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Births
WARD
A son was born to Carly Ann David and Michael Ward, of Riverton, at 3:34 p.m. April 6, 2014, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 ...

Entire Louis Lake Road to open Friday

On Friday, the Shoshone National Forest will open the remaining portion of Louis Lake Road, FR300, in the Washakie Ranger District.
Slow snow melt-off ...

State liaison to Eastern Shoshone Tribe resigns

Sara Robinson, the Eastern Shoshone tribe's liaison to the Wyoming Legislature and governor's office, has resigned.
Robinson announced her resignation Monday ...

Cattle rustling increasing

CHEYENNE -- Cattle rustling is slowly increasing in Wyoming amid rising beef prices and shrinking herds.
Jimmy Dean Siler, a Wyoming Livestock Board ...

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Ex-parole officer enters guilty plea
SHERIDAN -- A former Sheridan probation and parole officer accused of sexual assault has entered a conditional ...

Gas developer facing civil fine

CHEYENNE -- The Interior Department office that oversees revenue collection from oil and gas leases announced Thursday it is seeking a $533,520 civil penalty ...

Police say Frisco Saunders, 42, drove his GMC Suburban at his ex-wife Tina Saunders after the two argued.

A former Riverton police officer's ...

District 25 plans construction, OKs personnel changes

Fremont County School District 25 in Riverton plans several construction projects this summer.
The board accepted the recommendation to hire Nelson ...

McFarland: CWC serves Lander well

Lander is being well-served by Central Wyoming College, says the outgoing president of the school.
Dr. Jo Anne McFarland detailed the college's current ...

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Deaths
GEBHART
Monie Gebhart, 77, died Monday, June 9, at Billings Clinic in Billings, Mont., after a lengthy illness. Graveside services and ...

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Slaying suspect arrested in state
GILLETTE --A man wanted in a fatal shooting in New Mexico has been arrested on charges of stabbing a woman in ...

Court hears appeal arguments in 2009 killing of Sheridan man

CHEYENNE --A lawyer for a Sheridan man serving life for his role in a home invasion killing urged the Wyoming Supreme Court on Wednesday to throw out his ...

Sandoval to chair Western governors group

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. --The Western Governors' Association has selected Nevada Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval as its new chairman.
Member governors ...

Dakota senators revive effort to get bison declared national mammal

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. --Senators from the Dakotas are among those making another attempt to have the bison declared the national mammal, citing the animal's ...

Sinks Canyon visitors get 'rare' sightings of bear, moose

Recent bear and moose sightings in Sinks Canyon State Park have been labeled as "somewhat rare" by park officials.
Sinks Canyon Visitor Center superintendent ...

Spinning off Fremont County's Ambulance Department into a private, non-profit organization could be the answer to its money woes, the agency's chief suggested ...

Hudson homicide case comes to a close

The last defendants were sentenced Tuesday in the 2011 murders of Elva Charlotte Quiver, 20, and Eric Likes, 42.

Two defendants involved in the 2011 ...

Citizens for Equal Rights Alliance to host workshops on federal policies

Tribal leaders say group is "anti-Indian," but representatives from the group say they oppose "federal Indian policy."

Local tribal leaders think an ...

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Tree kills park hiker
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- A Taiwanese man is dead after being hit by a falling tree while hiking off an established trail in ...

Western governors not in lockstep over announced EPA regulations

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Ten western governors met Tuesday with Gina McCarthy, the Environmental Protection Agency administrator, to talk about cleaner power ...

 
 

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