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Obesity rate 35 percent for men, 40 for women
(TNS) -- How do government agencies, private foundations, industry groups and professional societies ...

Tests rate Qsyima best of four weight-loss drugs

All five FDA-approved drugs were more effective than a placebo.

In the diet-medication sweepstakes, we have a winner. While all five drugs approved ...

Tuesday notes

Heating up
It's easy to assume that all summer weather is the same, but we are having a hotter June than the statistical norm would predict. Our ...

Chugwater to regain gas station

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The tiny town of Chugwater in southeast Wyoming has awarded a bid to bring back the only gasoline for miles around.
Alex Cadar's $400,000 bid ...

Getting 'Geiger counter rich' in the 1950s

In 1954 the Riverton uranium boom was, well, booming. According to a story making the rounds, a local opportunist we'll call Gary met a mark in the bar. The ...

Booming and busting with energy

Historically, it's been the Wyoming way almost from statehood.

Gebo, Bear River City, Atlantic City, South Pass City and Jeffrey City are all just ...

Hey, Dad...

Fathers Day is a chance to ask him some things you'll be glad, someday, to know

Readers might recall our mention of the office visit of a teenager a ...

The new complex was dedicated to Riverton native Tyler Ray Apodaca, whose life was claimed by cancer in 2009 at age 25.

All Tyler Ray Apodaca ever ...

The Pony Expresslasted just 19 months, but it was the stuff of legend -- so much so that for 37 years the National Pony Express Association has been holding ...

All seasonal habitat areas now open into late autumn

Wyoming Game and Fish Department Wildlife Habitat Management Areas that provide big-game winter range are now fully open for the season after being off limits ...

School enrollments trended downward from fall to spring

Most public school districts in Fremont County saw a drop in student enrollment at the end of the 2015-2016 school year compared to the beginning.
The trend ...

The 84th annual Wyoming State Fireman's Convention featured team competition Friday and Saturday at the Riverton Drill ...

Brucellosis rules up for review; Montana orders testing of Wyo stock

Two more elk tested positive for brucellosis in 2015 on the west side of the Bighorn Mountains.
The discovery brings the total number of positive results ...

CWC vice president named head man in Colorado

Ron Granger has worked at Central Wyoming College
since 2011.

Ron Granger, vice president for administrative services at Central Wyoming College, ...

Riverton followed up a victory over Evanston on Friday with a win over Rock Springs on Saturday.

Riverton's American Legion baseball club traveled to ...

Wyoming digest

Hay stats announced: 2.8 tons/acre locally
County-level estimates for 2015 hay are now available from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National ...

Young filmmakers in CWC camp this week

Central Wyoming College professors Mike Myers and Jeremy Nielsen are teaming up again to host a summer camp for any high school juniors, seniors and 2016 ...

Robert "Bobby D." Ronald Durgin

Robert "Bobby D." Ronald Durgin died Thursday, June 16, 2016, at his home in Riverton. He was 60 years old.
Services are at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 22, 2016, ...

Robert S. Klinger

Robert S. Klinger of Lander died at his home on Sunday, June 12, 2016. He was 75 years old.
A memorial service is at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 21, 2016, at the ...

Historic photos added to interior decor at the new Riverton Justice Center

The new Riverton Justice Center at 1160 Major Avenue has added 11historic photos and interpretive text to interior of the facility.
The project is a result ...

 
 

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