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1918 building has been vacant for past 19 years

Bids will be accepted through Monday for the sale of the old city hall building in downtown ...

More vehicle deaths this year; alcohol, drugs bigger factors

Motor-vehicle collisions linked to drugs and alcohol have led to more deaths in Fremont County this year than last.
"It's a concern that we're seeing ...

Ex-Cowboy basketball player pleads in counterfeiting probe

CHEYENNE -- Former University of Wyoming basketball player Afam Muojeke pleaded guilty in federal court here on Tuesday to one count of attempting to pass ...

Bill would expand paddling in parks

BILLINGS, Mont. -- The U.S. House Natural Resources Committee voted Thursday to lift long-standing restrictions and allow kayaks, rafts and other ...

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Racing terminals still closed
CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Wyoming Pari-Mutuel Commission has declined to lift its suspension of historic horse racing terminals ...

Continuing progress reported for injured rural firefighter at burn center in Colorado

The firefighter who was burned last month during an incident in rural Fremont County continues to show improvement at a hospital in Colorado, officials said ...

Five applicants so far for vacant CWC trustee slot

Five people had completed applications for the open spot on the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees as of Thursday afternoon.
The applicant pool ...

Good evaluation for Weaver; pay raise approved

Riverton's city administrator Steven Weaver has been approved for a 2 percent merit raise after receiving a positive evaluation in August from the Riverton ...

Gov. Matt Mead has chosen Sergio Maldonado as the state's new liaison with the Northern Arapaho Tribe.
Maldonado is scheduled to begin serving as liaison Oct. ...

Governor freezes state hiring, says other cuts inevitable

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead has placed a freeze on state hiring in the face of an expected budget shortfall he predicts could approach $200 million by next ...

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Births
NEWLIN
A son was born to Ashleigh and Brett Newlin of Holland, Pa., at 2:24 p.m. Sept. 12. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces.The ...

Today

Deaths
BARQUIN
James "Little Jim" Barquin III, 67, of Kinnear, died Tuesday, Oct. 6, at Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. Services are ...

Fall's favorite fruit plays nice with others in both sweet and savory dishes.

They're crunchy and delicious out of hand. Not to mention crazy ...

Digest

Reward upped for missing woman
CASPER -- The family of a Casper woman who has been missing since last October is increasing the reward offered for ...

Man sentenced in fossil case

CHEYENNE -- A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced a Colorado man to one year of probation for understating the value of unspecified fossils imported from China ...

Yellowstone sets new record with 3.8 million visits this year

Yellowstone National Park has set a record this year with more than 3.8 million visits at the end of September, and is on track to top 4 million visits by the ...

Man arrested for pointing, firing weapon

A Riverton man was arrested Tuesday evening after pointing a gun at his neighbor and then, reportedly, firing the weapon into the air.
No one was injured in ...

Local crews helped with Crooked Creek firefighting

Firefighters from Fremont County joined a regional effort in battling the recent Crooked Creek Fire northwest of Dubois.
The county personnel stepped in to ...

Local departments observe National Fire Prevention Week through Saturday.

During National Fire Prevention Week, local firefighters spend time ...

Suit challenges law on data gathering; LeBrun a defendant

A lawsuit filed Sept. 29 aimed at invalidating two Wyoming laws restricting data collection on open land names Fremont County Pat LeBrun as a defendant. ...

 
 

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