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70-year-old Wyoming man accused of shooting at bar owner, driving away, rolling truck

A 70-year-old man from Northern Wyoming is being held in the Billings jail on charges he shot at the owner of a small-town bar he frequents on Super Bowl Sunday. Michael Duane Verry, of Ten Sleep, has been charged in Big Horn County Circuit Court in Wyoming with attempted murder in the first degree


5 Fremont County basketball teams compete in regional semi-finals Friday; 4 will play in loser-out games

Day one of the 1A and 2A west regional basketball tournaments from Riverton and Lander are in the books. Out of the 9 Fremont County teams competing, 5 of them were victorious on Thursday’s quarterfinals and will compete for a chance to advance to the regional championships Friday.


Suspects sought in Summit County and Cheyenne, Wyoming bank robberies

SUMMIT COUNTY, Utah — The Summit County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help locating two or three suspects in a bank robbery that occurred Friday. The sheriff’s office said in a press release that a 911 call was made from a Wells Fargo bank in Kimball Junction, saying two men entered th


Wyoming Health Officials: Meningitis Not Confirmed in Student

A fourth-grade student who was reportedly flown from southern Wyoming to a Colorado hospital Wednesday after being believed to have contracted bacterial meningitis has not been confirmed to have that particular illness, state health officials say.


For Some Unknown Reason, There’s a Video for Goose Egg, Wyoming

Someone has a lot of free time on their hands and I can prove it. For some unknown reason, a dude just did a video about Goose Egg, Wyoming. I personally think this is awesome. We need to talk about our friends in Goose Egg more often. But, it's a mystery why a person spent some time to read the def


Fremont County hospital group confirms it will close Lander mental health unit

Lander will lose its inpatient mental health service next week, as local hospital system SageWest announced the imminent closure of the unit Wednesday. The unit — known as PineRidge — has been rumored to be on borrowed time in recent weeks. In a statement, SageWest CEO Alan Daugherty blamed the clos


Fremont County temps will struggle to break freezing-mark this weekend

Another chilly February weekend is on the horizon for Fremont County. Thursday saw a dusting of snow across most of the county, creating some slick road conditions including Highway 789 between Riverton and Lander.


Where Does Wyoming Land On 2019’s List Of Most Sinful States?

We can all agree that we are no sin city. Far from it. But we do get our selves into some trouble from time to time. But can it really be considered as sinful if we are just blowing off steam?


Which City In Wyoming Is The Best To Retire In?

Casper, Wyoming seems to be the best place to retire in Wyoming according to Forbes. Casper is a town of 60,000 residents with a median home price of $201,000. It was nicknamed The Oil City because of its long history of being an oil boomtown. Obviously, Casper has its fair share of cowboy culture a


4 Wyoming schools close after meningitis case confirmed

CASPER, Wyo. – A school district in southern Wyoming has closed four of its campuses after a fourth-grade student was diagnosed with bacterial meningitis. KTWO-AM reports Carbon County School District No. 2 canceled classes Thursday at the elementary schools in Hanna, Elk Mountain and Medicine Bow,


Wyoming community reached -31 Monday; Lander and Dubois both saw -15

Sunday night into Monday morning saw extreme cold across the Cowboy State. The small mountain community of Bondurant, northwest of Pinedale, took the award for coldest spot in the state, reaching -31.


Crossover Voting Bill Defeated In Wyoming Senate

The last of three bills in the 2019 Wyoming Legislature aimed at preventing crossover voting in Wyoming primary elections was defeated on a 14-11 vote in the Wyoming Senate Thursday afternoon.


Study Names Thermopolis Wyoming’s Poorest Town

Nearly 13 percent of the 3,000 residents in Thermopolis live below the poverty line, making it the poorest town in the Cowboy State. A new study pegs the average annual household income in Thermopolis at $45,668, nearly 23 percent below the state average of $59,143. They estimate 12.7 percent of the


Fremont County High School basketball weekend schedule

The high school basketball season continues with several key Fremont County matchups this weekend. Riverton, Lander, Ethete, Shoshoni, St. Stephens, and Fort Washakie will all have occupied courts.


Wyoming's rank on the "States with the Most Missing Persons" report

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (KGWN) In a recent national study of the states with the highest number of missing people, Wyoming came in at number seven. The study was per 100,000 people and while Wyoming does have substantially less residents than other states such as California or Texas, there are still 45 open


Police Say Wyoming Juveniles Caught Breaking Into Drug Drop Box

Rock Springs Police say they caught two boys trying to break into the drug drop box at the Rock Springs Police Department on Sunday morning. According to a Rock Springs Police Department news release, the pair were spotted on camera trying to break into the drop box around 10 a.m. Sunday. The drop b


Survey suggests Wyoming residents remain concerned with state’s economy and job diversity

University of Wyoming release, for more UW news click here. Wyoming’s economy has improved over the past year, but the economy remains a major concern of Wyomingites, according to new results from a statewide poll conducted last fall.


Police Log: Recent calls for service

JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Here are some recent calls for service in Teton County/Jackson from the dispatch log. Names may be withheld at the request of law enforcement. All persons cited or arrested are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law. Charges are subject to change following official f


Timber sale along Wyoming Highway 230 may temporarily impact travelers

LARAMIE, Wyo. (RELEASE) - A salvage timber sale that is operating alongside Wyoming Highway 230 in south Albany Co., Wyo., has resulted in a temporarily closed Forest Road and could impact highway travelers as trucks are hauling product from the sale site.


Taco John’s presents donation to Climb Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Every year, Taco John’s celebrates the holiday season by offering its, Nachos Navidad. During the promotion, guests that order the festive menu item are encouraged to make a donation to a local charity in the area. In addition to customer donations, Taco John’s in Cheyenne donated a