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October a good time to prep for winter driving conditions, NWS official says

Vehicles should be equipped with an emergency supply kit complete with non-perishable food, water, essential medications, a flashlight and a First Aid kit. ...

Wagner opera shown Saturday in Lander

The Lander Library Carnegie room will feature the Metropolitan Opera's Live in HD performance of Richard Wagner's "Tannhauser" at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. ...

Tribe hosts Halloween carnivals

The Northern Arapaho Tribe is joining with community sponsors to host its annual Halloween carnivals.
The first event will be held 5-8 p.m. Oct. 27 at Blue ...

Bighorn Bash set Nov. 7 at Dubois center

Doors to the National Bighorn Sheep Interpretive Center Bighorn Bash open at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, at the Headwaters Arts and Conference Center, 20 ...

These days, overkill is planned policy

So long as proposals are viewed automatically as failure by one side or the other, there will be no solutions.

Unforeseen outcomes are often ...

A store that recently opened west of Riverton soon will begin selling alcohol.
The Fremont County Commission approved a new retail liquor license for the ...

Lander and Riverton doctors worked in tandem with Fremont County Public Health Nurse Esther Lebens of Lander to vaccinate local children against diphtheria and ...

One last game on the home turf. Maybe.
The Riverton Wolverines football squad will host the Lander Valley Tigers in its last regular-season game Friday night ...

Murphy main man for Mets

Move over, Reggie Jackson.
There's a new Mr. October, and his name is Daniel Murphy.
With all due respect to the Bronx Bomber, who built his reputation on ...

Sky Lee Reed

Sky Lee Reed died Oct. 19 in his parents' arms surrounded by loved ones at the Ronald McDonald house in Salt Lake City after struggling with congenital heart ...

Warren Scholebo

Warren Scholebo, 56, of Riverton, died at his home on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015.
A memorial service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, at Davis Funeral ...

Riverton gained its first stand-alone shoe store in several years on Oct. 15 with the opening of a Famous Footwear location in the Riverton Plaza at 1186 W. ...

Mead touts Wyo coal and soda ash on 10-day Asia development trip

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyo-ming Gov. Matt Mead has met with industry and government officials in Japan on the first leg of an economic development tour that will also ...

Common sense can reduce cybersecurity threat risks

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Empowered employees are key in ensuring your business stays safe from the ever-growing onslaught of cybercriminals and cyber threats. The best ...

Alive and happy all season: that applies to both my garden and my family

Up to this point, it has been a strange autumn, possessing a crisp-but-warm Riverton air delightful to breathe.
Of days like these, the poet and author John ...

Empty seat filled

CWC has its new board member, but there are other ways to serve

Central Wyoming College had an empty seat to fill on its board of trustees Wednesday ...

Don't panic over WINhealth shutdown, says insurance boss; 'orderly' transition promised

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming's second-largest health insurance company, which went all in with the new federal health care program, is closing down, forcing about ...

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Worker hurt in fire at Sinclair refinery
SINCLAIR (AP) -- Investigators are looking for the cause of a flash fire at a Carbon County refinery after a ...

Horse death in county was due to stomatitis

The Wyoming Livestock Board reported there has been one horse death recently in Fremont County related to vesicular stomatitis virus.
Further details on the ...

Alleged assailant at Honor Farm bound over

The case of a Wyoming Honor Farm counselor charged with sexually assaulting an inmate has been bound over to Lander District Court on Oct. 14 after the ...

 
 

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