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Leland Teran, 63, of Riverton, died at his home Dec. 19. A viewing was held Dec. 22 at Davis ...

Man sentenced to 2-6 years on sexual assault conviction

A Lander man has been sentenced to two to six years in prison after pleading guilty to one charge of second-degree sexual abuse of a minor and one charge of ...

It's tough to survive the holidays without putting on a few extra pounds. All those parties and family get-togethers have a way of tempting us with tasty ...

County challenges tax-free university housing status

LARAMIE (AP) -- Attorneys for the Albany County Assessor are asking District Court to reverse a 2013 decision by the Albany County Board of Equalization that ...

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Wild bison will be allowed to migrate out of Yellowstone National Park and stay in parts of Montana year-round under a Tuesday move by ...

Wyoming asks feds to reconsider coal emissions

The petition claims the final EPA rule is stricter than an
earlier draft.

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead is asking the U.S. Environmental ...

Wyoming digest

Murder-for-hire convict appeals
CHEYENNE (AP) -- A Wyoming man convicted of trying to hire a hit man to kill his parents is asking a federal appeals ...

Fremont County law enforcement officers assisted deserving children with Christmas shopping Saturday at Walmart in the annual "Shop with a Cop" event. Officer ...

RPD officer bitten by suspect; BAC of .398

A Riverton police officer was injured Saturday after being bitten by an intoxicated woman who claimed to be under the influence of methamphetamine.
The police ...

Churches planning special events for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Christmas and Christmas Eve services and programs are planned at spiritual sites throughout Fremont County.

Christmas Eve
- The earliest Christmas ...

Judge won't allow state to try for new death penalty in Eaton case

A federal judge has handed the state of Wyoming another setback in its effort to execute the former Riverton man convicted of killing a young Montana woman ...

With 1 percent money in hand, county to improve gravel roadways

The Fremont County Transportation Department has identified roads that will receive new gravel using optional 1 percent sales tax funds. The first such ...

Fort Washakie Clinic joins nationwide parternship to combat drug overdoses

A partnership to equip Bureau of Indian Affairs law enforcement officers with naloxone for responding to drug overdoses in tribal communities was announced ...

Wyoming digest

Man pleads no contest in motel murder
CHEYENNE (AP) -- The final defendant connected to the death of a man in a hotel room has accepted a plea ...

State asked to put more money into archiving important records

Gov. Matt Mead's budget recommendations support the requests.

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming lawmakers say it will take hundreds of thousands of dollars ...

State to stick with SAT for time being

(AP) -- Wyoming lawmakers decided that 11th-graders must take the ACT college preparation exam for now, despite a recommendation to offer an alternative test ...

Pilot worried landing gear not locked but landed safely

Emergency crews responded Monday afternoon to Riverton Regional Airport after a pilot called for help with his landing gear.
The twin engine Beechcraft King ...

Fewer drug, alcohol cases at CWC in '14; security staff hitting it off with students

The annual safety and security report for Central Wyoming College shows a decrease in drug- and alcohol-related arrests on campus in 2014.
The numbers may not ...

Casino announces layoffs; more than 100 workers to be cut by first of the year

About 120 local casino employees are set to lose their jobs after Jan. 1.
Managers attribute the layoffs to a recent downturn in the energy industry that ...

Another improved month for flights at Riverton Regional

15 cancelled in month; boardings 3,300 to date



Riverton Regional Airport reported fewer cancellations in November than in previous months.
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