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Herculean airplane to touch down in Riverton

Fans of big airplanes are in for a treat Tuesday when the Wyoming Air National Guard plans to fly a Lockheed C130 Hercules into Riverton Regional Airport. ...

State's diversity increasing, new census analysis shows

Wyoming is becoming more ethnically diverse as minorities account for most of the state's population growth, according to new census data.
The data show ...

Man who made threats at WLRC gets plea agreement

John Cardine Jr. can avoid a prison sentence if he finishes three years of probation among other conditions.

A man charged with making terroristic ...

Proposal to add Strannigan's signature to gym floor heard by school board

Friends and family of former Riverton High School basketball coach and activities director Bill Strannigan want to honor the man's memory with a signature on ...

The smoke wafting through Fremont County this week is coming from blazes burning more than 1,000 miles away.
"In Oregon and southern Washington there's a ...

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80 mph to be enforced strictly
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Highway Patrol says all the new signs along Wyoming's interstate highways showing a speed limit ...

Father, son still hospitalized after fire; community outpouring swells

Members of the Feike and Noelle van Dijk family say they are grateful for the support of the Fremont County community after a structure fire that killed two of ...

Frontier Days not overly worried about marijuana from Colorado

CHEYENNE -- Organizers of Cheyenne Frontier Days and local police don't see a cause for specific concern about wider use of marijuana bought legally next door ...

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Births
REDMAN
A son was born to Dalilah Brown of Lander and Levi Redman of Lander at 9:58 p.m. June 3 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. The baby ...

State high-risk on new assessment for quakes

WASHINGTON -- A new federal earthquake map dials up the shaking hazard just a bit for about one-third of the United States and lowers it for one-tenth.
Wyoming ...

Today

Births
McNAIR
A daughter was born to Anne McNair of Lander and Tye McNair of Lander at 11:06 a.m. May 22 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby ...

Digest

Yellowstone gate reopens
POWELL -- The highway to Yellowstone National Park's east entrance has reopened after a landslide covered it with mud, logs and ...

Rain puts an end to Owen Fire in Medicine Bow forest

LARAMIE -- Recent rains have helped firefighters contain a wildfire in southeastern Wyoming.
Officials announced that the Owens Fire in the Medicine Bow ...

Hill fires back at newest report by lawmakers, cites 'malicious slander'

CHEYENNE -- State schools Superintendent Cindy Hill said a draft report by a legislative panel investigating her administration of the state Education ...

The capital projects fund went from $4 million to $9 million to handle two upgrades.

Fremont County School District 25 passed a $66 million budget ...

Jury finds man guilty on one charge in store robbery

Curtis Oldman of Lander could face 10 years in prison for his role in the Nov. 10 crime.

A jury found a Lander man guilty Wednesday on one charge ...

House, cars donated to family after fire

A house and multiple cars have been donated to Feike and Noelle van Dijk after a horrific house fire Tuesday evening that killed two of their five young ...

Friday Night Cruise set for 6 p.m.

More than two dozen hot-air balloons are scheduled to fly in Riverton this weekend in conjunction with the 34th ...

Today

Births
LONEBEAR
A son was born to Kerry Whiteplume of Ethete at 8:04 a.m. May 14 at SageWest Health Care at Lander.

MAYES
A daughter was ...

Construction ends on reservation's $8 million irrigation rehabilitation

It has taken nearly $8 million to complete rehabilitation work on several diversion structures on the Wind River Indian Reservation. The project consisted of ...

 
 

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