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Four-year-old, grandmother dead in wreck; SUV had 10 people inside

An Idaho 4-year-old and her grandmother died Thursday afternoon in a collision involving two vehicles and 12 people near Togwotee Pass.
The incident took ...

Goggles says he won't run again

Following the adjournment of this year's Wyoming Legislature on Thursday, Rep. Patrick Goggles, D-Ethete announced Friday his decision not to run for ...

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Births
C'HAIR
A son was born to Anastasia Yellowfox and Norman C'Hair, of Riverton, at 12:25 a.m. Feb. 11 at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 ...

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Airman found dead at base
CHEYENNE -- Authorities are investigating the death of an airman at F.E. Warren Air Force Base.
Base officials said the ...

Education panel to pick up Hill probe

CHEYENNE -- A state legislative committee is being tasked with trying to come up with solutions to a recent state Supreme Court ruling involving the powers of ...

CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead has signed a bill to allow the state game and fish department to shift some of its costs away from sportsmen.
The measure Mead ...

Four couples file suit in state seeking permission for same-sex marriage

CHEYENNE -- Four gay couples and a gay rights advocacy group sued Gov. Matt Mead and other officials Wednesday in an attempt to get Wyoming to recognize gay ...

Governor signs budget bill; Friday adjournment set

CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead has signed the $3.3-billion budget bill that will cover state funding for the coming two years.
Mead made only minor line-item ...

Appointed clerk of court to run as GOP

Kristi H. Green is hopes voters will pick her to stay Fremont County's Clerk of District Court, the office she was appointed to in May. Green announced her ...

Employees at Central Wyoming College are excited about a potential new tradition for staff development day.
The idea was initiated last month, when employees ...

Group homes seeking director

Facilities in the group home program are operated in both Riverton and Lander.

The Fremont County Group Homes hopes to hire its new executive ...

County will join state petition to overturn EPA boundary ruling

Fremont County plans to intervene in support of the State of Wyoming in the Environmental Protection Agency's recent action redefining the boundaries of the ...

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Births
BRANHAM
A daughter was born to Katy and Paul Branham, of Riverton, at 7:54 a.m. Jan. 29 at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 6 ...

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UW wins ranchland lawsuit
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled against a Denver woman who sued to block foundations at the University ...

Simpson among GOP expressing their support for same-sex marriage

SALT LAKE CITY -- A group of Republicans has come out in support of legalizing gay marriage in Utah and Oklahoma, arguing that allowing same-sex unions is ...

Coroner waiting to confirm ID of found body

The Fremont County coroner is waiting to confirm the identity of a man who was found dead Feb. 26 in a residence north of Lander.
"He had been there for quite ...

Commissioners move to end health benefit plan for county retirees

Fremont County commissioners voted Feb. 4 to stop offering the health benefit plan to retirees at the end of the calendar year.
The decision ran against a ...

Fight between roommates ends in arrest

A struggle between two Riverton roommates resulted in an arrest and a citation last week.
Officials said the incident began at about 6:10 a.m. Feb. 25 when ...

Lander chamber director named first county museums chief

For the first time, Fremont County has a central director of museum operations.
The Fremont County Museums board of trustees has named Scott Goetz to the new ...

Officials expect Fremont County's assessed value to rise by $24 million, or 2.6 percent, for fiscal year 2015 to $930 million.
The increase should spell a ...

 
 

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