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Judge hears, denies motion for new trial in Shull conviction

First-degree murder verdict intact

Jeremiah Ethan Samuel Shull was denied a new trial Tuesday after District Court Judge Norman E. Young heard ...

It's the second significant hay fire in Fremont County this week.

More than 1,000 tons of hay continued to burn Thursday after catching fire ...

After hung jury, second proceeding ongoing for man in sex assault case

The man is charged with the rape of his cousin last year.

A second trial for an Arapahoe man charged with sexually assaulting his cousin is under way ...

Local experts have completed their inspection of the equipment that was involved in the falling death of two climbers Friday in the Wind River Mountains. ...

Marijuana backers fan out in long-shot bid for ballot spot

With its small population and large land mass, Wyoming poses unique logistical challenges when it comes to gathering signatures on a petition.
But those ...

Sheridan-area residents help fight grass fire

SHERIDAN -- Towns surrounding Sheridan came together to fight two grass fires in the area.
The two fires scorched about 160 acres and several small buildings ...

Shepherds sue, say big sheep firms colluded on low wages

CHEYENNE -- Two former shepherds from Peru are accusing key players in the sheep industry in the western United States of conspiring to keep wages low for ...

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No big changes planned at ranch
CHEYENNE -- A cattle ranch sold by foundations at the University of Wyoming and Colorado State University despite the ...

Sports

RHS heads into opener Friday; QB named

With the preseason in the rear view mirror, the Riverton Wolverines play a football game that counts this Friday at Green River.
Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. ...

The last time the Central Wyoming College cross-country team faced bitter in-state rival Gillette College, the Rustlers' runners came away with a rather bad ...

Sophomore swimmer Kaylie Gopp has picked up right where she left off last season and qualified for the state swim meet in four individual events during ...

Riverton v-ball heads to Gillette tourney

It's back on the bus for a weekend volleyball tournament for the Riverton Lady Wolverines, this time to Gillette to compete in the Camel Volleyball ...

Opinion / Community

Sworn and seated

There's no preparation time when you are appointed to fill an elected office vacancy

It is serious business when the demonstrated will of voters is ...

Developments for Labor Day this year seem more than coincidence

It's coincidence, you say? The exciting news that Riverton's new Wind River Job Corps Center is complete, with classes under way as we celebrate Labor Day ...

Lack of common sense near wild animals 'baffles the mind'

Editor:
After living in Wyoming since 1956, it still baffles the mind when I read of people being gored, attacked or otherwise injured up in ...

The Riverton club of the weight-loss program Weight Watchers is up and running again after a short pause.
Weight Watchers members meet at 6 p.m. every Monday ...

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