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WHITEMAN
A son was born to Michelle Iceman of Riverton at 1:30 p.m. March 30 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby weighed 8 pounds, ...

Charges upped for three inmates

RAWLINS (AP) -- Prosecutors have increased attempted murder charges for three Wyoming State Penitentiary inmates from second degree to first ...

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No charges in pedestrian fatality
CODY (AP) -- No charges will be filed against a driver who hit and killed a pedestrian in Cody.
Park County Attorney ...

Preserve and trail closed due to more griz activity

CODY (AP) -- A land preserve north of Cody has been closed after officials noticed increased grizzly bear activity.
The Nature Conservancy has closed its ...

Officers pull guns, but no shots fired

Police drew their weapons and engaged in a short standoff with a resident Saturday evening while investigating reports of shots fired on Bell Avenue.
No one ...

County sets hearings on EMS tax, privatization next week

Public meetings to discuss the sustainability of Fremont County Emergency Medical Services are officially set for Monday and Tuesday.
"I hope there's clear ...

After decades, Eagles club shuts its doors

A local chapter of the Fraternal Order of Eagles closed its doors this month after failing to qualify for ...

Unclaimed remains finally to be buried after years in limbo

After spending months or years in storage, the remains of 12 people finally are to rest in peace at Mountain View Cemetery in Riverton.
When the individuals ...

Inmate pleads guilty to plot to kill parents

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A Wyo-ming State Penitentiary inmate pleaded guilty Monday to trying -- from behind bars -- to hire a hit man to kill his mother and stepfather ...

'Closest I've ever been to lightning'

Stormy weather ends, leaving much welcome moisture behind

Recent storms in Riverton hit home for Rose Apadaca on April 23 - or nearly did.
Apadaca ...

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Woman arrested after shooting
GILLETTE (AP) -- Police have arrested a 24-year-old woman accused of shooting another woman in the leg with a pistol at a ...

City hooked up 667 new utility customers in '14

The City of Riverton's utility services division processed 667 applications for service in 2014, completing about 1,500 work order requests.
The average ...

Don't overpay for certificates, state warns

The Vital Statistics Services Office at the Wyoming Department of Health is warning residents to be careful if choosing an online provider for birth, death and ...

Judge refuses to let Yellowbear join border challenge

The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday denied Andrew Yellowbear's request to join a lawsuit affecting the boundary of the Wind River Indian Reservation. ...

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Births

LENNEN
A daughter was born to Codie Lennen of Riverton and Troy Lennen Jr. of Riverton at 6:27 a.m. April 6 at SageWest Health Care at ...

Delegation backs sage grouse bill

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyo-ming's congressional delegation but not the state's governor say they support a legislative effort to block federal protection of the ...

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Parks get funds for electric car
MOOSE -- Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks have teamed up with a clean energy coalition to secure more than ...

Drivers cautious after woman shot in neck on Interstate 25

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) -- Days after a Milliken woman was shot in the neck while driving on Interstate 25 near Windsor on the heavily traveled corridor between ...

Civil Air Patrol seeks new cadets and volunteers

CHEYENNER00;-- A little-known group is looking for volunteers and cadets to take part in search-and rescue flights and other missions.
Col. Ken Johnston, ...

Garden project helps inmates, community and students

A partnership between Northwest College and the Big Horn County Sheriff's Office is designed to benefit students, inmates and community members in Basin.
"I'm ...

 
 

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