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Births
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A daughter was born to Marlis Hill of Lander and Richard Bearing of Riverton at 7:25 p.m. March 9 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. ...

Man pleads not guilty to child pornography possession charge

The Lander FBI office arrested a man on a charge of possession of child pornography on March 25. He pleaded not guilty at a March 30 hearing.
If convicted, ...

Filmmakers of Fremont County

Riverton resident among state contest's finalists

Two Fremont County residents are finalists in the Wyoming Short Film Contest.
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Fewer permits for building in 2014, but value was high due to Job Corps, CWC center

Though fewer building permits were issued in Riverton last year than the year before, the total value of new constructions in the city reached a three-year ...

County to involve public as EMS options examined

Survey planned; hearings possible

Pursuing a survey, town hall meetings and soliciting proposals from private companies to buy Fremont County ...

State lawsuit on more horse roundups thrown out by fed judge

CHEYENNE -- A federal judge Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit filed by Wyoming officials that sought to compel the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to promptly round up ...

New water storage under consideration

Wyoming holds the headwaters of several rivers that flow into other states, including the Green River, a major tributary to the Colorado River. ...

The tank is part of the larger Riverton Water Supply Project.

With a 2 million gallon water tank complete, the city of Riverton now is placing a ...

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Man shot to death near Worland
CODY (AP) -- Authorities are investigating after a 58-year-old man was shot to death in front of a home south of ...

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Corrections
In the April 10 Ranger, the page five story "Dubois teen earns $7,500 scholarship from WTA" should have said Rowan Hawk, of Dubois, has ...

Legislators file brief opposing gay marriage

WORLAND (AP) --Sixteen Wyoming legislators have weighed in on a pending U.S. Supreme Court case arguing that states should have the right to refuse to allow ...

Pileup on I-80 kills two, closes interstate

Officials hope to reopen a large stretch of the highway Tuesday.

CHEYENNE -- A second person has been confirmed dead a day after more than 60 ...

Wyoming snowpack sees first increase in weeks

CHEYENNE (AP) --Thanks to last week's spring snowstorm, Wyoming's statewide snowpack levels increased for the first time in weeks.
The Natural Resources ...

Salon collecting hair donations for wig charities

Ponytails must be at least 8 inches long.

Details Salon will host its first-ever Hair Fair at 9 a.m. May 16 to benefit patients who have suffered ...

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Wyoming man killed in crash
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) --Officials in Big Horn County have released the name of a 50-year-old Wyoming man who died in a ...

City accepting bids for fire hydrant replacement project

The City of Riverton is replacing 16 fire hydrants around town, and bids for the replacement project are due Thursday.
Dawn Willhelm, the utility division ...

Yellowbear asks to join agency in defending rez border

The convicted killer's interest in the EPA case has to do with law enforcement jurisdiction.

Convicted baby killer Andrew John Yellowbear has ...

Officials tour new Riverton justice center

Construction on the facility should be finished in June.

Law enforcement and members of the media got a first look at the new Riverton justice ...

CWC selects three finalists for Wyoming PBS leader

Three finalists for the general manager position at Wyoming PBS will come to campus for interviews and a public presentation during the first week of May. ...

One fatality, multiple injuries in I-80 pileup Monday

CHEYENNE -- Interstate 80 in southeast Wyoming is closed again because of another chain-reaction crash involving multiple vehicles in dense fog.
The Wyoming ...

 
 

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