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Reducing cost of swimming lessons is a worthy goal

Only car accidents cause more child-age deaths than drowning. That's why it's so important to take advantage of Riverton's learn-to-swim programs offered ...

Tristan Herr (Lander), Olivia Thompson (Shoshoni) and Jensyn Pettit (Riverton) also have top times in multiple events.

The first six weeks of Fremont ...

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Births
PARRILL
A son was born to Chelsi Stark and Levi Parrill, of Lander, at 3:39 a.m. March 26, 2014, at Lander Regional Hospital. He weighed 7 ...

Earl Reinert

Earl "Shorty" Reinert, of Shoshoni, died Sunday, April 27, 2014, at his home. He was 77 years old.
A celebration of life service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, ...

WDH donation program an option for unused meds

The medications can be re-dispensed to low-income residents who lack adequate prescription coverage.

The Wyoming Department of Health is encouraging ...

New initiative puts consequences on display

Students will get to experience jail cells, court hearings and emergency room setups at the Life RUR00;Ready event May 6.

Fremont County ...

My Health Care: Obamacare with subsidy means coverage possible

Editor:
Regarding "My Health Care," I can say without a doubt that without the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, I would not have health insurance.
I never ...

Tuesday notes

No rush
There have been plenty of years when the final week of April has brought weather strongly suggestive of summer. Just two years ago this week ...

Good ski year winding down in Jackson

JACKSON -- The oldest and the largest ski resorts in the state enjoyed a strong winter 2013-14, both of them boasting historic numbers.
Heavy snowfall helped. ...

Museum gets Lone Ranger's Colt .45 pistol

CODY -- A museum in Wyoming has acquired an old pistol made famous by a masked hero of television from more than 60 years ago.
The Lone Ranger's Colt .45 is ...

Water pollution under study at 1960s missile site

CHEYENNE -- The Army Corps of Engineers is trying to determine the extent of a plume of contaminated groundwater seeping from a 1960s-era missile site west of ...

Jury selection to begin in murder trial for Alice Uden

CHEYENNE -- With jury selection scheduled to begin Tuesday for an elderly Missouri woman accused of killing her husband 40 years ago, defense attorneys want to ...

The award ceremony is marking its 49th year.

Fremont County's agriculture community feted its own Saturday during the annual Ag Appreciation Banquet. ...

County solid waste officials help modify landfill law

The changes would ensure funding to speed up the closure of older sites.

Local officials and legislators have helped develop two laws seeking to ...

Airport Task Force asks state for additional airline service in city

The recently formed Airport Task Force has submitted a request for additional airline service at Riverton Regional Airport to the Aeronautics Division of the ...

Banks say settlement check transactions are going 'smoothly'

Many banks in Riverton saw a lot of activity Wednesday when oil and gas settlement checks of $6,300 were delivered to roughly 9,700 Northern Arapaho tribal ...

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees has selected Cristobal Valdez as its next president.
The board announced its decision during a special meeting ...

Tari Poston Lewis

Tari Poston Lewis, of Rock Springs and Lander, died Wednesday, April 21, 2014, at the University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City. She was 68 years old.
Per ...

The Lady Wolverines remain in fourth place in the Class 4-A West with a 2-3-1 conference record behind Green River, Casper Natrona and Casper Kelly Walsh. ...

Cowboy golfers second after two rounds of MWC tourney

TUCSON, Ariz. - University of Wyoming's Kamrin Allen shot a 76 (+5) during the second round of the 2014 Mountain West Championship on the par-71, 7,144 yard ...

 
 

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