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At 107, Powell's 'Grandma T' is older than the town itself

POWELL -- Born in 1906 -- when Theodore Roosevelt served as president and Buffalo Bill's Wild West still toured Europe -- Dottie Turney is older than Powell ...

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Science fair judges needed
Central Wyoming College seeks judges to rate projects created by middle and high school students during the West Central Regional ...

Two Riverton restaurants go smoke-free

Riverton residents looking to dine out or have a drink but do not like to sit in a smoky room have two more options. The Trailhead Family Restaurant stopped ...

Library to screen 'The Habit of Art'

National Theatre Live's 2010 broadcast of Alan Bennett's acclaimed play "The Habit of Art" will return to cinemas as part of the theater's 50th anniversary ...

Central Wyoming College seeking volunteer projects for service day

The staff at Central Wyoming College is offering its volunteer services to organizations and individuals in Fremont County.
Rather than schedule staff ...

UW entities hosting essay contest

The competition is open to University of Wyoming and Wyoming community college students.

In Wyoming, water plays a key role in politics, community ...

Poacher to pay $12,500 in fines

Joseph A. Holdren, 28, of Riverton, has pleaded guilty to killing an 18-point buck in October.

A Riverton man recently found that the trophy mule ...

House Speaker won't say yet if Hill probe will continue

One of the 16 witnesses who testified before a legislative committee looking into whether state schools Superintendent Cindy Hill committed any impeachable ...

Lawmaker: State will resist optional Medicaid expansion under the ACA

Meanwhile, a federally mandated increase in Medicaid can be covered comfortably by existing state revenues.

With revenues of about $3.7 billion ...

Employment zooming across Fremont County

Ongoing improvement in Fremont County employment moved from the steady to the spectacular in November, with big gains in the jobless rate, work force and total ...

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Deaths
BEARING
Michael Bearing, 50, died Thursday, Jan. 2, in Phoenix. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at Blue Sky Hall in ...

Hypothermia likely cause of death in city park

Initial autopsy results show Dana Eagle, 36, of Riverton, died of hypothermia before being found frozen at Riverton City Park. The reporting party called ...

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Medicaid bills advance
CHEYENNE --Members of the Joint Labor, Health and Social Services Interim Committee voted Friday to advance two Medicaid ...

Casper family wins adoption award

CASPER --A family that has provided a home to more than 50 foster children from Natrona County over the last six years is being honored with a national ...

Drug probe undercuts Hagel talk to nuke force

Two officers in Montana have been removed from duty because they are under investigation for illegal narcotics.

F.E. WARREN AIR FORCE BASE --Moments ...

Commission elects new vice chairwoman, picks official banks in first meeting of '14

In new-year business, the Fremont County Commission examined using credit unions as official depositories and gained a new vice chairwoman during its meeting ...

Firefighters to hone skills at weekend fire school

Roughly 400 students are in Riverton on Saturday and Sunday
for the annual series of workshops.

About 400 students will be burning cars, breaking ...

Two Riverton men charged in home robbery

Two young Riverton men are facing burglary charges for allegedly robbing a man's house Nov. 30 on the advice of his grandson.
Implicated are Clayton Reinick, ...

Today

Deaths
BROOKS
Roger Brooks, 47, of Fort Washakie, died Saturday, Jan. 4, of complications from diabetes at Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins, ...

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Hagel to visit Warren AFB
F.E. WARREN AIR FORCE BASE -- Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is making a rare visit to an Air Force nuclear missile base, ...

 
 

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