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Hypothermia likely cause of death in city park

Initial autopsy results show Dana Eagle, 36, of Riverton, died of hypothermia before being found frozen at Riverton City Park. The reporting party called ...

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Medicaid bills advance
CHEYENNE --Members of the Joint Labor, Health and Social Services Interim Committee voted Friday to advance two Medicaid ...

Casper family wins adoption award

CASPER --A family that has provided a home to more than 50 foster children from Natrona County over the last six years is being honored with a national ...

Drug probe undercuts Hagel talk to nuke force

Two officers in Montana have been removed from duty because they are under investigation for illegal narcotics.

F.E. WARREN AIR FORCE BASE --Moments ...

Commission elects new vice chairwoman, picks official banks in first meeting of '14

In new-year business, the Fremont County Commission examined using credit unions as official depositories and gained a new vice chairwoman during its meeting ...

Firefighters to hone skills at weekend fire school

Roughly 400 students are in Riverton on Saturday and Sunday
for the annual series of workshops.

About 400 students will be burning cars, breaking ...

Two Riverton men charged in home robbery

Two young Riverton men are facing burglary charges for allegedly robbing a man's house Nov. 30 on the advice of his grandson.
Implicated are Clayton Reinick, ...

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Deaths
BROOKS
Roger Brooks, 47, of Fort Washakie, died Saturday, Jan. 4, of complications from diabetes at Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins, ...

Digest

Hagel to visit Warren AFB
F.E. WARREN AIR FORCE BASE -- Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is making a rare visit to an Air Force nuclear missile base, ...

Five Shot Rabbit Hunt loads up Friday, Shoshoni

This weekend marks the 35th Wyoming Women's Five Shot Rabbit Hunt, which takes place every year in Shoshoni during the second week of January.
The event ...

An atypical pattern of snowfall hit Fremont County last weekend, when more precipitation came down in the city of Riverton than in Lander and Dubois, which ...

Much of her appearance Tuesday concerned the county museum in Dubois.

Recent actions by the Fremont County Museums Board have incensed Dubois ...

Police look for man who pulled gun at local store

Police are investigating a possible attempted robbery involving a firearm at a retail establishment in Riverton.
No one was injured in the incident, which ...

Council modifies solicitors ordinance

Door-to-door sales will be allowed, but vendors must respect "no solicitation" signs.

The City of Riverton has a new door-to-door solicitation ...

Today

Deaths
LUPHER
Jeffery Nathan "Nate" Lupher, 53, died Tuesday, Jan. 7, at home on his family ranch in Mountain View. Cremation has taken place, and a ...

Digest

Plant worker identified
Authorities have identified a 28-year-old woman killed in an accident at a sugar beet processing plant in Lovell.
The victim ...

Feds seek $6.3 million from man who caused big wildfire

CHEYENNE -- The U.S. Forest Service wants to collect $6.3 million from a 77-year-old man the agency blames for causing a 2012 forest fire that threatened to ...

Brief rebound predicted for Wyoming coal

BILLINGS, Mont. -- The U.S. coal mining industry will see a modest and short-lived rebound in 2014, driven by more production in Western states after two ...

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming schools Superintendent Cindy Hill said she has always acted with integrity and honesty in addressing the state's public education needs as ...

New victim coordinator introduced

Riverton Police chief Mike Broadhead presented the new victim witness coordinator for the City of Riverton during Tuesday's Riverton City Council meeting. ...

 
 

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