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Man shot in church
CENTENNIAL -- Authorities say a man has been shot and wounded in a Centennial church, possibly after interrupting a burglary.
The ...

Laramie man charged in 1972 murder

LARAMIE -- A judge on Tuesday ruled prosecutors have strong enough evidence against a Laramie man accused of killing a 20-year-old woman 42 years ago that they ...

Backhoe nicks oil pipe, causes spill

CHEYENNE -- A 25,000-gallon oil spill in the Powder River Basin occurred after a backhoe nicked a 6-inch underground pipeline and, over time, corrosion turned ...

Road rebuild with new rec path sparks disagreement

A county road project that has drawn some criticism has reached the end of an official objection period. The plan is to rebuild a 2,000-foot section of ...

Man bites off part of woman's lip, gnaws at paint, seats in cop cars

A Crowheart man was arrested Tuesday morning, reportedly after he bit off a "large portion" of a woman's upper lip in Riverton.
Wondo Tarness, 38, of ...

Collision near fairgrounds ends in flight to hospital

A 51-year-old Riverton woman was flown to Casper for treatment Tuesday after being involved in a two-vehicle accident near the Fremont County ...

Two teenagers were arrested Tuesday afternoon after leaving the scene of an accident at Walmart, 1733 N. Federal Blvd. in Riverton.
No one was injured in the ...

Van nearly drives over edge on the Main Street hill

A 66-year-old Kinnear man avoided major injury Tuesday afternoon when he drove his minivan into a ...

Council cuts trash hours, votes to eliminate alley dumpsters in Riverton

How they voted
Riverton City Council members who voted to cut trash collection hours and require roll-out containers instead of alley dumpsters were ...

Mervin 'Merv' Bushyhead

Mervin "Merv" Bushyhead, of Arapahoe, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, in Chubbuck, Idaho. He was 62 years old.
A rosary will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, at ...

Ambrose Wesley Medicine Horse

Ambrose Wesley Medicine Horse, of Ethete, died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in his home. He was 48 years old.
An overnight visitation will begin at 5 p.m. ...

CWC won two of four matches and also extended two nationally-ranked teams to extra games.

Two wins and two losses in Rock Springs started the 2014 ...

20th anniversary of RHS-Lander title an opportunity for a fun backward glance in time

Downstairs in our family room is a picture of our three children, all dressed in Riverton Wolverine football jerseys. The kids were all smiling ear to ear in ...

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Deaths
BUSHYHEAD
Mervin "Merv" Bushyhead, 62, of Arapahoe, died Saturday, Aug. 23, in Chubbuck, Idaho. A rosary will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, ...

Obama regs remedy birth control issue for religious organizations

WASHINGTON --Seeking to quell a politically charged controversy, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to allow religious nonprofits and some ...

Pediatricians recommend later start times for schools

CHICAGO --Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens.
Delaying the start of the school day until at least 8:30 a.m. would ...

FDA under pressure to define 'natural' food label

In one study, "natural" tied for first place when people were asked to rank which food product claims mattered the most to them.

LOS ANGELES --When ...

Meeting planned on community paramedicine

The Wyoming Department of Health is inviting interested residents to attend a stakeholder meeting Aug. 14 to introduce a health care approach known as ...

Nicholls had an 'extra-fine eye' for photography

Editor:
Well, the sun still comes up. The world turns. And man continues on.
But it'll never be the same cause ol' Wayne folded his tent and retired from the ...

Tuesday notes

Whispers
Every summer there comes a time -- perhaps the time is the better way to say it -- when the haunt of fall first arrives. Some say it's a smell. ...

 
 

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