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Riverton air service secure for now, Great Lakes says

The airline is quitting Sheridan County Airport on March 31.

Riverton Regional Airport is unlikely to lose air service in coming months, air industry ...

New law mandates buffer zone for cyclists

The so-called "3-foot law" passed by the Wyoming Legislature already is in effect in two dozen other states.

A bill passed by the Wyoming Legislature ...

Pioneer Museum to mark centennial anniversary with special events, treks

In March 1915, a group of Lander pioneers gathered and built the original cabin that would become the Fremont County Pioneer Museum. Their intention was to ...

Judge rules for Arapaho in flap over eagle killing

A federal judge has ruled the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service improperly denied a permit to kill bald eagles to the Northern Arapaho Tribe on its central ...

Jackson principal to retire; school board rehires administrators

The Fremont County School District 25 Board of Trustees has accepted the retirements or resignations of several faculty, approved the hiring of new officials, ...

Man faces DUI charges after taking child to school after hours

A Riverton man was arrested for drunken driving Tuesday after his 7-year-old daughter was found unattended at a local school.
Reports state Jesse L. Shull, ...

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Births
ROBINSON
A son was born to Morgen Robinson of Riverton and Anthony Keele of Riverton at 11:57 a.m. Feb. 5 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. ...

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Guilty plea in fatal fight at hotel
CASPER -- An Arizona man charged after a fight at a Casper motel that left a New Mexico man dead has pleaded guilty ...

McMurry death ruled a suicide

CASPER -- The family of Mick McMurry has issued a statement saying the wealthy Casper businessman and philanthropist had serious health problems that affected ...

Schools to get more funds for salaries and supplies

RAWLINS -- Wyoming school districts are getting more money from the state for salaries, supplies and other on-going costs.
The state Legislature and Gov. Matt ...

'Gentleman cowboy' Ralph Urbigkeit held multiple offices

Ralph Urbigkeit might be the only person to win countywide election to three major public offices in Fremont County history. The Crowheart rancher, who died on ...

Meth raid in city brings arrest, plus revocation of probation for suspect

A Riverton woman was arrested for probation revocation Thursday afternoon after officials executed a search warrant for suspected methamphetamine distribution ...

Riverton High School Hall of Fame's first inductees announced

The inaugural class of the Riverton High School Hall of Fame has been announced.
Inducted in the inaugural celebration planned for September will be:
- The ...

Enzi bill could bring relief to airport amid enplanement drop-off

A bill introduced by U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., may provide a temporary fix for small airports struggling to cope with new flight-time requirements for ...

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Justice Kite to retire
CHEYENNE -- Justice Marilyn S. Kite, the first woman to serve on the Wyoming Supreme Court, is retiring this summer.
Chief ...

Hospital bill becomes a law without Mead's name

CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead is allowing a bill to put up roughly $2.5 million to subsidize hospitals in the state to become law without his signature.
Mead on ...

Court rules Arapahos must pay for worker insurance

The Northern Arapaho Tribe must offer its employees health insurance while a lawsuit over that issue plays out, a federal judge ruled Feb. 26. Lawyers for the ...

Woman who pleaded guilty in rural home robbery gets term of 3-5 years in prison

A woman involved in a home-invasion robbery north of Lander was sentenced on March 5 to three to five years in prison for her role in the crime.
The ...

District 25 trying first 'kindergarten roundup' this week

Fremont County School District 25 hosts a "kindergarten roundup" registration event Friday and Saturday for the 2015-2016 school year.
It's the first time ...

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Births
PALMENO
A daughter was born to Terra Palmeno of Lander and Jacob Palmeno of Lander at 7:46 p.m. Feb. 12 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. The ...

 
 

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