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Gerald Uden is an extraordinary man, in the most terrible of ways

Lots of headlines have crossed our newspaper's front page through the decades, but ...

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Group recommends delisting griz
BOZEMAN, Mont. -- A subcommittee of the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee is recommending lifting federal protections ...

Panel nixes records proposal from DOC

LARAMIE -- A legislative committee on Thursday rejected a proposal from the Wyoming Department of Corrections to change state law to specify that it could deny ...

State nearing requirement for baseline water testing before new oil-gas drilling

The Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission is poised to require the companies that drill for oil and gas in the state to first test nearby water wells and ...

Supporters pack room during Winter Fair meeting

After seeing a possible end to the Wyoming State Winter Fair, community members turned out Oct. 24 to show their support for the event.
During a ...

Medicaid expansion for tribes and descendants possible under new bill

The state of Wyoming so far has opted not to expand Medicaid for all residents due to concerns from Gov. Matt Mead on whether the federal government would ...

Tim Despain Pence

Tim Despain Pence, formerly of Lander, died Tuesday, July 30, 2013, in Forest, Miss., where he was working as a field engineer for Raytheon Corporation. He was ...

Bonnie L. Fields

Bonnie L. Fields, formerly of Fremont County, died Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, in Arvada, Colo.
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at ...

Fern Kathleen Dennis

Fern Kathleen Dennis died Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation-Wind River. She was 92 years old.
A funeral service will be at 1 p.m. ...

Robert Bolding

Robert Bolding, of Riverton, died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, at his home. He was 82 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and military graveside services will be ...

Tough first-round loss for CWC at Region IX

Sheridan College swept the Central Wyoming College Rustlers in the opening round of the Region IX volleyball tournament Wednesday afternoon in ...

Two RHS spikers named all-state volleyball

Juniors Kiley Ridgway and Jensyn Pettit earned the distinction, and Ridgway is the West 4-A player of the year as well.

Tabbed as the Wyoming Class ...

Arrington for Wind River, Dechert for Shoshoni get all-state VB recognition

Macayla Arrington and Annika Dechert represent Fremont County on the Class 2-A all-state volleyball team.
Arrington is a senior for the Wind River Lady ...

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Births
DURAN
A son was born to Laura Friday and Kyle Duran, of Lander, at 6:28 p.m. Oct. 27, 2013, at Lander Regional Hospital. He weighed 4 pounds, ...

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Algae blooms in river tributary
JACKSON -- A new federal study says a tributary of the Snake River that's heavily flanked by development has high ...

CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead has named a diverse panel representing the timber products industry, government and environmentalists to examine how to improve the ...

Wyoming has low poverty rate under new way of measuring

Wyoming has the third-lowest poverty rate in the nation, according to a new report from the U.S. Census Bureau.
The Census Bureau analysis differs from other ...

Plans progress on new Fort Washakie school; construction still a year away

The new K-12 school will cost roughly $54.3 million, with $52.7 million coming from the Wyoming School Facilities Department and $1.6 million from District ...

Uden statement, sentencing resolve some old questions, but others still unanswered

Gerald Uden told a court Friday where he hid the bodies of his three first-degree murder victims 33 years ago -- ex-wife Virginia Uden and their sons, Richard ...

Fremont County stopped collecting stray dogs Oct. 25 because the Fremont County Sheriff's Office says it has nowhere to impound them. The county says it will ...

 
 

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