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Big win for Lambert in commission district 1

Political newcomer Mark Lambert handily earned the Republican nomination for Fremont County Commission District 1 on Tuesday, setting up a rare contested ...

Hornecker likely to earn fourth term as sheriff

Sheriff Skip Hornecker said he was humbled by the results of Tuesday's primary election.
With no Democratic challengers, he likely will earn re-election this ...

LeBrun dominates Bennett in GOP attorney primary

Patrick LeBrun attributed his decisive victory Tuesday in the Republican Fremont County Attorney primary to his tough-on-crime message. Unofficial results have ...

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Corrections
The headline over Sunday's front-page story on Wyoming Senate District 25 made mention of two challengers for the seat now held by ...

Big variety found in charges for blood tests

One California hospital charged $10 for a blood cholesterol test, while another hospital that ran the same test charged $10,169 -- over 1,000 times more.
For ...

Surgeon adds Lander to rotation

An orthopedic surgeon and former head team physician for the University of Wyoming Athletics is offering his expertise to residents in the Lander area.
With ...

Digest

Child falls to death in park
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- An 8-year-old girl has died after falling about 550 feet while hiking in Yellowstone National ...

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 ...

Digest

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.

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