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Herbert “Herb” Holliday
January 21, 2014 – 2:13 pm | Comments Off
Herbert “Herb” Holliday

Herbert “Herb” Holliday, 81 of rural Riverton, died at his home on Sunday, January 19, 2014. A viewing will be held on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at Davis Funeral Home from 6:00 pm to 8:00 …

Wyoming News from AP
January 21, 2014 – 12:13 pm | Comments Off
Wyoming News from AP

SCHOOLS SUPERINTENDENT-INVESTIGATION
Superintendent investigation may be delayed
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The chairman of the legislative committee investigating state schools Superintendent Cindy Hill is recommending that the panel delay its inquiry until after the legislative session.
House Speaker Tom …

Midday News – January 21, 2014
January 21, 2014 – 12:09 pm | Comments Off
Midday News – January 21, 2014

Listen to the Tuesday broadcast: State Land Purchases… Special Needs Children… Beartooth Highway… RPD Arrests Nine People Over Weekend

RPD Arrests Nine People Over the Weekend
January 21, 2014 – 12:07 pm | Comments Off

(Riverton) — It was a busy weekend for the Riverton Police Department with officers responding to a number of complaints and arresting nine people.

Two people were arrested for driving under the influence …

Beartooth Highway
January 21, 2014 – 11:58 am | Comments Off

(Cheyenne) — Yellowstone National Park Superintendent Dan Wenk met with the governor and transportation officials last week to request that Wyoming assume ownership of a stretch of the Beartooth Highway.

The highway connects …

Special Needs Children
January 21, 2014 – 11:57 am | Comments Off

(Cheyenne) — The Joint Appropriations Committee of the Wyoming Legislature is considering a request to provide $3.3 million in additional funding for preschools serving special needs children from birth through age five.

Child …

State Land Purchases
January 21, 2014 – 11:55 am | Comments Off

(Cheyenne) — Senator Eli Bebout of Riverton, the co-chairman of the Joint Appropriations Committee, says the state Legislature should have a say when Wyoming makes large land purchases.

The state Board of Land Commissioners, …

Chit Chat – January 21, 2014
January 21, 2014 – 11:52 am | Comments Off

Today’s Chit Chat:
Dr. Scott Bender – new physician at Riverton Memorial Hospital
Trinity Stafford and Kate Gamble – Riverton DECA Club
To listen to the show, hosted by Larry Heron –  CLICK HERE

Floyd Wicks of Riverton
January 21, 2014 – 8:09 am | Comments Off
Floyd Wicks of Riverton

Floyd J. Wicks, 86 of Riverton, died on Saturday, January 18, 2014, at the Wind River Healthcare in Riverton, surround by his family. As were his wishes, he has been cremated. A memorial service will …

Wyoming News from AP
January 20, 2014 – 12:35 pm | Comments Off
Wyoming News from AP

UW GUNS
Some say UW gun-free policy too broad
(Information in the following story is from: Laramie Boomerang, http://www.laramieboomerang.com)
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — University of Wyoming policy generally forbids anybody other than sworn law enforcement officers to possess or …

Midday News – January 20, 2014
January 20, 2014 – 12:31 pm | Comments Off
Midday News – January 20, 2014

Listen to the Monday broadcast: Man Accidentally Shoots Own Leg… Man Dies in Crash… Hill Investigation… Settlement Checks Coming Soon… Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
January 20, 2014 – 12:27 pm | Comments Off

(Riverton) — Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, a federal holiday across the United States, so federal agencies and area banks will be closed.

In Wyoming, today is Equality Day.

Wyoming Indian High School …