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Funeral held for shooting victims

PRYOR, Mont. --More than 700 people gathered for the funeral of a Pryor couple shot to death last week after stopping to help what they believed was a stranded ...

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Connie Brant, 56, of Dubois, died Thursday, July 30, at her home. A celebration of life service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, at the ...

New doctor joins hospital in Riverton

SageWest Health Care at Riverton has hired Brent Liebert, M.D., who will be offering emergency medicine services to the hospital's patients.
Liebert is one of ...

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Car goes over cliff; driver killed
CASPER -- The Wyoming Highway Patrol has identified the man who died after his car went over a cliff on Casper ...

Lottery will not hit money expectations

Proceeds from the new lottery will likely never meet the estimates projected by advocates in 2013 when the games of chance were legalized, lottery officials ...

Park to capture cutthroat, then kill off non-native brook trout

JACKSON -- Before moving ahead with a plan to destroy exotic brook trout in Yellowstone National Park's Soda Butte Creek, fisheries managers will first try to ...

Coal giant Alpha files for bankruptcy

NEW YORK -- Alpha Natural Resources Inc., one of the country's biggest coal producers, became the latest in a string of coal companies to seek bankruptcy ...

Tracey Wright, 13, of Riverton is legally blind.
She uses a VisioBook to read and watch television, but she needs no aid in working with her animals.
The ...

Fatal accident Friday afternoon closed highway south of Dubois

A Dubois woman died Friday at the scene of a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 26.
Reports state Judy L. Hollingsworth, 65, suffered fatal injuries in the ...

Clyde waives preliminary hearing; murder case sent straight to district court

The murder case against the man accused of a fatal shooting July 18 in Riverton is headed to district court. Defendant Roy Clyde, 32, of Riverton, waived his ...

Whiteman leaving commission seat, effective Wednesday

Fremont County Commission Keja Whiteman is resigning.
In a letter to fellow county board members Tuesday, Whiteman stated that her resignation takes effect ...

Rockhounding club offers outings all summer long

When thinking of Wyoming's mineral wealth, most people consider coal, oil and natural gas, but the state also contains plenty of rocks and gems sought by ...

Many people would enjoy a weekend trip to Buffalo and Casper.
The two cities are about 115 miles apart and are linked by Interstate 25, ensuring a speedy ...

Certain competitions always get a head start on the rest of the Fremont County Fair, with the style show usually among them.
In 1961, when the fair was ...

College's new vice president in the job

Brad Tyndall started work as the vice president of student affairs this month at Central Wyoming College.
He attended his first board meeting July 15.
...

Rotary hosting duck derby, 5k Saturday

The Riverton Rotary club's fourth annual eraDUCKate polio derby begins with a 5k at 8:30 a.m. and a duck race at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Rotary fire pit. ...

Homeless and targeted

Harassment more common than violence in city, advocates agree

Experts say there is a serious problem in the United States involving attacks on ...

After robbing a bank, Tom O'Day tried to jump on his horse to flee - but he was so drunk he couldn't mount the animal, so he was caught instead.
Re-enactor ...

Veterans service officer to visit families in county

A state of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in Fremont County throughout ...

Asphalt paving set to begin Wednesday south of Lander

Drivers should expect traffic delays of up to 20 minutes.

Asphalt paving is scheduled to begin Wednesday on a highway and bridge improvement project ...

 
 

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