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Man gets seven years for gun thefts
BILLINGS, Mont. -- A man who stole eight guns from a Big Timber business and led police on a car chase the day ...

City to take ownership of Big Bend drainage

The Riverton City Council has decided to take ownership of the Big Bend Drainage District after hearing about the benefit the system could provide for the ...

Some roads in Yellowstone to close Sunday

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- Yellowstone's winter season is coming to an end, which means roads that allow guided snowmobiles and snowcoach travel to some of ...

Slow start to air boardings in new year

Riverton Regional Airport began the year at a slower pace than it did at the beginning of 2014 for commercial air passengers.
At the end of January in 2014 ...

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Deaths
BARRETT
Shirley Barrett, 64, of Riverton, died Tuesday, Feb. 24, at Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. A memorial service will be at 10 ...

A convicted sex offender charged with sexual assault plans to base his defense on a claim that he was drugged the night before the alleged offense, his lawyer ...

Endowment for PBS passes both houses; news not all good for college, however

Legislators this week approved a bill that makes permanent the state endowment for the Wyoming Public Broadcasting Service headquartered at Central Wyoming ...

Senate backs balanced budget bill

The bill carries no authority with the federal government but signals the state's willingness to cooperate in a constitutional convention on a balanced ...

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Community calendar
FRIDAY
Lander Valley High School and Lander Middle School Select Art Show Reception is 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Lander Art Center, ...

If there is any person in the United States who understands how much Americans -- or really, people all over the world -- love Nutella, it is Allison Robicelli, ...

Two matinees are on the five-performance slate

A famed Broadway musical opens on the local stage this week for five performances.
Rodgers and ...

Thefts pile up countywide from vehicles left unlocked

More than a dozen auto burglaries were reported over the weekend throughout Fremont County, all involving vehicles that were left unlocked.
A majority of the ...

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Former prosecutor waives hearing
LARAMIE -- The case against a former Albany County prosecuting attorney accused of using public money to buy ...

Miller leads fight against failed bill on powdered booze

CHEYENNE -- A bill that would have outlawed powdered alcohol in the state failed by one vote Tuesday in the Wyoming House of Representatives.
Rep. David ...

Wyoming House defeats bill on study of bicycle safety, state trail system

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming House has narrowly defeated a bill calling for a comprehensive study of bicycle safety and the eventual construction of a statewide ...

Writing test killed

CHEYENNE -- Legislation that would eliminate a writing test now given in Wyoming schools has passed the Legislature. The Senate voted 16-14 on Tuesday to ...

Bill barring workplace bias fails; locals join hot debate

CHEYENNE -- A bill that would have made it a crime to discriminate based on sexual orientation or gender identity failed in the Wyoming House of Representatives ...

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Deaths
ANTELOPE
Robert Thomas "Lope" Antelope, 35, died Friday, Feb. 20, at his home in Riverton. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. ...

Ambulance rates to rise; first increase since 2013

Riding in an ambulance is getting more expensive in Fremont County. Rates for the service are to rise March 1 by more than 50 percent on average.
"Cash in the ...

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Pedestrian struck, killed in Gillette
GILLETTE -- A 59-year-old Montana woman who was walking along a road in Gillette at night was struck by two ...

 
 

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