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A son was born to Haley Meeks of Crowheart and Spencer Fisher of Crowheart at 12:03 a.m. Sept. 10 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. ...

Sheridan ups recycling with new program

SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) -- Sheridan residents have increased their recycling output under the city's new curbside program, with about 9.2 tons of recycling ...

Canine helps bust 57 pounds of marijuana

Highway Patrol troopers arrested two California residents after searching their car.

A traffic stop for speeding Thursday west of Cheyenne has ...

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Idaho wildlife officials: Bears interacting with humans more
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) -- Idaho wildlife officials say bears have been more active in ...

Volunteerism strong at fire departments

Two local fire departments are very close to filling their rosters of volunteer firefighters, which is something the department heads said they are happy to ...

Willow Creek Elementary School construction has been about two weeks ahead of schedule since early August.
Monty Ellison, president and general manager of ...

Sentence for driver in Jan. deadly crash

A Wyoming man was sentenced this week in connection with a one-vehicle crash that resulted in the death of a Riverton teen in January.
Cay Walters, 19, of ...

Local ag production last year could feed county for 670 days

Fremont County produced enough food last year to feed its residents for about 670 days.
That estimate is based on assumptions from the weight of cattle to ...

Above, horse trainer Jeff Martin on Thursday showed students, from left, Jayce Jimerson, Rueben Aragon, Gabrielle Hazelett, Brayden Sims, Eddie Mireless, Kaj ...

Summer weather lingers into fall; no hard freeze yet

This year's fall season is giving Fremont County residents a slow transition from warm to cold weather.
Though temperatures dipped below freezing this week in ...

Gregg Schaub, lands division manager for the City of Riverton, received an award on behalf of the city at the Wyoming Solid Waste and Recycling Association ...

Above, Riverton Fireman Matt Lee and Patrick Martinez pried open the side of a home at 33 Snowberry Lane to access the source of afire. Right, the occupant of ...

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Corrections

Wednesday's page one story "CWC equine center in quarantine after 'mild' case of stomatitis found" should have said the virus broke out ...

Penitentiary fix to cost tens of millions

Officials still don't know what is causing structural problems at the Wyoming State Penitentiary in Rawlins, but they are guessing it will be costly to ...

FEMA authorizes funds to help fight Wyoming's Station Fire

DENVER -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with ...

State senator questions legality of supplemental budget bill

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A Wyoming lawmaker is questioning the legality of a bill that approved a nearly $200-million supplemental budget, saying the legislation ...

Officials say UW lab building could be complete by spring

The 100,000 square-foot, three-story building will house freshman- and sophomore-level math and science classes.

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - University of ...

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Body of Wyoming man found in Lake Powell after six-day search
PAGE, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities say the body of a Wyoming man missing after he jumped from ...

1953 stained-glass window back in hands of congregation

The window was created when the museum housed the church, which relocated to its current address in 1961.

Riverton's United Methodist Church ...

Veterans ball set Saturday; could become annual event

Riverton's first Veterans Ball is planned for this Saturday, Oct. 17, at the Main Manhattan restaurant.
"We thought that it'd be good to put on something ...

 
 

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