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Judge says Arapahos are 'large employer' under ACA

The designation requires the tribe to provide insurance coverage for its hundreds of employees.

A judge has ruled against a Wyoming Indian tribe's ...

Body found Sunday south of Riverton

The Fremont County Coroner's Office is investigating a set of human remains found Sunday evening near Left Hand Ditch Road south of Riverton.
Fremont County ...

A 19-year-old Fremont County woman died Tuesday evening in a two-vehicle crash on Mill Creek Road south of Ethete.
Fremont County Coroner Mark Stratmoen said ...

Rendezvous weekend offers Friday Night Cruise, balloon rally and more

The biggest weekend of the 35th annual Riverton Rendezvous begins early with the Riverton Branch Library's "chalk the walk" festival and sidewalk art contest ...

Pictures of homicide scene viewed in court at Shull murder trial

Grisly photographs of the alleged victim were the focus of the murder trial for a Riverton man that entered its second long afternoon on Tuesday.
Prosecutors ...

Museums to host speakers, treks and 'digs' this week

The museums in Dubois, Lander and Riverton have organized another week of programs and activities.
On Thursday, the Riverton Museum is hosting a trek to St. ...

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Births
FELTER
A son was born to Melanie Felter of Ethete on May 28 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby weighed 6 pounds, .5 ...

WDH: Season's first case of West Nile reported in state

The season's first case of West Nile virus in Wyoming has been detected in Sheridan County.
"We want to remind residents to take steps to protect themselves ...

Gonorrhea outbreak found in state

The Wyoming Department of Health has detected an alarming increase in reported gonorrhea cases across Wyoming this year.
"So far this year, 61 cases of ...

Rate of fatal wrecks in county slightly higher than state figure

Fremont County had 10 fatal crashes in 2014 resulting in 12 deaths.

A report from the Wyoming Department of Transportation details the dangers of ...

Digest

Man killed by Casper police
CASPER -- Casper police have identified the man who they shot and killed while serving a search warrant.
A statement ...

SourceGas sold; new owner touts savings for consumers

The $1.2 billion deal gives Black Hills Corp. 425,000 customers in Wyoming and three other states.

OMAHA, Neb. -- Regional utility Black Hills Corp. ...

Yellowstone sets new attendance record

Visitation is up every month of the year so far in 2015 compared to a year earlier.

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- As Yellowstone National Park moves ...

'Skipping' snow machine ends up in Frye Lake

No injuries were recorded after someone was reported to have sunk a snowmobile Sunday afternoon in Frye Lake above Lander.
A woman called law enforcement to ...

The Abandoned Mine Land Division of the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality remains a leading program for reclaiming and managing sites in the ...

'County,' 'public' roads different, officials say

Fremont County maintains about 950 miles of roads and 79 bridges and large culverts.

Every square is a rectangle, but not every rectangle is a ...

Shull murder trial opens; premeditation a crucial point

On the first day of a Riverton man's murder trial, prosecutors painted him as a calculating killer, while his attorney portrayed him as man madly in love who ...

July Outside

July 15 -- Brooks Mountain Day Hike is at 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. hosted by Wyoming Wilderness Association. Participants should bring a lunch for the moderate ...

Thousands of climbers visit the Lander area each year to scale routes famous the world over.
The climbers literally trust their lives to steel anchors ...

Camping, grilling or out on the lake? The advice is the same: Cover up

When temperatures in Riverton hit the 90s in recent weeks, mosquito activity increased in the region.
Riverton Mayor Lars Baker, who retired as supervisor of ...

 
 

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