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Shull says 'not guilty' to first-degree murder count in Oct. 19 stabbing death

A Riverton man facing charges of first-degree murder, aggravated assault and strangulation of a household member pleaded not guilty at an arraignment Dec. 4 in ...

Town wants role in railroad study

LIVINGSTON, Mont. -- The city of Livingston wants federal regulators to consider the impacts that increased coal train traffic would have on the city in a ...

Study says killing wolves won't mean fewer attacks on livestock

Scientists have found that, contrary to what many people think, killing wolves does not always reduce attacks on livestock.
Researchers at Washington State ...

No added charges yet in DUI wreck that injured woman who later died

Bond for the suspect, Reuben Revere, has been raised to $3,000 while prosecutors weigh additional charges tied to the woman's death.

For the time ...

No applicants yet for Ward 2 council slot; deadline Jan. 12

Councilman Todd Smith has resigned to accept a job out of state.

Riverton residents living in City Council Ward 2 are invited to submit their ...

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Births
ROTROFF
A son was born to Kayla Rotroff of Riverton and Zachary Rotroff of Riverton at 12:26 a.m. Aug. 26 at SageWest Health Care. The baby ...

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Firing squad bill to return
CHEYENNE -- A state lawmaker says he still intends to push a bill to allow the use of firing squads to execute condemned ...

Big propane fire in Jackson blamed on faulty equipment

JACKSON -- Faulty equipment is being blamed for a series of dramatic explosions that destroyed a propane business and fitness center in the northwest Wyoming ...

Lawmakers eye state action on EMS troubles

Fremont County Commissioners told legislators the county ambulance department would deplete its reserves by the end of the fiscal year.

Local ...

Teen injured by vehicles at party; one arrest made

A 19-year-old Lander resident suffered serious injuries to her pelvis and legs Saturday evening reportedly when she was pinned between two trucks at an ...

Autopsy says Willenbrecht died of stab wounds; case is a homicide

An autopsy has determined that Jacob Willenbrecht died Oct. 19 of blood loss due to multiple stab wounds.
The 27-year-old Riverton man's death officially has ...

Trial date nears in baby death; plea deal is possible

After two delays, a trial date is near for an Ethete woman charged with killing her newborn child, though a plea agreement still could resolve the case.
The ...

CWC might change course schedules to adapt to Jackson housing shortage

Instructors are considering a new class schedule to address housing and employment issues for culinary and hospitality students at Central Wyoming College in ...

Digest

Bill could change polling places
CHEYENNE -- Wyoming lawmakers propose to change voting location requirements so that people would be able to vote at ...

Today

Births
OPHUS
A daughter was born to Calli Ophus of Lander and Calvin Ophus of Lander at 9 p.m. Nov. 8 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. The baby ...

Mead wants better plan for huge 'rainy day' fund

The Wyoming governor unveiled a $156 million supplemental budget request Monday.

Gov. Matt Mead says it's time for Wyoming to develop a clear policy ...

Prize football found along Bryant Road

A Riverton man working in the area of Bryant Road north of Riverton is this year's Find the Football contest winner.
Bill Meeks found the decorated ball ...

Help sought in locating man not seen since July

The Fremont County Sheriff's Office is asking the community for help locating a man who has not been seen since July.
According to release issued by Fremont ...

Pheasant release a popular program

Hunting season for wild pheasants continues through December for roosters only.

The first week of December marks the final week of the season for ...

District 25 Hall of Fame invites first nominations

The proposed Fremont County School District 25 Hall of Fame is accepting nominations, beginning this week.
Plans call for the hall of fame to be placed where ...

 
 

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