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Family practice doctor joins Lander Regional Hospital

Lander Regional Hospital has announced that Jessica Walker, M.D., has joined its staff and will offer primary care services to patients throughout Fremont ...

A large "H" painted in red marks the spot for a new helicopter landing pad that will be used when transporting patients to and from Riverton Memorial Hospital. ...

Despite initial problems, new health care law deserves a chance

It's hard to tell which has done more to hurt the initial phase of the Affordable Care Act: continued Republican opposition or the inept rollout of the new ...

Loudest growl doesn't always win

Voters can provide some clarity next election day, if only we'll remember.

I'd rather not write on political things. I'm not a dedicated party member ...

Whole truth not being told in case of Morris disappearance

Editor:
In April, authorities in Lander swore out an arrest warrant for one James Franklin Jagers. They went to the trouble of extradition and then went to ...

Local flag days

As Veterans Day nears, consider helping the Avenue of Flags with money or time

Sometimes, little things can mean a lot -- especially if everybody ...

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Woman killed in I-80 wreck
WOOD RIVER, Neb. -- A 39-year-old Wyoming woman has been killed in a collision on Interstate 80 in south-central ...

LONDON -- A huge dinosaur skeleton found in the United States in 2009 is being auctioned in Britain.
Summers Place Auctions said the female diplodocus longus ...

As water trial opens, Wyoming says Montana employs wasteful practices

The trial comes more than six years after Montana sued its southern neighbor for supposed violations of the Yellowstone River Compact.

BILLINGS, ...

The Central Wyoming Skateboarding Association received financial backing from the mayor during the Riverton City Council meeting Tuesday.
Mayor Ron Warpness ...

Man charged with murder attempt in brother's stabbing

A Riverton man was arrested Friday for stabbing his brother in the chest at a local trailer park.
Prosecutors on Monday charged Wendall George Moss, 28, with ...

Wyoming State Winter Fair in trouble, could cease without new volunteers

Volunteer help has dried up for the Wyoming State Winter Fair, and event organizers say the fair will be discontinued if more community support is not offered ...

Hunters make quick work of area wolf quota

Hunters had bagged their limit of gray wolves in the hunt area around Dubois and in two others by Sunday. The filling of the Fremont County area's three-wolf ...

Dustin Blackburn set a career-low time of 17:45 Thursday for the Riverton Wolverines at the Powell Invitational cross country meet.
The time placed Blackburn ...

First place for Mathews in saddle broncs at season-ending rodeo

Central Wyoming College Rustler cowboy Blaine Mathews tasted his first victory of the fall rodeo season on Sunday, winning the saddle bronc title in Cheyenne. ...

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Liz Cheney was in Riverton on Monday, Oct. 7, for a luncheon meeting with Fremont County Republican women and guests.
Cheney ...

Marjorie MacGregor wants to manage coyotes through better chemistry.
For the past four years, MacGregor, a University of Wyoming doctoral candidate in the ...

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Births
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A daughter was born to Heather Kirkwood and Tyler Page, of Riverton, at 12:10 p.m. Sept. 25, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She ...

Minding the tribe's money

The time -- and opportunity -- for change is now

The Northern Arapaho tribe is a big business in Fremont County.
Recent figures attached to a 2010 ...

Tribe should have a vote on bringing alcohol to reservation

Editor:
Bilked, bamboozled and betrayed by our council members. They decide the fate of lives by considering allowing alcohol on the Wind River Indian ...

 
 

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