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The blaze expanded from half an acre to 10 acres before it was controlled.

Soft terrain and strong winds caused difficulties for firefighters who ...

Woman who suffocated baby heads to prison for 11 years

Ardis Enos had been charged with first-degree murder but signed a plea agreement in January on a lesser charge.

A woman who admitted killing her ...

Jackson landslide inching along, as are solutions to it

CHEYENNE -- The Town of Jackson and property owners continue to negotiate how they might divvy up the multimillion-dollar cost to stop once and for all a ...

Kindergarten roundup had 130 sign-ups

Roughly 130 young students were registered for kindergarten at the kindergarten roundup held for the first time on March 13-14 by Fremont County School ...

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Deaths
KUCERA
Alice Marie Kucera, 85, of Riverton, died Tuesday, Feb. 3, in Henderson, Nev. Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 11, ...

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Deaths
BUSS
Daren D. Buss, 52, of Riverton, died of natural causes Wednesday, March 25, at his home in Riverton. Arrangements are ...

Cauliflower 'hot new food' of 2015

Trends are a peculiar thing, especially when you live in a city that doesn't exactly shape the zeitgeist. Somebody somewhere decides something is the Next Big ...

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Bears are awake
MOOSE -- Visitors to Grand Teton National Park and the surrounding area are being cautioned that bears are out of hibernation and are ...

Beetle-killed trees no more likely to catch fire, but they burn faster

DENVER -- Mountain pine beetles have left vast tracts of dead, dry trees in the West, raising fears that they're more vulnerable to wildfire outbreaks, but a ...

Prison ordered for woman who caused death of her boyfriend

A federal judge has sentenced an Arapahoe woman to three years in prison for assaulting and injuring her boyfriend at their home.
The man died from bleeding ...

Riverton Police Department officer Gilbert Peck was commended Tuesday for resuscitating a 77-year-old Kinnear woman after she collapsed Monday morning at the ...

Man accused in vehicle death using 'double jeopardy' defense

A defense attorney is asking a judge to throw out the vehicular homicide case against her client, arguing it amounts to double jeopardy.
A hearing on the ...

Council hears defense of bare-knuckle fights; chief called 'predator'

The Riverton City Council did not make a decision regarding bare-knuckle fighting regulations during a regular meeting this month.
Instead, council members ...

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Deaths
BATCHELDER
David Alan Batchelder, 58, died Tuesday, March 17. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 26, in the Chapel of Mount ...

District 25 only requires certain workers to be vaccinated

The Riverton school system encourages all of its employees to receive immunizations.

Public concern over immunizations has resurfaced after a measles ...

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Missile test involved Warren AFB
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- The Air Force says an unarmed Minuteman 3 missile was launched from California in ...

Juvenile justice to be big interim study by lawmakers

CHEYENNE -- Overhauling how Wyoming approaches crimes and other misbehavior by juveniles will be among a state legislative committee's top priorities leading up ...

State's ed board gets back to work on review of sci standards

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Board of Education is moving forward with its review of state science standards.
Members of the board decided at their meeting last ...

Six injured in Wind River Canyon wreck

Six Cody residents were injured in a one-vehicle rollover Sunday after their Jeep collided with a rock in the Wind River Canyon.
Officials believe all of the ...

Fremont County's Solid Waste Disposal District could leave the county's self-insurance pool and purchase health insurance from a private company for its ...

 
 

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