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Collins aims to give reservation a new voice on county board

Gary Collins joined others in suing the Fremont County Commission in hopes of ending its at-large system of districting.
The argument: The at-large ...

Countywide fire ban in effect on state and private land

At the request of fire warden Craig Haslam, Fremont County has established fire restrictions effective Friday due to recent drought.
Open fires and fireworks ...

The two-wheeler driven by John Bass, 62, of Granby, Colorado, struck a delineator post and crashed at about 1:20 p.m. Thursday near milepost 24 about 25 ...

U.S. House campaign funding tops $2M; Cheney has raised most

CHEYENNE -- More than $2 million has now been raised, and about $1.7 million has been spent among all candidates for Wyoming's U.S. House seat, the most recent ...

Library wins $2,500 worth of audio books

The Children's Department of the Riverton Branch Library was the grand prize winner of the national video contest hosted by TEI Landmark Audio, an audio book ...

UW lists 19 locals on the spring Provost Honor Roll

It consists of undergraduates who have completed 6-11hours with a minimum 3.5 grade-point average for the semester.

The University of Wyoming lists ...

Riverton High School class of '51 reunited

This year marked the 65th anniversary of the Riverton High School class of 1951 graduation, and many remaining graduates assembled in Riverton in July for a ...

Wyoming digest


Child's death leads to arrest
GILLETTE (AP) -- A 20-year-old man has been arrested in Gillette in the death of a 3-year-old boy.
Gillette police Lt. ...

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Corrections

- Wednesday's sports story "Rafferty leaving Rustlers for pro coaching job" should have said Central ...

County needs better financial planning, says GOP McCarty

Jennifer McCarty, who was a figure in organizing the local Tea Party movement, is running to replace the outgoing Doug Thompson for Fremont County Commission ...

County commission can be a unifying force, Cook says

The rural Fremont County artist is seeking the open commission seat in District 1.


Bruce Cook, an artist who lives on 17 Mile Road, is running for ...

Wyoming's first case of Zika reported; victim got the virus while she was traveling abroad

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A Campbell County woman is the first person in Wyoming to contract Zika, and state health officials say she got it in a foreign country.
Zika ...

An 81-year-old Riverton man was transported to the local emergency room after this four-wheeler accident at about 5:45 p.m. Wednesday on West Main Street in ...

Wyoming digest

Two killed when SUV hits parked truck
CHEYENNE (AP) -- A sport utility vehicle slammed into a commercial truck parked on the shoulder of Interstate 80, ...

Trosper death ruled homicide

The Fremont County Coroner's Office has determined the death of Allison Ty Trosper, 50, of Fort Washakie, was a homicide.
Trosper died July 18 in a ...

Fidler: 'I won't push agenda as commissioner'

Luke Fidler was on the Fremont County Commission once before.
He was 24 years old when he was chosen to replace Lanny Applegate.
"I did it because I thought ...

Wells says Dubois representation important

Margaret Wells, a Republican candidate for Fremont County Commission District 2, is a native, lifelong resident of rural Fremont County, and she believes that ...

Arizona man killed in Wednesday motorcycle crash east of Dubois

A 62-year-old man from Mohave Valley, Arizona, died Wednesday at the scene of a one-vehicle crash east of Dubois.
His 61-year-old female passenger was ...

State judge in Shepard, Haskins cases to retire

District Judge Jeffrey Donnell's departure is effective Jan. 2.

LARAMIE (AP) -- The Wyoming state judge who presided over part of the Matthew Shepard ...

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Deaths


TIDZUMP
Wesley Reed "Tiger" Tidzump, 69, of Fort Washakie died on August 6 in Fort Washakie after a ...

 
 

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