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Man convicted of trying to kill wife won't get new trial

For a second time, district court judge Norman Young has denied a request for a new trial from Terry Schmuck, who has claimed his previous trial attorneys were ...

Municipalities constrained by budgets, equipment, logistics

City of Riverton crews tasked with clearing local roadways of snow didn't get much of a ...

City re-ups with online provider; should see more revenue under the new terms

The city of Riverton and Wyoming.com have renewed their five-year lease agreement, with a new rate for use of the Griffey Hill property that houses the local ...

Legislative directory offered through trucking, contractors associations

The 2017-2018 issue of the Wyoming "Legislative Directory" is now available.
This reference booklet published and distributed by the Wyoming Trucking ...

Fat bike demonstration day set this month near Dubois

Three Wyoming bicycling groups hosts Fat Tire Bike Demo Day at Deception Creek/Falls Campground Winter Trail near Dubois on Sunday, Jan. 15.
The event takes ...

Prairie dog problems on rise in national grassland

GILLETTE (AP) -- The Campbell County Commission has expressed concerns to federal officials about problems with prairie dogs on the Thunder Basin National ...

Tad Hobbs

Tad Hobbs of Riverton died Tuesday, January 3, 2017, at SageWest Health Care at Riverton.
He was 74 years old.
No services are planned.
Tad Eugene Hobbs ...

Group vies for tourism signs at county's entry points

The Fremont County Historic Preservation Commission is applying for a grant to place "Preserve America" signs at each of the five roadway entrances to Fremont ...

New Fremont County Commissioners Clarence Thomas and Jennifer McCarty were sworn in Tuesday along with new vice chairman Larry Allen at the county board's ...

Becker chairs county board

After longtime Doug Thompson retired from the Fremont County Commission in December, Commissioner Travis Becker of Riverton was voted in as the board's new ...

Gordine "Gordie" McLoud

Gordine "Gordie" McLoud of Riverton died Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, at SageWest Health Care at Riverton.
She was 87 years old.
A memorial service will be held ...

Keep public education 'No. 1 top priority' amid fiscal crisis

Editor:
All the money coming out of state budgets due to the energy downturn is starting to effect our schools. In my opinion this must be the No. 1 top ...

Dubois class takes trip to local museum

Rosemary Graff brought her 6th, 7thand 8thgrade classes to the Dubois Museum as a follow up from a field trip early in the fall. Dubois Museum led the ...

Tough duty

The 40-day legislative session starts Tuesdayunder heavy financial stress

The Wyoming Legislature convenesTuesdayfor its 40-day general session, ...

Food bank plans fundraiser with hand-made donations

The Lander Care and Share Food Bank scheduled its Empty Bowls "Soup 'n More" fundraiser for 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 14, at the Lander Senior Center. ...

Wyoming digest

Bison migration control closes near park
Mammoth Hot Springs (AP) -- Yellowstone National Park officials have closed a bison area as preparations get ...

Probation for man who pleaded guilty to abuse of wife

Arvin Felter will receive a two- to four-year sentence for the crime, suspended in favor of probation.

An Arapahoe man is set to be freed on ...

Idaho lawsuit over expanded grouse protection dismissed

BOISE, ID (AP) -- A judge has rejected Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter's lawsuit contending the Obama administration acted illegally by imposing federal land-use ...

Adventures from cold winters past

For someone of my generation, the 1978-79 season quickly comes to mind.

Winters, like the stories told by aging athletes, just get better with time, ...

No charges for men arrested at Ocean Lake

When Riverton men Phillip Chiles, Russell Naef and Lawrence Jolly were arrested near Ocean Lake in early September, undersheriff Ryan Lee said it appeared the ...

 
 

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