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Man sentenced for near-fatal stabbing; said he had been jumped, beaten often

A Lander man has been sentenced to five to eight years in prison for a stabbing incident that took place in April.
The victim in the stabbing, Tyler Raines, ...

If anything, forecasters say, it could enhance the viewing experience.


Even if the smoke that has been hanging around the Wind River Basin remains ...

District 21 ends bus agreement with Lander and Pavillion schools

The Fort Washakie school board voted in June not to renew its transportation agreements with Lander and Pavillion schools.
The resolution states school buses ...

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Deaths

WASHBURN
Kim A. Washburn, 58, of Riverton died Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, at Wind River Healthcare. A ...

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Births

BROWN
A daughter was born to Megan Park of Lander and Bryan Brown of Lander at 4:21 p.m. June 28 at ...

Tuesday afternoon's fierce rain drove most people indoors, but Gannon Quinn seized the immediate aftermath to float leaves in a gutter filled by the storm. ...

Triple Taser zaps Tuesday fail to subdue disruptive shoplift suspect

A Riverton Police Department lieutenant said the devices are
old and in need of replacement.


Three shocks from a Taser were not enough to subdue ...

Revenue committee drafting tax bills

Several approaches are being explored, including raising the state sales tax by half a percent.



Legislators from the Joint Revenue Committee of ...

County gets disaster declaration for June floods; relief offered

President Donald Trump has approved a major disaster declaration for Wyoming, specifically Fremont County and the Wind River Indian Reservation as well as Park ...

This year's Native American Education Conference kicked off Tuesday with a variety of sessions and activities for educators, students, parents and other ...

Days after killings, house where they happened burns

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A house on Montana's Crow Indian reservation where three people were shot and killed last week has burned to the ground, officials said ...

Man who ditched his car in Wyoming faces three first-degree murder counts

BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Prosecutors have charged a missing Utah man with three counts of first-degree murder after two additional bodies found in a shed near a ...

Wyoming digest

Chase on I-80 interstate goes 90-plus miles
CHEYENNE (AP) -- A police chase in Wyoming that covered more than 90 miles ended when the pursued vehicle, ...

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Births

TERHUNE
A baby was born to Melissa Hahn of Lander and Gunnar Terhune of Lander at 8:39 p.m. Aug. 3 at ...

Wyoming residents and visitors of all ages hoping to enjoy the August 21 total solar eclipse should take steps to protect their eyes, according to a Wyoming ...

Feds drop rule on coal royalties

The valuation rule, crafted under the administration of President Barack Obama, was aimed at ensuring that coal companies don't short-change taxpayers on ...

Work resumes on remote, historic cabins in Winds

The Lava Mountain Fire interfered with the work last summer.


A team from the Rocky Mountain Youth Corps resumed work this week on restoration of ...

Nine arrests at City Park over weekend; booze factor in most

Local police made their way to Riverton City Park several times over the weekend in response to calls for service.
From Friday to Monday, nine people were ...

Wyoming digest

Deaths could be murder-suicide
POWELL (AP) -- A northern Wyoming man apparently shot and killed his longtime partner before turning the gun on ...

Sage grouse protections softened

President Donald Trump's administration has opened the door to industry-friendly changes to a sweeping plan imposed by his predecessor to protect the greater ...

 
 

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