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Company to move to Laramie
LARAMIE -- A San Diego-based manufacturer is planning to move its production operation from China to Laramie.
Plans were ...

Bus driver pleads guilty to fatal crash

GILLETTE -- A Gillette bus driver accused of killing three people after a crash last year in a construction zone will avoid prison after pleading guilty to ...

UW donations dip, still top $40 million

CHEYENNE -- Private contributions to the University of Wyoming dropped for the second year in a row to about $46 million, a $10 million decrease from the record ...

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Births
SITTING EAGLE
A daughter was born to Kandace Van Fleet of Montebello, Calif., and Truman Sitting Eagle of Riverton at 8:49 a.m. July 23 at ...

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Death penalty won't be sought
POWELL -- A Park County prosecutor says he won't seek the death penalty for a woman charged in connection with a plot to ...

Yellowstone fire watched, not fought yet

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- A lightning-caused wildfire is being allowed to burn for now in a remote area of Yellowstone National Park.
The fire is on the ...

Listing or no listing, more federal money pledged to protect grouse

BILLINGS, Mont. -- The federal government plans to spend more than $200 million over the next three years on programs to protect greater sage grouse in Western ...

State may have to pay for Eaton hearing that might be ruled moot

The State of Wyoming was bracing Wednesday to cover the cost of a new death penalty hearing for a former Riverton man convicted murderer even as a federal ...

Man charged in gun theft, shooting

Oliver Reed faces multiple counts for the July 24 incident.

A burglary case against Oliver Daryl Reed has reached District Court.
He is charged with ...

Casper man gets three to five years for punching death of Lander student

LARAMIE --The man who punched and killed a University of Wyoming student from Lander last Halloween was sentenced Wednesday to three to five years in ...

Three meet filing date for council vacancy; interviews set for Tuesday

The last letter of interest for Riverton's Ward 1 City Council vacancy arrived Wednesday, leaving three candidates to be considered.
Patricia Granlund, Phil ...

Author to speak, perform at Riverton library

The University of Nevada Center for Basque Studies presents author David Romtvedt who will read from and talking about his novel "Zelestina Urza in Outer ...

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Births
RED BOW
A child was born to Chelsey Red Bow of Lander and Buddy Red Bow of Lander at 5:36 p.m. July 20 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. The ...

This is about the time of year when everyone and his brother, mother and second cousin are trying to give away homegrown zucchini squash. Yet one can eat only ...

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Two killed in Tuesday head-on
THAYNE -- A woman and an infant died when their vehicle drifted into oncoming traffic and collided head-on with a pickup ...

Bill to hike vehicle fees gets nowhere

CHEYENNE -- A legislative panel decided Tuesday not to sponsor a bill for the upcoming legislative session that would have increased the state's fees by ...

Tribe calls on feds to drop eagle appeal

The Northern Arapaho Tribe is calling on the federal government to drop a legal appeal that's blocking the tribe from killing bald eagles for religious ...

Letters of interest for council seat due by Thursday; two received so far

With one day left to file, two residents of Ward 1 in Riverton have submitted letters of interest to fill the city council vacancy created by the resignation ...

Hudson's solid waste transfer station is to close by the end of October, and other facilities may be on the chopping block as well after a pair of decisions by ...

Decades in prison for remaining pair in Little Whiteman case

The final two defendants in the murder of Jared Little Whiteman, 21, of Riverton, were sentenced Tuesday to decades in prison.
A judge already had handed ...

 
 

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