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Absentee voting beginning for primary election

CHEYENNE -- Absentee voting is now open for Wyoming's primary election.
The 40-day period for absentee voting began Thursday and ends on Aug. 18, the day ...

ID made in murder case after 31 years

GILLETTE -- A homicide victim found in northern Wyoming nearly 31 years ago has been identified as Mary Lynn Andersen, a Gillette resident who had moved to the ...

Digest

Four finalists for Cody administrator
CODY -- Cody officials have identified four finalists for the job of city administrator.
The Cody Enterprise ...

Hot spot melting road in Yellowstone

The ever-changing thermal geology of Yellowstone National Park has created a hot spot that melted an asphalt road and closed access to popular geysers and ...

LARAMIE -- Firefighters have extinguished spot fires created by a larger wildfire burning southwest of Laramie in the Medicine Bow National Forest.
The ...

Sister-in-law of current commissioner running for shot to challenge her

A St. Stephen's woman is running as a Republican for Fremont County Commission District 1. Valaira Whiteman said she hopes to bring a personal touch to the ...

Unusual public sexual assault case bound to District Court

A Riverton man is facing felony charges for the alleged groping of a young woman on a path along a canal. If convicted of the one count of third-degree sexual ...

Rendezvous revs up with events at park, rec path and modelers facility

Riverton Rendezvous get up to full speed this weekend, offering music, food and shopping opportunities for residents and visitors to the city.
- The Sixth ...

Lyle Donoven

Lyle Donoven, of Lander, died Monday, July 6, 2014, at his home after being diagnosed with cancer in September.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, ...

Charles 'Chuck' Fenton

Charles "Chuck" Fenton, of Hidden Valley, died Friday, July 4, 2014, at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation-Wind River. He was 93 years old.
A memorial service ...

Clarence E. Axtell

Clarence E. Axtell, formerly of Fremont County, died of natural causes Tuesday, June 24, 2014, in Aurora, Colo.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Sunday, July 13, ...

Esther Lea (Olson) Luers

Esther Lea (Olson) Luers died Friday, July 4, 2014, at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation-Wind River. She was 85 years old.
Services will be at 10 a.m. ...

Yvette R. Blackburn

Yvette R. Blackburn, of Arapahoe, died Friday, July 4, 2014, in Casper. She was 50 years old.
Funeral services were Thursday, July 10, at 50 Miller Lane in ...

T.J. Paulsen laid down the game-winning bunt for the Riverton Raiders in an 8-7 American Legion baseball conference victory over the Green River Knights ...

Wyoming representatives Sterling Baker and Seth Bennett played a pivotal role in helping Team USA destroy Team Canada 53-6 Saturday on the football field in ...

Faulty gauge boosts release from Jackson Lake in error

JACKSON -- A faulty water level monitor has increased the release of water from Jackson Lake.
The malfunction happened between Thursday and Monday. U.S. Bureau ...

Kids at the border

Finally, something to get the nation's attention on our immigration predicament

Amid the steady drone of political posturing on immigration reform of ...

Lake Owen wildfire 80 percent contained; 140 on site

LARAMIE -- Firefighters have gained 80 percent containment on a wildfire burning in the Medicine Bow National Forest west of Laramie.
The wildfire near Lake ...

Grad rate dips in Lander; officials studying issue

Fremont County School District 1 Board of Trustees hope to see graduation percentages increase. Recently the trustees reviewed previous graduation rates for ...

City OKs City Park site for planned skate park

The skate area will be 68 feet wide and 166 feet long, with
protective berms on either side.

The City of Riverton has approved a location for a ...

 
 

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