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Ted Cruz to visit Cheyenne

CHEYENNE --Presidential candidate Ted Cruz is making a stop in Cheyenne, where he's scheduled to be the keynote speaker at a Republican-hosted ...

Commission set to speak with company about privatizing EMS

Fremont County commissioners are pursuing privatization as a solution for the financial un-sustainability of Fremont County Emergency Medical Services.
"The ...

More motorcycles than usual have been rolling through Riverton this week on their way to the 75th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Aug. 3-9 in Sturgis, ...

Problem grizzly bear relocated

CODY --The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has trapped and relocated an adult grizzly bear that had been killing cattle.
The bear was captured for killing ...

Funeral held for shooting victims

PRYOR, Mont. --More than 700 people gathered for the funeral of a Pryor couple shot to death last week after stopping to help what they believed was a stranded ...

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BRANT
Connie Brant, 56, of Dubois, died Thursday, July 30, at her home. A celebration of life service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, at the ...

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 ...

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Rockhounding club offers outings all summer long

When thinking of Wyoming's mineral wealth, most people consider coal, oil and natural gas, but the state also contains plenty of rocks and gems sought by ...

Many people would enjoy a weekend trip to Buffalo and Casper.
The two cities are about 115 miles apart and are linked by Interstate 25, ensuring a speedy ...

Certain competitions always get a head start on the rest of the Fremont County Fair, with the style show usually among them.
In 1961, when the fair was ...

College's new vice president in the job

Brad Tyndall started work as the vice president of student affairs this month at Central Wyoming College.
He attended his first board meeting July 15.
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Rotary hosting duck derby, 5k Saturday

The Riverton Rotary club's fourth annual eraDUCKate polio derby begins with a 5k at 8:30 a.m. and a duck race at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Rotary fire pit. ...

 
 

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