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Alligators on the way for 2015 fair, but no truck pull

The sharks were such a hit at this year's Fremont County Fair that organizers cast about for something equally exciting, fearsome and out of place in Wyoming ...

Ballots to include questions on lodging tax, judges and mill levy

Local voters could see some odd questions when they go to the polls Nov. 4.

Lodging tax
Ballots in all Fremont County precincts are to include a ...

Lander Met Opera will present "Carmen" at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Carnegie Room at the Lander Library.
Georges Bizet created the opera from a play by the ...

Today

Births
O'DEAN
A son was born to Brandy Hanson of Riverton and William O'Dean of Elko, Nev., at 3:09 p.m. June 3 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. ...

Area bees produced 1.1 million pounds of honey in 2012

White bee boxes are a common site for local residents, but some might be surprised by how many ...

Digest

Emissions plan approved
GILLETTE -- A federal appeals court has sided with the state of Wyoming on a plan to reduce sulfur dioxide emissions from power ...

Body is that of Wyoming man missing since 2000

RAPID CITY, S.D. -- Human remains found in western South Dakota's Lawrence County last week have been identified as those of a man whose disappearance 14 years ...

CHEYENNE -- The state-run Wyoming Retirement Center in Basin would be privatized or closed, and the Wyoming State Hospital in Evanston and the Wyoming Life ...

Peters wants second term as Shoshoni mayor

Shoshoni Mayor Scott Peters says he is proud of the work he has accomplished during his four-year term in office.
He is asking town voters to elect him again ...

HD 33 candidate Clifford said her focus would be more than reservation

During her campaign for Wyoming House District 33, Democrat Andrea Clifford of Riverton says she has felt ostracized at times because of her tribal ...

Third murder suspect now held at state penitentiary

The third defendant in a federal murder case from the Wind River Indian Reservation is to be delivered to federal custody soon. His two co-defendants were ...

Woman charged in assault that resulted in death of boyfriend in trailer house

An Arapahoe woman has been charged for attacking her boyfriend Oct. 11. The man, Clarence Joseph Tyler, subsequently died, but the charges do not accuse the ...

Today

Births
MORGAN
A son was born to Lunissa Garcia of Thoreau, N.M., at 6:13 p.m. July 27 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. The baby weighed 8 pounds, ...

WY Outside hosting youth video contest

Wyoming youth ages 8-18 have an opportunity to show what experiencing nature means to them and exhibit their creative abilities by entering the second annual ...

CWC launches new criminal justice program for Second Wind students

Central Wyoming College's Second Wind program is offering a six-month criminal justice program that starts Nov. 10.
The Second Wind program is designed to ...

Digest

Haynes to run as write-in again
CHEYENNE -- Taylor Haynes has launched a write-in campaign for governor.
Haynes finished a distant second in the ...

SALT LAKE CITY -- Mementos from the career of Olympic hero Rulon Gardner, including a USA Wrestling robe and a commemorative ring, will be auctioned off ...

Three children escaped the crash unharmed.

Authorities are piecing together details of a highway traffic accident Wednesday that sent a Riverton ...

Deputies tried to find murder suspect in two hours between alert and attack

Police were notified at about 3:30 a.m. Sunday that Jeremiah Shull, 22, of Riverton, was thinking of committing a crime.
Two hours later, police say, Shull ...

Election Matchup: Fremont County Commission, District 1

Democratic incumbent Keja Whiteman faces Republican Mark Lambert in the election Nov. 4 for the District 1 seat on the Fremont County Commission. Whiteman has ...

 
 

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