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States prep for return to griz hunting
HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- Hunters soon could be chasing grizzly bears across the ridges of the Rocky Mountains, ...

Filing period open for public offices; primary is Aug. 17

Fremont County opened its filing period Thursday for the August primary elections.
The two-week window to file ends May 27.

National, state ...

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Births

PIQUETTE
A child was born to Kathryn Piquette of Riverton and Evan Piquette of Riverton at 10:10 a.m. May ...

Sentence cut for man who caused Lander student death

A judge in Laramie has reduced the prison sentence of a 22-year-old Casper man responsible for the death of a University of Wyoming student from Lander student ...

Video images show Saturday store robbery

The Riverton Police Department is asking for help identifying the suspects involved in a strong-arm robbery reported at about 3:30 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at ...

Precautions urged in flood aftermath for water, mold, tetanus and mosquitoes

Following the recent local flooding, officials say municipal drinking water is safe in Fremont County, but people with private wells may want to take ...

The college was approved for Level III state funding in February, but matching funds must be raised.

The Central Wyoming College Foundation has taken ...

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Births


DUNCAN
A son was born to Autumn Tillman of Fort Washakie and Diago Duncan of Fort Washakie at 12:31 ...

Wolverine had been 'chipped' in Wyoming before N.D. death

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- A wolverine that was shot and killed by a western North Dakota rancher spent time during its life in at least two western states.
The ...

Northwest College cuts journalism, broadcasting

POWELL (AP) -- The Northwest College Board of Trustees has approved eliminating the journalism, broadcasting and farrier programs at the college in ...

Wyoming digest

Jobless claims rise in state
(AP) -- The number of people applying for unemployment benefits in Wyoming grew by almost 40 percent in the past year, ...

Fremont County received record amounts of rain over the weekend, and soils remain saturated with water this week.

A landslide appeared about three ...

CWC president Valdez seeking job in Kentucky

An online video by Central Wyoming College president Cristobal Valdez indicates he could be leaving his post in Riverton soon.
The video is an interview for ...

Attorney's budget cut; county freezes hiring

Fremont County Commissioners are ordering County Attorney Patrick LeBrun to make additional -- and drastic -- cuts to his budget after the county's elected ...

Snowpack totals in the Wind River Mountains remained above average this week despite recent flooding, which was due mostly to rainfall below 8,000 ...

No one was injured in a fire that destroyed a trailer home early Sunday in the 700 block of Rendezvous Road south of Riverton. Firefighters didn't know what ...

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Deaths


BAUMANN
Robert "Trapper Bob" Baumann, 72, of rural Shoshoni, died from complications from esophageal ...

Two in county win LifePoint Mercy Awards

SageWest Health Care has announced that David Kauffman and Linda Tice have earned the 2016 Mercy Award, for the Lan-der and Riverton campuses, ...

Program educates on diabetes risk

A Wyoming Department of Health official is encouraging residents to take advantage of a new national campaign to learn more about their potential risk for ...

Drug coupons and vouchers can complicate prescriptions

What would make your medicines cheaper?
That's a question Americans are asking every time they go to the pharmacy and find the price of a maintenance drug ...

 
 

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