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C'HAIR
A son was born to Anastasia Yellowfox and Norman C'Hair, of Riverton, at 12:25 a.m. Feb. 11 at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 ...

CWC employee wins state award

Marilú Duncan, the director of Central Wyoming College's Student Support Services program, has been honored by the Wyoming Association of Community College ...

Eighty acres of District 38 land leased to new tenant

The lessee said he intends to grow sugar beets on the irrigable property.

Fremont County School District 38 has approved a three-year lease agreement ...

The Bureau of Land Management gave final approval Feb. 13 for a uranium mine in Fremont County. The record of decision from the federal agency made slight ...

Congress as a group falls short of its members

At a public gathering the other day, someone asked me how I'd sum up my views on Congress. It was a good question, because it forced me to step back from ...

Fair Tax Act would be a great improvement in this country

Editor:
I am writing to ask voters of Fremont County to educate themselves about the Fair Tax Bill HR 25 that needs to be debated and voted on in the U.S. ...

Figuring out who we are

"Who I Am."
The subject is an assignment for the upcoming meeting of our Westword (not misspelled --we're just creative) Writers group.
I'm expecting a ...

Justice center money

The Wyoming Legislature has come through, so let the earnest planning begin

Fremont County got wonderful news this week when the Wyoming Legislature ...

Digest

Airman found dead at base
CHEYENNE -- Authorities are investigating the death of an airman at F.E. Warren Air Force Base.
Base officials said the ...

Education panel to pick up Hill probe

CHEYENNE -- A state legislative committee is being tasked with trying to come up with solutions to a recent state Supreme Court ruling involving the powers of ...

CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead has signed a bill to allow the state game and fish department to shift some of its costs away from sportsmen.
The measure Mead ...

Four couples file suit in state seeking permission for same-sex marriage

CHEYENNE -- Four gay couples and a gay rights advocacy group sued Gov. Matt Mead and other officials Wednesday in an attempt to get Wyoming to recognize gay ...

Governor signs budget bill; Friday adjournment set

CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead has signed the $3.3-billion budget bill that will cover state funding for the coming two years.
Mead made only minor line-item ...

Appointed clerk of court to run as GOP

Kristi H. Green is hopes voters will pick her to stay Fremont County's Clerk of District Court, the office she was appointed to in May. Green announced her ...

Employees at Central Wyoming College are excited about a potential new tradition for staff development day.
The idea was initiated last month, when employees ...

Group homes seeking director

Facilities in the group home program are operated in both Riverton and Lander.

The Fremont County Group Homes hopes to hire its new executive ...

Larry H. Hunter

Larry H. Hunter, a lifelong resident of Riverton, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation-Wind River. He was 76 years ...

River Rats beaten in shootout for state championship

The Riverton River Rats, a high school-aged hockey team, placed third Sunday at the state tournament in Casper.
After beating Sheridan in the first game of ...

Rams drop close first-round game to Guernsey at state

CASPER -- In the most entertaining game of the opening round at the state 1-A/2-A basketball tournament, the Dubois Rams battled the Guernsey Sunrise Vikings ...

Good showing for Fremont County wrestlers this season

Fremont County wrestlers didn't back down from anybody on the mats this season.
The teams and individuals found success at different levels to close out the ...

 
 

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