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Changing tax structures via the ballot isn't an easy task

Editor:
This letter is intended to add clarification to the ongoing discussion about the current use of the 1 percent optional sales tax and the possibly of ...

More viral mosquitoes in latest count even as overall numbers shrink

The number of mosquitoes buzzing around Fremont County has continued to go down this week, but local pest experts say there are more culex tarsalis than there ...

James 'Jim' McGuire

James "Jim" McGuire of Dubois died Monday, July 17, 2017, at the Help for Health Hospice Home. He was 91 years old.
The celebration of life will be at 2 p.m. ...

Riverton's top diamond girls will compete at the Senior League Softball regional tournament in Big Sky Country.


Two years ago, a group of young ...

Christine Patricia Ruiz Luehne

Christine Patricia Ruiz Luehne, 82, passed away at her home in Thermopolis, on Friday, July 14, 2017, after trying to recover from a stroke. Christine was born ...

No prison time for man who groped grade-schoolers

Charles Baldes, who fondled multiple students at Rendezvous Elementary School, is set to be sentenced to five years of supervised probation after he pleads ...

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Births

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A son was born to Shaelyssa Apadaca-Lesher of Lander and Colton Hunter of Lander at 1:24 p.m. July ...

Sharon Rae Thayer

Sharon Rae Thayer of Fort Washakie died Monday, July 17, 2017, at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. She was 61years old.
She was born Feb. 26, 1956, in ...

Tanner Stover

Tanner Stover of Riverton died Friday, July 14, 2017. He was 21 years old.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 20, 2017, at Davis ...

Raising tax on beer from 2 cents to 5 makes moral and fiscal sense

Editor:
In the poem by John Greenleaf Whittier, "Maud Miller" (1856), there is a line that goes, "For all the sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are ...

Big plans

Huge natural gas projects in the works predict Wyoming's energy economy will rebound

Two big energy development plans, one in Fremont County and one ...

Coal exports up via sales to European and Asian markets

q The increase comes after five years of declines, and some improvement in Wyoming's coal sector.

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- U.S. coal exports rose sharply in ...

A crowd of about 100 people gathered Tuesday for the third Community Peace March in Riverton in commemoration of the deadly shooting that took place July 18, ...

Wyoming digest

GOP hears two bills to revise ESA
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congressional Republicans are moving forward with legislation to roll back the Endangered Species ...

Prosecutor says he'll run for county treasurer; would restore the Riverton office

Tom Majdic, who handles juvenile prosecution for the Fremont County Attorney's Office, said Wednesday that he plans to run for Fremont County Treasurer in ...

State hires Denver firm for school recalibration; local bid not accepted

The work is aimed at addressing a huge shortfall in public school funding in Wyoming.

The Select Committee on School Finance Recalibration is set to ...

Federal probe concludes no evidence of theft by tribal finance employees

No evidence of theft in the Wind River Indian Reservation's joint financial agency was found in a federal investigation.
That announcement came last week ...

Man's death in ATV wreck an accident; no relevant toxicolgy

The Florida man killed when he overturned his four-wheeler last month outside of Dubois died of abdominal trauma, according to the Fremont County Coroner's ...

Cattle drive a colorful start to Frontier Days

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Cowboys on horseback recreated a part of Cheyenne's past recently when they drove about 550 Corriente steers on the city's major ...

Raiders win Douglas tourney

Riverton's Dalton Baldes pitched a four-inning perfect game in a victory against Green River in the championship game.

Perfection doesn't come along ...

 
 

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