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Leonard Wempen of the Kalif Shrine in Riverton, right, completed a sale of Shrine Circus tickets with Ranger receptionist Shannon Stover. Local businesses buy ...

Death penalty won't be sought in hammer killing

Fremont County Attorney Pat LeBrun will not try for the death penalty in his prosecution of Florin Brandon Wyatt, who admitted to killing Riverton man Keith ...

Five die Saturday in two-car crash on 17 Mile Road

Four of the victims were in one vehicle, while an older woman was in a second vehicle with three other people, who were injured seriously.


Five ...

An official flood warning was issued Saturday for the Wind, Little Wind and Popo Agie rivers after unseasonably warm temperatures complicated an already ...

After first finalist out, administrator search continues; no consultant yet

The Riverton City Council has not found outstanding candidates for the city administrator position yet. On May 18, the city held a special meeting to discuss ...

State awards road bids in county

Two Fremont County projects are among the dozen road consturction and improvement jobs awarded in May by the Wyoming Transportation Commission.
The commission ...

Chip sealing begins on Highway 26

A $4.96 million highway improvement project is scheduled to resume Tuesday, June 6, west of Riverton on U.S. 26.
High Country Construction, Inc., of Lander is ...

Shoshone Nat'l Forest road closed

A portion of the Warm Springs Road (Forest Road #532) is closed from 3.5 miles beyond the Snow Oval to its junction with the Lava Mountain Road (Forest Road ...

Loop Road stays closed indefinitely; snow, ice still heavy

It still could take days for the snow to melt, leaving wet conditions behind for a considerable time after the snow is gone.


Fremont County's ...

Lander woman must pay $21K for welfare fraud

Heather Dayle Gould, 29, of Lander was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson this week on one count of Medicaid fraud and one count of Food ...

BLM posts 140 oil, gas parcels for lease sale in late September

The Bureau of Land Management Wyoming State Office has posted its proposed list of parcels for the quarterly competitive oil and gas lease sale scheduled for ...

Fort Washakie hosts class on forage production

A "Horses, Pastures and You!" workshop will be held Tuesday at the Frank Wise Building at Fort Washakie.
Jeremiah Vardiman, University of Wyoming Extension ...

UW program serving rez gets federal grant

A college preparatory program for eligible high school students offered through the University of Wyoming has received federal funding for the next five ...

No change in Wyoming's rig count, but U.S. total up eight

HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by eight this week to 916.
A year ago, just 408 rigs were ...

County gets new WYDOT engineer

The Wyoming Department of Transportation's former district traffic engineer in Basin is the new leader of WYDOT's construction program in northwest ...

Riverton's Main Street Dance studio presented its 13th annual spring concert Saturday at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center. From left, Loxley Kirkland, Alivia ...

As summer neared in 1956, Riverton prepared for the biggest community event in its history. The town was turning 50 years old, and everyone was celebrating. ...

Shoshoni hosts tractor, engine show next weekend

Shoshoni and the Wind River Flywheelers will welcome locals and travelers alike to the22nd annual Don Layton Memorial Antique Engine and Tractor Show on ...

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Births

YELLOWFOX
A daughter was born to Stacie Tidzump of Lander and Blaine Yellowfox, Sr. of Riverton at 12:04 ...

Conditions have combined to create flood concerns for the next few weeks in the Wind River Basin.
"It's all coming together," National Weather Service ...

 
 

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