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Man charged in infant's death
CHEYENNE --A Cheyenne man has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of his girlfriend's 6-month-old ...

Wyoming man appeals sentence in murder for hire

CHEYENNE --A Wyoming prison inmate has appealed the 35-year prison sentence he received on his convictions of trying to hire a hit man to kill his mother and ...

The non-profit organization Go Fremont County is moving forward with a plan to replace the asphalt Darcie Zimmer Memorial Recreation Path in Riverton with a ...

Series of false 911 calls ends in arrest

Annie Quiver-Whiteplume, 23, of Arapahoe, faces several charges.

A Riverton woman was arrested early Saturday after reportedly making several false ...

Organizer plans peace march to bring community together

The event Saturday also will recognize the two victims of the Center of Hope shooting in July.

Plans are under way for the 2015 Inaugural Community ...

Ted Cruz to visit Cheyenne

CHEYENNE --Presidential candidate Ted Cruz is making a stop in Cheyenne, where he's scheduled to be the keynote speaker at a Republican-hosted ...

Commission set to speak with company about privatizing EMS

Fremont County commissioners are pursuing privatization as a solution for the financial un-sustainability of Fremont County Emergency Medical Services.
"The ...

More motorcycles than usual have been rolling through Riverton this week on their way to the 75th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Aug. 3-9 in Sturgis, ...

Problem grizzly bear relocated

CODY --The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has trapped and relocated an adult grizzly bear that had been killing cattle.
The bear was captured for killing ...

Funeral held for shooting victims

PRYOR, Mont. --More than 700 people gathered for the funeral of a Pryor couple shot to death last week after stopping to help what they believed was a stranded ...

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Deaths
BRANT
Connie Brant, 56, of Dubois, died Thursday, July 30, at her home. A celebration of life service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, at the ...

New doctor joins hospital in Riverton

SageWest Health Care at Riverton has hired Brent Liebert, M.D., who will be offering emergency medicine services to the hospital's patients.
Liebert is one of ...

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Car goes over cliff; driver killed
CASPER -- The Wyoming Highway Patrol has identified the man who died after his car went over a cliff on Casper ...

Lottery will not hit money expectations

Proceeds from the new lottery will likely never meet the estimates projected by advocates in 2013 when the games of chance were legalized, lottery officials ...

Park to capture cutthroat, then kill off non-native brook trout

JACKSON -- Before moving ahead with a plan to destroy exotic brook trout in Yellowstone National Park's Soda Butte Creek, fisheries managers will first try to ...

Coal giant Alpha files for bankruptcy

NEW YORK -- Alpha Natural Resources Inc., one of the country's biggest coal producers, became the latest in a string of coal companies to seek bankruptcy ...

Tracey Wright, 13, of Riverton is legally blind.
She uses a VisioBook to read and watch television, but she needs no aid in working with her animals.
The ...

Fatal accident Friday afternoon closed highway south of Dubois

A Dubois woman died Friday at the scene of a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 26.
Reports state Judy L. Hollingsworth, 65, suffered fatal injuries in the ...

Clyde waives preliminary hearing; murder case sent straight to district court

The murder case against the man accused of a fatal shooting July 18 in Riverton is headed to district court. Defendant Roy Clyde, 32, of Riverton, waived his ...

Whiteman leaving commission seat, effective Wednesday

Fremont County Commission Keja Whiteman is resigning.
In a letter to fellow county board members Tuesday, Whiteman stated that her resignation takes effect ...

 
 

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