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The U.S. senator visited the Pavillion high school during a whirlwind tour of Wyoming.

U.S. Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., visited Wind River High ...

Defendant in Sinks Canyon shooting to enter alcohol abuse program

A judge wants to see how Jeremy Cunningham does in an alcohol abuse treatment program before deciding whether to accept a plea agreement in his case.
"We'll ...

Wellness program aims to save county on health care costs

Fremont County is hoping a large incentive will encourage its employees to improve their health, leading to lower claims costs to the county's health benefit ...

Nancy Sue Shippen Gallagher

Nancy Sue Shippen Gallagher died after a long illness Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, in Casper. She was 61 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and a memorial ...

James Patrick 'Pat' Underwood

James Patrick "Pat" Underwood, of Mill Creek, died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, at Lander Regional Hospital, surrounded by family. He was 60 years old.
Funeral ...

Donald Charles 'Don' Clausen

Donald Charles "Don" Clausen died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation-Wind River in Riverton. He was 81 years old.
Military ...

Lander gridder signed by Black Hills

Black Hills State University has signed Lander Valley High School senior Jack Mazurie to be a part of the 2014 recruiting football class.
Mazurie was the No. ...

Baseball is back, with changes

Spring training, Major League Baseball's preseason, has commenced. Another slate of 162 games per MLB team is just around the corner.
College teams have ...

Erik Horyza stroked to a first-place finish in the 50-yard freestyle to gain all-conference honors for the Riverton Wolverine boys swim team at the Class 4-A ...

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Graveside services for Donald Clausen will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, at Mount Hope Cemetery in ...

Cancer patients and caregivers invited to Celebration of Hope

Activities at the Cheyenne event will focus on blood cancers and young adult survivors.

Interested residents are invited to participate in the ...

EMTs honored with Captain's Awards

Fremont County's Ambulance Department gave out its annual Captain's Awards at a banquet Jan. 15. Roughly 40 people attended and put on a potluck dinner at ...

Poll: American dream unlikely

WASHINGTON -- Racing into a new century in which many of the old rules don't seem to apply anymore, Americans are overwhelmingly pessimistic about their chances ...

If you disapprove of the Hill Bill, then remove those who did it from office

Editor:
It occurs to me that Wyoming Speaker of the House Tom Lubnau is guilty of many sins, among them bearing false witness. Last session, Speaker Lubnau ...

Tuesday notes

Seasonal battle
Windy, sunny and warm, then windy, cloudy and cold. We'll get both this week, and it's a sign of one sure thing: Winter is starting to ...

Digest

Jail guard dies two days after attack
SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. -- Authorities say a western Nebraska jail guard who was attacked by a 15-year-old inmate from ...

Jury selection starts in murder trial

CHEYENNE -- About 500 potential jurors are being summoned to court for the upcoming trial of a Cheyenne man accused of shooting and killing two people in ...

CHEYENNE -- The state budget bill that got its first airing before the full Wyoming Legislature on Monday calls for using state funds to get coal exported ...

Past county commissioner not named to museums board

Fremont County Commissioners passed on an opportunity to appoint a former commissioner to the Fremont County Museums board.
Gary Shoemaker, who last sat on ...

Traffic through the 300 block of East Main Street in Riverton was restricted Tuesday as groundwater contamination testing continued as part of the Storage Tank ...

 
 

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