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Woman charged in husband death

GILLETTE (AP) -- A Gillette woman is charged with first-degree murder in the weekend shooting death of her husband.
Court records say 53-year-old Deborah ...

A Wyoming state trooper sustained minor injury after his patrol car was struck on Interstate 80 on Christmas Day. The patrol car was struck around 3:30 p.m. on ...

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Births

GHOSTBEAR
A daughter was born to Whitney GhostBear of Riverton and Elvin McClain of Riverton at 3:31 ...

Other news nearly cracked Top 10 locally in 2015

Ten stories were featured last week as the top news items for the year in Fremont County, but many more noteworthy events also took place in 2015.
Here are ...

Meth distributor gets 147-day jail term

Stormie Forrester, 38, of Riverton, has been sentenced to 147 days in prison for distribution of methamphetamine.
Forrester was arrested in Riverton. ...

Anyone who does a lot of cooking has flops, and each one teaches you something.

No one is really "born" a cook or a baker or a candymaker. Not even ...

Victims of airplane crash near Wyoming-Idaho line were from Pennsylvania, North Carolina

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) -- Eastern Idaho authorities say a 61-year-old man from Pennsylvania and a 17-year-old girl from North Carolina died in a plane crash in ...

Guard officer asks judge to delay sentence to save pension

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A man convicted of committing sex crimes against a child at F.E. Warren Air Force Base in Cheyenne is asking a federal judge to delay his ...

BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Conservation groups are asking the federal government to continue keeping a close eye on gray wolf populations throughout Wyoming and other ...

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Crandall hired in Colorado
DENVER (AP) -- A former Arizona state lawmaker who served as Wyoming's schools chief is Colorado's new education ...

Local officials are looking for four subjects suspected of robbing the Maverik Country Store Monday evening in the 600 block of South Federal Boulevard in ...

Panels aim at improving functions in city schools

The Fremont County School District 25 board of trustees has created two new sub-committees, both with the intent of strengthening existing operations in school ...

The city of Riverton and Fremont County School District 25 were unable to reach a memorandum of understanding regarding the sewer and irrigation improvements ...

County goes ahead in drive to get control of protected federal parcels

The Fremont County Commission aims to participate in an initiative aimed at reclaiming some protected Wyoming lands from federal protection, the commissioners ...

Autopsy confirms nursing student died from gunshot in November attack

Autopsy results have confirmed that Rachel N. Saporte-Johnson, 36, died Nov. 21 due to head trauma from a gunshot wound.
The Central Wyoming College nursing ...

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Deaths
WILLOW
Jonathan Lorenzo Willow, 31, died Dec. 29, 2015 in Ethete. A Visitation will be held on Jan. 5th ...

Prison, probation for woman in meth case

Shasta Klistine Wesaw, 34, of Fort Washakie, has been sentenced for distributing five grams or less of methamphetamine and aiding and abetting.
Wesaw was ...

Catholic College president decides against House run

A Fremont County man who was weighing a run for statewide office has decided against it.
Wyoming Catholic College president Kevin Roberts said he's no longer ...

DUI driver hits power box, causes night outage

Several homes in the Lost Wells Butte area were without electricity early Sunday after a hit-and-run incident involving a power transformer.
Jared Maloff, ...

Accidental deaths hit 36-year high countywide in '15

Accidental deaths in Fremont County hit a 36-year high in 2015.
Forty people died accidentally in the county last year, Fremont County Coroner Mark Stratmoen ...

 
 

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