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On primary day, GOP outnumbers Dems 3-1 in state

CHEYENNE -- Tuesday's primary will decide how Wyoming voters rate Gov. Matt Mead's first term in office and whether his two challengers have gained traction ...

Stone seeks re-election to school board; Dubois draws two hopefuls

Three more people in Fremont County have filed to become candidates in the general elections.
Third-party and independent candidates started filling the ...

Senate candidate Brockie says EPA opinion on borders should be kept

With his 50th birthday one day after the primary election, Travis Brockie is hoping for an early present in the form of the Democratic nomination in Wyoming ...

Absentee totals higher this year, clerk notes

Fremont County Clerk Julie Freese said voter turnout for the 2014 primary election was low as of noon ...

Cannon blast OK'd at home football games this season

A small-bore cannon will go off every time the Riverton High School football team scores a touchdown at Wolverine Field this fall.
The Riverton City Council ...

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State to enter horse lawsuit
CHEYENNE -- The state of Wyoming is moving to intervene in a lawsuit filed by wild horse preservation groups opposing the ...

Exuberant Haynes stumps on God, fed fears

If you didn't know Dr. Taylor Haynes is running for governor of Wyoming, you might easily mistake him for a cowboy preacher.
With his signature hat, vest and ...

Fires increasing, but not funds to fight them

Money gets pulled from other places, often fire-prevention budgets, a practice that for years has limited the thinning of forests that could help fires from ...

St. Stephen's High School students had a summer assignment in 1997, and it also was the first local photography assignment for longtime newspaper photographer ...

Police ask for help in finding missing man

The Lusk Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating 54-year-old Kenneth Van Buskirk who was last seen July 28 in Lusk.
Van Buskirk is ...

Rainfall on Swede Fire in forest stunts growth

Almost half an inch of rain fell on the Swede Fire over a 24-hour period earlier in the week. The Swede Fire, which was discovered July 24, remains at 1,529 ...

Riverton teen facing felony charges after stealing an ATV, deputies say

On the way home from Burger King on June 26, a 19-year-old Riverton man climbed into the yard of Greenline Equipment, started up an all terrain vehicle and ...

Election Matchup: Fremont County Sheriff, Part 2

Former Riverton Police Department captain Mark Stone will take on three-term incumbent Sheriff Skip Hornecker in the primary election Aug. 19.

Skip ...

Senate District 25: Whiteman would tackle three main issues

Allen Whiteman is running for Senate District 25 based on three issues that are important to him.
The first, he says, is to "get Common Core out of ...

Senate District 25: McCarty working to protect constitutions

Most people involved in conservative politics in Fremont County likely have heard of Jennifer McCarty.
The 58-year-old from Lander is making her first ...

Senate District 25: Incumbent Case faces three challengers

Wyoming Senate District 25 incumbent Cale Case, R-Lander, is asking voters to examine his record when deciding whether to vote for him Aug. 19.
In particular, ...

Senate District 25: Malek thinks constituents are fed up

Joe Malek says his grandson convinced him to run for Senate District 25 this year based on a lack of jobs in Fremont County and Wyoming.
"He just graduated a ...

Ethete water system plan advances

A project to improve the drinking water system in Ethete recently passed a regulatory hurdle, clearing the way for officials to decide what fixes to include in ...

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Ralph Gasser, 83, of Riverton, died Thursday, Aug. 14, at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. Private family services are pending for a ...

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Boy's body found in river
CASPER -- Authorities say that rescue crews have found the body of a missing 11-year-old boy in the North Platte River in ...

 
 

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