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One killed in plane crash

BASIN, Wyo. (AP) -- Authorities say one person was killed and another was injured in a small plane crash in northern Wyoming.
Big Horn County Sheriff Ken ...

The traveling group couldn't start its buses Thursday morning in Casper.

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) -- It got so cold in Wyoming, even the Moscow Ballet ...

Wind project closing in on federal eagle permit

The Chokecherry-Sierra Madre farm in Wyoming is one of the biggest wind energy projects in the United States.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- One of the ...

Santa, songs, stories and more on tap to celebrate season

The second weekend of December is stuffed to the brim with festive activities, with plenty to do in the coming week, too.

Santa Loves Pancakes
The ...

Financial aid reporting glitch still problematic for CWC

For the second year in a row, auditors have identified a problem with financial aid reporting requirements at Central Wyoming College.
The issue has no ...

Children's advocate says BIA court compromises juvenile health, safety

Youth services workers have been barred from client hearings, and jail rosters have been withheld.

The "health and safety" of juveniles on the Wind ...

The Wyoming Department of Transportation installed radios at every traffic signal in Riverton last month to improve remote data transfer capabilities.
Prior ...

Five-year sentence for sex assault

Kevin Brown of Fort Washakie was sentenced in October to five years imprisonment for the 2015 rape of his friend's girlfriend.
The incident occurred just two ...

Suicides in Fremont County approach record

With 15 suicides through December, 2016 is now approaching the record for suicides in one year.
The record was set in 2012, when 19 people killed themselves ...

Local veteran enlisted after Pearl Harbor attack

Thomas "Bud" Currah was throwing a football with his friend Dale Downey on that cool December day ...

Quarterly report shows Center of Hope impact

The Center of Hope rehabilitation facility in Riverton completed almost 420 intakes during July, August and September.
Of those, 140 were unique to the new ...

Pronghorn fail to migrate away from Jackson Hole

JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (AP) -- More than 100 pronghorn remain in the area surrounding Jackson Hole despite typical migration patterns.
National Elk Refuge ...

Fighting opioid abuse inside Indian country

AUBURN, Wash. (TNS) - When Misty Jones looks back on her drug-using years, she sees a pattern. Since she was 18, she's been having babies, using drugs, losing ...

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Births

HARRIS
A son was born to Mercedes Nanamkin of Riverton and Travis Harris of Riverton at 7:51 p.m. ...

UW aims for cooperation with colleges

The University of Wyoming will likely have to make another round of budget cuts in coming months, but when president Laurie Nichols came to Riverton on Monday, ...

Another phase of Riverton's ongoing water supply project is waiting on two agreements with the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes.
The entire ...

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Deaths

LEITHEAD
Basin resident, Leo Scott Leithead, 79, died Sunday, December 4 at Hot Springs County Memorial ...

WDH asks elderly to drive safely

Dec. 5-9 is Older Driver Safety Awareness Week.

Wyoming's older adults may want to take extra steps to help stay safe as they travel on the state's ...

A cloud of steam rose from a controlled burn in the cold air Friday afternoon, with temperatures hovering right around freezing. The Riverton Fire department ...

Center helps clients transition to 'mainstream living'

The Eagles Hope Transition Center reopened Thursday after being closed since August.
Joining ...

 
 

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