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Bennett quits attorney post; deputy at helm until LeBrun takes office

Fremont County Attorney Michael Bennett has resigned just days before he was set to leave office.
The prosecutor's office is to operate without a chief until ...

Man stabbed, says wife tried also to run over him with car

A 22-year-old Riverton man said his wife stabbed him with a knife early Saturday during an altercation on East Monroe Avenue.
Responding deputies said a knife ...

Snow ends, deep-freeze begins

Temps could plunge to -28 in some county spots

High temperatures will struggle to reach 0 in the Wind River Basin as the New Year begins this ...

Documents don't show why EPA abandoned Pavillion water study

The Environmental Protection Agency never has fully explained why, after five years, it turned its investigation of groundwater near Pavillion over to Wyoming. ...

Honor Farm training leaves canines on their best behavior

Four Fremont County families got a special present this Christmas: rescue dogs that came well-trained in obedience and agility. The pups got their education ...

New extension educator will serve Fremont County

Jeremiah Vardiman will join the Park County University of Wyoming Extension office in Powell Jan. 5 as the northwest area educator for agriculture.
His work ...

Forest chief set

The Bridger-Teton National Forest has a new supervisor. Tricia O'Connor will start as the forest's new supervisor in February.
The B-T covers parts of ...

Airport to fall short of 10,000 boardings

Riverton Regional Airport will not reach the 10,000-passenger mark this year.
Through November, the airport hadn't come close to the boarding count it had ...

Gillette-to-Denver jet flights to start in February

GILLETTE -- Jet flights between Gillette and Denver are scheduled to begin in February.
Gillette-Campbell County Airport Executive Director Jay Lundell says ...

Researchers use math to deduce famed pool's color before man-made pollution

With a little mathematics and some scientific wizardry, Joseph Shaw and two of his colleagues have put the glory back in Yellowstone National Park's Morning ...

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One man elected to two offices
ROCK SPRINGS (AP) -- Sweetwater County commissioners say they hope a judge will decide soon whether a recently elected ...

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Driving remained treacherous Friday in many parts of Wyoming after a storm dumped several inches of snow across the state.
The Wyoming ...

Legislation would up liquor license count

(AP) -- Proposed legislation would increase the number of liquor licenses available statewide for restaurants with bars, but the bill faces stiff opposition ...

Blanket donation helps needy stay warm during the holiday season

Local Daughters of Utah Pioneers have donated 16 blankets to the Riverton Police Department this week for use by needy people.
"We just thought this would be ...

Good year for R Recreation, leaders tell city council

R Recreation is touting a successful year of providing events and recreational opportunities for the city. Agency leaders listed accomplishments this month for ...

Wild horse advocates hoping to intervene in suit

Wild horse advocacy groups across the country are pushing to intervene in a federal lawsuit the state of Wyoming filed recently against the U.S. Bureau of Land ...

Conditions for holiday travel to deteriorate Thursday

Santa will have to hit northwest Wyoming early on Christmas Eve to avoid a snowstorm forecast by the National Weather Service office in Riverton.
"He's going ...

Family dog killed in rural house fire Monday

A family dog died in a residential fire Monday that drew firefighters from multiple departments.
According to reports from the Fremont County Sheriff's ...

At Bebout's urging, state patrol to do away with ticket quota

The head of the Wyoming Highway Patrol announced Tuesday that, effective immediately, the trooper evaluation policy that many criticized as being a quota ...

Wyoming digest

Wintry weather arriving statewide
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Much of Wyoming will have a white Christmas if current forecasts pan out.
Holiday travelers, take ...

 
 

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