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Premeditation was the focus of arguments at a preliminary hearing for the defendant in a murder case.
The man's own life potentially was at stake in the ...

Biz council, developers eye reopening mine

The possibility of reopening the long-idled Atlantic City iron ore mine is being examined.
The mine in the mountains southwest of Lander once employed more ...

Woman forged prescriptions at least 10 times, got 1,000 pills illegally, cops say

A Riverton woman is charged with using old, stolen prescription forms to obtain prescription painkillers illegally.
The trick appears to have worked 10 time ...

An Ethete man was arrested for driving under the influence Thursday morning after a three-vehicle accident on West Main Street in Riverton in icy, frigid ...

Animal attack may have killed woman south of Riverton

A 40-year-old woman died Wednesday evening in Riverton after she was found unconscious in the 800 block of Rendezvous Road south of town.
Officials believe ...

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Community calendar
FRIDAY
Christmas Craft Fair is 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at St. Margaret's Gym, 622 E. Park Ave.
35th Annual Lander Community Craft Fair ...

Pair risotto with pork tenderloin for fancy fall dinner

Some people steer clear of making risotto because it can be tedious. A risotto is not something you whip up for a speedy weeknight meal, rather it should be ...

Digest

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 ...

 
 

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