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Balow says her campaign is gearing up for Nov. 4 election

CHEYENNE --Fresh off a Republican primary victory, state schools superintendent candidate Jillian Balow says her campaign will be readjusting its focus for the ...

Maldonado beats Brockie in Dem primary for Senate District 25 spot

Sergio Maldonado received a call at about 9:45 p.m. Tuesday from his challenger, Travis Brockie, in the Democratic primary for Wyoming Senate District ...

Case not 'real surprised' by Senate District 25 victory

After visiting with constituents during his re-election campaign this summer, Wyoming Senate District 25 Sen. Cale Case, R-Lander, said he wasn't too worried ...

Two arrested after 163-mile car chase ends in Rawlins

A stolen gray 2013 Dodge Charger led law enforcement on a high speed chase Tuesday afternoon that reached Rawlins from Riverton in less than 90 minutes. A ...

West Nile virus detected in city

Area residents have been warned to be vigilant in avoiding mosquitoes now that West Nile virus has been detected in city limits.
Local resident and mayoral ...

Nine file for general election one day after primary

On the day after Wyoming primary ballots were cast, nine people filed in Fremont County to become candidates in the November general elections.
Third-party ...

Winnie the Pooh was right: Bears love honey. But in real life those animals do not show their affection as charmingly as cartoons would have us believe.
A ...

Just getting started?

The primary election is a conclusion for some, a beginning for others

A primary election can leave several outcomes. Some we know already. Others ...

Richard Meisinger

Richard Meisinger died Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, at the Nebraska Masonic Home in Plattsmouth, Neb. He was 84 years old.
A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. ...

Sharing tips to stop scammers

Locally, I've heard reports of people who've lost their savings

Do you know for sure when or if you're being "scammed?"
It's becoming more and more ...

Rosalie Baker

Rosalie Baker, of Pavillion, died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at Westward Heights Nursing Home in Lander. She was 87 years old.
A memorial service will be at 2 ...

Francis Sitting Eagle

Francis Sitting Eagle, of Arapahoe, died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. He was 34 years old.
A rosary will be at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, at St. Stephen's Catholic ...

Looking forward to more election debates

Editor:
I got a lot out of the debates for political candidate on public television before the primary election. The ones that interested me the most were ...

With three freshmen and one junior in the lineup, the Riverton Wolverines won the Class 4-A state golf championship last year -- their first-ever 4-A title in ...

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Deaths
BIG MEDICINE-OLDMAN
Connie Frances Big Medicine-Oldman, 54, died Friday, Aug. 15, in Geary, Okla. A rosary and wake will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, ...

Inmate's letter didn't add much to border discussion

Editor:
How nice it was to hear the opinion of a jail inmate, Mr. Willow, about the reservation boundary question. Apparently he has become an expert in the ...

Make no mistake, we're in an Iraq war again

And the fighters of the Islamic State make al-Qaida look like Boy Scouts.

Every time President Barack Obama thinks he has succeeded in establishing ...

The day after

There's no such thing as a boring primary election in Fremont County

Not everything is final from Tuesday's primary election while the final ...

Digest

Mead douses self with ice
CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead had a bucket of water dumped over his head on Tuesday, but it wasn't in celebration of his primary ...

Murray edges Buchanan for Secretary of State

CHEYENNE -- Cheyenne businessman Ed Murray has narrowly won the Republican primary for secretary of state.
Murray edged former House Speaker Ed Buchanan of ...

 
 

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