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Lawmakers endorse overhaul of state law on involuntary hospitalizations

ACLUR00;has expressed concerns about the committee bill.

CHEYENNE -- A panel of Wyoming lawmakers is pushing changes to the state law governing ...

The change should help improve the "quality, safety, efficiency" of the health care system.

Physicians and medical staff in Fremont County are making ...

'Concern for the younger generation'

Editor:
I feel concern for the younger generation. They desire independence, freedom and happiness, but in reality by not critically analyzing what it takes ...

Riding with the Rangers: RoJean and the round-cornered photographs

Many in the community noted the retirement announcement of RoJean Thayer from Central Wyoming College. She worked for many years in the college's public ...

Tuesday notes

Thanks, groundhog
Punxsutawney Phil must have sharper eyes than the human inhabitants of his city. Sunday morning was foggy and overcast in the small ...

Digest

Skiers swept over cliff
JACKSON -- An avalanche forecaster says two skiers who were swept off a cliff by a small slide south of the boundary of the ...

High national honor for UW ecology prof

LARAMIE -- The American Society of Naturalists has presented one of its highest honors to a University of Wyoming professor.
The organization awarded its E.O. ...

Officials say there are about 6,000 elk and about 600 bison wintering on the refuge this season.

JACKSON -- Biologists say forage conditions at the ...

Sled dog race covers Lander route Tuesday

Mushers and their dog teams arrived in Lander Tuesday to complete the third stage of the Stage Stop Sled Dog Race.
Tuesday's 42-mile stage began in the ...

County Dems to push for expanded Medicaid

Fremont County Democrats say they are hoping to help working-class people get health insurance by pushing for the Wyoming Legislature to expand Medicaid. At a ...

Council expected to fill vacancies Tuesday

Seats in Ward 1 and Ward 3 are open following the resignation of two councilmen in December.

Riverton Mayor Ron Warpness and the city council have ...

Soaring health costs weigh on county as budget talks get going

Hoping to find an equitable method of compensating for county employees, Fremont County Commissioners are looking for a standard for comparing jobs and ...

Stephen R. Stone

Stephen R. Stone died Friday, Jan. 31, 2014. He was 61 years old.
There will be no services.
Stephen Ralph Stone was born Oct. 22, 1952, the son of Willie ...

Dorothy Jean Chapman

Dorothy Jean Chapman died Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, at Sugar Creek Alzheimer's Special Care Center in Normal, Ill. She was 91 years old.
A funeral service will ...

Robert 'Bob' Norris

Robert "Bob" Norris, of Atlantic City and Lander, died Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. He was 70 years old.
A memorial service ...

Joann Kanack

Joann Kanack, of Riverton, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, from complications following cancer surgery at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper with her son Terry ...

Law enforcement officers to increase patrols Sunday

Local and state law enforcement officers plan to increase patrols this weekend in an attempt to curb drunken driven on Super Bowl Sunday.
The football ...

SS loses entertaining rematch in Dubois

It was a tough weekend for the St. Stephen's boys against the two conference leaders.
The Eagles fell for the second time to Dubois on Friday, this time in ...

Lead vanishes for Lady Chief against Lovell

The Wyoming Indian Lady Chiefs let one slip away Saturday afternoon at home against top-ranked Lovell.
The Chiefs held a 12-point lead late in the third ...

KW girls hand Riverton 57-45 loss in Casper

CASPER -- The Riverton Lady Wolverines basketball team suffered its second consecutive Class 4-A West Conference setback Saturday afternoon with a 57-45 loss at ...

 
 

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