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Births
JORDAN
A son was born to Tina Jordan of Green Bay, Wis., and Sean Jordan of Rawlins at 8:24 a.m. June 9 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. ...

Ambulance chief makes pitch for beefed-up EMS service in county

Local officials must decide how good an emergency medical service Fremont County needs and what that is worth. Those questions underpinned EMS director Joseph ...

A stuffed chicken breast or other meat is an elegant way to change up the dinner menu. And it need not take a great deal of time. Simply prepare a filling, ...

CWC will need 'recapture' funds to counteract valuation change

Central Wyoming College will receive more than $200,000 from the state this year based on a decrease in local property value estimates.
The money will be ...

Same-sex marriages still on hold as state watches courts

CHEYENNE -- Lingering uncertainty over whether gay marriage is allowed in Wyoming prevented same-sex couples from marrying in the state Tuesday, prompting four ...

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Motorcyclist killed in crash
AFTON -- The Wyoming Highway Patrol says mud-caked turn signals and brake lights may have contributed to a fatal crash ...

Riverton Middle School has been recognized in an educational book as a model for implementing "Response to Intervention" - a teaching method designed to help ...

State brief asks court to nix EPA position on rez borders

The State of Wyoming is asking a federal appeals court to reject the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's determination that Riverton and surrounding lands ...

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Deaths
GAMBLER
Monica Jo Gambler, 11, of Ethete, died Saturday, Oct. 4, in Fort Washakie. Visitation will be 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, at ...

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders appear in children whose mothers drank alcohol while pregnant.

School counselors, social workers, medical providers ...

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Zoo seeking name ideas for grizzly
POCATELLO, Idaho -- The Pocatello Zoo in eastern Idaho is asking the public to help name a grizzly bear.
The ...

Wyoming among states touched by court's inaction on gay marriage

State bans on same-sex marriages have been falling around the country since summer 2013, when the Supreme Court ordered the federal government to recognize ...

Convicted killer appeals life term in Sheridan case

CHEYENNE -- A Sheridan man serving life without parole in a 2009 home-invasion slaying has filed a federal lawsuit seeking to have his sentenced ...

Court won't act on gay marriage; could make it legal in Wyoming

Same-sex marriage could become legal in Wyoming by year's end after the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned away appeals from five states seeking to prohibit ...

Wind to blame for false alarms in city Monday night

Weather was the culprit in several false calls to police Monday evening, when wind gusts blew open the doors to several businesses, causing alarms to go ...

Plea bargain reached for woman tied to robbing couple in their rural home

A woman alleged to have robbed a rural Lander couple while she was on the lam looks to be getting three to five years in prison. She signed a plea-agreement ...

Camera gives clues about timing of fatal bear attack

Investigators have estimated that Adam Stewart, 31, of Utah, died at about 5 p.m. Sept. 4, of blunt-force trauma suffered during a bear encounter.
Previously, ...

Uden expresses mixed feelings about murder of ex-wife, two sons

Few people know how it feels to conceal a crime for 33 years, much less one as serious as killing three people. Gerald Uden, however, carried the secret that ...

Suspect spurs city schools to initiate 'stay put' procedure

Riverton High School was on "stay put" mode for about 15 minutes Tuesday after a 21-year-old Arapahoe man reportedly caused an altercation in the school ...

Deputies arrest Wyoming driver in hit-and-run

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. --Nebraska authorities have arrested a Wyoming driver who they say ran over a pedestrian and sped off.
The Scotts Bluff Sheriff's Office ...

 
 

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