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Hypothermia likely cause of death in city park

Initial autopsy results show Dana Eagle, 36, of Riverton, died of hypothermia before being found frozen at Riverton City Park. The reporting party called ...

Officials credit seat belt use in saving life of Lander man

John Keller, of Lander, said he has worn his seat belt since before it was mandated by state law.
His dedication paid off Christmas Eve when he lost control ...

College offering weeklong OSHA training in January

Central Wyoming College is offering a 30-hour General Industry Outreach Training from Jan. 27 to Jan. 31 which will result in an OSHA card.
To accommodate ...

County orchestra performing benefit concert Saturday

The Fremont Symphony Orchestra has announced its new name in preparation for the annual fundraiser concert Saturday.
Known as the Fremont County Orchestra for ...

Ceremony congratulates CWC student

A student graduating from Central Wyoming College's Western American studies program this fall was honored at a special ceremony attended by Arapaho tribal ...

Congress' job: Extend benefits for unemployed

Congress is finally grappling with an issue it should have dealt with before members rushed out on Christmas vacation: extending unemployment benefits.
There ...

Cheney not yet ready for Wyoming

No, Liz Cheney won't be a U.S. Senator from Wyoming.
At least not for now.
She announced a few days ago that she was dropping her challenge to Republican ...

Making the mail

A postal deadline change was a huge problem initially, but we have fixed it

Observant readers might have noticed that we are no longer including the ...

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Medicaid bills advance
CHEYENNE --Members of the Joint Labor, Health and Social Services Interim Committee voted Friday to advance two Medicaid ...

Casper family wins adoption award

CASPER --A family that has provided a home to more than 50 foster children from Natrona County over the last six years is being honored with a national ...

Drug probe undercuts Hagel talk to nuke force

Two officers in Montana have been removed from duty because they are under investigation for illegal narcotics.

F.E. WARREN AIR FORCE BASE --Moments ...

Commission elects new vice chairwoman, picks official banks in first meeting of '14

In new-year business, the Fremont County Commission examined using credit unions as official depositories and gained a new vice chairwoman during its meeting ...

Firefighters to hone skills at weekend fire school

Roughly 400 students are in Riverton on Saturday and Sunday
for the annual series of workshops.

About 400 students will be burning cars, breaking ...

Two Riverton men charged in home robbery

Two young Riverton men are facing burglary charges for allegedly robbing a man's house Nov. 30 on the advice of his grandson.
Implicated are Clayton Reinick, ...

Gabriel 'Gabby' Merton Shotgun Sr.

Gabriel "Gabby" Merton Shotgun Sr. died Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, in Billings, Mont. He was 42 years old.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, ...

Emanuel R. Schmidt

Emanuel R. "Smitty" Schmidt, of Lander, died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, at home. He was 93 years old.
Per his request, there will be no services.
Emanuel R. ...

Sara Miller

Sara Miller, a longtime Riverton resident, died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. She was 49 years old.
Services will be in the ...

Michael Bearing

Michael Bearing died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, in Phoenix. He was 50 years old.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at Blue Sky Hall in ...

Cowboys can't hold on in overtime loss to Lobos

Larry Shyatt compared overtime to a heavyweight boxing match.
Both teams were tired and found the going tough.
But in the end, Shyatt's University of Wyoming ...

Positive steps were taken by the Central Wyoming College Rustler women's basketball team in a 66-61 loss to Gillette College on Wednesday night at Rustler ...

 
 

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