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Court officials are stilling waiting for the psychological evaluation of a Hudson man accused of making online threats against law enforcement and government ...

County board may rethink decision dropping retirees from insurance

Some retired county employees may be able to stay on the county's health benefit plan after the Fremont County Commission decided to readdress the issue.
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A daughter was born to Angela and Richard Denke, of Pavillion, at 9:50 p.m. Jan. 17 at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She weighed 3 pounds, ...

The Northern Arapaho Diabetes Awareness Program is preparing for its Child Health Measures project, which will begin soon in Fremont County schools.
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Democrats go courting as U.S. Senate control hangs in balance

Nearly a generation ago, MSNBC's Chris Matthews coined a description of our two political parties that may turn out to be his most enduring contribution to ...

Hope 'common sense' prevails in EPA matter

Editor:
I thank our former county commissioner Dennis Heckart for his letter to the editor straightening out the record on how ex-Mayor Vincent handled the ...

Tuesday notes

Winter resurgence
Always thinking ahead, the stalwart editorial writer produced the following words Monday afternoon: "Spring doesn't arrive until the ...

James 'Cherri' Cherrington

James "Cherri" Cherrington, of Riverton, died Friday, March 7, 2014, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He was 62 years old.
A memorial service and ride will be ...

Candace L. Brewer

Candace L. Brewer died Thursday, March 6, 2014, at home with her husband and children at her side. She was 66 years old.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, ...

Forrest M. Wisner

Forrest M. Wisner, formerly of Riverton, died March 5, 2014, at his home. He was 74 years old.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, at ...

Gov. Mead will seek a second term

CHEYENNE -- Matt Mead announced Tuesday in Cheyenne that he will see re-election to another four-year term as Governor of Wyoming.
In an interview Monday with ...

Hill tries, fails to reclaim duties

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill made a brief appearance at the state Department of Education on Monday and tried to reclaim ...

Digest

High court rules in Wyoming case
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Monday sided with a Wyoming property owner in a dispute over a bicycle trail that ...

Flooding keeps up as ice jams Bighorn River

MANDERSON -- Flooding continues along the Bighorn River in northern Wyoming because of ice jams as the state National Guard aided efforts to protect two ...

Start of Federal Boulevard project delayed to Wednesday

Traffic patterns still are scheduled to change this week on South Federal Boulevard in Riverton with the beginning of a $5.04 million highway improvement ...

Cowboys knock off CSU behind Sobey's big night

Senior guard Nathan Sobey posted a career-high 33 points and sophomore guard Josh Adams added 22 to help the University of Wyoming men's basketball team close ...

Cowgirls suffer road setback to Colorado State

The Wyoming Cowgirl basketball team closed out the regular season with a 58-46 loss against the Colorado State Rams, on Friday night. The Cowgirls are now ...

Heartbreaker for Eagle girls in consolation game at state

CASPER -- The St. Stephen's Lady Eagles came within a free throw of the Class 1-A consolation title Saturday morning at Casper College in a 73-72 overtime loss ...

CASPER -- The last time the Dubois boys earned a trophy at the state basketball tournament, seniors Austin Tharp and Nathan Moore were in kindergarten. Dubois ...

Third place for Lady Chiefs at state

Wyoming Indian fell Friday night to Tongue River in the Class 1-A semifinals before edging Sundance onR00;Saturday.

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