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Found body identified as missing man from Kansas

CASPER -- Authorities have identified human remains found this past week in central Wyoming as a Kansas man who disappeared six years ago.
Natrona County ...

Neighbors put out fire at house as firefighters neared scene

A group of neighbors saved a structure from substantial damage after a fire in the 800 block of Rose Marie Drive in Riverton.
Officials said the neighbors ...

Dog bite incident sparks warning to vaccinate animals

Local officials are encouraging residents to vaccinate their pets after an incident Thursday involving a 5-year-old boy who was bitten by a dog.
Police said ...

Fed wildlife chief says state's plan won't prevent grouse listing

CHEYENNE -- The director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says Wyoming's conservation strategy for the greater sage grouse won't by itself be sufficient to ...

Superintendent to China for education visit

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow is among a delegation of eight U.S. state school superintendents traveling to China to ...

The Lander Police Department is seeking anyone with information regarding an altercation and stabbing that took place outside of the Forge Bar and Grill early ...

Encana sells big Moneta Divide natural gas project

Two investment firms finalized the purchase of the Moneta Divide natural gas development from Encana Oil and Gas (USA) on April 30.
Encana's 42 Riverton-based ...

Storm blanketing state, region

CHEYENNE -- A potent spring snowstorm threatened to snarl traffic on interstate highways from Colorado to South Dakota, including a stretch of Interstate 80 ...

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One dead, others hurt in head-on
CODY -- Investigators say distracted driving may have played a role in a three-car crash northeast of Cody that killed ...

Graduation exercises dot calendar

Central Wyoming College's nurse pinning ceremony was Thursday.

Students from around Fremont County graduate over the next three weeks, freshly ...

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"Red Road Project" Presentation is at 7 p.m. at the Riverton Branch Library, 1330 W. Park Ave. Photographer Carlotta Cardana ...

Men fined for shooting elk

JACKSON -- Two Star Valley men have been fined after wounding several elk while hunting and leaving the animals to suffer through the night.
John Barton and ...

Slump in oil, gas prices dampens leasing demand

A recent federal oil and gas lease sale netted the least amount of revenue in nearly six years.

CHEYENNE -- Low prices for oil and natural gas have ...

NCAR computer a gold mine for researchers

CHEYENNE -- To see it in operation, "glamorous" probably isn't the right word to describe the National Center for Atmospheric Research's Yellowstone ...

Man charged in big theft from store 17 months after alleged offense happened

A Riverton man is being prosecuted on burglary and shoplifting charges in the theft of $1,600 worth of electronics from Walmart in 2013. Mario Morales, 25, was ...

New Shoshone National Forest management plan signed

It's the first new forest plan since 1986.

With a signature Wednesday, the Shoshone National Forest Land Management Plan was finalized, though it ...

Precipitation will continue to fall on the Wind River Basin through the weekend in the form of both rain and snow, depending on the temperature.
The National ...

Job Corps lists job openings for first time

The Management & Training Corporation has posted 24 job openings available at the Wind River Job Corps Center in Riverton.
MTC was named last week as the ...

Ordinance would require approval for bare-knuckle fights

Local officials entered into another round of discussions about bare-knuckle fighting in Riverton this week.
City staff --with the guidance of Riverton ...

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Suspect could face death sentence
CHEYENNE -- The man accused last month of slaying his ex-girlfriend and trying to kill her boyfriend could face the ...

 
 

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