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Fed mineral levels lowest in five years; Wyoming off $114M

Bad news for Rocky Mountain states with lots of fossil-fuel development on federal lands: Low prices for oil and natural gas have driven federal minerals ...

Fremont County Sheriff's deputy Donovan Detimore, left, was praised for his help on Sept. 10 when he responded to a structure fire in rural Fremont County. He ...

Bible college proposed for old Shoshoni school site

A new proposal could establish a Bible college in the existing Shoshoni school building after it is vacated next year.
C.J. Vandermeulen pitched the Bible ...

Turkey takers

Aurora Donahue, center, embraced her free turkey after receiving it Wednesday at the Christian Food Storehouse in Riverton. Sali Allard, left, instructed 4-H ...

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GREGORY
Riverton resident Jeremy Arthur Gregory passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Nov. 5 2015 in ...

Medals offered to Wyo veterans of Korean War; deadline Dec. 11

The Wyoming Veterans Commission is coordinating the application process and presentation of the Republic of Korea Ambassador for Peace Medals for Wyoming ...

Splash pad meeting Dec. 5

Local families are encouraged to attend an open house related to plans for a splash pad in Riverton.
The Riverton Wyoming Splash Pad Group is having a ...

Fremont County Sheriff's Office undersheriff Ryan Lee, left, received a plaque from Riverton Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3628 commander Renford Smith during ...

Wyoming digest

Sinclair dino in Macy's parade
RAWLINS (AP) -- A massive, green Apatosaurus retook to the skies of Manhattan Thursday, making its first appearance in ...

snowfall among heaviest in nation

Heavy snowfall arrived much of Wyoming this week, with Fremont County hit the hardest in the state Wednesday and ...

Second assailant sentenced for May attack that fractured skull

Colin Dean Amos, 26, of Ethete, has been sentenced to 45 months in prison for assault resulting in serious injury.
An affidavit in the case says Amos ...

UW ups residency regs to qualify for in-state tuition

LARAMIE (AP) -- The University of Wyoming is tightening its residency requirements for students to qualify for the nation's lowest resident tuition.
The ...

Elk numbers in National Elk Refuge pick up after early lull

JACKSON (AP) -- Elk migration to their winter range is on, and elk have begun showing up on the National Elk Refuge in good numbers for the first time this ...

Police called when naked man shows up in the wrong house

Police are looking for a man who was found naked Sunday morning in a Riverton residence other than his own.
Reportedly, he punched a woman who lives at the ...

Best way to roast holiday turkey? Your way

Your dad does the best grilled turkey. Only way to do it, you swear. Wait, what about granny's cornbread-stuffed bird, roasted bronze and filling the entire ...

Wyoming digest

Murder conviction reached
GILLETTE (AP) -- A jury has convicted a man of second-degree murder for a shooting in Gillette. Jurors found 23-year-old Todd ...

Death penalty decision delayed in murder case

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Prosecutors will have until next summer to decide whether to seek the death penalty against a Wyoming teen charged with a double slaying ...

Snow to persist on Thanksgiving

With a foot of snow in the forecast through Thursday, Fremont County residents can expect a white Thanksgiving.
Roughly a half-inch of snow had fallen in ...

TheU.S. Department of Justice hosted the gathering at Central Wyoming College.

A diverse group of community members came together Nov. 19 at the ...

First-degree murder filed on man who shot wife in front of kids

The man charged with killing his wife in front of the couple's eight childrenSaturdayon the Wind River Indian Reservation was upset over an argument about ...

 
 

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