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Riverton man driving tanker that rolled near I-80, spilled oil

A Riverton man was uninjured after he crashed a commercial tanker truck and spilled about 10,000 gallons of crude oil Saturday morning east of ...

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Deaths

FOLSTON
Gail Folston, of Lander, died on July 17. A visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, July 24 ...

Dockery wins WyFB coloring contest

Fremont County first-graderRylee Dockeryis the state winner of the in the 2016 Wyoming Farm Bureau "Ag Books for Kids" coloring contest.
She received a $50 ...

Passenger killed in Saturday rollover

Tyron Trosper of Fort Washakie died Monday evening at the scene of a one-vehicle rollover on Wyoming Highway 132 north of Ethete.
He was 50 years ...

Wyoming digest


Coin shop murders still unsolved
CHEYENNE (AP) -- A year after two men were found dead in a rare-coin shop in Cheyenne, police have made no arrests ...

New fires discovered around state as temperatures climb

CHEYENNE (AP) -- New wildfires have broken out on national forest land in western Wyoming as the state experiences its hottest weather week of the year.
The ...

Community members joined in a peace march Monday to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the shootings at the Center of Hope alcohol shelter on July 18, ...

Ceiling of $219 million advised for Wyoming Capitol project

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A panel of Wyoming lawmakers recommends approval of a $219 million guaranteed maximum price for restoration of the state Capitol in ...

Buildings, possessions destroyed; house rendered unfit to occupy

About five families were affected by a fire that got out of control in high winds ...

Forest fire grows fast; 200 fighters on scene

The Lava Mountain wildfire northwest of Dubois has spread to cover more than 440 acres on the Wind River Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest.
Its ...

Wyoming digest

Man killed in pickup rollover
NEWCASTLE (AP) -- Authorities say a 27-year-old man was killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash west of Newcastle.
Sgt. ...

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Births


C'HAIR
A son was born to Anastasia Yellowfox of Riverton and Norman C'HAIR of Riverton at 7:13 a.m. July ...

No change in recycling this year, board votes

Fremont County's solid waste board voted Monday to keep its recycling program in place despite the recommendation of its recycling subcommittee to end ...

Cheney top House fundraiser

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Liz Cheney continues to dominate fundraising among the nine Republican candidates for Wyoming's seat in the U.S. House, bringing in several ...

Skin cancer prevention awareness crucial in sunny Wyo, says WDH

Skin cancer is a common, significant concern for residents of sunny Wyoming.Morgan Powell, Integrated Cancer Services outreach coordinator with the Wyoming ...

Hillside burned during city's fireworks show

No one was injured after a hillside caught fire Saturday evening during the Riverton Rendezvous fireworks display.
Fire crews were on scene to monitor the ...

Wyoming digest

Past lawmaker Mader killed in accident
GILLETTE (AP) -- Former state lawmaker has died in a four-wheeler accident in Campbell County.
Sheriff Scott ...

State urges federal regulator to rethink mine bonding ruling

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A federal finding that two Wyoming coal mines aren't adequately bonded is political in nature as well as erroneous and unreasonable, a state ...

Expanded air training space luring different airplanes

It encompasses an greatly expanded training area over South Dakota, Montana and Wyoming.

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) -- The recent expansion of airspace ...

Candidate proposes mandatory military service

Mandatory military service for all young people would boost the armed forces and could help bridge the nation's political divisions, a former U.S. Marine ...

 
 

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