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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 ...

Distrct 2 hopeful Bartlett: No agenda besides 'responsibility'

"As a Republican and a conservative, I don't believe the government should do anything you can do for yourself or that private industry can do," said Travis ...

Montana plan would haze elk to check brucellosis

HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- Montana wildlife officials are proposing to keep elk that have been exposed to disease from mingling with unexposed elk across a wide area ...

New wildfire near Cody grows fast

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A wildfire burning northwest of Cody has more than doubled in size in one day and more firefighters are being brought in by the hour to help ...

Wyoming digest

Health clinic in Rawlins shuts down
RAWLINS (AP) -- A health care clinic in Rawlins has abruptly shut down.
Rawlins Family Medical and Rawlins Urgent ...

Democrat Lee running for nomination to face Bebout in Senate District 26

Chesie Lee, 71, of Riverton, is hoping to replace Republican Sen. Eli Bebout in the Wyoming Legislature this year.
The Democrat says her views differ from ...

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Births

C'HAIR
A daughter was born to Jade Wagon of Riverton and Jory C'Hair of Salt Lake City, Utah at 3:47 p.m. ...

 
 

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