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Teen gets life sentence for 2014 Cheyenne murder

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- Phillip Sam, the 17-year-old found guilty in August of the first-degree murder of 19-year-old Tyler Burns of Cheyenne, was sentenced Friday to ...

The Riverton Wolverines and the Lander Tigers played each other three times during the 1958 high school basketball season. This picture is from the first one, ...

Fremont County Digest

Art Stamp deadline March 1
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is now accepting artwork for the 2017 Wyoming Conservation Stamp Art Contest. Each year ...

'Turandot' airing Saturday at Lander Library

Lander Met Opera brings Puccini's "Turandot" to the Carnegie Room of the Fremont County Public Library this Saturday, Jan. 30,in a live HD video broadcast ...

Small libraries in county to benefit from new grant

Outpost community libraries in Fremont County will have wider access to materials and programming opportunities in 2016, thanks to a grant received last ...

Trails association hosts movie, info session Jan. 30

Dubois Association for Recreation & Trails (D.A.R.T.) hosts a screening of the mountain bike movie "UnReal:" on Saturday, Jan. 30, to encourage new membership ...

Session Thursday in Riverton on Statewide Digital Learning Plan

The Wyoming of Education (WDE) is holding meetings across the state to gather public input as the Statewide Digital Learning Plan (SDLP) is being prepared for ...

Fish and Wildlife assisting tribes on conservation

The Fish and Wildlife Conserv-ation Office in Lander of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service provided its usual assistance last year to the Eastern Shoshone and ...

Memorial services for longtime Fremont County firefighter and fire district official Clarence "Speed" Hartbank took place Saturday, preceded by a procession of ...

Mead to state press: Keep K-12 funds intact

On Thursday, the Joint Appropriation Committee voted to cut $45 million in public school money over the next two years.

CASPER -- Gov. Matt Mead ...

Downtown fire siren to be replaced, moved to new spot

The Riverton Fire Protection District and the City of Riverton have agreed to replace and relocate the warning siren on top of the old City Hall building in ...

Dismal airport numbers for '15, but fewer flights cancelled in Dec.

Boardings less than half last year's

Only 3,632 passengers departed from Riverton Regional Airport in 2015, less than half the 7,842 passengers the ...

Man accused of killing wife as kids watched pleads not guilty

The man accused of killing his wife in front of their children days before Thanksgiving on the Wind River Indian Reservation pleaded not guilty on ...

Mayor Lars Baker, right, administered the oath to Scott Christoffersen, the newly hired police officer for the Riverton Police Department. Chief Broadhead ...

Legislation looks to ease bitcoin transactions in Wyoming banks

CHEYENNE (AP) -- State legislators have introduced a bill that would make digital currencies, like bitcoin, equal to the U.S. dollar in bank transactions.
The ...

Fire officials note concern over unclean chimneys

With the winter weather season well under way, safety officials are reminding residents about the importance of clean chimneys for home safety.
The Riverton ...

U. S. Fish and Wildlife biologist Mike Mazur, right, helped Lorna Zheng Bing Zhang, Tyler Dorrell and Justin Lewis as they made incisions to their fish. Photo ...

Wyoming digest

No foul play suspected in man's death
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) -- Police say an autopsy on the body of man discovered in a snowbank near downtown Casper has ...

Man to prison for 7th DUI

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A Cheyenne man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for his ninth drunken driving charge.
50-year-old Paul Lucero asked a Laramie ...

Trustees position UW for lean times

Bob Moen
Associated Press

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) -- The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees is positioning the state's only public four-year college to ...

 
 

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