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Proposed drone factory in Powell called off; was OK'd for $43,000 grant

POWELL (AP) -- A plan to build a drone manufacturing facility at a municipal airport in northern Wyoming has been canceled.
Less than a month after receiving ...

Elk carcasses on refuge assessed for cause of death

JACKSON (AP) -- Weeks or even months after the death of the rotting calf elk he was about to peel off the pasture, Wyoming biologist Tim Pratt knew the animal ...

Former Riverton Police Department captain Eric Murphy was officially sworn in as the interim chief of police Tuesday during a Riverton City Council meeting. ...

Meet-and-greet for city administrator finalists Thursday

The public is invited to meet the three finalists for the permanent Riverton city administrator position this week.
A meet-and-greet event is set for 4-6 p.m. ...

Fatal fire started when cigarette sparked air hose

Officials say a Feb. 20 fire that killed a Riverton woman in her home on Primrose Lane was accidental, caused by smoking while on oxygen therapy.
The ...

With Wind River Basin snowpack at historic highs, seasonal runoff is expected to wear on local infrastructure this spring, especially if Fremont County ...

Warmer days coming; flood potential grows

Snow-water equivalent in the Wind River drainage is at its highest level for early April in 20 years.

Most of the snow that fell Tuesday in the Wind ...

Trial date set in boy's death

GILLETTE (AP) -- A trial date has been set for a 21-year-old Wyoming man who is charged in the death of a 3-year-old boy who suffered severe brain injuries ...

Work under way to open roads near Yellowstone buried in snow

Annual springopening road work on U.S.14/16/20between Pahaska and the East Gate of Yellowstone National Park was scheduled to begin Monday, April 3.
The ...

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Powell man dies in ND auto crash
STANLEY, N.D. (AP) -- Authorities have identified a Wyoming man who died in a single-vehicle crash in North Dakota's ...

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LeAnne Jane Trosper,74, died on March 22 at her home in Evanston. Per her wishes, she was ...

Weather records accumulated along with the snowfall Tuesday in Fremont County.
As of about 10 a.m. Tuesday the National Weather Service reported 9 inches of ...

'Noon whistle' sounding at wrong time; repair coming

Ever since October, there's been a new sound in Riverton -- but not at the accustomed time of day.
The old fire siren on top of the former City Hall building ...

License plates, tribal health bills successful for Allen

The rural Lander Republican finished his second term in the Wyoming House of Representatives.

Rep. Jim Allen, R-Lander, whose district covers the ...

After toxicology on triple fatal, coroner issues public alert

Officials say the driver who died in a triple-fatal, two-vehicle crash last month north of Lander had consumed 10 times the impaired driving limit for ...

Delegation joins vote on internet rules

The rules would have prohibited broadband and other telecommunication service providers from selling customer data without their knowledge.

CHEYENNE ...

UW strategy aims at innovation, economy, retention; comment this month

The University of Wyoming is seeking public comment on a draft strategic plan that covers everything from academic quality to economic development.
Goals set ...

Man gets 108-year sentence for child sex abuse

An Ethete man has appealed a 108-year prison term related to 12 sex-offense charges.
Attorneys for Marvin "Muff" Magnan of Ethete argued that the sentence ...

Some roads in, others out as new forest plan shapes up

Although the U.S. Forest Service still intends to add new roads to the Shoshone National Forest under a new management plan, the part of the forest ...

These two men were Fremont County's landmark pioneers in the uranium industry that transformed the local economy in the 1950s. Neil McNeice, left, and Lowell ...

 
 

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