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DUI citations up for sheriff's office in '13; total calls up 4 percent

Although the demand on its patrol deputies and dispatchers increased in 2013, the Fremont County sheriff's office managed to step up crime prevention efforts, ...

John Innes Philp

John Innes Philp, a lifelong Fremont County resident, died Friday, March 21, 2014. He was 92 years old.
A viewing will be 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, March ...

LVHS girls return experienced soccer players for 2014 season

In 2013 at the Class 3-A state soccer tournament in Jackson, the Lander Tigers finished in fourth place.
The disappointment came in the semifinals, when Star ...

RHS alum Salisbury capitalizing on unexpected chance in Philly

Take a look at the roster of the Harcum (Bryn Mawr, Penn.) College Bears men's basketball team, and you'll notice the hometowns you would expect to see from a ...

He guided Douglas to the Class 3-A girls title in his first season
on the job.

Cody Helenbolt didn't act like a rookie coach in his first season at ...

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CHENEY
Howard B. Cheney, 87, of Riverton, died Saturday, March 22, at home. Viewing and visitation will be noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 26, ...

'The Way it Was' picture a reminder of long-ago friend

Editor:
The picture for "The Way It Was" on Sunday, March 16, was delightful. I loved seeing the Frontier Airlines staff dressed up in their uniforms and ...

Meet the millennials: More liberal, more optimistic

The young are different from you and me -- unless, of course, you happen to be one of them.
If you're older than 34, I'm sorry to break it to you, but you're ...

Tuesday notes

Ready and waiting
It is still a bit early in the season to start resting easy regarding irrigation, streamflow, reservoir depths and residential water, ...

Digest

Another power plant closing
Black Hills Corp. has closed down a coal-fired power plant outside Gillette, a move the company says is in response to ...

Murder suspect extradited from San Diego to Colorado

BOULDER, Colo. -- One of the suspects in the shooting death of a Colorado man whose body was found in Wyoming has been extradited to Boulder, Colo.
The Boulder ...

Park decides against using air guns to vaccinate bison

Yellowstone's chief scientist, David Hallac, has said vaccinations would cost $300,000 annually but do little to reduce infection rates.

HELENA, ...

Proposed coal gas project would require reclassification of sub-surface water

CHEYENNE -- A project that would produce gas by oxidizing an underground coal seam will be the subject of a state Department of Environmental Quality public ...

New campaign promotes free, confidential STD testing

The Wyoming Department of Health continues to promote free and confidential testing for HIV and sexually transmitted diseases through its recently updated ...

Health experts say more information is needed on effects of e-cigarette use

Electronic cigarettes have been available for years, but they have gained popularity recently, prompting concern from local smoking cessation advocates.
The ...

Riverton man flown to Salt Lake City after motorcycle hit truck

James Reid's bike wrecked when he tried to pass on the right side of a motorist in front of him.

A Riverton man was airlifted to Salt Lake City for ...

Tribal liaisons must be more accountable, says governor in budget note

Wyoming has asked liaisons for the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes to keep better track of the work they do in order to receive state ...

City no longer requires $100 deposit for using parks

The Riverton City Council has amended the fee system for reserving city park facilities after discussion in a previous work session.
The amendment was ...

Attorney: Rez border issues not unique

The Riverton City Council invited attorney John Schumacher to a work session this month to talk about an Environmental Protection Agency ruling impacting the ...

Howard B. Cheney

Howard B. Cheney, of Riverton, died Saturday, March 22, 2014, at home. He was 87 years old.
Viewing and visitation will be noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 26, ...

 
 

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