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CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Health Department is reporting a sharp increase in whooping cough cases.
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Louise Antonie Urbanek

Louise Antonie Urbanek, the mother of Lander resident Leo Urbanek, died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, at the Goshen Care Center in Torrington. She was 95 years ...

Joseph Daniel Lepp

Joseph Daniel Lepp, of Riverton, died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, at home. He was 87 years old.
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Two killed in plane crash near Jackson airport

CHEYENNE -- A plane crash in Wyoming on Wednesday killed two people about half a mile from the only commercial airport located inside a national park.
The two ...

Wet weather could challenge rain records for the date

Thursday shaped up as one of the wettest in local history for the date, with steady rainfall dousing Fremont County for much of the day following a damp ...

Officials lift Hardluck Fire area closure

Following the successful completion of work to clear hazardous fire-killed trees along trails and no additional activity on the fire over the past week, the ...

Legalized pot in Colorado troubles Mead

The governor is concerned about smuggling and increased consumption in Wyoming.

DENVER -- Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead's says he's concerned about increased ...

The hiring process for the new position can proceed immediately.

The Fremont County Museums Board has approval to begin hiring a central director for ...

Insults to the assailants' families were the motivation for the Sept. 3 beating death and assault on the Rails to Trails path, authorities believe.
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Neither library hopeful hired; board to begin search again

The Fremont County Library Board of Trustees has issued a one-sentence press release regarding its decision to continue the search for a new director.
The ...

Virginia Lee Henderson

Virginia Lee Henderson died Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, at the Westward Heights Care Center in Lander. She was 93 years old.
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Jerry Warren drove his service truck during the annual 9/11 Fremont County Oilfield Parade down Riverton's Main Street on ...

Wolverine spikers get ready for first home match

The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team will finally get to play a match on the home court this Thursday, Sept. 12, against the Rock Springs Lady ...

Dubois wins by forfeit, sets up scrimmage with Casper

There wasn't much time to reschedule a game after Normative Services contacted Dubois High School football coach David Trembly Friday afternoon. Normative was ...

After three-match win streak, Rustler VB falls to Sheridan

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