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CHEYENNE -- State and federal officials are negotiating terms and conditions for an upcoming reappraisal of valuable state land located within the boundaries of ...

Vintage games, anvil blasting featured at Gold Rush Days

The two-day annual event begins Saturday in South Pass City.

Gold Rush Days in South Pass City are set to kick off Saturday.
The South Pass City ...

Impounded van might be linked to vehicle thefts

Police have impounded a suspect vehicle in connection with a string of thefts reported recently in Riverton.
The silver Chrysler Town and Country contained ...

Construction begins at new justice center

In a fitting scene for Fremont County, dignitaries turned the first ceremonial spadefuls of dirt for the Riverton justice center on Friday before a back drop ...

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BLACKBURN
Yvette R. Blackburn, 50, of Arapahoe, died Friday, July 4, in Casper. Funeral services were Thursday, July 10, at 50 Miller Lane in ...

Absentee voting beginning for primary election

CHEYENNE -- Absentee voting is now open for Wyoming's primary election.
The 40-day period for absentee voting began Thursday and ends on Aug. 18, the day ...

ID made in murder case after 31 years

GILLETTE -- A homicide victim found in northern Wyoming nearly 31 years ago has been identified as Mary Lynn Andersen, a Gillette resident who had moved to the ...

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Four finalists for Cody administrator
CODY -- Cody officials have identified four finalists for the job of city administrator.
The Cody Enterprise ...

Hot spot melting road in Yellowstone

The ever-changing thermal geology of Yellowstone National Park has created a hot spot that melted an asphalt road and closed access to popular geysers and ...

LARAMIE -- Firefighters have extinguished spot fires created by a larger wildfire burning southwest of Laramie in the Medicine Bow National Forest.
The ...

Sister-in-law of current commissioner running for shot to challenge her

A St. Stephen's woman is running as a Republican for Fremont County Commission District 1. Valaira Whiteman said she hopes to bring a personal touch to the ...

Unusual public sexual assault case bound to District Court

A Riverton man is facing felony charges for the alleged groping of a young woman on a path along a canal. If convicted of the one count of third-degree sexual ...

Rendezvous revs up with events at park, rec path and modelers facility

Riverton Rendezvous get up to full speed this weekend, offering music, food and shopping opportunities for residents and visitors to the city.
- The Sixth ...

Faulty gauge boosts release from Jackson Lake in error

JACKSON -- A faulty water level monitor has increased the release of water from Jackson Lake.
The malfunction happened between Thursday and Monday. U.S. Bureau ...

Lake Owen wildfire 80 percent contained; 140 on site

LARAMIE -- Firefighters have gained 80 percent containment on a wildfire burning in the Medicine Bow National Forest west of Laramie.
The wildfire near Lake ...

Grad rate dips in Lander; officials studying issue

Fremont County School District 1 Board of Trustees hope to see graduation percentages increase. Recently the trustees reviewed previous graduation rates for ...

Reward offered in missing man case

A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the people or person responsible for the disappearance ...

City OKs City Park site for planned skate park

The skate area will be 68 feet wide and 166 feet long, with
protective berms on either side.

The City of Riverton has approved a location for a ...

Third arrest in vandalism rampage in Sinks Canyon; court dates set next week

A third person has been arrested in connection with damage done in May to two cabins in Sinks Canyon.
James Robert Webb, born 1993, had his initial ...

Digest

Falling rock kills girl during hike
LOVELL -- A falling rock measuring a couple feet wide and weighing about 50 pounds has killed a 4-year-old girl in ...

 
 

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