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A brother and sister face second-degree murder charges, and a third suspect is charged with accessory before the fact.

A judge at a hearing Wednesday ...

Children in crash died Tuesday after transport to SLC

Two Lander girls have died in Salt Lake City after being involved in a two-vehicle traffic accident Tuesday morning on Wyoming Highway 789 near Lyons Valley ...

Two children injured in Tuesday wreck die from injuries

The two Lander children injured in a Tuesday morning accident have died as a result of their injuries, according to a press release from Wyoming Catholic ...

Traffic delays expected Wednesday on Riverview Road

The asphalt driving surface of Riverview Road between Augusta Drive and Rein Road is scheduled to be removed Wednesday and Thursday as part of continuing ...

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Births
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A son was born to Rosa Burnett and Robert Friday, of Fort Washakie, at 8:41 a.m. Feb. 12 at Lander Regional Hospital. He weighed 7 ...

Wellness program could be healthy wager for county

Fremont County is betting heavily on an expanded wellness program for its employees, and the wager could pay off. Groups that have tried similar methods have ...

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Alleged strangler says 'not guilty'
GERING, Neb. -- A 15-year-old Wyoming boy has pleaded not guilty to murder in the strangling of a western Nebraska ...

BOISE, Idaho -- A bipartisan effort under way in Congress would change the way the country pays to fight catastrophic wildfires, tapping natural disaster funds ...

More delays in Hill case; judge allows three more weeks for state analyses

CHEYENNE -- State schools Superintendent Cindy Hill will have to wait longer in her effort to regain control of the Wyoming Department of Education.
Laramie ...

RHS expands course offerings with animation, baking classes

Riverton High School has approved two additional courses to be offered to students in the next school year. "Animation" and "Baking and Pastry" will be offered ...

After two years as superintendent at St. Stephen's Indian School, Mike Hejtmanek has decided to resign from the position.
He announced his departure to the ...

Two Lander children were transported to Salt Lake City on Tuesday morning after being injured in a two-vehicle accident on Wyoming Highway 789 near Lyons ...

Two announce run for HD33 seat being vacated by Goggles

Two Republicans who sparred over the state representative seat in House District 33 in earlier elections are running for it again. They could have better luck ...

Diversion Dam bridge to be closed Tuesday

The Fremont County Transportation Department announced it will close Diversion Dam bridge from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday for routine inspection.
This will be a ...

Digest

Judge rejects deal in fatal crash
GREELEY, Colo. -- A judge has rejected a plea agreement for a 22-year-old Wyoming man who was involved in a crash in ...

LARAMIE -- A University of Wyoming researcher discovered that using satellite imagery to map the depth of melt ponds and melt-water stream channels on the ...

Secretary of State won't run for third term

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming Secretary of State Max Maxfield said Friday that he will not run for a third term despite winning a lawsuit before the state Supreme Court ...

Riverton Regional Airport was a key hub for Frontier Airlines in the 1954, so much so that the airline organized an air show to commemorate Frontier's 10,000th ...

Members needed for resource advisory committee

The Shoshone National Forest is seeking individuals who are interested in becoming a part of the resource advisory committee that collaborates with the U.S. ...

'Miss Navajo' latest in American Indian film series at Riverton library

The documentary screening of "Miss Navajo" is the latest addition to the American Indian film series at the Riverton Branch Library.
Director Billy Luther's ...

 
 

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