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A key figure in a methamphetamine operation has been sentenced to five years probation with an underlying sentence of five to 10 years.
Travis Fauque received ...

Republicans claiming gay marriage fits the party don't spea

News coverage claiming "Gay marriage fits Republican values" is distorted. The few sources do not speak for thousands of Republicans and independents for whom ...

From innovation to inconvenience

Once I ran to the mailbox hoping for a letter; today it's all junk
For much of mankind's existence the swiftest method of relaying a message was either ...

Deputies and VINs

Why does a deputy have to do this menial task?
The Fremont County Sheriff's Office spends a lot of man hours checking vehicle identification ...

Digest

Grizzly bear study progressing
JACKSON (AP) -- Federal managers of the Yellowstone region's grizzly bears say their work on the Endangered Species Act ...

UW tuition going up

Trustees approved 5 percent tuition increase on Friday
LARAMIE (AP) -- The Uni-versity of Wyoming Board of Trustees voted to raise tuition, fees and ...

Brenda Miska

Brenda Miska, formerly of Riverton, died Tuesday, March 25, 2014, surrounded by family. She was 47 years old.
Visitation will be noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, March ...

Evelyn B. Nickeson

Evelyn B. Nickeson, of Riverton, died Monday, March 24, 2014, at Help for Health Hospice Home. She was 96 years old.
A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. ...

CWC student theater showcase offers different shows

Central Wyoming College's 11th annual showcase of student-directed plays will provide two different evenings of comedy, music and drama over a four-day ...

Women's council seeks award nominations

The Wyoming Council for Women's Issues is seeking nominations for its 2014 Woman of Distinction and Employer of Choice Awards.
Nominations should be sent to ...

Chief: Telephone scammers 'attacking' local residents

By Kelli Ameling
Staff Writer

Telephone fraud reports are climbing in Fremont County, but fewer people seem to be falling for them.
Lander police chief ...

Arrest made locally in federal murder, sexual assault case

Federal documents released last week reveal that Bureau of Indian Affairs special agents arrested a man on Feb. 26 on the Wind River Indian Reservation on ...

The bill increases the number of Fremont County ranchers
eligible for compensation and makes up for a lapse in funding to cover the 2012 drought
The ...

Task force will tackle air service problem at airport

Working to combat mounting air service problems at Fremont County's only commercial airport, the Riverton Regional Airport Board has named a citizen task force ...

Internet firm marking its 20th anniversary Tuesday

Riverton-based Internet service provider Wyoming.com is celebrating its 20-year anniversary in April, beginning with a customer appreciation day from 11 a.m. ...

Watts tops field in 100 meters at big Casper track meet

By Randy Tucker
Staff Writer

The Natrona County Invitational brought 17 teams from all four classifications to Casper on Friday. The Gillette boys and the ...

Livestock board now accepting applications for loan program

The Wyoming Livestock Board will consider applications for the Wyoming Veterinary Loan Repayment Program at a summer 2014 meeting.
Applications for the loan ...

Enzi's Inventors Conference set for Saturday

Inventors and entrepreneurs can head to Riverton on Saturday to take part in U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi's 11th annual Inventors Conference "From Your Garage to the ...

Tiger boys shut out Torrington

The Lander Tigers dominated Torrington 6-0 Saturday in front of the home soccer fans in the second game of the boys season.
Lander beat Rawlins 3-0 on the ...

Western Heritage shows well at Greybull to start track sea

The Greybull boys and the Burlington girls took team championships Saturday at the Bill Gerrard Memorial Track Meet in Greybull.
The Greybull track is six ...

 
 

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