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A student who sat down Tuesday afternoon for a water break in the shade ended up with more than a cool drink. He found The Ranger's Rendezvous Balloon ...

Windshield destruction results in citation, arrest for Riverton man

Jarett David, 20, of Riverton, was issued a citation for property destruction after he reportedly jumped on his ex-girlfriend's car and smashed her windshield ...

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Births
KLEIN
A son was born to Jessica Klein of Pavillion and Garrett Klein of Pavillion at 5:21 p.m. May 8 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The ...

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Basin officer shoots man
BASIN -- Police in Basin say an officer shot and killed a man who pointed a gun at him.
The officer had gone to a residence ...

Air Force asked to reconsider big expansion of bomb training range

BILLINGS, Mont. -- A Montana congressman said Monday that he wants the U.S. Air Force to scale back a proposal that would expand a bomber training site over ...

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- A road in Yellowstone National Park has reopened after it was melted by a hot spot in the ground.
Last week, park officials had to ...

Locals object to plan for Pavillion water reports

CHEYENNE -- People dealing with polluted groundwater in the Pavillion area have objected that a gas developer can review and comment on two state investigations ...

Officials net fourth suspect in canyon cabin vandalism case

A fourth person is in custody related to a cabin vandalism case in Sinks Canyon.
Maxine Lawson, 19, of Riverton, was arrested on Fremont County warrants for ...

Man beaten, arrested after picking fight with Riverton bar patrons

Michael Thomson, 32, of Appleton, Wis., was arrested for public intoxication, interference and two counts of simple assault after an incident that was reported ...

City seeks bigger voice in county solid waste picture

Members of the Riverton City Council requested more communication from the Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District during a regular meeting this month. ...

Land sales, marriage applications/certificates for June

Land sales
- Grantor: GOMENDI RICHARD BRUCE Legal: Sub/Mine: RENEGADE FIRST ADDITION MI Lot: 4 City: MISCE... Grantee: GRIFFIN JOSEPH VERN, GRIFFIN ...

Nicaraguan sentenced for killing Wyoming missionary

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Owen Fire containment stalls at 80 percent

The fire is burning slowly in rough terrain, and no further spread is expected.

LARAMIE -- A wildfire burning in southeast Wyoming may not be fully ...

Nearly 400 cyclists and volunteers will visit central and northwestern Wyoming during the 18thannual Tour de Wyoming. The six-day event, which attracts ...

College's Liberty Lecture series continues Monday

Wyoming Catholic College's second Liberty Lecture this year will be "States' Rights and the Future of Federal Tyranny" featuring president Dr. Kevin Roberts. ...

Nicaraguan sentenced for killing Wyoming missionary

MANAGUA, Nicaragua -- A Nicaraguan man who confessed to killing a Wyoming woman on a missionary trip has been sentenced to 39 years in prison.
A judge on ...

Casino sponsoring poker run, giveaway

The Wind River Hotel and Casino will host its annual poker run July 26 to help celebrate its motorcycle giveaway.
Ride the Winds Poker Run registration begins ...

Science education law draws national attention

Wyoming students deserve classes that focus on the science of climate change and leave out political agendas.
That's the thought behind Thursday's launch of a ...

Air service task force advises guarantee for airline

Tasked with improving service at Riverton Regional Airport, the Fremont County Air Service Task force is considering a revenue guarantee plan for airlines ...

Meeting on parks, paths draws mostly negative words

Most comments were negative as Riverton community members shared their opinions about local parks and trails during a city council work session July 8.
Some ...

 
 

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