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Washington woman dies after motorcycle hits deer in Sweet Grass County

A Washington woman died Thursday night when the motorcycle she was riding hit a deer in Sweet Grass County.

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Room to roam. With the bison population inside Yellowstone Park topping 4,600, the U.S. Department of Interior released a report identifying 20 possible bison relocation sites on federal lands in 10 states. However, it will be at least five years before any Yellowstone bison can be relocate…

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Montana photographer victim of fatal stabbing; court document reveals new details

Montana photographer victim of fatal stabbing; court document reveals new details

Noted Montana outdoors photographer and publisher Mike S. Sample, known for his images of the state’s landscapes and wildlife, died Thursday in Billings after a stabbing near his downtown office.

June 20, 2014 3:00 pm Photos

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Finding causes of state's high suicide rate has become 'more personal' for prevention coordinator

Finding causes of state's high suicide rate has become 'more personal' for prevention coordinator

Since Jan. 1, at least 26 Montanans have killed themselves.

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Coroner identifies pedestrian killed in Dec. 26 crash

The Yellowstone County coroner’s office has identified the pedestrian who died Jan. 1 from injuries suffered when he was hit by a van as he walked along Blue Creek Road on Dec. 26, 2013.

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Transient's death remains under investigation

A 61-year-old American Indian transient was found dead shortly before 10 a.m. on Monday on North 17th Street near the railroad tracks and north of Fourth Avenue.

September 02, 2013 4:15 pmLoading…

Wyoming legislative committee considers coroner standards bill

LANDER, Wyo. — A state legislative committee will draft a bill that would let the Wyoming Board of Coroner Standards ban county coroners and deputy coroners from running for office if they’ve been decertified.

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Coroner IDs remains of missing Riverton man, calls death homicide

RIVERTON, Wyo. — The Fremont County coroner says the remains of a Riverton man who had been missing for seven years indicate that he was murdered.

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Wyoming man killed in crash near Park City

Wyoming man killed in crash near Park City

A Wyoming man died Wednesday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash on Interstate 90 near Park City.

May 15, 2013 4:12 pm Photos

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Poplar man identified in fatal crash

Thomas Zortman, 53, of Poplar, has been identified as the man who died in a one-vehicle accident on Thursday morning, said Roosevelt County Assistant Coroner Marilyn Silva. 

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Man found dead near Grand Avenue died of heart attack

Man found dead near Grand Avenue died of heart attack

A Billings man who was found dead on Seventh Street West near Grand Avenue a week ago died of a heart attack, the county coroner said Friday.

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Coroner identifies man found dead on Monday on West End

Coroner identifies man found dead on Monday on West End

Yellowstone County Sheriff's Lt. Bill Jones, the county coroner, identified the man who was found dead in the snow Monday on the West End as Alan Frederick Little Light, 60.

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Suicide investigation

Suicide investigation

Billings police officers and Yellowstone County sheriff deputies in October investigate the scene where a man was found hanging from the railroad trestle over the Yellowstone River near MetraPark. A rope could be seen hanging from the bridge and train traffic was stopped during the investiga…

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Fremont County coroner investigates infant's death

RIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities in Fremont County say they're investigating the death of a 4-month-old.

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New morgue has problems in Laramie County

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - The coroner in Laramie County says the office won't move into its new office until some construction problems are fixed.

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Coroner's inquest scheduled for deputy involved shooting

Coroner's inquest scheduled for deputy involved shooting

A coroner's inquest is scheduled in the case of a Yellowstone County deputy who shot and killed a suspect in January.

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Family of Gillette woman want coroner to resign

GILLETTE, Wyo. - The family of a Gillette woman found dead last month is demanding that the Campbell County coroner resign for his handling of the investigation.

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Sheriff's Office releases name of man killed in officer-involved shooting

Sheriff's Office releases name of man killed in officer-involved shooting

Yellowstone County Sheriff Mike Linder on Monday released the name of a man who was killed in an officer-related shooting on Saturday.

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Authorities waiting on reports from officer-involved shooting near Red Lodge

Authorities waiting on reports from officer-involved shooting near Red Lodge

Carbon County officials continue to wait for completed reports from state investigators before holding a coroner's inquest in an October fatal shooting involving the assistant chief of the Red Lodge Police Department.

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Coroner: Teen driver in Wyoming crash wanted to die

CHEYENNE — A fiery, head-on crash that killed five people in central Wyoming last week was a murder-suicide by a distraught teen who veered his SUV into a family in a minivan at nearly 100 mph on a dark highway, authorities said Thursday.

November 17, 2011 11:40 amLoading…

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