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Wellness program aims to save county on health care costs

Fremont County is hoping a large incentive will encourage its employees to improve their health, leading to lower claims costs to the county's health benefit ...

I didn't used to be a softie.
I used to have a front row seat at the Wake County courthouse covering criminal trials. I didn't flinch at crime scene photos or ...

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Deaths
CLAUSEN
Graveside services for Donald Clausen will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, at Mount Hope Cemetery in ...

Cancer patients and caregivers invited to Celebration of Hope

Activities at the Cheyenne event will focus on blood cancers and young adult survivors.

Interested residents are invited to participate in the ...

EMTs honored with Captain's Awards

Fremont County's Ambulance Department gave out its annual Captain's Awards at a banquet Jan. 15. Roughly 40 people attended and put on a potluck dinner at ...

Digest

Jail guard dies two days after attack
SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. -- Authorities say a western Nebraska jail guard who was attacked by a 15-year-old inmate from ...

Jury selection starts in murder trial

CHEYENNE -- About 500 potential jurors are being summoned to court for the upcoming trial of a Cheyenne man accused of shooting and killing two people in ...

CHEYENNE -- The state budget bill that got its first airing before the full Wyoming Legislature on Monday calls for using state funds to get coal exported ...

Past county commissioner not named to museums board

Fremont County Commissioners passed on an opportunity to appoint a former commissioner to the Fremont County Museums board.
Gary Shoemaker, who last sat on ...

Traffic through the 300 block of East Main Street in Riverton was restricted Tuesday as groundwater contamination testing continued as part of the Storage Tank ...

Farm and Ranch Days speaker: Cattle outlook better in 2014

Projections call for slow and steady growth in cattle production.

Session participants at the Fremont County Farm and Ranch Days got a cattle market ...

Two bills could fund justice center, but the specifics differ

A bill that could help fund a new Riverton justice center passed the Wyoming Senate unanimously on Monday and reached the House of Representatives on Tuesday. ...

Prison guard brain dead after attack by Wyo. teen

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. -- A western Nebraska jail corrections officer has been declared brain dead after authorities say she was attacked and strangled by a teenage ...

CHEYENNE -- An outbreak of spruce beetles continues to accelerate across hundreds of square miles of new forest in Colorado, although a much larger outbreak of ...

Wyoming digest

Rail sale won't be opposed
PIERRE, S.D. -- Gov. Dennis Daugaard said Friday that he will not oppose the sale of the west end of the Dakota, Minnesota & ...

Wednesday preliminary hearing for woman charged with embezzling thousands

Rachel Marie Cox, 41, of Riverton, made an initial appearance Feb. 12 in Riverton Circuit Court for seven charges alleging she embezzled from her former ...

Business was good at the Derby Saloon in Shoshoni in the spring of 1917. The 10-year-old town was on the Chicago and North Western Railroad, and local leaders ...

Digest

CWC volunteers to prepare taxes
Former and current Central Wyoming College accounting and income tax students will provide free help preparing 2013 tax ...

Tribe meeting to address possible resolution change

The Northern Arapaho Tribe will have public meetings Tuesday and Thursday to discuss a proposed change to General Council Resolution 6663.
The change would ...

"The Music Man," Central Wyoming College's spring musical, is a light-hearted throwback to a simpler time of brass bands and Fourth of July Americana.
CWC ...

 
 

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