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Paxton wins Open qualifier

Freshman Easton Paxton played hooky from Riverton High School on Wednesday, but nobody minded.
Paxton fired a 6-under par 66 to win a U.S. Open local ...

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Births
BARNABY
A daughter was born to Katherine M. Tillman, of Fort Washakie, and Leo E. Barnaby Jr., of Fort Washakie, at 8:14 a.m. March 3, 2014, at ...

Oil company buys Lummis ranch

CHEYENNE -- A major oil development company has acquired a 5,000-acre ranch southeast of Cheyenne that until recently belonged to U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis and ...

Woman who lied about sick son charged

CASPER -- A Casper woman who received about $7,000 in donations after claiming her son was dying of brain cancer has been charged with felony fraud.
Krishelle ...

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Palmerlee to lead UW trustees
LARAMIE -- Buffalo attorney David Palmerlee is the new president of the University of Wyoming Board of ...

Crashed plane unreachable for months

CODY -- With avalanche dangers looming, officials said Wednesday it could be months before crews can reach a single-engine plane that crashed on a mountain in ...

GILLETTE -- A bus crashed into other vehicles stopped for roadwork on a rural Wyoming highway, killing three and sending at least three others to the ...

Stolen car in Riverton leads to Tuesday pursuit in Lander

Officers from throughout the county were involved in an incident involving a stolen vehicle at about 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.
The call was initiated in Riverton ...

If the May 9 employment expo gave a snapshot of the labor economy in Fremont County, it showed the service industry is hiring locally, and the energy industry ...

Skate park nears halfway point on fundraising; city turns down new request

Members of the Central Wyoming Skateboarding Association were hoping to secure another donation from the City of Riverton in the next fiscal year for their ...

Info session Friday for potential operators of Wind River Job Corps

The U.S. Department of Labor hosts an informational meeting Friday as part of its search for an operator at the Wind River Job Corps Center, which is set to ...

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Deaths
HUNGARY
Harley Ray "Sleeping Bear" Hungary, 67, of Ethete, died Saturday, May 10, with his family by his side. A rosary and wake were Tuesday, ...

Part of Louis Lake Road to open

A portion of Louis Lake Road will open Memorial Day weekend. The road will be open from the switchbacks to Worthen Meadows Campground and trailhead starting ...

District 25 board hears update on therapeutic NWBOCES program

The Northwest Board of Cooperative Education Services continues to serve Wyoming students with intensive therapeutic treatment and educational and residential ...

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Wind farm permit submitted
CHEYENNE -- The developers of what could become the largest wind energy project in the U.S. have submitted their application ...

Petition on well rules nixed

Wyoming regulators have rejected a landowner group's petition for stricter rules on oil and gas operations, saying they're already reviewing the regulations on ...

CODY -- Two elderly brothers aboard a single-engine plane found crashed on a mountain in northwest Wyoming are presumed dead, authorities said Tuesday.
The ...

Evidence extensive against Dubois man facing methamphetamine charges

Two affidavits describe evidence against a Dubois man who pleaded guilty on May 8 in Lander District Court to a charge of selling methamphetamine as part of a ...

Judge says no to Catholic ACA exemption

The order applies to Wyoming Catholic College in Lander.

A federal judge has ruled that Roman Catholic organizations in Wyoming are not entitled to a ...

Gard announces mayoral candidacy

He's the second candidate for the office.

Riverton city councilman Richard Gard announced his intention Wednesday to run for mayor.
Current Mayor ...

 
 

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