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Larceny top crime last year in city; chief says stats don't tell whole tale

Websites dedicated to reading crime statistics and ranking communities with labels such the "worst city to live in" or "one of the most dangerous cities in a ...

Wyo seatbelt use estimated at 79 percent

Sept. 29--CHEYENNE -- More than 80 people have died on Wyoming highways so far this year, but the majority of those deaths could have been prevented had the ...

Farmers market to run through winter

For the first time, the Riverton Wednesday farmers market is being extended through the entire winter.
The off-season market begin next Wednesday, Oct. 5, ...

Crows blamed for big outage

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) -- A utility company says two crows triggered a power outage in mid-July that knocked out service to about 100,000 customers in three ...

Wyoming digest

High bail for man seeking new trial
GILLETTE (AP) -- Bail has been set at $2 million for a man whose second-degree murder conviction was overturned ...

SBC ballot cut to final 6

A final tally of last week's Shoshone Business Council election has been certified. Election judges performed a recount.
At the top of the list was incumbent ...

Death in Dubois 'suspicious,' say authorities; foul play investigated

Local officials are investigating the death of Laurie Margaret Thompson, 49, of Dubois, who was found not breathing just before 10 p.m. Sunday at her home on ...

Feds sued over whether park bison ought to be endangered

HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- Wildlife advocacy groups are suing to force the U.S. government to look again at whether the hunting and slaughter of bison that wander ...

Wyoming digest

Hearing Wednesday on new coal mine
CHEYENNE (AP) -- A state regulatory board plans to consider whether Wyoming's first major new coal mine in decades ...

Absentee voting under way for general election

Wyoming Secretary of State Ed Murray said that absentee voting is taking place in all counties throughout Wyoming for the Nov. 8 general election.
All ...

Ideas told for tribe-owned land near Honor Farm

Developers hope to build retail stores, apartment buildings, a theater and a bowling center on the property.

The Eastern Shoshone Tribe recently ...

A silver 2013 Ford F150 pickup rear-ended a parked 1998 Freightliner semi truck at about 11 a.m. Tuesday on the 1000 block of North Federal Boulevard in ...

In third day of Morrison trial, disputes over who did what, when

When James Morrison drove down a Union Pass road April 7, defense attorneys said neighbor Paul Good put a hand on a gun and shouted curse words at Morrison, ...

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Corrections

- Tuesday's page one article "Riverton Hall of Fame inducts second group" should have said Alison Rees participated in Odyssey of the ...

Shakespeare 'First Folio' exhibit ending Friday at state museum

This first-ever national tour of one of the world's most influential books, Shakespeare's First Folio, celebrates 400 years of Shakespeare and his legacy. The ...

Wyoming digest

School enrollment down 1,000-plus statewide
GILLETTE (AP) -- Wyoming public schools reported losing more than 1,000 students between October 2015 and ...

Today

Births

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A son was born to Sami McRae of Lander and Mike McRae of Lander at 5:38 a.m. September 22 at ...

More officials now favor siting new state prison

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming lawmakers must decide whether to repair the crumbling state prison in Rawlins or spend even more to build a new facility.
Shifting ...

Neighbors for nearly a decade, James Morrison and Paul Good were also friends before their relationship soured a few years ago.
According to defense attorney ...

The second Riverton High School Hall of Fame class was inducted Sept. 24 at Riverton Middle School.
The class consisted of six individuals and one team ...

 
 

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