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The chain from age 4 to 64

Last weekend I retraced all the Wyoming links

I turned 64 in Wyoming over the weekend.
Paul McCartney of the Beatles imagined this was a truly ...

The president resigns

Seeds of significant change were being sown 40 years ago today

Forty years ago on this date, the President of the United States quit.
Mired ...

Katharine L. Smalley

Katharine L. Smalley died Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, at the Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. She was 69 years old.
Per her request, cremation has taken ...

Work may slow traffic early Friday on Federal Boulevard

Storm sewer work may slow traffic for several hours early Friday on South Federal Boulevard, according to a press release from the Wyoming Department of ...

It was a frustrating morning for Riverton against the aptly-named Centerfield., Wash., team Thursday morning.
Centerfield, the northern Washington champion, ...

Today

Deaths
ROSKIE
Carol A. Roskie, 54, died Saturday, Aug. 2. Visitation will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 11, in the Wyoming Life Resource Center Chapel. ...

District 25 OKs new contracts for educators in 2014-2015 year

New contracts have been approved by Fremont County School District 25 in Riverton for Taylor Jacobs as an educational school psychologist, Cynthia Heryford as ...

R Bar adopts smoke-free policy, expands lot to accommodate patio service, games

The Riverton City Council in July approved additional outdoor serving space for the R Bar --formerly the Time Out Bar --at 514 N. Federal Blvd.
Pursuant to ...

At election time, remember who voted to oust Cindy Hill

Editor:
Soon the voters will be going to the polls to cast their votes for a governing body to run the great State of Wyoming.
I sincerely hope they will ...

Hard work and good attitude

I learned both at a young age on the farm

The teacher's writing assignment reads: "What I did this summer."
A child responds: "If you followed me ...

We lived through it

Construction-related traffic problems didn't come close to ruining the Fremont County Fair

Traffic to the Fremont County Fairgrounds during last ...

Contest will give first chance at lottery ticket

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Lottery Corporation is holding a promotional event that will determine who gets to purchase the first lottery ticket sold in ...

Digest

Details told in caged-child case
LARAMIE -- Investigators did not have enough evidence until last month to take custody of a 7-year-old Wyoming boy who ...

Court deal favors third-party candidates

CHEYENNE -- A provision of Wyoming law that restricted third-party political candidate fundraising is unconstitutional and can't be enforced, a federal judge ...

Search is on for man who fired gun repeatedly in residential Riverton

Riverton police are looking for a black BMW that reportedly was involved in a weapon offense Wednesday evening on North Seventh Street East.
No one was ...

Kessler among first to run as non-primary filing period opens

On the opening day of the filing period, Fremont County had 10 non-partisan candidates file for the general election. The filing period covers school boards, ...

Man arrested for rural assault on 88-year-old who recorded attack

Douglas Shepard, 44, of Lander, was arrested for battery on Monday after reportedly assaulting an 88-year-old man during a dispute over hay.
Shepard made the ...

Traffic at fair 'not a great experience' for officers

Access was congested during the weeklong event because of road construction.

Local law enforcement officers say they are happy the Fremont County ...

Report: Gas wells not obvious cause of Pavillion-area contamination

A draft report released Wednesday by state officials found no evidence that natural gas wells east of Pavillion leaked hydrocarbons into local groundwater. ...

Michael A. Stone

Michael A. Stone, of Denver, died Thursday, July 31, 2014. He was 30 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and a memorial service will be at a later date. The ...

 
 

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