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Governor still says 'no' to Medicaid expansion

Gov. Matt Mead is recommending that the Wyoming Legislature not accept federal money to expand Medicaid coverage to more than 16,000 low-income adults who lack ...

CWC gets extra $300k in state's 'recapture' procedure

Central Wyoming College is set to receive almost $300,000 this year through the state's recapture/redistribution program.
The money is meant to cover a lack ...

Recent data show most of Fremont County is now drought-free. Statewide conditions have improved over the past year as well.
"We were wet in September and ...

David Shook

David Shook died Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, at his home in Riverton. He was 75 years old.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, at Trinity ...

J. Frank Deshler

J. Frank Deshler, of Dubois, died Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, at the Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. He was 79 years old.
Per his request, cremation has ...

Argument involving knife causes concern at convenience store

A verbal argument Tuesday between two men at the Fast Lane convenience store in Shoshoni had onlookers worried that a knife fight might break out.
One of the ...

Sister leaving St. Stephen's Indian Mission after 34 years of service

Sister Florence Petsch, a longtime resident of the Wind River Indian Reservation, will no longer be able to serve the patrons of St. Stephen's Indian Mission. ...

Digest

Mideast Thanksgiving for Mead
CHEYENNE -- Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead and others from the state celebrated Thanksgiving with more than 160 Wyoming National ...

The Riverton Middle School Builders Club is making sure even the family pet gets a holiday meal this Thanksgiving.
The community service club, which is part ...

Is the vacant lot in downtown Riverton going to be a junkyard?

Editor:
So the city is going to do more testing of the dirt in the downtown vacant lot that it owns and has done nothing with other than an insincere attempt ...

Holiday weekend craft fair returning; annual Christmas tree lot opens

Local crafters and home-based business owners are hoping to resurrect a tradition this weekend by hosting fairs on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday in ...

Driver safe after vehicle slides into creek

A Lander man escaped serious injury when the vehicle he was driving landed upside down in Hornecker Creek.
Officials said John Nygard, 56, was driving his ...

Arraignment set for Hudson man charged with making online threats

An arraignment hearing for Steven Ervin, 55, of Hudson, has been set for 9 a.m. Dec. 17 in Carbon County District Court.
Ervin was arrested without incident ...

A legal lesson

The Shey Bruce trial put the legal system on full display

The second-degree murder trial that concluded over the weekend was an important ...

Today

Deaths
DESHLER
J. Frank Deshler, 79, of Dubois, died Tuesday, Nov. 26, at the Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. Per his request, cremation has ...

Cafe business hours, flight times changing at Riverton Regional Airport

The board says new Federal Aviation Administration rules have resulted in a pilot shortage in Riverton.

Passengers flying in and out of Riverton soon ...

Already dreaming of the White House

A presidential campaign is a $2 billion business, so you can be sure there's a lot of planning going on already.

Is it too early to think about who's ...

Wind River students named to honor roll

Wind River Middle School recently recognized the students who were named to the first-quarter honor roll for the 2013-2014 school year.

Principal's ...

Pre-league tournaments the way of the world in high school hoops

High school basketball is just a week away, and scheduling changes are evident across the four classifications in Wyoming.
December used to be reserved for ...

Swimmers range in age from 4 to 54.

Rod Settlemire has the Riverton Swim Club going in the right direction.
When the head coach started, the ...

 
 

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