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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 ...

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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 ...

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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. ...

Officials said a fire that destroyed much of a rental home Monday in Dubois was caused by the improper removal of hot ashes from a wood stove.
No one was ...

Motorists have been slipping and sliding their way through Fremont County this week due to snowfall and cold temperatures that have left area roadways icy and ...

Council vacancies declared; letters of interest due Jan. 31

The Riverton City Council formally declared two vacancies on the council Tuesday during the first regular meeting of the year.
The council agreed to begin ...

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Deaths
DAVISON
Charlie Walter Davison, 62, died Friday, Jan. 3. A celebration of life service will be at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10, at the Eagles Hall in ...

Poison Center offers ways to avoid carbon monoxide poisoning

Every year, more than 400 Americans die from unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning, 20,000 are seen in emergency rooms, and another 4,000 are ...

Digest

Woman killed in work accident
Authorities say a 28-year-old woman was killed in an accident at a sugar beet processing plant in Lovell.
Saturday ...

Cheney withdraws from Senate race

WASHINGTON -- Liz Cheney's sudden exit from her Wyoming Senate race brought a surprise end to a high-profile campaign that touched off a bitter fight within the ...

The Wyoming Legislature's Select Committee on Tribal Relations facilitated the first public discussion Monday in Fort Washakie on the recent Environmental ...

The low temperatures and snowfall that hit Fremont County over the weekend were not related to the distorted polar vortex affecting much of the United States ...

 
 

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