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Shoshoni nixes mill levy hike; well drilled

The Shoshoni school district is holding off from levying a half mill to help with construction costs after local taxes came in higher than expected.
Fremont ...

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Anti-pot campaign taking shape
CHEYENNE -- An anti-pot campaign may launch this month ahead of a possible November vote on a measure legalizing medical ...

Worland teen pleads not guilty in Montana killings

An 18-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to murder and assault charges in the fatal roadside shooting of a husband and wife on Montana's Crow Indian ...

This year's Fremont County Fair and Rodeo took place without any major acts of violence despite daily allegations of online threats, police officials ...

The process to replace former Fremont County Commissioner Keja Whiteman has started.
Whiteman stepped down from the Commission District 1 seat on Tuesday but ...

Deadline for Ward 1 letters extended by two weeks

The Riverton City Council has decided to allow more time for residents of Ward 1 to submit a letter of interest to fill vacant seat on the seven-member board. ...

Feds taking initial look at shooting under hate-crime guidelines

Federal officials have begun a preliminary examination of last month's fatal shooting in Riverton in order to determine whether the incident should be ...

Fremont County Emergency Medical Services has a hand on the wheel once more.
The Fremont County Commissioners hired Kendra Bogacz as the ambulance ...

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Deaths
BLACKBURN
Larry D. Blackburn, 54, of Riverton, died Wednesday, Aug. 5, at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. A wake will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, ...

University finalizes two-year budget plan; Mead will review

Funding for UW's initiative to improve its science programs makes up a major portion of the university budget request.

LARAMIE -- The University of ...

Red-flag fire warning set for southeast Wyoming

CHEYENNE -- A red flag warning for extreme fire conditions has been posted for areas of southeast Wyoming.
The National Weather Service says gusty winds and ...

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Wiring didn't cause fatal fire
GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK -- While officials are still investigating a fire at an employee dormitory in Grand Teton ...

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Deaths
ADDISON
Collin "C-Jay" James Addison Sr., 35, of Eagle Butte, S.D., died Thursday, July 30, at Rapid City Regional Hospital. Funeral services ...

Glutinous sounds like gluttonous. Also like gluey, gluts and villain du jour, gluten. No wonder glutinous rice -- innocent of gluttony, gluten, glue and gluts -- ...

The lentil's distinctive shape led ancient astronomers and physicists to refer to it by the Latin word for "lens," according to Sheryl and Mel London, authors ...

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Man charged in infant's death
CHEYENNE --A Cheyenne man has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of his girlfriend's 6-month-old ...

Wyoming man appeals sentence in murder for hire

CHEYENNE --A Wyoming prison inmate has appealed the 35-year prison sentence he received on his convictions of trying to hire a hit man to kill his mother and ...

The non-profit organization Go Fremont County is moving forward with a plan to replace the asphalt Darcie Zimmer Memorial Recreation Path in Riverton with a ...

Series of false 911 calls ends in arrest

Annie Quiver-Whiteplume, 23, of Arapahoe, faces several charges.

A Riverton woman was arrested early Saturday after reportedly making several false ...

Organizer plans peace march to bring community together

The event Saturday also will recognize the two victims of the Center of Hope shooting in July.

Plans are under way for the 2015 Inaugural Community ...

 
 

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