagreement regarding an eighth-grade student at a church school who was removed from the Riverton Middle School football team. ...

Inversion keeping cold trapped

Arctic blast worsened by familiar Riverton pattern

This week's cold in Fremont County is part of a weather pattern impacting much of the nation.
The ...

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Births
ARAGON
A daughter was born to Victoria Jorgenson of Fort Washakie and Joey Aragon of Fort Washakie at 11:32 p.m. Nov. 2 at SageWest Health Care ...

State preps for 'gray wave'

Nearly one in three Wyomingites will be 60 or older by 2030.

Tim Summers calls it the "gray wave," and it's already washing over Wyoming.
Nearly one ...

Roughly 1,200 Fremont County residents bought coverage through the marketplace last year.

Individuals, families and now small businesses can sign up ...

Digest

Three killed when semi hits vans
CHEYENNE -- Authorities have released the names of three people who were killed in a three-vehicle crash east of ...

In committee, lawmakers consider privacy legislation

CHEYENNE -- A legislative task force proposal to change the Wyoming Constitution to specify that individuals have a right to privacy is set to go before a ...

Woman disarms assailant, jumps from moving car

Additional charges might be filed against a man arrested Nov. 1 and accused of domestic violence battery and property destruction after striking a woman in the ...

Meth suspect violates plea agreement, now could face bigger penalty in Dubois case

Stiff penalties are back on the table for a Dubois man who had been charged with making and selling methamphetamine but signed a plea agreement and was out on ...

Fierce cold arrives; temps could dive to 20 below zero for next two nights

Temperatures dropped across the Wind River Basin this week, falling from the mid-60s on Sunday to single digits Tuesday morning.
The thermometer is expected ...

County adjusts case against past museum official; one count dropped

The former Fremont County Pioneer Museums director now is facing reduced charges and a lower penalty for alleged theft from the Lander institution.
In late ...

The Wind River Basin's almost continuous period of unseasonably warm weather stretching six weeks or more is about to come to a screeching halt.
Thanks to the ...

Military personnel who served post 9/11 now have a place to go for psychological services.
The Soldiers House of Fremont County in Riverton will be unveiled ...

Wyoming digest

Worker killed in fall at Gillette-area power plant
GILLETTE -- Authorities are investigating after a worker was killed in a fall at a power plant in ...

Charity seeks volunteers to bring back 'kettle drive'

A new charity is helping bring back Salvation Army bell ringers to Riverton, and organizers say they need volunteers for it to be successful.
The charity is ...

Matson confirms resignation from Riverton Regional Airport board

Jim Matson has announced his resignation from the Riverton Regional Airport Board.
"Right now I've got some health issues that are not really conducive to me ...

 
 

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