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Child killed in I-80 wreck
ROCK SPRINGS (AP) -- Authorities say an 8-year-old girl has died in a crash near Rock Springs on Interstate 80 that sent her ...

Agencies set regulations, offer advice for Fourth

The American Red Cross has steps July 4 revelers can follow to stay safe when enjoying the fireworks or taking a trip.

Fireworks safety
The safest ...

Glass recycling over, as of now

The City of Riverton will no longer accept glass items at the neighborhood drop-off locations or in curbside recycling, effective immediately.
The Fremont ...

Riverton student got leadership training in D.C.

Three Wyoming students, including one from Riverton, have been selected as GEAR UP Alumni Leadership Academy (GUALA) representatives. From a nationwide pool of ...

Coal valuation rules changed; coal states in West raise objections

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Interior Department is changing the way it values coal mined from public lands in the West to make sure mining companies are not ...

Colleges losing 175 jobs state- wide in latest budget slash

Almost 175 people are losing their jobs at community colleges throughout Wyoming as a result of state-level funding cuts this year, according to Wyoming ...

Highway Patrol car rolls on way to shooting scene

DOUGLAS (AP) -- A Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper responding to a fatal police shooting in Douglas is in the hospital after crashing into another motorist near ...

Zero-tolerance policy in effect for impaired driving during Fourth of July holiday span

In anticipation of the July 4 holiday period, the Wyoming Department of Transportation is instituting statewide warnings against impaired driving.
From July ...

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New Sublette sheriff takes oath
(AP) -- Sublette County officials have appointed a new sheriff to replace Stephen Haskell, who was removed from office ...

The Ice Cream Freeze Off is at 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6 in the Cottonwood Arena of the Fremont County Fairgrounds. Teams of all ages will compete to have their ...

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Births


EMERSON
A daughter was born to Kylie Emerson of Riverton and Duke Emerson of Riverton at 1:32 p.m. June ...

Mosquitoes

'Phenomenal' numbers in early tally; no West Nile detected in county yet

Flooding this spring in Fremont County has resulted in a large number of ...

Jet air service at Riverton airport begins Friday

After a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday morning, Denver Air Connection will fly its first Riverton Regional Airport passengers out at 8:09 a.m., arriving in ...

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Card charges filed
LARAMIE (AP) -- Six men and women face federal charges of using counterfeit credit cards to defraud Wyoming and Colorado fast-food ...

Police: Fugitive father, son killed Utah train worker

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A Salt Lake City train worker who was kidnapped during his shift by a father and son on the run from police died just over two hours ...

John Lundberg walked alongside his family's float in the annual Shrine Circus kiddie parade Wednesday. Jackson Owens, dressed as a lion, stood at the rear of ...

New ombudsman says she's handled seven service calls so far

Jane Juve has been in the position since February.

Since starting her role as Riverton's first community relations ombudsman, Jane Juve said she's ...

Hay conditions struggle as FreCo tries to rebound from poor 2015

At the end of May, just 71 percent of Wyoming's hay was in good condition, as measured by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.At the same time in 2015, the ...

Fire activity picking up; precautions urged for July 4 holiday

Scattered thunderstorms that rolled through the region Tuesday afternoon started several lightning-caused fires in the southern end of Fremont County.
At ...

Long closed session for CWC board as process to find president gets started

After almost three hours spent in a closed-door executive session meeting Tuesday, the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees offered no indication of its ...

 
 

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