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Rawlins confronts deer, geese
RAWLINS (AP) -- The Rawlins City Council is looking for ways to remove geese from a publically owned golf course and to ...

By Katie Roenigk Staff Writer

The snowfall was expected to continue through Friday evening, followed by a relatively dry weekend -- with colder temperatures.

A storm system ...

Legislators recommend bill increasing workplace fines

The legislation would bring the punishments in line with federal standards.

Wyoming lawmakers have decided to sponsor a bill that would increase ...

Two of four Maverik robbery suspects seen on video under arrest

Two suspects in an alleged robbery this week in Riverton have been arrested on unrelated charges.
Officials said the two 18-year-olds were arrested on ...

With 4 new booze deaths confirmed, coroner talks of public health angle

At least four people who died last month in Fremont County were victims of alcohol abuse, according to autopsy results.
Three of the four deaths were labeled ...

Lawmakers OK moving ahead on WLRC plan; some questions still unanswered

CHEYENNE - A legislative task force gave the green light Jan. 4 for work to continue on a $149 million renovation plan for the Wyoming Life Resource Center in ...

Roy Allen Clyde will live out his days behind bars after being sentenced Thursday to life without parole.
On July 18, Clyde, 32, shot dead Stallone Trosper, ...

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Man killed in rollover near Laramie
LARAMIE (AP) -- Authorities say a man was killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash on Interstate 80 west of ...

The visiting public now will go through added security features when visiting Riverton City Hall, 816 N. Federal Blvd.
Before meeting with a community ...

Mid-Winter Fire School in Riverton this weekend

Hundreds of firefighters and other emergency rescue workers throughout Wyoming and bordering states come to Riverton this weekend for the annual Wyoming ...

Coal-to-liquid plans stall; firm says its unachievable

Under the original plans, the plant would cost about $2 billion.

MEDICINE BOW (AP) -- DKRW Advanced Fuels' plan for a southern Wyoming plant that ...

Former city attorney hired as community ombudsman

The Riverton Police Department has announced the hire of its new community relations ombudsman.
Lawyer Jane Juve of Sheridan, who previously served as ...

EMS privatization hearing Tuesday; vote could follow

The Fremont County Commission could move forward with privatization of its emergency medical services as soon as Tuesday.
Commissioners hinted they might vote ...

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Births

OLDMAN
A child was born to Chelsie Wolf of Arapaho and Thomas Oldman of Arapaho at 3:54 p.m. Dec. 25, at ...

Jackson Elementary School students were treated to a movie and pajama day at the Gem Theater in Riverton during the Christmas break. Matthew Thorp donned his ...

Temporary Capitol has fewer options for protesters

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- There will be fewer opportunities for the public to hold demonstrations or protests during Wyoming's upcoming legislative session.
State ...

Wildlife rehab center weighed

JACKSON (AP) -- A local nonprofit is searching for a brick-and-mortar home to rehabilitate injured wildlife.
The Teton Wildlife Rehabilitation Center is ...

Woman charged in husband death

GILLETTE (AP) -- A Gillette woman is charged with first-degree murder in the weekend shooting death of her husband.
Court records say 53-year-old Deborah ...

A Wyoming state trooper sustained minor injury after his patrol car was struck on Interstate 80 on Christmas Day. The patrol car was struck around 3:30 p.m. on ...

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Births

GHOSTBEAR
A daughter was born to Whitney GhostBear of Riverton and Elvin McClain of Riverton at 3:31 ...

 
 

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