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Judge gives murder prosecutor, defendant last chance for a deal

Jeremiah Shull's trial is set to start in July

A judge gave the parties in a murder case a last chance to reach a plea bargain before a trial in the ...

Higher costs expected this year at Green Mountain, says rec board

The Fremont County Recreation Board requested more than it received last year from the Fremont County Commission at a budget hearing this month.
This year's ...

Water storage on the Wind River Indian Reservation was a key discussion topic this week when Gov. Matt Mead visited the Eastern Shoshone Tribe.
State Sen. Eli ...

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Deaths
DOWNEY
Esther Downey, 78, of Shoshoni, died Wednesday, June 24, at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. Services are ...

The project began in early June, is expected to be finished by mid-July.

Work is under way to make the Fremont County Courthouse more ...

Steady progress in Lusk as flood recovery continues

CHEYENNE -- It's been three weeks since a flood swept through part of the small eastern Wyoming town of Lusk.
Since then businesses have reopened and roads ...

Public health seeking less money in new fiscal year

Fremont County Public Health asked for less funding from the Fremont County Commission in this year's budget compared to last year.

Family ...

Mead, governors assembling on issues unaffected by state lines

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. -- The governors of 10 Western states began a three-day meeting Wednesday in Lake Tahoe to tackle drought and other problems that don't ...

Mineral revenue plunge could hit education hardest

Wyoming lawmakers likely will face tough choices in coming years over how to fund the state's K-12 educational system because of falling mineral revenue, ...

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One dead, one hurt in wreck
RAWLINS -- The Wyoming Highway Patrol says a man was killed and a woman was injured in a single-vehicle rollover crash north ...

PBS general manager stays extra month to ease transition

Ruby Calvert will stay on as general manager at Wyoming PBS through the end of July in order to ease the transition to new leadership at the station.
Calvert ...

Health care officials laud Thursday's court ruling

CHEYENNE -- Health care officials in Wyoming are cheering Thursday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding the current structure of the federal Affordable Care ...

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Deaths
ANTELOPE
Richard Anthony Antelope, 89, of Ethete, died Sunday, June 21, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. A visitation will be at 4:30 p.m. ...

Library reschedules lantern launch, plans improv event

The Riverton Branch Library has rescheduled the sky lantern launch for 9 p.m. Friday.
The library said participants should bring their lanterns and lighters ...

Water floods campground at Boysen Reservoir

State park officials are allowing visitors to camp temporarily in undesignated sites.

Flooding has rendered unusable many of the campsites in the ...

Dubois hosting competitive trail runs Saturday

The winners of the 15k race will win $500.

Boys & Girls Club of Dubois is hosting the Sixth Annual High Country Challenge on Saturday. Registration ...

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Not-guilty plea in decapitation case
CODY -- A Wyoming woman is denying charges that she conspired and helped kill her boyfriend, whose body was found ...

Hunting license draws complete

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has conducted the 2015 drawings for resident elk licenses as well as for resident and nonresident deer and ...

Judge delays implementing fracking rules in Wyoming and other oil and gas states

New federal rules for oil and gas development on federal lands, including one that would require disclosure of chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing, now ...

Judge to hear latest in Eaton case Tuesday

A federal judge in Cheyenne will hold a hearing to consider whether the state of Wyoming may still pursue the death penalty against a former Riverton resident ...

 
 

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