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Laramie police say they foiled husband's murder-for-hire plot

LARAMIE -- Police in Laramie say they foiled a plot by a 39-year-old Laramie man to kill a Cheyenne man that he believed was having an affair with his ...

County's voter turnout 70 percent Tuesday

Participation in presidential years is increasing, but it is decreasing in midterms.

Graphing voter local turnout for every general election in the ...

Election outcome certified; no change required

Tuesday night's winners can stop holding their breath. They have won their elections officially.
The Fremont County Canvass Board reviewed and certified local ...

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Births
WHITING-OCON
A daughter was born to NyKomia Whiting of Riverton and Fernando Ocon of Riverton at 5:01 a.m. July 4 at SageWest Health Care at ...

Peters re-elected mayor in Shoshoni; he carried 65 percent in Tuesday voting

Shoshoni Mayor Scott Peters says he wasn't surprised at the outcome of Tuesday's election.
Town voters sent Peters back to the mayor's seat for another ...

Whiteman secures third commission term

She defeated Republican challenger Mark Lambert 1,058 to 560.

Democrat Keja Whiteman has won a third term on the Fremont County Commission after ...

Case prevails in Senate 25 campaign vs. Maldonado

Sen. Cale Case, R-Lander, is headed back to the Wyoming Legislature after winning re-election Tuesday over Democratic challenger Sergio Maldonado.
With ...

Yellowstone bison to be transferred to Fort Peck

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Montana wildlife officials say a group of about 140 bison captured from Yellowstone National Park will be relocated to the Fort Peck Indian ...

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Parents charged in baby's death
ROCK SPRINGS -- The parents of 4-month-old twin girls and two other children are being held on $1 million bond after ...

Embattled sheriff accused of covering up son's record

CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead is directing the Wyoming Attorney General's Office to take legal action to remove Campbell County Sheriff Bill Pownall from office ...

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Births
WHITE EAGLE
A daughter was born to Lauren Bell of Fort Washakie and Alan White of Fort Washakie at 3:38 p.m. July 10 at SageWest Health Care ...

GOP to have 26-4 advantage in state senate

CHEYENNE -- The fact that Republicans would maintain an overwhelming advantage in the Wyoming Legislature was never in doubt.
The question entering Tuesday's ...

Judge Wesley Roberts's name was supposed to be on three county ballots Tuesday, but it only appeared on two.

A ballot mistake in Teton County is ...

Peck, Douglas, Schoening grab CWC trustee seats

Open positions created by the retirement of three experienced Central Wyoming College trustees were filled by Tuesday's general election voting.
In the only ...

Barton leads District 25 vote tally; Chouinard and Tippets also win school board spots

Incumbents Mark Stone and Jody Ray lost their seats on the Riverton school board Tuesday after voters elected Sandy Barton, Lorenzo Chouinard and Kevin ...

Voters pick Allen over Clifford in HD 33 contest

After 10 years away from the Wyoming Legislature, Republican Jim Allen of Lander has earned election to House District 33.
He was appointed briefly to the HD ...

Price beats Kessler in Commission District 4

After answering to it for 36 years, Republican Ray Price has won a seat on the Fremont County Commission.
He beat out independent incumbent Stephanie Kessler ...

After trailing in Ward 2 primary, Martinez turns tables in general

Lee Martinez won the open seat representing Ward 2 on the Riverton City Council.
He acquired 514 votes on Tuesday, 54 votes ahead of Sarah L. Kalbach, who ...

Lars Baker will be the new mayor of Riverton.
The former city councilman and retired Fremont County Weed and Pest supervisor was elected with1,586 votes ...

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Births
VROMAN
A daughter was born to Katie Vroman of Riverton and Eric Vroman of Riverton at 11:17 a.m. July 31 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. ...

 
 

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