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Rosalie Irene Arndt

Rosalie Irene Arndt died Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015, at Wind River Health Care and Rehabilitation in Riverton. She was 87.
Funeral services are at 11 a.m. ...

CWC women on win streak before holiday intermission

A four-game winning streak couldn't not have come at a better time of the season for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers women's basketball team
The streak ...

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Deaths
BLACK
William Howard Black, 90, formerly of Riverton, died Saturday, Dec. 27, in Las Vegas, Nev., following a brief illness. There will be no ...

Column made responsible case for Medicaid expansion

Editor:
I wish that the recent column by Chris Peck headlined "When rich dictate to poor" (...

We feel spoiled even without gifts

After 10 weeks lost, our cat Luca found her way home

Christmas came, and Christmas went, thus joining the ranks of Christmases "past."
And, though ...

A big news year ahead

We'll see some of it coming, but most will catch us by surprise

A wintry Friday brings the first edition of our newspaper of the new year.
With it ...

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Bison moving closer to Jackson
JACKSON -- National Elk Refuge managers are urging Jackson residents to exercise caution when outside due to bison that ...

Natrona County to purchase body cameras

President Barack Obama has recommended spending $74 million to equip another 50,000 officers with the cameras.

CASPER -- The Natrona County sheriff's ...

Bald eagle survey planned statewide Jan. 10

As part of a national survey effort, the Bureau of Land Management Buffalo and Casper Field Offices are seeking volunteers to assist with the 2015 Midwinter ...

Bill would exempt clergy from gay vows

Gay marriage became legal in Wyoming on Oct. 17 after a ruling by U.S. District Judge Scott Skavdahl.

JACKSON -- An Afton senator is sponsoring ...

Big jump in traffic deaths for year in state

Wyoming saw an uptick in traffic fatalities across the state in 2014, according to data compiled by the Wyoming Highway Patrol.
According to Sgt. David ...

Small fire damages porch; no one injured in incident

No one was injured in a small porch fire spotted by a neighbor at about 3:15 p.m. Saturday in the 800 block of Hobson Street in Lander.
City fire chief Eric ...

Man found dead on CWC campus Wednesday; likely a victim of hypothermia

A 46-year-old Riverton-area man was found dead Wednesday on the Central Wyoming College campus in Riverton.
Initial reports indicate he died of probable ...

Runways at city airport to receive upgrades

The project should take 170 days to finish.

Two runways at Riverton Regional Airport will get upgrades in the new year.
Riverton public works ...

Back-to-back RHS golf champs top local sports story of 2014

The Riverton Wolverines' back-to-back Class 4-A state golf championships, including consecutive individual titles from sophomore Easton Paxton, was voted the ...

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Births
WALLOWINGBULL
A daughter was born to Naomi C'Hair of Arapahoe and Dexter Wallowingbull of Arapahoe at 7:38 p.m. Dec. 9 at SageWest Health Care ...

Quoted in the news ... 2014

"They lied to the jury, committed prosecutorial misconduct, and they denied a man a fair trial in Fremont County. I'll be damned if I'm going to let the ...

Top news

How our votes matched the outcome of the national AP news top 10 list

Elsewhere in today's year-end edition, you can find The Associated Press annual ...

Digest

Man prefers commission seat
ROCK SPRINGS -- Randal Wendling has resigned from the Sweetwater County School District No. l board of trustees after ...

2014: Elections, airport trouble, same-sex marriage top news

Elections that brought massive turnover in local government --three mayors gone, a sitting County Attorney and Commissioner defeated, a Republican replacing a ...

 
 

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