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Treasurer says he'll resign over money spat with commission

Longtime Fremont County Treasurer Scott Harnsberger, mired in a dispute with the Fremont County Commission, on Tuesday announced his resignation.
After ...

Senators, work to improve health care under new law

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The League of Women Voters of Wyoming is urging U.S. Sens. Michael Enzi and John Barrasso to use their roles on the U.S. Senate's working group on ...

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Births

SMILEY
A daughter was born to Ashli Smiley of Lander and Kevin Smiley of Lander at 8:10 a.m. June 16 at ...

Fierce wind fells branches; lake rescue required

A brief but intense wind storm swept through the Wind River Basin on Tuesday afternoon, sending branches and debris flying through Riverton for the better part ...

The top seed faces the Angels in the Babe Ruth championship game on Friday.



Anyone who arrived at Riverton Babe Ruth Field on Tuesday ...

State to take on Casper missing- person case

CASPER (AP) -- Agents with the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation will take over a missing persons case at the request of the Casper Police ...

Wyoming digest

Lawmakers weigh changes in at-risk programs
GUERNSEY (AP) -- Wyoming lawmakers will explore changes to the Wyoming Cowboy Challenge Academy to bring ...

Mother, three children those killed in head- on crash Friday

BAGGS (AP) -- Authorities have identified all five victims of the fatal collision Friday in southeast Wyoming.
A sports utility vehicle crossed the center line ...

Recently, it has been suggested by a member of my household that it might be time to retire my yard-work shoes.
The piece of advice was delivered as follows: ...

Beginning this fall, Arapahoe students will go home from school every Friday with a backpack filled with food, thanks to a grant from the First Nations ...

Emergency officials are warning citizens to remain vigilant near local waterways as flows begin to recede this summer.
With temperatures in the 60s and 70s at ...

John Tillman Bekken

John Tillman Bekken of Lander passed away June 15, 2017, surrounded by his loving family at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. He was 66 years old.
A ...

Riverton's high-flying offense was grounded by the Troopers in a double road defeat.


Riverton's American Legion baseball club knew they had a ...

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Deaths

RICHARDSON
Avis J. Richardson, 80, of Riverton, died Sunday, June 18, 2017, at the Wind River Health ...

Tuesday notes

Season's greetings
Not every season changes with weather that matches the occasion. The first day of winter could be sunny and relatively mild. There's ...

Gillette research facility approved

GILLETTE (AP) -- The Wyoming State Loan and Investment Board has approved a $1.5 million grant to Campbell County to build a carbon products research ...

Park blocks boat ramps to ensure mussel inspections

JACKSON (AP) -- Yellowstone National Park officials are installing barriers in front of boat launches in an attempt to prevent invasive mussels recently ...

Wyoming digest

Injured rider showing improvement
CASPER (AP) -- An Australian bull rider who was severely injured after being stepped on by a bull during the College ...

Another flood surge over weekend; two highways shut

Area rivers surged again over the weekend, but they didn't reach levels seen earlier this month in Fremont County.
National Weather Service meteorologist ...

Lonny Pierre Shakespeare

Lonny Pierre Shakespeare (Indian name Boo'eihii' meaning Warrior) died at age 40. He was born May 28, 1977, in Lander, the son of LeRoy Shakespeare Sr. and ...

 
 

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