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Woman choked at restaurant, coroner finds

An elderly Riverton woman died Tuesday evening after reportedly choking while eating at the Wind River Casino.
She is the second resident to die of choking ...

Ward 1 seat on council now empty; applications due Aug. 13

The Riverton City Council has officially declared the vacancy left by Jonathan Faubion, who represented Ward 1 but has moved to a different district.
The ...

Center of Hope vows to continue treatment mission after shooting

The Riverton Police Department is helping the Center of Hope detoxification center house clients after Saturday's fatal shooting at the facility on West Adams ...

"I believe I should not have been driving because of my eyesight," defendant Sandra Pennock said.

Sandra Penncok admitted she was at fault for ...

Bear put to death

LARAMIE (AP) -- Wildlife of-ficials have euthanized a black bear that showed up at a home in Laramie about a week after it was removed from a residential area ...

Construction expense leads to biggest District 25 budget in years

The Fremont County School District 25 Board of Trustees approved a budget appropriation of about $80 million during a meeting July 14.
"That's probably the ...

Gunman faces death or life sentence; city, reservation, county leaders conferring

Local officials from Riverton, Lander, Fremont County and the Wind River Indian Reservation met Wednesday to discuss the fatal shooting that took place last ...

More joining suits against new EPA reg on water

HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- Nine environmental conservation groups have joined the surge of states and businesses suing the federal government over a new water ...

Wyoming digest

Shooting details undisclosed for now
CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation says it will not release details about a man who ...

Fair parade Saturday evening; entries accepted until shortly before starting time on Main

The procession begins at 6 p.m. at the School District 25 administration building, 121 N. Fifth St. W.

Entries for the Fremont County Fair and Rodeo ...

City opts for lighted signals at crosswalks; state could help pay tab

The City of Riverton wants to install flashing crosswalk signals at four locations in the city.
The Riverton City Council approved a resolution Tuesday that ...

Fifth bison scuffle of the season in park; minor injuries

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- Yellowstone National Park officials are warning tourists to keep their distance after a bison flipped a woman into the air as ...

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TROSPER
Stallone Trosper died Saturday, July 18, 2015, in Riverton. He was 29 years old. Traditional American Indian funeral services ...

Wyoming digest

Ring could yield leads to killings
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Police are releasing photos of a gold ring as they continue to investigate the fatal shootings of ...

Lawsuit seeks to keep proposed oil and gas drilling regulations from taking effect

CHEYENNE (AP) -- New rules for oil and gas drilling on federal lands nationwide will be delayed from August until September at the soonest amid a legal ...

Tribe wants shootings treated as hate crime by fed authorities

The Northern Arapaho Tribe called on federal authorities to file hate crime charges against a Wyoming man following the fatal shooting of one tribal member and ...

County flags at half staff

Flags at Fremont County buildings will fly at half staff until sunset Friday to honor the five victims of a shooting in Chattanooga, Tenn., on July16.
"We ...

The fatal shooting that took place Saturday in Riverton represented a first for local police officers responding to the incident.
Riverton Police Department ...

June cancellations by Great Lakes Airlines may have set new record at airport

June was a difficult month for Great Lakes Airlines, which operates out of Riverton Regional Airport.
Seventy flights were canceled in June out of 119 ...

Shull guilty of murder in 2014 slaying; appeal likely

Jeremiah Ethan Samuel Shull was found guilty Monday of first-degree murder for killing Jacob Willenbrecht, 27, of Riverton, on Oct. 19.
Prosecutors believe ...

 
 

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