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Virgil L Miller, 84, died at 5 p.m. Saturday, July 2 due to Lewy Body disease. The Family will ...

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Marshals killed man after father's funeral
DOUGLAS (AP) -- Deputy U.S. Marshals shot and killed a man while trying to arrest him after his father's ...

University, Biz Council collaborating on plans for economic diversity

One area the planner are hoping to expand is the state's technology sector.

LARAMIE (AP) -- University of Wyoming administrators and board of trustees ...

Officer killed by bear knew risks, rewards

HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- The Montana man killed by a bear near Glacier National Park was intimately familiar with both the beauty and the danger of the vast, wild ...

Wyoming has among lowest transgender rate in U.S.

NEW YORK (AP) -- New statistical analysis of all 50 states shows Wyoming has among the fewest transgender adults in by percentage in the nation.
About 1.4 ...

Lander, Riverton and the Wind River Indian Reservation all were part of the race route in 1984 for the Red Dog bicycle stage race shortly after Independence ...

Friday rollover

Officers responded to a one vehicle rollover accident at about 3 p.m. Friday on Wyoming Highway 789, south of Riverton. A work truck from Keyhole Technologies ...

New food storage regs in place on Shoshone and B-T forests

Minimizing conflicts between people and bears is the focus of a revised food storage order which expands requirements for storing food on portions of the ...

Two-years of probation for man in meth case

A Riverton man was sentenced June 29 to two years supervised probation for distribution of methamphetamine.
The charge is punishable by up to 20 years in ...

Fiber upgrade on reservation hampered by council split

For more than three years, CenturyLink has been trying to secure an agreement that would upgrade the fiber optic connectivity on the Wind River Indian ...

'Men Who Cook' July 9, fairgrounds

The United Way of Southwest Wyoming and Graduation Matters Riverton will collaborate for sustainability through a major fundraising event called Men Who Cook. ...

Hand cart trek schedule available

The Bureau of Land Management Lander Field Office has posted an online schedule of group use along and adjacent to four National Historic Trails which will ...

Aspen Days scheduled July 12-14

A large habitat enhancement project in the South Pass area near Atlantic City begins its second year of activity this month.
The primary focus of the project ...

New UW president visits Riverton on Tuesday, reservation Wednesday

Fremont County residents have an opportunity to meet new University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols during a public event Tuesday, July 5, at Central ...

Guardian takes over EMS; no oversight plan in place

Fremont County turned over its emergency management services to the private company AMRG, which will operate locally as Guardian EMS.
The change-over took ...

GOP House candidate forum Friday

Candidates running for Wyoming's contested seat in the U.S. House of Representatives participate in a public forum sponsored by the Fremont County Republican ...

Aiden Lebrun, left, tried his hand at the tomahawk throw Saturday afternoon at the 1838 ...

Vets, nurse students get first college fund pinch

Part 2 of 2

The Wyoming Community College Commission has prepared a list of 10 priorities showing the preferred order of budget cuts for the agency ...

New laws on guns, electric cars among those now taking effect

A number of new laws passed earlier this year by the Wyoming Legislature took effect July 1.
The biggest bills are budget-related, as the 2016 legislative ...

Raiders earn home split with Lovell

Ridge McCoy, Jaren Draper and Baylor Beers all had multi-hit games in an 11-10, extra-innings victory.

Riverton returned home after two weeks on the ...

 
 

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