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Bob Vandervort was an exemplary member of "The Greatest Generation."

It's a sad commentary on people's "golden" years that they sometimes outlive ...

It takes a spreadsheet

Imagine a same-sex couple unsure about insurance as the big court rulings come down

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Helen Ann Simpson

Helen Ann Simpson, formerly of Riverton, died Wednesday, June 24, at Hot Springs County Memorial Hospital in Thermopolis. She was 73 years old.
Services will ...

To much of the world, Wyoming is as alien as the desert bug planet Klendathu from the science fiction film "Starship Troopers."
In fact, that movie was ...

Troublesome animal captured, euthanized; first such case this year

A black bear has been trapped and euthanized after causing problems at a youth ...

Hearing to discuss management plan for massacre site

A public hearing regarding the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site is at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Wind River Hotel and Casino. The meeting will discuss a ...

Wyoming Indian approves budget

The district also awarded interim superintendent Michelle Hoffman a part-time contract.

The Fremont County School District 14 Board of Trustees has ...

Trial date set for nine in big drug crackdown

A trial date is set for nine defendants in the largest crackdown on alleged drug dealing in Fremont County since 2011.
Lander District Court Judge Norman E. ...

No change in state rig count, but U.S. total finally rises

Wyoming's drilling rig count was unchanged during the week, but for the first time this year the national tally is up.
Oilfield services company Baker Hughes ...

Tribes forward nominations for state tribal liaison positions

The Eastern Shoshone Tribe has nominated Leslie Shakespeare for the job.

Gov. Matt Mead praised the Eastern Shoshone Tribe's choice of tribal liaison ...

Wyoming digest

Man kills baby, shoots himself
Authorities say a man shot and killed a 4-month-old baby before turning the gun on himself in the tiny southeastern ...

Timber available for gathering west of Lander

A small amount of decked timber is available for firewood permit holders along Louis Lake Road on the Washakie Ranger District of the Shoshone National ...

A two-time All-MountainR00;West Conference selection, Nance averaged 11.3 points and 6.6 rebounds over his four-year career playing at UW, including 16.1 ...

Motocross riders bring home trophies from big day of racing in Billings

The High Plains Motocross Association riders will now compete in a race on Sunday in Casper.

Fremont County motocross riders placed high in a number ...

Four consecutive baseball tournaments have been won by the Riverton Renegades, a 13-15-year-old traveling baseball team formed for extra competition in the ...

Wyoming Catholic College resumes lecture series

For the second summer, professors from Wyoming Catholic College will be traveling throughout the state as part of the college's "Liberty Lecture Series." ...

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Deaths
CLARADY
Constance (Connie Dee Knifer) Clarady, 61, formerly of Lander, died Saturday, June 13, in Wichita, Kan. Services were Friday, June 19, ...

Achievers

Lander student earns degree
Adam Price, a mechanical engineering major from Lander, earned a bachelor's degree at Florida Institute of Technology's ...

Avian rescue group to host 'rugrat carnival'

Wyoming Avian Rescue will host the Fourth Annual Redneck Barbecue and Rugrat Carnival as part of the Riverton Rendezvous.
The event will be 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. ...

Dozens of county students on UW spring honor roll

The University of Wyoming lists 45 students from Fremont County on the 2015 spring semester academic dean's and dean's freshman honor rolls.
The honor rolls ...

 
 

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