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Zack Tingle, 13, of Riverton was concerned about his rooster as he fed it Thursday. Tingle was showing the bird at the Fremont County Fair, and it paced around ...

Four men bellied up to a table in the Fremont Center on Thursday staring down at a line of seven brownies each.
They had the enviable task of consuming those ...

July fatality ruled accidental; toxicology testing finds nothing relevant to the crash

Officials have ruled the death of Taylor D. Harris, 19, of Fremont County, an accident.
Harris died at about 8:45 p.m. July 14 after a two-vehicle crash in ...

Wind River seeking state's approval for alternative school

The 2016 budget approved this month by the Wind River school board included money to start an alternative high school.
Superintendent Diana Clapp said the ...

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Deaths
QUIVER
Aubrey Morning Skye Quiver was born and died Wednesday, July 29, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. She was the daughter of Tyla Fawn ...

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Reward offered in shop deaths
CHEYENNE -- The Cheyenne Police Department is offering a $5,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest and ...

Lawmakers vote down bill to privatize student e-mails

Wyoming lawmakers have killed a proposal that would have made Wyoming the first state in the country to keep from public view all college student e-mails, even ...

Wyoming teen in custody for double killing in Montana

BILLINGS, Mont. -- A Wyoming teen who was stopped along a road on Montana's Crow Indian Reservation gunned down a family who tried to help him Wednesday, ...

Governor's panel starts study on legal marijuana

Wyoming's anti-pot governor has a warning for a task force he's named to study the effects of legal marijuana: It CAN happen here.
Wyoming can't afford to ...

'Long overdue' roof repair at library going to bid Aug. 12

The Fremont County Library System is accepting bids for work that will address the ongoing leaking roof and drainage problems at its Riverton branch.
The ...

Sunday blaze destroys Arthur home; fire an 'all-nighter'

A local family is requesting financial support from the community after a fire destroyed the family home this week south of Riverton.
No one was injured in ...

The group was created to address needs that weren't being covered by public spending.

A new floor appears at the Fremont Center, a sign lights up ...

Fire danger rising fast in county

Fire officials are warning residents to be extra vigilant when burning trash and overgrown fields now that warm, dry, windy weather has arrived in Fremont ...

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Births
VAN DUSEN
A son was born to Lindsey Van Dusen of Lander and Kendall Van Dusen of Lander at 2:51 p.m. June 27 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. ...

Once upon a time, you may have wrinkled your nose when a plate of (pick one: Brussels sprouts, Belgian endive, mustard greens, radicchio) arrived at the table. ...

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Summer snow hits mountains
TETON VILLAGE -- The middle of summer looked like the middle of winter in the mountains of western Wyoming.
A cold front ...

UW officials criticize slow going on lab construction

CHEYENNE -- State officials are blaming a Wyoming contractor for delays that will prevent a new $50 million building at the University of Wyoming from opening ...

Police add extra help as Sturgis rally nears

GILLETTE -- Law enforcement officers and others plan to work extra hours in northeast Wyoming next week as the 75th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally gets going ...

Two sentenced for ties to 2014 homicide of Little Whiteman

Two peoplehave been sentenced to five years in prisoneach after being found guilty of accessory to the June 2, 2014, murder of Jared Little Whiteman.
Will ...

Families, friends recall Center of Hope shooting victim fondly

The second man shot, Sonny Goggles, remains hospitalized with serious injuries.

A final farewell at the funeral service for Stallone Trosper last ...

 
 

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