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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A Riverton woman has been arrested after Fremont County Sheriff’s deputies say she made more than 625 prank 911 calls over the weekend. The Associated Press reports investigators tracked the calls to the prepaid cellphone of a 19-year-old woman, who was arrested on …
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming prison inmate is suing the state for re-sentencing that led to the loss of his possessions. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports that inmate Michael Patterson is seeking $15 million. Patterson was convicted of accessory before the fact to second-degree murder in t…
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LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities have identified a 55-year-old woman whose body was found by a sheepherder north of Laramie in 2010. The Associated Press reports the Albany County Sheriff’s Office last week identified the remains as those of Rosella Lovell, who was a janitor at The Uni…
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CODY, Wyo. (AP) — A court appearance set for today for a Montana man suspected of abducting and assaulting an 11-year-old Wyoming girl has been delayed. Court officials say no new date has been set for the hearing for 39-year-old Jesse Paul Speer of Manhattan. Prosecutors allege Speer forced …
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The National Weather Service has posted a winter weather advisory for a large part of southeast Wyoming where up to 9 inches of snow is predicted for some mountain areas. Snow falling yesterday in south central Wyoming caused some slick roads, including Interstate 80 in …
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming Republican Party finalist to succeed the late state Treasurer Joe Meyer was censured by the state Supreme Court for misleading an opposing lawyer in a civil lawsuit. The court censured Rock Springs lawyer Clark Stith in April 2011, saying he failed to tell an o…
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GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Some residents in Gillette found more than a Sunday newspaper in front of their homes last weekend. The Associated Press reports a 32-year-old man called police around 6 a.m. Sunday to report that he found a plastic bag with a rock and a recruitment flier for the Klu Klu…
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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Republicans are set to meet today in Riverton to begin the process of selecting a new state treasurer. The Casper Star-Tribune reports the Wyoming Republican Party Central Committee will vet 10 candidates and narrow the field to three applicants from which Gov. Mat…
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — More evidence of just how dry it’s been in Wyoming. The National Weather Service says the state had the third driest October-through-September period in 118 years. The 12-month stretch is known as a “water year” and meteorologists say only the ones i…
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JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — A proposal by Grand Teton National Park to turn a two-way road into a one-way road is causing alarm in Teton County. Teton County officials and others oppose the plan to make Moose-Wilson Road one-way. The Jackson Hole News & Guide reports they are telling the Nationa…

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