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New suicide prevention effort family's labor of love

LARAMIE -- A web. A bridge. A helping hand.
These are the roles the Cook family envisions for their budding project: a peer-to-peer support system for children ...

There was an all-county flavor to a downtown art festival in Riverton 29 years ago this week.
More than two dozen local artists and craft experts set up shop ...

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Street reopens after building collapse
LARAMIE -- A block in downtown Laramie has reopened after being closed for nearly a week following a building ...

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Births
SHOYO
A daughter was born to Sequoia Blindman of Ethete and Garrett Shoyo Sr. of Fort Washakie at 4:47 p.m. May 11 at SageWest Health Care at ...

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Muddy roads in national grassland
DOUGLAS -- The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for the Thunder Basin National Grassland in ...

Prison term for Arizona man in fatal fight

CASPER -- An Arizona man involved in a fight at a Casper hotel that left a New Mexico man dead has been sentenced to two to five years in prison.
Dwayne Bahe, ...

State's water supply looking good as summer approaches

Thanks to abundant rain over the past two months, the water supply Wyoming relies on for municipal and agricultural use is heading into the summer months well ...

State rig count unchanged; national tally down by nine

HOUSTON -- Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by nine this week to ...

River recedes after passing flood stage

Flood concerns eased Friday as the Wind River at Riverton began receding Friday after rising a foot above flood stage early in the day.
The river level ...

Fremont County employees have completed their move to the new justice center on North Major Avenue in Riverton.
The undertaking was relatively seamless ...

City approves one apartment plan, delays a second one amid objections by citizens

Developers cannot begin construction for a new apartment complex west of Hill Street and east of Wolf Creek Drive after the Riverton City Council delayed ...

Authorities have determined that 7-year-old Sophia Archer's death was a homicide, and charges have been filed against the driver of the car that killed the ...

Entirety of Louis Lake Road to open Friday

The Washakie Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest will open the remaining portion of Louis Lake Road on Friday.
Two segments of the road opened ...

Skate park groundbreaking set Saturday at City Park

Entertainment and family fun activities begin at 9 a.m., with the ceremony scheduled for 4 p.m.

The Central Wyoming Skateboarding Association hosts a ...

Wednesday's thunderstorms and overnight rain didn't lessen flood worries along the Wind River in central Fremont County.
The National Weather Service says a ...

Decision due by Monday on charges in crosswalk death

Fremont County Attorney Patrick LeBrun says he will decide by Monday how to proceed in the death of Sophia Archer, 7, of Riverton.
The girl died May 22 after ...

Hospital can join EPA lawsuit on rez border

SageWest Health Care at Riverton, formerly Riverton Memorial Hospital, may argue that a federal agency's determination that Riverton and surrounding areas ...

First case in April meth bust heads to district court; bond amount cut

The first case from a large-scale methamphetamine bust in April is proceeding to district court.
Dakota Coffee, 23, of Lander, pleaded not guilty June 2 to ...

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Births
POWELL
A son was born to Brandy Powell of Dubois and Briton Powell of Dubois at 10:02 a.m. May 19 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby ...

Fast and Furriest 5k/1k helps benefit Critical Care Companion Animal Fund

The money provides financial assistance to families that cannot afford veterinary care in emergency situations.

The fourth annual Fast and Furriest ...

 
 

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