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Births

SMILEY
A daughter was born to Ashli Smiley of Lander and Kevin Smiley of Lander at 8:10 a.m. June 16 at ...

Fierce wind fells branches; lake rescue required

A brief but intense wind storm swept through the Wind River Basin on Tuesday afternoon, sending branches and debris flying through Riverton for the better part ...

State to take on Casper missing- person case

CASPER (AP) -- Agents with the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation will take over a missing persons case at the request of the Casper Police ...

Wyoming digest

Lawmakers weigh changes in at-risk programs
GUERNSEY (AP) -- Wyoming lawmakers will explore changes to the Wyoming Cowboy Challenge Academy to bring ...

Mother, three children those killed in head- on crash Friday

BAGGS (AP) -- Authorities have identified all five victims of the fatal collision Friday in southeast Wyoming.
A sports utility vehicle crossed the center line ...

Beginning this fall, Arapahoe students will go home from school every Friday with a backpack filled with food, thanks to a grant from the First Nations ...

Emergency officials are warning citizens to remain vigilant near local waterways as flows begin to recede this summer.
With temperatures in the 60s and 70s at ...

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Deaths

RICHARDSON
Avis J. Richardson, 80, of Riverton, died Sunday, June 18, 2017, at the Wind River Health ...

Gillette research facility approved

GILLETTE (AP) -- The Wyoming State Loan and Investment Board has approved a $1.5 million grant to Campbell County to build a carbon products research ...

Park blocks boat ramps to ensure mussel inspections

JACKSON (AP) -- Yellowstone National Park officials are installing barriers in front of boat launches in an attempt to prevent invasive mussels recently ...

Wyoming digest

Injured rider showing improvement
CASPER (AP) -- An Australian bull rider who was severely injured after being stepped on by a bull during the College ...

Another flood surge over weekend; two highways shut

Area rivers surged again over the weekend, but they didn't reach levels seen earlier this month in Fremont County.
National Weather Service meteorologist ...

Crews are on their way to completing a rebuild of the Riverton Valley Irrigation District canal.
The work must take place in order to restore water access to ...

Planning for Riverton Rendezvous events has begun, and the 37th annual hot-air balloon rally is inviting sponsorships for three days of ballooning and related ...

Title 25 expenses rising; grants and other measures could help

Fremont County's expenses for Title 25 patients -- those who are detained because they've been deemed to be a threat to themselves or others -- have started to ...

Local students head to UW for summer course

When Reinette Tendore graduated from Wyoming Indian High School, she knew little about the University of Wyoming. She wishes she had known more.
Now, with two ...

Solar eclipse expert set for local appearnces this week

The national eclipse task force leader rates Fremont County among the top viewing spots in the world.

The leader of a national task force assisting ...

South Pass City hosts night event

The South Pass City State Historic Site will be presented in a different light during the "Catch the Night Shift: Lantern Tour and Scotch Tasting" on June 20 ...

Cuts include $70,000 from the library budget and roughly $100,000 from both the roads department and sheriff's office.

After finishing a special ...

Merging schools discussion necessary, leaders say

Wyoming legislators have asked local school administrators to compile a list detailing the pros and cons of district consolidation in Fremont County.
The list ...

 
 

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