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Tribe wants shootings treated as hate crime by fed authorities

The Northern Arapaho Tribe called on federal authorities to file hate crime charges against a Wyoming man following the fatal shooting of one tribal member and ...

County flags at half staff

Flags at Fremont County buildings will fly at half staff until sunset Friday to honor the five victims of a shooting in Chattanooga, Tenn., on July16.
"We ...

The fatal shooting that took place Saturday in Riverton represented a first for local police officers responding to the incident.
Riverton Police Department ...

June cancellations by Great Lakes Airlines may have set new record at airport

June was a difficult month for Great Lakes Airlines, which operates out of Riverton Regional Airport.
Seventy flights were canceled in June out of 119 ...

Shull guilty of murder in 2014 slaying; appeal likely

Jeremiah Ethan Samuel Shull was found guilty Monday of first-degree murder for killing Jacob Willenbrecht, 27, of Riverton, on Oct. 19.
Prosecutors believe ...

College OKs budget; $95K higher than last year's

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees passed its budget for fiscal year 2016 during a meeting Wednesday in Riverton.
The final budget represents an ...

Clyde charged with murder for Saturday shootings at Center of Hope

The 32-year-old man charged with Saturday's fatal shooting at the Center of Hope ...

Wyoming digest

Two dead after shop robbery
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Two men are dead with gunshot wounds in a robbery at a rare-coin business in downtown Cheyenne.
The ...

Deer on highways appear deterred by piece of white cloth on reflectors

Deer hit on Wyoming roads cost $44 million to $52 million a year when accounting for injury, damage and lost wildlife value.

JACKSON (AP) -- A couple ...

State water atlas improved

LARAMIE (AP) -- Water managers and water users in Wyoming now have easier online access to climate, weather, snowpack, stream flow and state water development ...

Four dead in Saturday plane crash

POWELL, Wyo. (AP) -- The Park County Sheriff's Office says four people died in a small twin-engine plane crash Saturday in northwest Wyoming.
There were no ...

Construction workers at Maverick Country Store on West Main Street in Riverton accidentally nicked a natural gas line with a backhoe on Saturday afternoon. ...

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 ...

 
 

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