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Murder-for-hire convict appeals
CHEYENNE (AP) -- A Wyoming man convicted of trying to hire a hit man to kill his parents is asking a federal appeals ...

Fremont County law enforcement officers assisted deserving children with Christmas shopping Saturday at Walmart in the annual "Shop with a Cop" event. Officer ...

That's too bad, because this would be a great year for it.

I taught history and coached football, basketball and track a long time ago at Niobrara ...

Cowboys lose close one, 90-82 90-82

LARAMIE -- Senior guard Josh Adams posted his first double-double with career highs of 37 points and 10 rebounds, but the University of Wyoming men's ...

RPD officer bitten by suspect; BAC of .398

A Riverton police officer was injured Saturday after being bitten by an intoxicated woman who claimed to be under the influence of methamphetamine.
The police ...

Churches planning special events for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Christmas and Christmas Eve services and programs are planned at spiritual sites throughout Fremont County.

Christmas Eve
- The earliest Christmas ...

Judge won't allow state to try for new death penalty in Eaton case

A federal judge has handed the state of Wyoming another setback in its effort to execute the former Riverton man convicted of killing a young Montana woman ...

With 1 percent money in hand, county to improve gravel roadways

The Fremont County Transportation Department has identified roads that will receive new gravel using optional 1 percent sales tax funds. The first such ...

Richard Brown

Fremont County native Richard Brown, a member of the Northern Arapaho Tribe and longtime resident of Taos Pueblo, New Mexico, died Friday, Dec. 4, 2015.
His ...

Panel: State not ready for med marijuana

A petition drive to put the issue on the 2016 ballot is far short of its goal.

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- Mem-bers of a state panel said Wyoming is not ...

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Wyoming down a rig for week
HOUSTON (AP) -- Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the ...

Seventy years ago today these Riverton youth Christmas carolers were doing two good deeds at once -- entertaining audiences with songs of the season and raising ...

Man gets three-year prison term for possessing firearm as a felon

Starr Miller had pleaded not guilty to the charge July 28, then changed his plea shortly before trial.

Starr Dana Miller, 22, of Arapahoe, was ...

Landcapes used for new 'Good Dinosaur' movie basis of new Wind River Visitors council lis

The Wind River Visitors Council compiled possible adventures around Fremont County to imitate those shared in the Pixar movie "The Good Dinosaur" with Arlo an ...

Jump in meth-related death in county sparks warning from coroner

The Fremont County Coroner's Office has issued a public health warning about the use of methamphetamine, which has been involved in at least three local deaths ...

New highway camera up and running

Five new highway web cameras went live this week, including one in Fremont County.
Views from the cameras can be viewed remotely by travelers to help assess ...

UW, Wyoming State Library announce cooperative content service

The Wyoming State Library has announced a partnership with University of Wyoming Libraries which increases the amount of digital content available to Wyoming ...

WIES named on national list of innovative K-12 schools

Wyoming Indian Elementary School has been named one of the 41 Most Innovative K-12 Schools in America by the education website Noodle.
"WIES is proud to be ...

Man jailed on federal charges after break-in, theft at post office

An Arapahoe man is in custody on federal charges alleging he burglarized the U.S. Post Office in Riverton.
Allen Joseph Whiteplume Jr., 30, of Arapahoe, was ...

Her three-year contract includes annual base salary of $350,000 and a $48,000 housing allowance.

South Dakota State University administrator Laurie ...

 
 

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