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Probation, time served for ex-officer in truck incident

A former Riverton Police captain was sentenced to time served and probation for a June 2 altercation with his ex-wife. Lander Circuit Court Judge Robert ...

Long shots take aim at GOP incumbents

CHEYENNE -- Tuesday's general election in Wyoming pits several entrenched, well-funded Republican incumbents against long-shot challengers.
At the top of the ...

Video cameras mounted on Riverton school buses are proving to be just what the district needed to identify drivers who illegally pass stopped school buses. ...

Governor appoints CWC counselor to state health board

Central Wyoming College counselor Lance Goede has been elected to serve as the chairman of the Wyoming Mental Health Professionals Licensing Board.
Gov. Matt ...

Digest

Man killed in rollover crash
KAYCEE -- Authorities say a 60-year-old man was killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash outside of Kaycee.
The Wyoming ...

Park tries to electrocute trout

JACKSON -- Biologists are making their first use of electroshock in their efforts to save native cutthroat trout in Yellowstone National Park from another ...

Today

Births
SHERMAN
A daughter was born to Odessa Sherman of Lander and Chris Sherman Sr. of Lander at 2:03 p.m. Aug. 3 at SageWest Health Care at ...

Student killed in altercation at UW party

Murder charges filed in case

A 21-year-old college student from Lander was killed over the weekend following an altercation in Laramie.
Joe McGowan ...

Good start to Election Day in county

Polls opened at 7 a.m. Tuesday, and by late morning the general election was running smoothly.
"At this point they're just telling us it's steady," Fremont ...

County's health insurance marketplace enrollment ranks third in Wyoming

Fremont County ranked third in the state for most plans selected through the Affordable Care Act's health insurance marketplace.
The U.S. Department of ...

Amber Alert canceled for girl in Casper

UPDATE at 2:16 p.m.: This Amber Alert has been canceled.

The Casper Police Department has issued an Amber Alert for Desiree Bowden who is believed to ...

Mercer: College presents 'so much opportunity' for growth in sciences

Three on ballot for two open CWC District 2 board seats

Physician John Mercer Jr. said he will be an advocate for the continued development of health ...

Peck: 'I want CWC to remain ambitious and always aim high'

Three on ballot for two open CWC District 2 board seats

With a wealth of experience leaving the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees this year, ...

Bighorn sheep transplant strategy being evaluated

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Stifled repeatedly in efforts to transplant bighorn sheep in new locations in Montana over the past few years, the state's wildlife ...

Baker, Gard in showdown for Riverton mayor

Residents of Riverton will be voting for their new mayor this week.
Lars Baker and Rich Gard advanced to the general election with only three votes ...

Nearly 2,300 fire calls logged during year by all departments; controlled burns No. 1

Fire departments across Fremont County have tallied up annual statistics for the municipal departments and county battalions over the past year.
Between Oct. ...

Ceballos emphasizes leadership in superintendent run

Democratic superintendent of public instruction candidate Mike Ceballos has a plan for reorganizing aspects of the Department of Education.
His involvement in ...

Mulch fire at waste station

Riverton's yard waste facility will be closed from noon until 1 p.m. daily as the result of an accidental fire Tuesday afternoon in the 300 block of North ...

In the days before legislative districting in Wyoming, Fremont County's state senators and state representatives were elected via an at-large basis by all ...

Cellist performs Saturday with county orchestra

The Fremont Symphony Orchestra presents internationally renowned cellist Evan Drachman in its fall concert to open its 28th season.
The concert begins at 7 ...

 
 

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