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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 ...

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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 ...

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Woman contracts West Nile virus
GILLETTE --Health officials say an older woman from Platte County has tested positive for West Nile virus --the first ...

Amended charge filed against teen

GERING, Neb. --A prosecutor has filed an amended charge against a 16-year-old accused of killing a Scotts Bluff County jailer.
Dylan Cardeilhac, of ...

Suicide suspected in Loveland train death

LOVELAND, Colo. --Authorities say the death of a 13-year-old hit and killed by a freight train in Loveland was a suspected suicide.
The BNSF train hit the boy ...

Lotto sales net nearly $200K in first day

CHEYENNE --The opening day of the new Wyoming Lottery saw nearly $200,000 in Powerball and Mega Millions tickets being sold.
"We're pretty happy about it," ...

Alice Uden receives life sentence for killing husband

CHEYENNE -- A judge in Wyoming sentenced a 75-year-old Missouri woman to life in prison on Monday for killing her husband with a rifle in the mid-1970s and ...

Seventy-two candidates file for general election

Filing closed at 5 p.m. Monday for candidates who want to run in the general election. Seventy-two people have submitted their names since the filing period ...

A meeting in Riverton hosted by a group that advises on national policy for wild horses became a lightning rod Monday for the ire of parties on all sides of ...

EMS director says workers are spread thin in county due to budget cuts

Operational changes at the Fremont County ambulance department will have a direct effect in Riverton, said Emergency Medical Services director Joe Zillmer.
He ...

Alice Uden gets life in prison

CHEYENNE -- A judge in Wyoming has sentenced a 75-year-old Missouri woman to life in prison for killing her husband in the mid-1970s.
Alice Uden was sentenced ...

Speed a factor in Loop Road crash

Officials say a Lander man refused treatment after his vehicle plunged nearly 90 feet off the Loop Road near Lander.
According to the Fremont County Sheriff's ...

 
 

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