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National Weather Service flood warnings remain in effect this week for the Wind River near Dubois.
The waterway crested at about 5.3 feet at 6:15 a.m. Friday ...

Primary filing season ends

Three more Republicans filed Friday to challenge U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., this election season: Thomas Bleming of Lusk, Arthur Bruce Clifton of Cheyenne ...

State leaders quick to blast EPA's new carbon emission requirements

Gov. Matt Mead said he will "fight for coal" if he has to amid proposed new regulations that would cut greenhouse emissions from power plants.
Meanwhile, ...

Committee weighs using 1 percent tax funds to buy pothole-repairing machine

The Fix Our Roads Citizens Committee has asked the City of Riverton to hold off on buying a machine used to repair potholes.
Last year, FORCC saw a ...

Mark Stewart

Mark Stewart, of Dubois, died Thursday, May 29, 2014, at his home. He was 80 years old.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 4, at the ...

One man with courage can make a majority

Even though the staff people who work on Capitol Hill voted him "the nicest" member of Congress, Rep. Walter Jones, the iconoclastic North Carolina Republican, ...

Dog represents other animals that have 'no voice'

Editor:
I believe we should all have love and compassion for our fellow man.
We also need to remember that animals have no voice. But people do.
That is ...

A weekly column, 1,000 times over

From sports to history, education, inept politicians, and important people in my life, the source material never ends.

In recorded history there is ...

Class mottoes

Familiar themes are expressed; let opportunity be highest among them

High school seniors normally aren't called upon to express the profound, but at ...

Pokes keep on running in big meet

After entering the day with several athletes in promising positions, the University of Wyoming track and field team's struggled during Friday's events at the ...

State track brings out best as high school athletes hit end of season or careers

The final two weekends of the prep sports season are among the best we can offer to student athletes in Wyoming. Regional and state track meets are the best ...

Lookingbill second on board with new CWC cross country program

PAVILLION -- Dylan Lookingbill never ran a high school cross country race.
The 2014 Wind River High School graduate plans to change that next fall for the ...

Top honors for Tiger soccer stars

Kyle Leemon and Daniel Bolding were part of a powerful scoring machine for the Lander Tigers this spring on the soccer field, and each is taking home a top ...

Wyoming digest

Lummis faces token opposition
CHEYENNE -- Wyoming Republican Rep. Cynthia Lummis drew just one Democratic opponent by Friday's registration deadline: an ...

Varied reaction in Cheyenne to Shinseki resignation

CHEYENNE -- Local veterans had mixed reactions over the resignation Friday of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, who left the position amid a growing ...

Teen drivers cited in separate accidents

Two traffic accidents on Fremont County highways over the Memorial Day weekend involved drivers in their teens.
No one was seriously injured in either ...

Now 96, past Rawlins nurse saw the world in career

Lillian Turner, a 96-year-old recent arrival at Rawlins Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation from Primrose Retirement Community in Casper, is not a stranger to ...

Saratoga weathers North Platte river's flooding

Residents of Saratoga are breathing easier after the North Platte River did not reach record levels on Saturday as feared.
The National Weather Service says ...

Connections run deep for many in CWC class of 2014

This was the last commencement exercise for President Jo Anne McFarland, who is retiring after holding the presidential post for a quarter ...

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School to serve free meals in summer
Fremont County School District 25 is providing free meals to children while elementary summer school is in ...

 
 

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