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A seven-day trial is expected, starting Monday, Sept. 26.

Fremont County attorney Patrick LeBrun has told district court judge Norman Young to expect ...

Wyoming digest

Safety line eyed in worker death
CASPER (AP) -- Natrona County authorities say an improperly used safety cable may have contributed to the June death of ...

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Births


PULVER
A daughter was born to Christion Pulver of Riverton and David Pulver of Riverton at 5:25 p.m. ...

Officials investigate suspicious death in Lander

Police say the death of a woman found unresponsive Monday in her Lander home is suspicious.
Officials do not believe there is a threat to community, ...

Year to year, ACT scores little changed

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- ACT scores earned by graduating classes statewide seem to be stagnant or are declining, based on scores from 2014 to 2016.
The Wyoming ...

Achievers

Black Hills State lists county students
Several Fremont County students appeared on the spring 2016 dean's list at Black Hills State University in ...

Races shape up for Fort Washakie board seats

A contested race emerged Thursday for three four-year seats on the Fremont County School District 21 Board of Trustees in Fort Washakie.
Kim C. Lambert of ...

Design phase under way in CWC's ag science facility

A planning committee has decided that the new agriculture and animal science center at Central Wyoming College should be built on school-owned land directly ...

Riverton Library forgives fines for school supplies

The Fremont County Library System has completed its annual "School Supplies for Fines" promotion.
Library patrons were encouraged to bring in a school supply ...

No one was injured in a fire that destroyed a trailer at about 5:35 p.m. Tuesday in the 1200 block of 17 Mile Road south of Riverton.
The call came in as a ...

Today

Births


STANTON
A son was born to Brooklyn Balius of Louisville, Kentucky and David Stanton of Riverton at ...

Wyoming digest

UW finds another $19 million in cuts
LARAMIE (AP) -- The University of Wyoming has found how to reduce its budget by $19.3 million, bringing trustees ...

Beneath smoky skies, Park Service 100th celebrated

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell visited Yellowstone to mark the centennial celebration Thursday.

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- Popular tourist ...

Re-vote ordered in HD 18 race after ballot snafu during primary

Incorrect ballots were distributed to some voters in the Aug. 16 primary that resulted in errors making it impossible to determine the winner in House ...

Land-use panel resumes work; no tribal rep for now

Fremont County's Public Lands Initiative was handed its first major challenge Tuesday, when commissioners blocked a proposal to add a tribal member to the ...

Fatality at Crowheart 'accidental'

Officials have determined that the death of an Arizona man this month in a motorcycle crash east of Dubois was accidental.
Eric A. Blacksmith, 62, of Mohave ...

First-grade student Alithea Frazier decorated cookies with her mother, Jennifer Frazier, at Jackson Elementary School's open house Monday. School at all ...

Write-ins may expand ballot

Primary elections might be intended to whittle down the number of candidates, but Shoshoni's town council race only grew.
Ronald Ankeny and Mike Dimick had ...

Mead: Big state cuts might not be over

Earlier reductions were at the low end of the budget shortfall of $250 million to $500 million that state analysts announced this spring.

Wyoming ...

More firefighters arrive in parks

(AP) -- More firefighters headed to Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks, where large, growing wildfires have closed or threaten key roads and forced the ...

 
 

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