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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 ...

Tribal leaders press hate-crime case in Washington

Leaders of the Northern Arapaho Tribe have met with officials at the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., regarding this month's shooting at the ...

State readies for Sturgis rally spill-over

Highway patrol troopers in the four states bordering western South Dakota are paying extra attention to traffic flocking to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, which ...

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Man in custody for death of baby
CHEYENNE -- Authorities have ruled that the death in June of a 6-month-old child in Cheyenne was a homicide.
Cheyenne ...

Park IDs worker killed in fire

GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK -- The seasonal worker killed in a fire at an employee dormitory in Grand Teton National Park has been identified as 28-year-old ...

Fewer bears then, but moose and fire still posed a danger

I wandered into a local sporting goods store last week to buy a small bottle of gun oil.
I don't use gun oil much, but I needed to clean a badly fouled gun ...

Parkinson's disease expert to talk about new research

Beth A. Vernaleo, a national expert on Parkinson's disease, is scheduled to speak to Fremont County residents via Skype about medications and the latest ...

August Outside

Aug. 4 -- Riverton Museum Adventure Trek to Castle Gardens petroglyphs
Aug. 8 -- Pioneer Museum Adventure Trek to Lander Burnt Ranch Aug. 15 -- Lander Sprint ...

Deering earns Wyoming Arts Council fellowship

The Riverton poet also won first place in the Wyoming Writers, Inc., contest in June.

Carol Deering of Riverton is one the recipients of this year's ...

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Deaths
ENGSTROM
Daphne Kay Engstrom, of Lander, died Friday, July 31. The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, at Bethel Lutheran ...

Digest

Employee dies in Grand Teton fire
MOOSE -- A fire erupted at an employee dormitory in Grand Teton National Park, killing one person and injured four ...

Worker falls to death at plant

ROCK SPRINGS -- Authorities have released the name of a contractor who died after falling about 45 feet at a power plant in Rock Springs.
Sweetwater County ...

Survivor describes shooting

The Wyoming teen arrested for the deadly incident claimed he had run out of gas, then pulled a gun, demanded money, and opened fire.

HELENA, Mont. -- ...

Caramel apple judges have sweet fair duty

Judges for the culinary contests of the Fremont County Fair and Rodeo might have the best job possible.
There isn't a cookie, cupcake or sweet bread that the ...

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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