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Help was available from many sources for abandoned dog

Editor:
To Linda Rood, your letter in Sunday's paper about the abandoned little dog was absolutely heartbreaking. But what saddened and angered me even more ...

If Hillary is running, she ought to say so this year

Hillary Rodham Clinton sure sounds like a woman who wants to run for president.
"If you really want to do something, if you believe you're the right person to ...

Jobs numbers

They are disputed nationally at every turn, but the local figures don't lie

Both Fremont County and Wyoming can take encouragement from the newest ...

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Wind farm permit submitted
CHEYENNE -- The developers of what could become the largest wind energy project in the U.S. have submitted their application ...

Petition on well rules nixed

Wyoming regulators have rejected a landowner group's petition for stricter rules on oil and gas operations, saying they're already reviewing the regulations on ...

CODY -- Two elderly brothers aboard a single-engine plane found crashed on a mountain in northwest Wyoming are presumed dead, authorities said Tuesday.
The ...

Evidence extensive against Dubois man facing methamphetamine charges

Two affidavits describe evidence against a Dubois man who pleaded guilty on May 8 in Lander District Court to a charge of selling methamphetamine as part of a ...

Judge says no to Catholic ACA exemption

The order applies to Wyoming Catholic College in Lander.

A federal judge has ruled that Roman Catholic organizations in Wyoming are not entitled to a ...

Gard announces mayoral candidacy

He's the second candidate for the office.

Riverton city councilman Richard Gard announced his intention Wednesday to run for mayor.
Current Mayor ...

Election filing period starts Thursday

The Fremont County primary election is Aug. 19.

A busy 2014 election season kicks off Thursday with the opening of the filing period for many ...

Barbara A. Williams

Barbara A. Williams, formerly of Fremont County, died Thursday, April 24, 2014.
Services were Friday, May 2, in Colorado.
Barbara Ann Williams was born Jan. ...

June 'Rusty' Tompkins

June "Rusty" Tompkins, of Dubois, died Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation-Wind River. She was 86 years old.
Cremation has taken ...

Harley Ray 'Sleeping Bear' Hungary

Harley Ray "Sleeping Bear" Hungary, of Ethete, died Saturday, May 10, 2014, with his family by his side. He was 67 years old.
A rosary and wake were Tuesday, ...

Gregory 'Greg' A. Matthews

Gregory "Greg" A. Matthews, of Lander, died of a heart attack Saturday, May 3, 2014, at Lander Regional Hospital. He was 51 years old.
Cremation has taken ...

'Can my kid play in college?' There are indicators all recruiters notice

I get a lot of questions from parents asking if their sons or daughters are capable of playing sports at the collegiate level.
My background as a former ...

Cowboy hoops coach says academic results a program highlight

University of Wyoming men's basketball coach Larry Shyatt is not satisfied with what his team has accomplished in the past three years on the basketball ...

Gatorade soccer honor to RHS's Tristan White

Tristan White, Wyoming's leading scorer in boys soccer with 17 goals so far this season, has been named ...

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Deaths
GORDON
Rosalie Elizabeth (Cornwell) Gordon, 93, of Riverton, died Saturday, May 10. Per her request, cremation has taken place. A private ...

When you have a house on a hill, you can be asking for real trouble

Editor:
It has been interesting to read about the hill slide in Jackson that has evacuated the neighborhood and threatened business down below. Some house ...

In high court's same-sex marriage debate, both sides invoke Kennedy

WASHINGTON -- The pro-gay rights rulings of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy have been a key spark in the march toward legalized gay marriage. To counter ...

 
 

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