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Fire started in violation of county ban destroyed three buildings

A Riverton woman was cited Sunday afternoon for failing to obey fire restrictions that had been in place for more than a month in Fremont County.
The ...

Shoplifter pretends to be gardening after liquor theft

Three people have been arrested reportedly after stealing liquor from a local store, then driving their vehicle into a bush.
Officials said one of the ...

Fire ban lifted in Fremont County; lasted 32 days

However, the fire ban imposed by the Bureau of Indian Affairs remains in effect, meaning the county's actions do not apply to the Wind River Indian ...

Veterans, emergency responders and supportive citizens participated in Sunday's Patriots Day parade through several major Riverton streets.
Photo by Steve ...

'War on coal' called misnomer

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) -- President Barack Obama's energy secretary said Monday that the administration isn't waging a "war on coal" and is working to maintain ...

Amendment on November ballot could allow more funds in stocks

Wyoming voters will decide in November whether to change the state constitution to allow the investment of billions more dollars of state funds in the stock ...

Collins residency probe done; he can seek office

Gary Collins, the Democratic candidate for Fremont County Commission District 1, remains eligible to run for the seat currently occupied by Andrea ...

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Births

MAKESHINE
A son was born to Brandi Moss of Riverton and Donald Makeshine of Riverton at 11:32 p.m. ...

Wyoming digest

Closed school has unsafe benzene levels
CASPER (AP) -- Health officials say air quality tests performed on a Wyoming school days after it closed earlier ...

Court to weigh injunction on BIA blocking solo action by Shoshones

Attorneys for the Northern Arapaho Business Council will ask federal judge Brian Morris on Wednesday to impose an injunction on the Bureau of Indian Affairs, ...

New family doctor for SageWest at Lander and Riverton clinics

Broc White, M.D., has joined the staff of SageWest Health Care. He offers primary care service for families.
White is one of several new physicians to begin ...

Man pleads to Utah kidnap; murder charge in Wyo up next

FARMINGTON, Utah (AP) -- A man accused of tying up five women in a basement took a plea deal in Utah on Monday but still faces a murder case in Wyoming, where ...

Wyoming digest

Park road closed
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- A section of the Grand Loop Road between Mammoth Hot Springs and Norris Junction in Yellowstone ...

Tuesday meeting could set stage for city to end recycling drop-off sites

Citizen problems, CES finances contributing

On Tuesday, the Riverton City Council plans a work session to discuss the possibility of discontinuing ...

Fremont County digest

New exhibit at Lander Arts Center
The Bridge art exhibit will be on display until Oct. 13 at the Lander Art Center, 224 Main St. The exhibit will be ...

Community ties help sheriff's department bridge gaps that could spark shootings in cities

Fremont County Sheriff Skip Hornecker's first reaction to the police-involved shootings that have gained national attention in recent months is, "Thank God we ...

Johnny Behind the Rocks sets bike race

On Saturday, Sept. 24, the Lander Cycling Club will host the fifth annual Jurassic Classic, which will again feature three cross-country routes of varying ...

Department of Health organizes 'community baby shower'

The event aims to combat Wyoming's high rate of premature births.

The Wyoming Department of Health, as well as numerous Fremont County agencies and ...

Wild-horse program revives inmates' old devotions



John Shuck might have been released from the Wyoming Honor Farm in 2013, but that doesn't stop ...

Good academic showing from CWC women's sports teams

All of the athletic programs involving women at Central Wyoming College earned group grade-point averages higher than 3.0 during the 2015-2016 academic year. ...

 
 

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