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Brothers accused in jail altercation
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Two brothers who are inmates in the same Wyoming jail are facing charges in an altercation with ...

Floods, moisture portend 'an incredible fire season'



All of the moisture that has been running through - and spilling over - Fremont County ...

Flood spreads to the Bighorn

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Flooding because of melting mountain snow now includes the Bighorn River in north-central Wyoming.
A flood warning has been posted until ...

States won't rush Yellowstone grizzly hunts

HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- Wyoming, Montana and Idaho officials say they won't declare open season on grizzly bears once federal Endangered Species Act protections ...

Big dollars involved in state discussions with tribes over minerals

Approximately $6.982 million in severance and ad valorem tax, combined, was paid on oil and gas production from tribal lands last year.



During ...

Hammer killer says victim was 'a good friend'

Florin Brandon Wyatt will be sentenced to life imprisonment after pleading guilty to first degree murder Thursday.
The 27-year-old killed his roommate, ...

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Deaths

COATES
Frances Coates, 95, died June 18, 2017, in Grand Junction, Colorado. Services are ...

By Wednesday, the Riverton Valley Irrigation District had already spent roughly $580,000 to rebuild its canal system that was severely damaged by record stream ...

Sports

Cody Frazier hit a grand slam in a 24-6 road victory against the Mustangs.


After their bats had a brief hiatus in Sheridan on Tuesday, the Riverton ...

An eight-run first inning fueled a majors Little League victory.


One by one, the orange shirts crossed home plate with alarming regularity in the ...

Opinion / Community

Alcohol in the park

The city is giving it a try this summer for 'Live at Five'

Riverton has made a public commitment to reinvigorate community life at Riverton City ...

County jail inmates could help with flood cleanup

Editor:
With all the flooding and trees down on the road way out, why doesn't the city and county call on a crew from the county jail?
I've done work as an ...

Sticking up for happy honkers

I've written about birds in this space a lot, and that's because I really like birds and want them to have as much attention as possible. Fortunately, they ...

Lander grad gets scholarship from Popo Agie Anglers

The Popo Agie Anglers presented a $1000 scholarship check to Emily Fallin, a Lander Valley High School graduating senior, as she heads to Washington State ...

Lander museum shows city's role in Westerns

The Pioneer Museum in Lander continues to showcase rarely seen artifacts in newly created temporary exhibits.
The first new exhibit is "Pulp," an exhibit that ...

Conservation Corps tackles projects in Fremont County

Projects ranging from building trails in the Shoshone and Bridger-Teton national forests in northwest Wyoming to building a yurt at Glendo State Park will be ...

FreCo students earn honors at Northwest

Five students from Fremont County were among those named to Northwest College's spring semester honor rolls, including local students.
Located 70 miles from ...

 

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