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DENVER -- A panel of federal judges in Denver heard arguments Tuesday over whether the Wyoming city of Riverton and surrounding lands remain legally Indian ...

Community dialogue set Thursday; hosted by fed officials

The Wind River Transportation Authority will provide rides to people interested in attending a community dialogue meeting Thursday at Central Wyoming ...

Beating case detailed; man says he was tied, assaulted

Three of the suspects arrested Sunday for the alleged assault of a man in a Riverton trailer home had their initial appearances in court this week.
The same ...

Trial starts for man who hit wife with hatchet

Whether Terry Schmuck intended to kill his estranged wife when he struck her with a hatchet on May 28 promises to be the focus of the man's trial this week. ...

Ag producers basked in mild growing season that only ended recently

Wet weather this year helped irrigation districts in Fremont County deliver ...

Every November on Thanksgiving Day, the same scene plays out on countless American dinner tables.
You score with the holiday bird's thigh meat (so moist and ...

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Births

TINDALL
A son was born to Michele Niedo and Justin Tindall of Ft. Washakie at 8:44 p.m. Nov. 3 at ...

Be realistic with diet during holidays

Weight maintenance, not weight loss, is a sensible objective for most people.

For local dieters worried about staying healthy during the holidays, ...

Man tied up, beaten by intoxicated group in Riverton trailer

Police say a man who was assaulted Sunday evening in Riverton had been tied up in a trailer before law enforcement arrived at the scene.
The victim was taken ...

Commissioners ask governor to block any Syrian refugees from entering state

Syrian refugees should not be settled in Wyoming, according to a message the Fremont County Commission is sending Gov. Matt Mead.
The county board passed a ...

Aspen Park Elementary second-graders performed "Goal!" a musical
related to soccer. Reciting lines for the spoken portion were, from left, Emma Eppler, ...

Storm worst in Colorado, but Wyo not spared

After a snowstorm hit Laramie and the surrounding area hard, the National Weather Service lifted its winter storm warning and winter weather advisories in ...

Aspen Park Elementary second-graders performed "Goal!" a musical
related to soccer. Reciting lines for the spoken portion were, from left, Emma Eppler, ...

Traffic fatality Saturday was Thermopolis man

A Thermopolis man died Saturday in the fatal crash that closed Wyoming Highway 789 north of Riverton for hours.
Michael J. Porath, 25, of Thermopolis, died at ...

Several Wyoming highways, including some that cross through Fremont County, may see a speed limit increase to 70 mph.
In a report to a legislative committee ...

New missile chief says past command issues fully resolved

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Air Force has put problems with misbehavior among nuclear launch officers behind it but won't lower its vigilance and will keep ...

Wyoming digest

Cheyenne men shot each other to death
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Police say an apparent fight led to a shooting at a Cheyenne house part that left two men ...

Wyoming digest

Man dies in motel fire
CASPER (AP) -- A man has died in a fire at a Casper motel. The fire occurred around 10:30 p.m. Friday at the Topper Motel. Tthe ...

World War II Veteran Alfred C. Baldes, 91, was accompanied by his great-grandsons at the Quilt of Honor ceremony in Riverton. He served with Gen. George ...

Competitive livestock judging used to be an official extracurricular activity at Central Wyoming College, and the Rustler judging team was finishing a good ...

 
 

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