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Man cited for DUI after rolling car three times

A deputy found the abandoned vehicle about 250 feet off of the highway down a 25-foot embankment.

A Lander man who had been released on bond for ...

Pneumonia has been killing bighorn sheep in Fremont County, and scientists don't know why.
So they went to the mountains to try to find out.
The illness ...

County population slides 0.9 percent, still up since 2010

Perhaps affected by the beginnings of the energy downturn, Fremont County's estimated population fell last year after posting gains every year since 2010.
New ...

Businesses selling recreation vehicles feeling oil slump

Last in a series

Between November and the beginning of January Wyoming oil producers idled six oil rigs. Many remain operating, however, production ...

Man pleads not guilty to assault of two foster children in his care

The alleged crimes occurred seven years ago.

A Lander man pleaded not guilty to two charges of sexual abuse of a minor Thursday at an arraignment in ...

Museum's April events to discuss soldiers, sheep, Scottish heritage

The Fremont County Pioneer Museum kicks off its spring schedule in April with two speakers programs and a Children's Exploration program.
"Buffalo Soldiers at ...

County GOP elects new officers

The Fremont County Republican Party elected new leadership March 17. Former Riverton City Council member and mayoral candidate Rich Gard was chosen as the new ...

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NANEZ
Manuel DeLean Nanez (Lion), 65, formerly of Riverton, died Saturday, March 7, in Loveland, Colo. Cremation has taken place. Condolences ...

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Bird flu found in Wyoming
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Game and Fish Department on Thursday urged people to be careful handling wild or domestic fowl because ...

Hess Corp gives $15 million for energy studies

LARAMIE -- Energy firm Hess Corp. has donated $15 million to the University of Wyoming to bolster research into extracting hard-to-get oil and gas ...

State sues to contest federal regs on oil and gas drilling

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming filed a lawsuit Thursday contesting new federal rules for oil and gas drilling on public land, alleging in part that they interfere with ...

Conviction in beer-bottle killing upheld on appeal to Wyoming high court

The Wyoming Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a Shoshoni man's manslaughter conviction.
Shey Elan Bruce struck his girlfriend's separated husband on the head ...

Flooding is unlikely to be an issue in Fremont County this spring, according to a forecast from the National Weather Service. The risk is low across ...

Foresight by lawmakers helped avoid major cuts this year, says Bebout

State Sen. Eli Bebout, R-Riverton, wouldn't describe his role as a top leader in the Wyoming Senate as enjoyable, exactly.
For the most part, he says, being ...

Deputies arrest Riverton man after assault

The victim said Justin King threatened to kill her children.

Justin King, 27, of Riverton, was arrested March 14 in Gillette after reportedly ...

Eighteen get $1,000 in lotto

CHEYENNE -- Eighteen people have won $1,000 each in Wyoming's new in-state lottery game.
The Cowboy Draw game's first drawing on Monday had 9,750 winning ...

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Motorists alerted to moving wildlife
MOOSE -- Motorists in and around Grand Teton National Park are being asked to be cautious over the next few weeks ...

Vehicular homicide charge will stand in Nov. 13 fatality

The charges will stand against a man accused of causing a crash on Nov. 13 that killed one woman and injured a second.
District Court Judge Norman E. Young ...

The blaze expanded from half an acre to 10 acres before it was controlled.

Soft terrain and strong winds caused difficulties for firefighters who ...

Woman who suffocated baby heads to prison for 11 years

Ardis Enos had been charged with first-degree murder but signed a plea agreement in January on a lesser charge.

A woman who admitted killing her ...

 
 

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