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Bebout named in ethics complaint; says 'nothing to hide'

A group of concerned citizens has brought an ethics complaint against state Sen. Eli Bebout, R-Riverton, and other members of Wyoming government.
The ...

Modern-day fair pigs are bigger and leaner, says longtime judge

The Fremont County Fair has changed a lot over last 40 years -- from the scope of the ...

Wyoming digest

Robbery suspect says prison is like home
CHEYENNE (AP) -- A longtime inmate who was recently released from prison pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal ...

Sentencing set for Oct. 11 in case of former WRPD officer who restrained, assaulted wife

William Arthur Curran II entered the guilty plea July 28 and was detained.

The federal law enforcement officer accused of kidnapping his wife in ...

State waits for imminent ruling on sage grouse

RENO, Nev. (AP) -- A federal judge in Nevada could rule any time now on a lawsuit filed nearly a year ago in an effort to block protections of the greater sage ...

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Corrections

- Tuesday's page 6 sports story "High Mountain wins ranch rodeo" should have said Waldo Tarango and ...

Wyoming digest

Tourists injured during gunfight show
CODY (AP) -- Cody police are investigating after they say three spectators were injured at a gun fighting ...

Equipment being removed at fire site as control widens

The blaze west of Dubois was 60 percent contained Wednesday morning, covering almost 14,400 acres.

Fire crews began removing hoses and pumps ...

Free entertainment is offered every day at the Fremont County on the Free Stage along the fair midway. The venue is an open-air tent with chairs inside. ...

Robbery suspect who wants to return to prison appears in court

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A woman accused of robbing a bank so she could go back to prison has waived her preliminary hearing and requested to remain in custody.
During ...

Most wildfire evacuees allowed to return home

Progress continues to be made on fighting wildfires in western Wyoming, and most evacuation orders are being lifted.
The only area still under evacuation ...

No Camp Courage Wyoming this year due to big forest fire

Local wildfire activity has forced cancellation of this year's Camp Courage Wyoming planned for Aug. 5-7 near Dubois, according to the Wyoming Department of ...

UW custodial staff stressed by ambitious building program

A hiring freeze that began in October and budget restrictions have cut the work force, even as more buildings require service.

LARAMIE (AP) -- As the ...

Evac orders lifted for Lava Mountain fire; 50 percent contained

Evacuation orders were lifted Tuesday morning in the area of the Lava Mountain Fire west of Dubois, allowing residents of the Union Pass and Porcupine ...

Wyoming digest

Dad said son was killer who kept bloody knives
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Federal authorities say a father charged along with his son in the slaying of a ...

Fires spread across region; thousands deployed to fight blazes in seven states

Wildfires are burning in seven Western states, from California's scenic Big Sur region to tribal towns and hamlets near Reno, Nevada. More than a dozen homes ...

Mineral withdrawal at rec zone unprecedented, county says

The Bureau of Land Management is proposing a mineral withdrawal of nearly 5,000 acres of land at the Johnny Behind the Rocks recreation zone, citing a need to ...

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Deaths

ALLINGTON
Funeral services for former Riverton and Jeffery City Resident Ellen Ann Allington, 46, will be ...

First time for everything for experienced ag judge

University of Wyoming Extension horticulturist Donna Hoffman was on hand Monday to judge the agricultural products of local 4-H youth.
Though she has spent 20 ...

Patriotism was the sub-theme of Monday night's Fremont County Fair rodeo performance in the Grand Arena, and nobody got a bigger hand than 90-year-old World ...

 
 

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