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Whiteman leaving commission seat, effective Wednesday

Fremont County Commission Keja Whiteman is resigning.
In a letter to fellow county board members Tuesday, Whiteman stated that her resignation takes effect ...

Clyde waives preliminary hearing; murder case sent straight to district court

The murder case against the man accused of a fatal shooting July 18 in Riverton is headed to district court. Defendant Roy Clyde, 32, of Riverton, waived his ...

Fatal accident Friday afternoon closed highway south of Dubois

A Dubois woman died Friday at the scene of a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 26.
Reports state Judy L. Hollingsworth, 65, suffered fatal injuries in the ...

Tracey Wright, 13, of Riverton is legally blind.
She uses a VisioBook to read and watch television, but she needs no aid in working with her animals.
The ...

Coal giant Alpha files for bankruptcy

NEW YORK -- Alpha Natural Resources Inc., one of the country's biggest coal producers, became the latest in a string of coal companies to seek bankruptcy ...

Park to capture cutthroat, then kill off non-native brook trout

JACKSON -- Before moving ahead with a plan to destroy exotic brook trout in Yellowstone National Park's Soda Butte Creek, fisheries managers will first try to ...

Lottery will not hit money expectations

Proceeds from the new lottery will likely never meet the estimates projected by advocates in 2013 when the games of chance were legalized, lottery officials ...


Car goes over cliff; driver killed
CASPER -- The Wyoming Highway Patrol has identified the man who died after his car went over a cliff on Casper ...

New doctor joins hospital in Riverton

SageWest Health Care at Riverton has hired Brent Liebert, M.D., who will be offering emergency medicine services to the hospital's patients.
Liebert is one of ...



Demolition derbies were first held at various fairs, race tracks, and speedways by independent promoters in the 1950s.
There are unconfirmed reports of ...

Cowboys to open camp Aug. 15

LARAMIE -- With the opening of fall football camps, college football teams and fans around the country are excited to start a new season. The Wyoming Cowboy ...

GPS technology is revolutionizing football practice

Every breath you take,
Every move you make,
Every bond you break,
Every step you take,
I'll be watching you.

And I thought the lyrics to the song made ...


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Summer and smoke
Our Wind River Basin sun has been obscured by more than just clouds over the past couple of days. There is a fair amount of smoke in ...

Traffic light a good idea at Main/Major

Good job to everyone who got the better traffic light up and operating south of Riverton toward the casino. That is positive. It would be good to have ...

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