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Births
ADDISON
A daughter was born to Chasity Spoonhunter of Ethete and Kenneth Addison of Ethete at 9:07 a.m. July 22 at SageWest Health Care at ...

Peaches continue to be amazing even after they're cooked.

You bite into a ripe peach. A drop of delicious juice spills over your lips and traces a ...

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Man charged with attempted murder
GILLETTE --A 25-year-old man faces a charge of attempted second-degree murder after a shooting was reported at a ...

Wyoming lawmakers consider tightening civil forfeiture rules

The current law allows the state to seize private property without a conviction.

CHEYENNE --A panel of Wyoming lawmakers is set to consider ...

States say EPA failed to warn them about river sludge

LAS VEGAS -- As the Environ-mental Protection Agency continued to monitor 3 million gallons of mine waste released into Colorado's Animas River, residents in ...

Construction on elementary school to start 'going vertical'

Workers will pour the concrete for the final wall of the foundation Wednesday.

Willow Creek Elementary School will start to take shape in the coming ...

City's website now features 'Video Tour of Riverton'

Newcomers to the city of Riverton or potential residents have a new resource they can use to learn about the Rendezvous City.
With the city's cooperation, ...

The athletes plan to cover the route from Riverton to Crow Agency, Mont., in two and a half days by operating in a relay format.

A group called the ...

Conservation group in Lander supportive of Clean Power Plan

Last week, President Barack Obama released the final version of his plan to combat climate change by requiring states to decrease carbon dioxide emissions from ...

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Deaths
BOYD
Nathan John Boyd, 72, of Lander, died Saturday, Aug. 8, at his daughter's home. Cremation has taken place. Per his request, there will be ...

Residents with epilepsy may apply for hemp extract registration cards

Qualified Wyoming residents who have intractable epilepsy may now apply for hemp extract registration cards to be issued by the Wyoming Department of Health. ...

Deadline nears for WDH tax refund program

State residents who may qualify for the Wyoming Department of Health Tax Refund for Elderly and Disabled Program are reminded to submit applications by Aug. ...

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States ask judge to delay water rule
BISMARCK, N.D. --Thirteen states led by North Dakota asked a federal judge on Monday to delay a new rule that ...

Possible medical marijuana vote includes hemp growing

CASPER -- A lawmaker says he'll sponsor his own bill legalizing hemp growing in Wyoming if a medical marijuana referendum fails to get on the November ballot, ...

Victims in fatal crash identified

LUSK --Authorities have released the names of two people who were killed in a crash north of Lusk that involved a pickup and two motorcycles.
The Wyoming ...

More firefighters headed to Albany County wildfire

CHEYENNE --The arrival of more firefighters and resources has kept a wildfire burning in northern Albany County largely in check.
Officials say the fire in La ...

Deputies think juveniles used stolen vehicle in burglary of Kinnear Store

Local officials are investigating reports that a stolen vehicle was used in a burglary early Saturday in Kinnear.
The suspects reportedly crashed the vehicle ...

A Chevrolet Suburban pulling a camper trailer collided with a front-end loader as the two vehicles headed north Wednesday.
The collision occurred a little ...

The wood kiln at Central Wyoming College is up and running this week for the first time in four years.
Art professor Nita Kehoe said the doors to the kiln had ...

RPD creating part-time liaison position to address alleged discrimination

The Riverton Police Department is creating a new position in an effort to address alleged acts of discrimination in town.
RPD chief Mike Broadhead said the ...

 
 

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