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National Basketball Association Commissioner Adam Silver dealt swiftly with allegations of racism against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling after an ...

Make early morning flight a priority at the airport

Editor:
I have always liked flying from Riverton Regional Airport and have no problem with the small airplanes. They fly just like any other plane. But ...

President Valdez

CWC conducted a thorough, fair hiring process for its new leader

Central Wyoming College has its man.
It's been a long time since our community ...

Digest

Gas plant fire finally out
OPAL -- A fire at a western Wyoming natural gas processing plant has finally burned out after five days.
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Psych profile shows man on death row has full faculties

CHEYENNE -- A psychologist has determined Wyoming's lone death row inmate doesn't qualify as intellectually disabled, a finding that closes what could have been ...

Boy from St. Stephen's killed in car wreck south of Laramie

Officials said U.S Highway 287 was icy and snow packed at the time of the crash.

A St. Stephen's boy died Monday after being involved in a ...

Flood risk substantial as warmer temps arrive

Plentiful winter snow and a slow arrival or warm weather winter means increased potential for flooding along some main river basins when the mountain snowpack ...

Valdez will be seventh president

When Dr. Cristobal Valdez takes the helm as president of Central Wyoming College on July 1, he will be seventh person to hold the title.
The college hired ...

CWC picks Valdez: New president takes over July 14

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees selected Cristobal "Cris" Valdez as its next president during a special meeting Tuesday. The vote was ...

Walter C. Melton

Walter C. "Carl" Melton died Monday, April 28, 2014, at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation-Wind River in Riverton. He was 77 years old.
Cremation has taken ...

Story Telling in the Round - Wednesday, Thursday at CWC

The Central Wyoming College Diversity Committee has erected a Tipi at the Intertribal Center on its Riverton campus, as it prepares for several events hosted ...

Reducing cost of swimming lessons is a worthy goal

Only car accidents cause more child-age deaths than drowning. That's why it's so important to take advantage of Riverton's learn-to-swim programs offered ...

Tristan Herr (Lander), Olivia Thompson (Shoshoni) and Jensyn Pettit (Riverton) also have top times in multiple events.

The first six weeks of Fremont ...

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Births
PARRILL
A son was born to Chelsi Stark and Levi Parrill, of Lander, at 3:39 a.m. March 26, 2014, at Lander Regional Hospital. He weighed 7 ...

Earl Reinert

Earl "Shorty" Reinert, of Shoshoni, died Sunday, April 27, 2014, at his home. He was 77 years old.
A celebration of life service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, ...

WDH donation program an option for unused meds

The medications can be re-dispensed to low-income residents who lack adequate prescription coverage.

The Wyoming Department of Health is encouraging ...

New initiative puts consequences on display

Students will get to experience jail cells, court hearings and emergency room setups at the Life RUR00;Ready event May 6.

Fremont County ...

My Health Care: Obamacare with subsidy means coverage possible

Editor:
Regarding "My Health Care," I can say without a doubt that without the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, I would not have health insurance.
I never ...

Tuesday notes

No rush
There have been plenty of years when the final week of April has brought weather strongly suggestive of summer. Just two years ago this week ...

Good ski year winding down in Jackson

JACKSON -- The oldest and the largest ski resorts in the state enjoyed a strong winter 2013-14, both of them boasting historic numbers.
Heavy snowfall helped. ...

 
 

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