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Births
MEJORADO
A daughter was born to Shannon Mejorado of Riverton and Jared Mejorado of Riverton at 2:28 p.m. June 24 at SageWest Health Care at ...

The flavor improves greatly when the vegetables have been cooked to almost a smearing texture.

Anyone who can turn on an oven knows the difference ...

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More than 12,700 absentee ballots so far
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Secretary of State's Office says it has received more than 12,700 completed absentee ...

Lawsuit seeking protections across West for wolverines

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Another lawsuit has been filed challenging the government's denial of federal protections for the wolverine.
Thirteen advocacy groups and an ...

Same-sex couples signing up across state

CHEYENNE -- Gay couples were applying for marriage licenses statewide Wednesday, although at a slower pace than other states where bans were struck ...

Lesser charge in bank 'kidnap'; defendant free

Once facing life in prison for a kidnapping charge, a Riverton man was released Monday after six months behind bars.
A hearing that day for the defendant ...

Smith resigns council seat; moving to New Jersey for new job

Riverton City Councilman Todd Smith has resigned.
The Ward 2 representative announced his resignation Tuesday night during the regular meeting of the council. ...

Warm temps not harming beet harvest much, crop analyst says

Warm weather is impacting the Fremont County sugar beet harvest, but it still stayed on schedule.
Warm afternoons this month have caused a little trouble for ...

The man was charged in a Sunday stabbing death in rural Riverton.

"Can you tell me what your name is?"
It was a simple question, but for a long ...

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Deaths
HERRON
Brooke Lorraine Herron, 34, formerly of Riverton, died Thursday, Oct. 16, in Billings, Mont. A celebration of life service will be ...

State task force to discuss futures of health facilities

The Wyoming Department of Health facilities task force will meet Wednesday in Cheyenne to discuss the group's recommendations about the future roles and needs ...

Hospital offers extended hours for breast screenings

Mammograms will be read by the radiologist the following day.

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, SageWest Health Care at Lander and Riverton ...

Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton is hosting a training series Thursday through Saturday for people interested in volunteering at the facility. ...

Mid-level providers filling health care shortage in county

Being able to visit "the doctor" for any health concern is an American expectation, but it is starting not to be the norm. Nurse practitioners and physician's ...

Digest

Police dog killed by truck
CASPER -- A Wyoming Highway Patrol K-9 who had been on the job for about two months was struck and killed by a ...

Affordable Care Act to trim Medicare costs

CHEYENNE -- Federal officials say Wyoming residents on Medicare are expected to pay $1.5 million less than expected for health care in 2015 under the Affordable ...

Cause of fatal helicopter crash still unknown

JACKSON -- Federal investigators haven't found any obvious mechanical deficiencies or failures that may have caused a rescue helicopter to crash two years ago ...

JACKSON -- Volunteers and officials with the National Elk Refuge say four adult breeding pairs of trumpeter swans raised 10 cygnets at the refuge this ...

Legislators clash over amendment on eligibility for university trustees

CHEYENNE -- Nonresidents should be allowed to serve on the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees because more than half of the university's alumni live ...

Wyoming now among 30 states legalizing same-sex marriage

The state decided officially on Monday not to appeal last week's federal court ruling striking down the ban on gay marriage.

Wyoming has become the ...

 
 

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