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Pavillion man's invention makes water-line installation safer

Bob Davis has sold roughly 1,400 of his drain boxes since putting them on the market in 2015.

When Bob Davis became an inventor, he was more ...

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Deaths

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Patricia K. Hancock, 87, of Lander, died Tuesday, March 21, at the Good Samaritan Home in Manson, ...

RPD captain named interim chief; administrator search moves ahead

Beginning April 1, Riverton Police Department captain Eric Murphy will be the new interim chief of police.
Current chief Mike Broadhead announced his ...

Gunshots, but no injuries, in Wednesday standoff

28-year-old Randy Pickering had barricaded himself inside his home on Minter Lane in Riverton.

No one was injured Wednesday after multi-hour standoff ...

Wyoming Digest

Bison kill count tops 1,200
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) -- Operations to kill bison in Yellowstone National Park for slaughter have come to an end, with more ...

UW professor's book finalist for national prize

LARAMIE -- University of Wyoming professor Jeff Lock-wood's first novel, "Poisoned Justice," has been named one of three finalists by the Independent Book ...

Teton County agrees to place CWC plan on special May ballot

The initial funding would buy land for a CWC Jackson center.

Teton County voters will decide in May whether to financially support a proposed new ...

Cheney says she'll vote for new health law

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney says she supports the Republican-sponsored health care bill.
Cheney said the proposal would give flexibility to ...

Construction nears for new Cheyenne airport terminal

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Construction of a new $10 million passenger terminal at Cheyenne Regional Airport will start early next month.
A groundbreaking ceremony for ...

Wyoming Digest

Judge slows plans for horse roundup
CHEYENNE (AP) -- A federal judge in Cheyenne has ordered the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to re-evaluate plans for ...

Court orders mediation in suit over BIA action against Arapaho court

A federal district court judge has ordered the Northern Arapaho Business Council and the United States to begin mediation in a lawsuit that alleges the local ...

Drugs, alcohol factors in man's drowning in ditch during flooding

Toxicology reports show drugs and alcohol were contributing factors in the drowning death of a Lander man last month in Riverton.
Joseph Atkin, 33, of Lander, ...

Riverton Police Department chief Mike Broadhead attended his last city council meeting Tuesday before he takes on the top spot with the police department in ...

Riverton man hurt in wreck that killed three recovering in Utah from serious injury

A Riverton man who was taken by air ambulance to Utah after being involved in a crash March 14 north of Lander is recovering from his injuries.
Brian Rhodes, ...

Money from the optional 1 percent sales tax will be used to fix the unexpected damage.

Fremont County transportation director Dave Pendleton said up ...

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Corrections

A partial community calendar item inadvertently was placed in the Fremont County Sheriff's reports in ...

Basketball team, parents cleared treacherous canyon road in dark

Students learn about the process of freezing, thawing, expansion and contraction in junior high Earth science class. It's a process that erodes mountains, cuts ...

Traffic delays resume with WR canyon rock project

Traffic delays of up to 15 minutes have resumed on U.S. Highway 20/Wyoming Highway 789 through Wind River Canyon as scaling of rocks, cleaning of culverts, ...

Wyoming Digest

EX-DRIVER FACES SEX ASSAULT CHARGE
LARAMIE (AP) -- A 20-year-old former school bus driver
in Laramie has been charged with sexually assaulting ...

Weight limits imposed on Teton roads

JACKSON (AP) -- Wyoming's Teton County has imposed a weight restriction on nine roads to help ease the damage from snow melt and rain.
Teton County Public ...

 
 

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