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Gard announces mayoral candidacy

He's the second candidate for the office.

Riverton city councilman Richard Gard announced his intention Wednesday to run for mayor.
Current Mayor ...

Election filing period starts Thursday

The Fremont County primary election is Aug. 19.

A busy 2014 election season kicks off Thursday with the opening of the filing period for many ...

Barbara A. Williams

Barbara A. Williams, formerly of Fremont County, died Thursday, April 24, 2014.
Services were Friday, May 2, in Colorado.
Barbara Ann Williams was born Jan. ...

June 'Rusty' Tompkins

June "Rusty" Tompkins, of Dubois, died Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation-Wind River. She was 86 years old.
Cremation has taken ...

Harley Ray 'Sleeping Bear' Hungary

Harley Ray "Sleeping Bear" Hungary, of Ethete, died Saturday, May 10, 2014, with his family by his side. He was 67 years old.
A rosary and wake were Tuesday, ...

Gregory 'Greg' A. Matthews

Gregory "Greg" A. Matthews, of Lander, died of a heart attack Saturday, May 3, 2014, at Lander Regional Hospital. He was 51 years old.
Cremation has taken ...

'Can my kid play in college?' There are indicators all recruiters notice

I get a lot of questions from parents asking if their sons or daughters are capable of playing sports at the collegiate level.
My background as a former ...

Cowboy hoops coach says academic results a program highlight

University of Wyoming men's basketball coach Larry Shyatt is not satisfied with what his team has accomplished in the past three years on the basketball ...

Gatorade soccer honor to RHS's Tristan White

Tristan White, Wyoming's leading scorer in boys soccer with 17 goals so far this season, has been named ...

Today

Deaths
GORDON
Rosalie Elizabeth (Cornwell) Gordon, 93, of Riverton, died Saturday, May 10. Per her request, cremation has taken place. A private ...

When you have a house on a hill, you can be asking for real trouble

Editor:
It has been interesting to read about the hill slide in Jackson that has evacuated the neighborhood and threatened business down below. Some house ...

In high court's same-sex marriage debate, both sides invoke Kennedy

WASHINGTON -- The pro-gay rights rulings of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy have been a key spark in the march toward legalized gay marriage. To counter ...

Tuesday notes

Winter's cling
We delve into recent history for the following quote from Tuesday notes exactly one week ago today:
"'Let all thy joys be as the month ...

Digest

Court nixes hotel arson appeal
CHEYENNE -- A federal appeals court has dismissed an appeal from a New Mexico man who challenged the six-year prison ...

Downed plane spotted with octogenarian pair on board

CODY -- A missing single-engine plane with two brothers in their 80s on board has been found crashed on a mountain in northwest Wyoming.
The Park County ...

Heavy storm finally moves out after a snow-filled Monday

CHEYENNE -- Stranded travelers resumed their trips Monday afternoon and Tuesday after hundreds of miles of Interstate 80 were reopened in the wake of a ...

Multiple charges against woman arrested Friday in drug, endangerment case

Tlana Jealous, 22, of Riverton, was arrested at about 2 p.m. Friday in the 600 block of West Main Street for possession of methamphetamine, use of ...

Two killed in separate car wrecks

Donald Abernathy, 83, of Lander, died Sunday in a one-vehicle rollover on Wyoming Highway 789 south of Lander.
Reports state he was driving north at about ...

Jobless rate dips to 5.7 in county

Fremont County's employment picture looked good in March, with every major statistical category showing improvement for the mont and the year.
March's figures ...

Rodney L. Jealous of Him Jr.

Rodney L. Jealous of Him Jr. died Saturday, May 3, 2014, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He was 31 years old.
A rosary was Wednesday, May 7, at Blue Sky Hall. ...

 
 

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