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After Supreme Court ruling, WCC optimistic about its lawsuit

After the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday in favor of Hobby Lobby -- allowing them to opt out of covering the cost of some contraceptives -- Wyoming Catholic ...

Whiteman seeking third term

Democrat Keja Whiteman has sat on the Fremont County Commission for eight years but thinks she still has more work to do and has filed to run again to ...

CWC Lander residence hall scheduled to be complete Aug. 1

June's construction report at Central Wyoming College centered on two projects ongoing in the Lander area.
The first involves a new bunkhouse residence hall ...

Glenn Wayne Tanner

Glenn Wayne Tanner died Monday, June 23, 2014, in Cheyenne. He was 62 years old.
He will be interred at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 26, in Mount Hope Cemetery in ...

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Births
HANGER
A son was born to Ashley Cox of Riverton and Clayton Hanger of Riverton at 3:30 a.m. May 11 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The ...

County launching Independence Day festivities Thursday

Fourth of July festivities begin Thursday in Fremont County with the Old Fashioned Community Independence Day Celebration in Pavillion.
"Everything is going ...

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Another bike rider killed
CASPER -- A New York state man has been killed in an accident while bicycling on a road in Wyoming.
The Wyoming Highway ...

Senate chief says he doubts Hill will face impeachment; report critical

CHEYENNE -- A special legislative committee investigating Wyoming schools Superintendent Cindy Hill released a scathing report Tuesday concluding she failed to ...

Investigators say the suspects stayed in each house for several hours "partying and basically ransacking and destroying everything they could get their ...

Riverton's new public services director starts work July 14

Kyle Butterfield will start work as Riverton's new public services director on July 14.
He was the only finalist for the spot, which was vacated last year by ...

Past museum director to stand trial on charges she stole materials from site

Carol Thiesse pleaded not guilty Tuesday

The former director of Lander's Pioneer Museum has a tentative trial date of Nov. 3 on charges she stole ...

Fastpitch girls get two wins in tough tourney

Riverton hosts the Wyoming state tournament July 11-13.

The Riverton U.S. Energy fastpitch softball team posted a 3-3 record at the Dash-N-Splash ...

Past RPD officer says 'not guilty' to assault

A former Riverton police officer pleaded not guilty Tuesday to one count of aggravated assault in Lander District Court. Judge Marvin L. Tyler tentatively set ...

Running to left, and right, of Obama

Hillary Rodham Clinton wants you to know that when it comes to foreign policy, she's one tough lady. Tougher, say, than President Obama.
Most of Clinton's ...

Alma J. Dolan

Alma J. Dolan, of Pavillion, died Saturday, June 28, 2014, at her home. She was 70 years old.
Per her request, cremation has taken place. Inurnment will be at ...

Deliberately running over an animal 'not a nice thing to do'

Editor:
Someone is running over cats for the fun of it. We have found six so far on Honor Farm Road and buried them. Three of them were mine.
I want to go ...

Fun with fireworks

They are enjoyable -- and dangerous -- so follow common-sense guidelines

One of the real delights of the Fourth of July in Wyoming is the availability ...

Anita 'Peggy' Lois St. Clair Nipwater

Anita "Peggy" Lois St. Clair Nipwater died Wednesday, July 2, 2014, in Pocatello, Idaho. She was 82 years old.
A traditional Native American viewing was ...

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Deaths
DOLAN
Alma J. Dolan, 70, of Pavillion, died Saturday, June 28, at her home. Per her request, cremation has taken place. Inurnment will be at ...

Lander hosting half marathon Friday for 35th straight year

A sports mainstay of the Fourth of July holiday in Fremont County returns on Friday as the Lander Half Marathon sends runners to the streets Friday for the ...

 
 

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