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Lower Falls trail cleared, open

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- The popular Brink of the Lower Falls Trail in Yellowstone National Park has reopened.
Workers removed a large boulder, cleaned up ...

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Births
MEYERS
A child was born to Arlayna Miller of Fort Washakie and Eion Meyers of Fort Washakie at 2:18 a.m. May 14 at SageWest Health Care at ...

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Twisters smack northern Colorado
LONGMONT, Colo. -- Residents and authorities surveyed the damage from tornadoes that crushed houses and dropped hail ...

In uncertain fiscal times, WyDOT to focus on maintenance

CHEYENNE -- Congressional gridlock and the uncertainty of federal funding has forced the Wyoming Department of Transportation to shift its philosophy on road ...

Flood swamps Lusk

A bridge is out, and houses and roads have been left damaged.

Water and electricity have been restored to most of the residents in Lusk who are ...

Evergreen plants are rugged enough to withstand extreme weather conditions in Wyoming, yet evergreens were among the plants hit the hardest during the rapid ...

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 ...

 
 

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