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Armed robbery suspect caught soon after taking cash, cigarettes

A Riverton man was arrested for armed robbery early Wednesday after using a pellet gun to steal cash and cigarettes from a local convenience store, officials ...

City won't back legalizing medical marijuana in state

The Riverton City Council will not support the legalization of medical marijuana in Wyoming.
The opposition was made formal through a resolution passed ...

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Births

OLDMAN
A child was born to LaLauni Wood of Riverton at 8:07 a.m. Nov. 11 at SageWest Health Care at ...

Wyoming digest

Man pleads not guilty in stabbing
LARAMIE (AP) -- A Laramie man has pleaded not guilty in connection to the fatal stabbing of another ...

State resolves horse betting issues

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- Good news for fans of historic horse race betting: The Wyoming Pari-Mutuel Commission has given the green light for the machines to return, ...

Wyoming PBS joining Wind River tribes in educational video project

Fremont Count educators are working this fall to develop lesson plans that incorporate information about the Wind River Indian Reservation based on six planned ...

First big holiday craft fair weekend coming; Winter Art Fair scheduled

The holiday craft fair season is well underway in Riverton, with five separate events this weekend featuring local artwork and hand-made goodies.
Three of the ...

Crosswalk project to move forward after full grant awarded

Enhanced crosswalk locations:

- Rails-to-Trails crossing at 490 E. Pershing Ave.
- East Monroe Avenue at South Broadway
- Jaycee Park ...

City yard waste pickup ending Friday for season

Friday is the last day for yard waste pick up for residents of the city of Riverton now that fewer people are mowing and trimming trees.
"Typically in the ...

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Bill could put privacy question on Wyo ballot

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- Law-makers say they want voters to decide if privacy and open-government protections should be added to Wyoming's Constitution.
The Joint ...

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Births

TOLMAN
A son was born to Brieann Tolman of Riverton and Zach Tolman of Riverton at 8:13 a.m. Nov. 13 ...

Yellowstone plan calls for killing about 1,000 bison

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Yellowstone National Park proposes to kill roughly 1,000 wild bison this winter -- mostly calves and females -- as officials seek to curb ...

Mead joins call to block Syrian influx

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead on Tuesday joined other governors in calling on President Barack Obama to stop allowing refugees from Syria or other ...

Wyoming digest

Jindal visits Cheyenne, then quits race
CHEYENNE (AP) -- During one of the final campaign stops of his presidential campaign, Republican presidential ...

DENVER -- A panel of federal judges in Denver heard arguments Tuesday over whether the Wyoming city of Riverton and surrounding lands remain legally Indian ...

Community dialogue set Thursday; hosted by fed officials

The Wind River Transportation Authority will provide rides to people interested in attending a community dialogue meeting Thursday at Central Wyoming ...

Beating case detailed; man says he was tied, assaulted

Three of the suspects arrested Sunday for the alleged assault of a man in a Riverton trailer home had their initial appearances in court this week.
The same ...

Trial starts for man who hit wife with hatchet

Whether Terry Schmuck intended to kill his estranged wife when he struck her with a hatchet on May 28 promises to be the focus of the man's trial this week. ...

Ag producers basked in mild growing season that only ended recently

Wet weather this year helped irrigation districts in Fremont County deliver ...

 
 

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