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Deep cold to linger; wind chills of particular concern

Wind chill warnings and advisories remain in effect for Fremont County and much of Wyoming.
Wind chills in the range of 20 to 30 degrees below zero were ...

Museums board chided by county commissioners

The elected leaders questioned the board's process on several issues.

The Fremont County Museums Board has three candidates for a central museums ...

Miller: Let cities tax themselves

The Riverton Republican also has a bill encouraging state investment in a West Coast coal port.

As the 2014 legislative session approaches, state ...

Air boardings up in 2013; new crew regs now having negative effect

Riverton Regional Airport surpassed the required 10,000 enplanement mark in 2013, making it eligible to receive federal funding for airport maintenance and ...

The Riverton City Council seated two new members Tuesday night during it regular meeting.
Kyle Larson in Ward 1 and Martin Cannan in Ward 3 were voted in by ...

Ursula W. Sankey

Ursula W. Sankey died Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, at Lander Regional Hospital. She was 76 years old.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, at Blue ...

City council chooses Larson, Cannan for vacant seats

The Riverton City Council has selected two new candidates for the seats that were vacated in December.
Kyle Larson will represent Ward 1, and Martin Cannan ...

Rustler women split high-scoring pair vs. Little Big Horn, Dawson

A long trip to Montana resulted in a 1-1 record for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers women's basketball team.
The Rustlers started off the weekend by ...

CWC men hang on for 73-70 win over Dawson after loss to Little Big Horn

The Rustlers return home on Wednesday night to play Western Wyoming College, which is fresh off a win at Casper College last Saturday afternoon. ...

My camera is new, but my enthusiasm for photos isn't

For years I've tried my best to use my Canon SX20is camera to take pictures of family, sports and stuff. And before the Canon, with its 20x optical zoom that ...

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Deaths
BOEHLER
Margaret Boehler, 89, of Lander, died Monday, Feb. 3, at Westward Heights Care Center in Lander. Services are pending through Davis ...

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 ...

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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 ...

 
 

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