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No one was injured seriously when a pickup truck ran through the brick wall of a restaurant Wednesday in the 200 block of East Main Street in Riverton. ...

The Riverton City Council issued final approval Tuesday for a new ordinance requiring organized bare-knuckle boxing in the city to be sanctioned by an adopted ...

Airline still struggling; boardings down

Riverton Regional Airport recorded about 1,600 enplanements this year from January through April 30. Last year, the airport had recorded about 2,400 in those ...

Fremont County under tornado watch until 9 p.m.

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Fremont County until 9 p.m. Wednesday.
Also covered by the watch are Albany, Campbell, Converse, ...

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Births
HOVVELL
A son was born to Emily Hovvell of Riverton and Brandon Hovvell of Riverton at 5:58 a.m. April 16 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. ...

River at or near flood stage in several areas of Fremont County

A flash flood watch has been issued through Wednesday evening for parts of the Wind River Basin, but local officials say they are not anticipating anything ...

Vietnam veteran wants good turnout at state reunion

"Warmongers." "Baby killers."
Both slurs were shouted at Jim Arndt and other servicemen returning to the United States in 1969 at the height of the anti-war ...

Brock changes plea in abduction; he still can be sentenced to maximum

A Riverton man accused of kidnapping and sexually abusing a 9-year-old child has changed his plea.
David Waine Brock III pleaded no contest to two counts ...

Two killed in vehicle rollover Tuesday; no seatbelts were worn

Two Fremont County men died Tuesday afternoon in a one-vehicle rollover west of Shoshoni.
Reports state Rupert D. Goggles Jr., 42, of St. Stephen's, and ...

Digest

Another tourist hurt by bison
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- For the second time in three weeks, a bison seriously injured a tourist in Yellowstone ...

Plan approved for $300M Capitol renovation; major offices to stay in rotunda

CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead and top Wyoming lawmakers voted Tuesday to approve a plan reallocating office space in the state Capitol -- a key step in a massive ...

Burns man guilty of murder for shooting wife last year

CHEYENNE -- A Burns man has been found guilty of murder for shooting his wife in the face last summer.
Ronald Zimmerman, 61, now is facing 20 years to life in ...

Fremont County School District 25 is adopting the Google Apps for Education platform.

Fremont County School District 25 is moving away from ...

Explore the varieties of the spice with Cornish game hen and Indian dishes.

Up until a couple of centuries ago, the only people who could afford ...

District 25 personnel moves approved

Personnel changes for the 2015-2016 school term have been finalized by Fremont County School District 25 in Riverton.
Contracts were offered to Mary Phifer ...

Man facing a misdemeanor in Kinnear incident involving gun

A scheduling conference takes place July 29 for a Kinnear man arrested last week allegedly for firing his shotgun into the air while intoxicated.
No one was ...

Job Corps boss says applicant pool strong

The new director of the Wind River Job Corps Center in Riverton anticipates opening the facility to students by the middle of July.
Until then, Julie Gassner ...

Arizona man extradited to face charges in fatal 2014 wreck

David Hoyt, 54, of Apache Junction, Ariz., has been arrested on a Fremont County warrant for homicide by vehicle related to a fatal accident in January 2014 on ...

Man tried to kill wife with hatchet, charged with murder attempt

A Kinnear man has been charged with attempted first-degree murder for an alleged hatchet attack on his wife Thursday evening at her home in the 100 block of ...

Reservation health equity conference approaching

The seminars aim to increase collaboration among local, state, tribal and federal health organizations.

A conference to address health inequities on ...

 
 

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