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First 'Hot Topic' talk focuses on fracking

Fracking, the hydraulic fracturing of land to release trapped gas, is the subject of the first in a series of Central Wyoming College "Hot Topic" ...

Judge orders county to pay winner's fees in voting suit

A federal judge has approved over $960,000 in legal fees for lawyers who represented American Indians who successfully challenged Fremont County's system of ...

Innovative mural at Health/Sci rarely looks the same twice

The new mural hanging in the Health and Science Center at Central Wyoming College is likely to draw a second look from passersby.
The art piece is made up of ...

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Health and Science Center dazzles students, visitors

Community members were invited to tour the Health and Science Center at Central Wyoming College ...

Installation starts next month on Pavillion cisterns

Construction of cisterns and a loading station to provide safe drinking water for residents east of Pavillion is set to start in October.
The state-funded ...

Earthquake jolts Lander, reservation; no damage

Fremont County residents got a Saturday morning jolt when a 4.9 magnitude earthquake shook the area.
The U.S. Geological Survey in Golden, Colo., which ...

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Thursday's page-one story about the arrest of methamphetamine suspects included reference to drug transactions at the Tomahawk Motel in ...

Franklin Martell III

Franklin Martell III passed away Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper.
He was 31 years old.
He was born Jan. 25, 1982, in ...

Betty Crider

Betty Crider, 70, of Riverton died at the Help for Health Hospice Home on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013.
As were her wishes, cremation has taken place.
A ...

Poker tournament Saturday at casino

q The top player could win more than $40,000 in the no-limit Texas hold 'em poker format.
The cards will fall into the perfect hand this September at the Wind ...

'Mini Golf Mayhem' set for Saturday in Dubois

Enjoy an evening of family fun with games and prizes for all ages at the Dubois Chamber of Commerce Annual Raffle and Fundraiser "Mini Golf Mayhem" on ...

County moves to fill another key job vacancy

Fremont County decided this week to begin advertising for a new ambulance department director.
Commissioners will continue revising the job description as ...

State hammers out drilling deal on grouse land

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A deal between Chesapeake Energy and the Wyoming governor's office would guide drilling of potentially hundreds of oil wells in a vast area of ...

Put beer tax money where it will do the most good

Put beer tax
money where
it will do the
most good
I am saddened that no one has listened to what I had to say last year on the issue of raising the beer ...

By Bruce Tippets
Sports Editor

Four Riverton Wolverines carded scores in the 70s to help build a 10-stroke lead in the team standings after the first ...

After nearly a decade of persistence, CWC Health and Science Center is open
Speakers at Friday's dedication of the Health and Science Center at Central ...

Church group used music as catalyst for trip to Africa

When members of St. James Episcopal church in Riverton hear a new collection of hymns during their Sunday service, they may be pleased to learn that the words ...

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Ecuadoran wounded in shooting
POWELL (AP) -- A rock climber from Ecuador is recovering from a gunshot wound he received at a campground near a popular ...

New uranium mine survives challenge by environmental group

CASPER (AP) -- A federal judge has ruled against an environmental group's challenge to an in-situ uranium mine that started production last month in Sweetwater ...

Not this again Congress continues to act in ways that lower

Congress continues to act in ways that lower public expectations

Perhaps it ought to shock or anger us to learn that the United States Congress once ...

 
 

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