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Charges Pending in Fatal Crash
May 12, 2014 – 11:42 am | Comments Off

(Cheyenne) – Charges are pending in a crash on Interstate 80 that killed a man earlier this month that the Wyoming Highway Patrol says may have been alcohol related.
Charles Lane of Spokane, Washington, …

Impaired Driving Accident
May 12, 2014 – 11:41 am | Comments Off

(Riverton) – The Wyoming Highway Patrol says impaired driving may be factor in a crash late Wednesday morning north of Shoshoni on Highway 20/789 that resulted in an Idaho man being airlifted for …

Federal Project
May 12, 2014 – 11:40 am | Comments Off
Federal Project

(Riverton) – Crews are advancing about 70 feet per day with the installation of storm sewer and other work on South Federal Boulevard in Riverton.
The Wyoming Department of Transportation says work is …

June “Rusty” Tompkins
May 12, 2014 – 11:24 am | Comments Off
June “Rusty” Tompkins

June “Rusty” Tompkins, 86, of Dubois died on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at Kindred Healthcare-Wind River in Riverton, WY. Cremation has taken place and her ashes will be buried in the family plot in Eden, …

Francis “Marvin” Mendenhall
May 12, 2014 – 11:22 am | Comments Off
Francis “Marvin” Mendenhall

Francis “Marvin” Mendenhall, 82, of Kinnear died at his home on Thursday, May 8, 2014. A viewing will be held on Monday, May 12, 2014 at Davis Funeral Home from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. …

Rick Alan Wilson
May 12, 2014 – 11:19 am | Comments Off
Rick Alan Wilson

Rick Alan Wilson of Vancouver, Washington, passed away on May 4, 2014. He was 41.
Rick was born on January 24, 1973 in Jackson, Wyoming, to his loving parents, Stanley and Louella (Devish) Wilson. Growing up …

Lorraine Neil
May 12, 2014 – 11:18 am | Comments Off
Lorraine Neil

Lorraine Neil, 57 of Riverton died at the Casper Medical Center on Monday, May 5, 2014. A viewing will be held on Sunday, May 11, 2014, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at Davis Funeral Home. A …

Wyoming News from AP
May 7, 2014 – 12:01 pm | Comments Off
Wyoming News from AP

Judge hears Catholic groups on abortion challenge
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A federal judge in Casper is set to hear from Roman Catholic organizations trying to block the birth-control requirement in the federal health care …

Midday News – May 7, 2014
May 7, 2014 – 11:57 am | Comments Off
Midday News – May 7, 2014

Listen to the Wednesday broadcast: Uden Case Goes To Jury… Dubois Man Faces Meth Charges… Fremont County Tourism… Fremont County Tornado

Fremont County Tornado
May 7, 2014 – 11:54 am | Comments Off
Fremont County Tornado

(Riverton) – The Weather Channel says nature dished out an out-of-season surprise Tuesday as a tornado formed north of Riverton and west of Shoshoni around 2 p.m.
Kelly Allen, the fire weather program manager …

Fremont County Tourism
May 7, 2014 – 11:48 am | Comments Off

(Lander) – This year marks the 30th commemoration of National Tourism Week and the Wind River Visitors Council says tourism employs an estimated 1,500 people in Fremont County, which contributes $42 million in …

Dubois Man Faces Meth Charges
May 7, 2014 – 11:46 am | Comments Off
Dubois Man Faces Meth Charges

(Dubois) – Charges of Delivery of a Controlled Substance and Unlawful Clandestine Laboratory Operations have been filed against 40-year-old Trampes Rivers of Dubois.
An affidavit filed by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation …