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Probation, treatment, prison threat for man in Sinks Canyon shooting

A District Court judge has imposed an unorthodox sentence of probation and treatment, backed by the threat of prison time for three counts of aggravated ...

Wild storm pummels Riverton area

A spectacular thunderstorm sent rivers of rainwater rushing through Riverton roadways over the course of 15-20 minutes Thursday afternoon, bringing strong ...

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Births
FOOS
A son was born to Samantha Foos of Riverton and Randy Foos of Riverton at 1:49 p.m. May 7 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby weighed 6 ...

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Money scarce for horse roundups
RENO, Nev. -- Saying they don't have money or room to corral many more wild horses, federal land managers have sided ...

District 25, Justice Department confer on American Indian issues within schools

Representatives from Fremont County School District 25 recently met with the U.S. Department of Justice to discuss and share information about American Indian ...

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Births
DEWEY
A son was born to April SoundingSides of Riverton and Patrick Dewey of Riverton at 12:21 p.m. May 13 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. ...

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New ski lift proposed
JACKSON -- Jackson Hole Mountain Resort is seeking approval for a new ski lift.
The project still needs approval from state and ...

BILLINGS, Mont. -- A federal judge on Wednesday set a 2018 deadline for the government to complete a long-delayed recovery plan for imperiled Canada lynx in the ...

Don't micromanage nuke officers, commander says

One-third of the nation's intercontinental nuclear missiles are operated in Wyoming.

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- The key to improving morale in the ...

Wyoming advocates like marriage ruling

Gov. Matt Mead wants to know how Wyoming's law prohibiting gay marriage can continue to be defended.

CHEYENNE -- Advocates of same-sex marriage in ...

String of car burglaries continuing

Officers in Riverton have responded to at least six more calls regarding car burglaries, continuing a recent trend.
One resident reported seeing a suspect ...

Fremont County residents could see a $3 per year increase to their telephone bills in the next year in the form of a higher 911 surcharge.
Officials say ...

Feds OK plan to protect sage grouse; no listing

Eager to avoid possible federal protections for sage grouse that could cripple energy production and curtail other activities on public lands in the West, the ...

State asked to help pay for planned CWC Jackson center

The Wyoming Community College Commission has agreed to ask state lawmakers to fund construction of a Central Wyoming College facility in Jackson.
"They're ...

Minor tweaks in new school design; bigger changes could come

Riverton school district staff members are continuing to consider the design for the city's new K-3 school, which will be built at 1200 W. Monroe ...

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Deaths
GROATHOUSE
Robert "Bob" Groathouse, 66, of Riverton, died Friday, June 20, at Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. A memorial service will ...

JACKSON -- Protecting a recently discovered mule deer migration corridor in western Wyoming will require cooperation among a host of government agencies and ...

Mine worker identified in fatality

BILLINGS, Mont. -- A worker at a southeastern Montana mine was killed in an accident involving a truck used to haul coal.
The Big Horn County Sheriff's Office ...

Search to replace Schiffer begins in Story

SHERIDAN -- The process of finding a replacement for the late Republican Sen. John Schiffer has begun.
Schiffer, of Kaycee, died last Thursday with two years ...

Grouse plan covers big county swath

Wyoming's governor and the head of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management will meet Thursday about efforts to conserve habitat for the greater sage grouse ahead of ...

 
 

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