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Road project near Gas Hills gets $1.5M grant

Several mining companies are receiving help through a state grant to rebuild a road accessing the Gas Hills area.
On Oct. 3, the Wyoming State Loans and ...

Federal regulations place guidelines on health insurance exchanges

Federal regulations have established guidelines for the health insurance exchanges, and consumers can apply and purchase health insurance through them ...

Counselors begin helping residents enroll in health insurance exchanges

Trained counselors are ready to help Fremont County residents make sense of Wyoming's health insurance exchange that opened Oct. 1.
"This is a place to ...

First-time appearance for Douglas in Fremont County Football Festival

Douglas will play for the first time in the annual Fremont County Football Festival on Saturday in Riverton.
Douglas is bringing a group of sixth-graders to ...

Battle of the Bronze Boot is at stake Saturday in Laramie

The Border War and Battle for the Bronze Boot -- Wyoming versus Colorado State -- the series resumes for the 105th time this Saturday. Kickoff is set for noon ...

SHOSHONI --Senior Erika Eckley and her Shoshoni High School Wrangler teammates were determined not to have a repeat of what happened the first time they played ...

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Deaths
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Lellae "Judy" Archer, 90, of Riverton, died Wednesday, Oct. 16, at Wind River Health Care. A viewing will be 11 a.m. to noon Monday, ...

Wyoming man traces roots to frontier figure

CASPER --They called him "Bony."
The ancestor of a Casper man who guarded 300 miles of telegraph lines along the Oregon Trail from American Indian saboteurs ...

Achievers

Moss enrolls at Fort Lewis
Ronnie Moss, of St. Stephen's, started coursework Aug. 30 at Fort Lewis College. Moss's major is exercise science, exercise ...

Barn Bash for Hospice set for Saturday

The Health for Help Hospice home in Riverton is going big again this year as it prepares for its Barn Bash for Hospice fundraising event at 4:30 p.m. Saturday ...

RHS grad earns Seabee specialist pin

An elite group of sailors has welcomed a former Riverton High School student into its crew.
Seabee Legalman Second Class Charlene Isbell received her ...

Labeling other people is never a good thing

Editor:
I don't want to get into a spittin' contest with Belle Bransky through letters to you, so I will make this my last response to this subject.
It ...

Miles and days, Wyoming to Connecticut

I was relieved to learn that echoes of early childhood and fatherhood still can be heard.

Does a parent ever entirely stop thinking in terms of ...

Everyone felt it

The federal shutdown had a psychological effect on all American citizens

More than two weeks after it began, the partial shutdown of the federal ...

Digest

State employees return to work
CHEYENNE --With the partial federal government shutdown ended, Gov. Matt Mead has directed Wyoming state agencies to ...

Casper spends $400,000 to clean up after storm

CASPER --The City of Casper expects to spend a bit less than $500,000 to clean up after Winter Storm Atlas, which hit the city with 16 inches of snow Oct. ...

Grand Teton and Yellowstone parks reopen briefly before winter closure

They will remain open until they close for the season Nov. 1.

CHEYENNE --Employees of Yellowstone and Grand Teton got to work Thursday reopening the ...

Wyoming high court to hear fracking suit

CHEYENNE --The Wyoming Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments Nov. 20 over whether the public has the right to obtain lists of chemicals used in ...

Man sentenced to 80 months for September 2012 assault

A 26-year-old man from the Wind River Indian Reservation has been sentenced to 80 months in prison for assault resulting in serious bodily injury.
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Engineers say squeezing a recreation path into the Lander road's existing right-of-way does not work well.

Engineers on Oct. 1 updated the Fremont ...

 
 

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