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Flood victim identified; winter storm changes conditions dramatically

The victim of a drowning death Tuesday night being blamed on flooding has been identified as 33-year-old Joseph Atkin of Lander.
Initial investigations ...

City nixes tribal trash offer; could reconsider after more observation

The Riverton City Council voted Tuesday to deny a proposal from the Northern Arapaho Tribe that would have changed who handles the city's trash.
The Northern ...

Tribes vow to appeal ruling on boundary

The Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes plan to appeal Wednesday's ruling from the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, which determined that a 1905 act of ...

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Corrections

Wednesday's page one story "EPA decision on Riverton thrown out" should have said David Miller, R-Riverton, ...

Man found dead in irrigation ditch amid flooding

A 33-year-old Lander man was found dead Tuesday night in an irrigation lateral flowing with a large volume of water along Honor Farm Road in Riverton, shortly ...

Tuesday's sudden flooding in unexpected parts of Riverton and the surrounding area sent water over streets, inundated a city park, and filled irrigation ...

The National Weather Service developed the Weather-Ready Nation program to encourage various entities in the community to take action during and before ...

Sales tax for K-12 blocked in committee

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A proposal to raise the state sales tax got a chilly reception Tuesday in a legislative committee where lawmakers advocated a wait-and-see ...

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Corrections

Sunday's front-page story about flooding concerns in the LeClair Irrigation District should have said that ...

Yeates book tells of brain injury, recovery; reception Friday in Riverton

A Riverton woman who suffered a traumatic brain injury more than a decade ago has written a new book about her recovery process.
A book signing and author ...

One CWC replacement candidate ran for seat in '16 general election

One of the people who applied to fill the open seat on the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees sought election to the board last November.
Walter Olson ...

Wyoming digest

Casper gunshot victim dies
CASPER (AP) -- Authorities say a man who was critically injured in a shooting at a residence in the northern part of Casper ...

Local officials praise ruling

Municipal and county government officials in Fremont County said the Tenth Circuit Court's decision that a 1905 Act of Congress did diminish the Wind River ...

School guns bill advances to floor debate

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A Senate committee has advanced a bill that would allow K-12 school personnel to carry concealed guns.
It'll be up to each school district ...

Missing skier OK

JACKSON (AP) -- A skier missing in Grand Teton National Park since Monday has been found alive.
Lt. Matt Carr of the Teton County Sheriff's Office said the ...

Court rules for state on reservation border

EPA decision on Riverton thrown out


The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday that a 1905 Act of Congress did diminish the boundaries of ...

Elk refuge count expected to be high

The preferred population is about 5,000.

JACKSON (AP) -- There may be too many elk gathered at the National Elk Refuge in northwest ...

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Deaths

NEWCOMB / ROBERTSON
Forrest E. Newcomb, also known as Tony Robertson, 71, of Riverton, has not been ...

Phony service animal bill moves forward

The issue stems from people claiming their pet is a service animal in order to bring it into a place such as a restaurant, store or rental property that ...

A Big Horn Readi-Mix dump truck blew a tire at about 2 p.m. Monday afternoon while traveling south on Wyoming 789, two miles from the Boysen Reservoir ...

 
 

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