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City OKs new temp merchant rules; park-use fees updated

The Riverton City Council unanimously approved a temporary merchant ordinance on first reading Tuesday after several discussions and suggested changes to the ...

Two members of the Riverton Police Department had a brush with a mountain lion Monday after the animal was spotted on Sunset Drive near Jaycee Park.
RPD Sgt. ...

Levi Manzanares, left, did his part on Earth Day by gathering trash with Doni ...

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Deaths

Streeter
Joseph "Joe" K. Streeter Jr., 59, of Big Piney died April 9, 2017, at the University of Utah ...

Under budget pinch, basic road repairs now rely on 1 percent

As Fremont County's tax revenue continues to slide, the optional 1 percent sales tax for infrastructure is proving to be a timely savior for the county's ...

Shoshones to participate in settlement conference

The Northern Arapaho Tribe filed the lawsuit last year after the dissolution of the Joint Business Council.

Federal district court judge Brian ...

Now retired, Crofts reflects on life of service

Christopher A. "Kip" Crofts of Wyoming was one of 46 U.S. Attorneys asked to resign March 10 as part of the transition to President Donald Trump's ...

Man must pay thousands in restitution for assault

A Fort Washakie man was sentenced this month for assault resulting in bodily injury.
He also was ordered to pay $34,850 in restitution.
Court documents ...

Canine recruiter finds right dog in Wyoming

K9 and service dog recruiter Tim Matthews found one new recruit on his recent trip through Wyoming, which included stops at Casper, Cheyenne, Douglas and ...

Judge to dismiss rest of Archer lawsuit

District court judge Norman Young is set to dismiss the remainder of a lawsuit by the parents of Sophia Archer, the 7-year-old who was struck and killed by an ...

Four babies in two days: Local sisters give birth to twins

Over the course of two days this month, one local family gained four new members.
Viola Oldman, 26, of Arapahoe, had twin boys, Jaxson and Jace, on April ...

Lander man was stabbed multiple times at bonfire

A Lander man underwent surgery after being stabbed multiple times at a bonfire last weekend.
Lander police were dispatched at 12:24 a.m. April 15 to 860 Four ...

Coroner confirms name of man found dead in Lander

Officials are waiting on autopsy results to determine the cause of death for man found dead April 11 in a home in Lander.
Officers from the Lander Police ...

Department of Education seeks input on reservation

By Alejandra Silva
Staff Writer

The Wyoming Department of Education has scheduled several "listening sessions" on the Wind River Indian Reservation as ...

Monday presentation recalls the Holocaust

A presentation in Riverton is scheduled for Monday, April 24, in commemoration of Holocaust Remembrance Day.
Kurt and Shoshanah Schafli host the event at 7 ...

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Births


PARRILL
A child was born to Chelsi Parrill of Lander and Levi Parrill of Lander at 6:49 p.m. April 18 ...

Zube family donates van to Help for Health Hospice

The Help for Health Hospice home in Riverton accepted the donation of a 2017 Chrysler Town and Country van this week.
In memory of Art Zube, his wife, Doris ...

Toxicology shows teen died of alcohol poisoning

Toxicology reports show the death of a 14-year-old girl last month in Lander was due to alcohol poisoning.
Fremont County Coroner Mark Stratmoen said Millani ...

Some wildlife areas to stay closed longer

PINEDALE (AP) -- The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is delaying public access to some wildlife management areas around Pinedale this spring.
The agency says ...

WDH: County issue with mentally ill not normal

While meeting with Fremont County commissioners on Tuesday, Wyoming Department of Health director Tom Forslund suggested the county could use some ...

 
 

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