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Federal employees in Fremont County returning to work

The government shutdown has lifted after 16 days, and federal workers in Fremont County are heading back to work.
Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead issued a press ...

Medical response temporarily closed highway

An emergency medical response closed U.S. Highway 20/26 at its intersection with Lysite Moneta Road for about two hours Friday morning.
Medical personnel were ...

Geraldine Lorraine Githens Raynor

Geraldine Lorraine Githens Raynor, of Lander, died Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, at Help for Health Hospice in Riverton. She was 94 years old.
Visitation will be ...

Lellae 'Judy' Archer

Lellae "Judy" Archer, of Riverton, died Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, at Wind River Health Care. She was 90 years old.
A viewing will be 11 a.m. to noon Monday, ...

U.S. Highway 20/26 reopens

Officials temporarily closed both lanes of U.S. Highway 20/26 on Friday morning to aid in a medical assist at milepost 79.
Fremont County Undersheriff Ryan ...

U.S. Highway 20/26 closed due to crash

The Wyoming Department of Transportation closed both lanes of U.S. Highway 20/26 at milepost 79 due to a crash Friday morning.
The mile marker is between ...

Gordonna 'Gordy' L. Amundson Cole

Gordonna "Gordy" L. Amundson Cole, formerly of Riverton, died Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, at Loma Linda Medical Center in Loma Linda, Calif. She was 68 years ...

Lillian Pearl St. Clair-Hereford

Lillian Pearl St. Clair-Hereford died Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She was 89 years old.
Traditional Indian funeral services will ...

Wind River enjoying 3-match VB win streak

Three straight victories have been chalked up by the Wind River Lady Cougars on the volleyball court.
The streak started when the Lady Cougars won a 25-23, ...

Wrangler spikers working through busy stretch

The Shoshoni Wranglers in the middle of the most hectic part of their volleyball schedule, with five matches in a span of six days.
Shoshoni has posted a 2-2 ...

Rustlers host two Region IX volleyball foes

CWC meets Sheridan College at 7 p.m. Friday and Northwest College in a 3 p.m. Saturday match.

In order to keep moving in the right direction, the ...

Riverton, Douglas meet with 3-A East at stake

Both are 3-0 in the conference, with RHS the defending champ.

The schedule makers of the Wyoming High School football season don't set aside a date ...

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Births
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A son was born to Victoria Campbell and Andrew Weber, of Riverton, at 3:43 p.m. Sept. 24, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed ...

Safeway receives Secretary of Defense Freedom Award

Safeway has been awarded the Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the nation's highest honor given to employers for support of the National ...

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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