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Rabies prevention key, so take precautions near animals; three positive tests this year

To help Wyoming residents avoid a deadly disease for themselves, as well as for pets and livestock, the Wyoming Department of Health is promoting rabies ...

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Births

LANEY
A son was born to Susan Laney of Riverton and Warren Laney of Riverton at 9:24 p.m. June 2 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. ...

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Earthquake felt around Jackson
JACKSON -- A small earthquake jolted some Jackson Hole residents early Friday.
The 1.9-magnitude quake struck at about ...

Peanut buttery spread helping ferret recovery

It's being used to carry a plague vaccine for prairie dogs, the key food source for black-footed ferrets.

POWELL -- A spoonful of sugar helps the ...

The way it was: Busy rodeo summer -- 1987

Fremont County was a hot spot for rodeo in the summer of 1987. In addition to the familiar Lander Old Timers rodeo on the Fourth of July and the Fremont County ...

WBC accepting submissions for annual Ag Photo Contest

Entries should be submitted by Sept. 1.

The Wyoming Business Council's Agribusiness Division is accepting photos for its eighth annual Ag Photo ...

Four plead not guilty in various drug, assault cases

Four defendants pleaded not guilty to charges in unrelated cases in Lander District Court on July 9.
Aleck Vavas pleaded not guilty to conspiracy to deliver ...

Miss 'V' to perform in concert series

Miss "V" the Gypsy Cowbelle is the guest artist for the Hot Notes Cool Nights summer concert Mondayat Riverton City Park.
Known as a "trail blazing ...

Oil and gas lease sale set for Aug. 4 in Cheyenne

The Bureau of Land Management Wyoming State Office has posted its proposed list of parcels for the quarterly competitive oil and gas lease sale scheduled for ...

CWC board transfers $1.13M to new project

Changes made to a Lander housing project left the balance, which will be used to help pay for a student success center in Riverton.

Bond money left ...

Defense rests in Shull case; jury deliberations Monday

The murder trial of Riverton Jeremiah Shull is set to resume Monday morning. Both sides finished presenting evidence by Friday afternoon, but District Court ...

Deadly shooting at detox center

One killed at scene; second 'in bad shape;' shooter entered through rear entrance

A man was killed and another badly injured in a shooting Saturday ...

Woman's body identified; foul play not likely

Officials have identified the woman whose body was found July 12 south of Riverton.
Katherine Elizabeth Silverhorn, 40, was found dead at about 10:30 p.m. ...

One killed, one wounded at Center of Hope

Shots were fired late Saturday afternoon at the Center of Hope treatment center on West Adams Avenue in Riverton. One person was killed and another wounded ...

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Man killed in shootout with police
CHEYENNE -- Authorities are investigating the death of a 23-year-old man who exchanged gunfire with Cheyenne ...

Delegation pushing energy agenda

Wyoming's federal delegation agrees with a recent statement by Gov. Matt Mead emphasizing the future of the state's coal industry requiring access to coastal ...

Woman found Sunday had been dead for weeks

The woman whose body was found Sunday south of Riverton had been deceased for up to a month, according to local officials.
"The remains have probably been out ...

Murder defendant said he 'lost it' after seeing man in bed with wife

The prosecution in Jeremiah Shull's case rested Friday morning

The prosecution's last witness in a murder trial in Lander District Court gave support ...

Victim in Tuesday's fatal accident wore no seatbelt

Information from Wind River Indian Reservation law enforcement was unavailable Friday regarding a fatal crash Tuesday on Mill Creek Road south of Ethete.
The ...

PAWS scores plunge as new state education standards take effect

The 2015 Proficiency Assessments of Wyoming Students test scores released Thursday show worse results this year compared to 2014 data.
The Wyoming Department ...

 
 

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