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Federal Boulevard Project Underway
March 12, 2014 – 2:45 pm | Comments Off

(Riverton) – Drivers should expect delays and some congestion on South Federal Boulevard as the project to rebuild the street between Washington and Monroe Avenues is now underway.
Traffic has been diverted …

Riverton Council To Intervene In EPA Suits
March 12, 2014 – 2:43 pm | Comments Off

(Riverton) – At a work session Tuesday night, the Riverton City Council agreed unanimously to intervene in law suits against the Environmental Protection Agency.
The State of Wyoming, Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation …

Fire Heavily Damages Old Riverton Church
March 12, 2014 – 2:41 pm | Comments Off
Fire Heavily Damages Old Riverton Church

(Riverton) – Riverton firefighters battled a fire in an old church at the corner of Sixth and Fremont streets twice this morning.
Apparently, the fire started early in the morning and firefighters put …

Two Killed in Separate Accidents
March 12, 2014 – 2:36 pm | Comments Off

(Cheyenne) – Two people that were killed in separate automobile accidents Saturday might be alive today if they had been wearing their seatbelts.
The Wyoming Highway Patrol says 22-year-old Tyler Malmberg of Cheyenne …

Children Die in I-80 Crash
March 12, 2014 – 2:33 pm | Comments Off

(Cheyenne) – A five-year-old boy and an 18-year-old girl died in a roll-over on Interstate 80 about 20 miles west of Cheyenne last Saturday morning.
The Wyoming Highway Patrol says Nathaniel and Melissa …

Togwotee Crash Driver Going Too Fast
March 12, 2014 – 2:30 pm | Comments Off

(Cheyenne) – The Wyoming Highway Patrol says the driver of an SUV that crashed into a semi-tractor-trailer killing two people on Togwotee Pass last Thursday was driving too fast for conditions.
US …

Murder Defendants Blame Each Other
March 12, 2014 – 2:29 pm | Comments Off

(Riverton) – Two defendants charged with second degree murder related to the death of a Riverton man last Friday are blaming each other for the crime.
At an initial appearance Monday, it was …

Eugenia Monroe
March 12, 2014 – 8:50 am | Comments Off
Eugenia Monroe

Eugenia Monroe, 46 of Riverton died at the Casper Medical Center on Saturday, March 8, 2014. A rosary will be held on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 7:00 pm at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church with …

Richard David Longsoldier
March 12, 2014 – 8:48 am | Comments Off
Richard David Longsoldier

Richard LongSoldier, 42 of Riverton, died on Friday, March 7, 2014. A rosary will be held on Thursday, March 12, 2014 at 7:00 pm at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church with a wake to follow at …

Marla Thuringer
March 12, 2014 – 8:45 am | Comments Off
Marla Thuringer

Marla Thuringer, 73 of Riverton died peacefully on March 10, 2014 after a brief stay at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation-Wind River. A funeral service is scheduled for Friday, March 14, 2014 at 10:00 at Davis …

Debra Wilkinson
March 12, 2014 – 8:42 am | Comments Off
Debra Wilkinson

Debra “Debbie” Wilkinson, 56 of Riverton died on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at the University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City, UT. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 15, 2014 …

Wyoming News from AP
March 11, 2014 – 12:14 pm | Comments Off
Wyoming News from AP

Flood warning extended in southern Big Horn County
MANDERSON, Wyo. (AP) — More flooding because of ice dams along the Big Horn River is still possible between Manderson and Basin.
The National Weather Service has extended …