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Motel managers arrested on drug charges

The alleged crimes were taking place on the business premises.

The managers of a local motel were arrested last week, accused selling prescription ...

Guilty plea to manslaughter in university student death

LARAMIE --A Casper man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in connection with the November death of University of Wyoming student Joseph McGowan, 21, of ...

An electrical outage Thursday evening affected more than 3,000 Rocky Mountain Power customers in the Riverton area.
Officials think the problem was caused by ...

Numerous weather advisories in effect for Fremont County

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a ...

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Births
LINCOLN
A child was born to Breanna Lincoln of Riverton at 10:57 p.m. May 17 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 4 ...

UPDATED: Power restored to all Riverton customers

Rocky Mountain Power has reported that at least 2,700 customers in Riverton and the surrounding areas are without power.
The power outage began at 5:25 p.m. ...

Universities to put ranch back on market

Proceeds from the sale of the 50,000-acre Y Cross Ranch will be split between the University of Wyoming and Colorado State University.

CHEYENNE -- A ...

Driver in head-on fatal makes court appearance

The Arizona man charged with homicide by vehicle in connection with a crash that occurred more than a year ago said he couldn't see at the time of the incident ...

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Pedestrian killed by car in Rozet
ROZET -- Authorities in Campbell County say a 37-year-old man walking in the small community of Rozet has died after ...

CHEYENNE -- A pamphlet drawing of a man being gored and flung into the air graphically warns tourists in Yellowstone National Park not to get too close to ...

Police finishing probe into crosswalk death

Memorial events are scheduled for Friday.

Police investigating the May 22 traffic accident in Riverton that killed 7-year-old Sophia Archer say they ...

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, ...

Today

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 ...

 
 

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