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Reward upped for missing woman
CASPER -- The family of a Casper woman who has been missing since last October is increasing the reward offered for ...

Man sentenced in fossil case

CHEYENNE -- A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced a Colorado man to one year of probation for understating the value of unspecified fossils imported from China ...

Yellowstone sets new record with 3.8 million visits this year

Yellowstone National Park has set a record this year with more than 3.8 million visits at the end of September, and is on track to top 4 million visits by the ...

Man arrested for pointing, firing weapon

A Riverton man was arrested Tuesday evening after pointing a gun at his neighbor and then, reportedly, firing the weapon into the air.
No one was injured in ...

Local crews helped with Crooked Creek firefighting

Firefighters from Fremont County joined a regional effort in battling the recent Crooked Creek Fire northwest of Dubois.
The county personnel stepped in to ...

Local departments observe National Fire Prevention Week through Saturday.

During National Fire Prevention Week, local firefighters spend time ...

Suit challenges law on data gathering; LeBrun a defendant

A lawsuit filed Sept. 29 aimed at invalidating two Wyoming laws restricting data collection on open land names Fremont County Pat LeBrun as a defendant. ...

City studies complaint on handicap parking space

The City of Riverton is addressing a concern about handicap parking spots in the downtown area.
Discussion about the subject came after Kelly Carrico, who ...

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Deaths
BISBEE
Claudean F. Bisbee, 89, of Pavillion, died Sunday, Oct. 3, at Help for Health Hospice Home. A viewing will be 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, ...

Two local acupuncturists have started offering free acupuncture to veterans at the Soldiers House in Riverton.
Licensed acupuncturist Soleiana Abernathy of ...

Tularemia found in Fremont County pets

No human cases of the disease have been reported locally.

Tularemia has been a cause for concern in Wyoming this year, and two animal cases in ...

Woman dies of rabies; bat bite blamed for fatality

A Fremont County woman died Saturday in Utah one day after testing positive for rabies.
It was the first confirmed human rabies case ever recorded in ...

Murder convict says poor defense to blame for verdict, life sentence

The Wyoming Supreme Court will hear the appeal from Nathaniel Castellanos, 36, next week.

CHEYENNE -- In an appeal that mirrors long-standing ...

Wind River Job Corps Center dedicated

Secretary of Labor on hand Monday

The Wind River Job Corps Center held its grand opening ceremony and ribbon cutting at 10:30 a.m. Monday, with ...

Crooked Creek Fire nears full containment

Officials are expecting a wildfire west of Dubois to burn out as they have it almost fully contained. A small group of firefighters is keeping watch on the ...

Park service going forward with planned Yellowstone overlook trail improvements

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- The National Park Service has approved a project to repair and improve many of the overlooks and trails located along the rim of ...

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Arson trial starts
CHEYENNE -- Trial started Monday in federal court in Casper for a man accused of setting a fire that damaged the Sheridan County ...

October Outside

Oct. 3 -- Many waterfowl seasons open in Fremont County; check regulations for details.
Oct. 10 -- 1838 Rendezvous Ride, a competitive trail ride at the 1838 ...

Recoil Tactical on the 900 block of Webbwood Road in Riverton is offering a unique line of items for firearm enthusiasts.
Owner Chris Abernathy, opened the ...

Visitors are warned about the smell of one particular classroom in Wind River High School.
The room is located at the end of a hallway, far removed from most ...

 
 

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