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Lyman Leroy 'Roy' Hinck

Lyman Leroy "Roy" Hinck, of Cheyenne, died Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, in Cheyenne. He was 81 years old.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 12, at ...

This weekend, let us pause with peace

Memorial Day has its roots in the complexities of war.

Some dads tell their kids about the wars they fought.
My dad, Bob Peck, didn't.
He was ...

Justice center bids opened; all come in at, or near, $5 million project estimate

Bids opened Thursday for the Riverton justice center came in near or below the estimated cost of just less than $5 million.
Fremont County Commissioner ...

No new filings Thursday; one week remains

No one filed Thursday for political offices affecting Fremont County.
The field includes candidates for federal, state and local seats.
The formal filing ...

Montana moving closer to wolf quota for landowners

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Montana landowners could kill a combined 100 gray wolves annually if the predators are perceived to pose a threat to humans or domestic ...

Six former Saltwater Classic golf champions have bolstered the field for the 40th annual tournament Saturday through Monday at the Riverton Country Club.
The ...

Two Riverton golfers have never missed a Saltwater Classic in city

Riverton golfers Al Ward and Mel Fausset are preparing this week to play in their 40th straight Saltwater Classic at the Riverton Country Club.
Club pro ...


A daughter was born to Danielle Nichole and Adam Helb Hartenstein, of Lander, at 1:57 p.m. March 7, 2014, at Lander Regional ...

Zanmai Sushi expanding services in Lander

Zanmai Sushi is looking at ways to expand its services in Lander after opening a little more than a month ago.
Owner Sophal Ek said the traditional Japanese ...

Dog's story touching, but people need help as well

I have read the letters to the editor about the abandoned dog on Cooper Road and all the concern that came pouring out of everyone for it. But all I ...

Letting prized racehorse wear nasal strip is a no-brainer

Who would have guessed a little nasal strip could ease the respiration of so many?
California Chrome, it was announced Monday, can wear his ersatz Breathe ...

No time left for arguments

With four kids in the stroller, time is too precious

It has been pointed out to me that I must be very busy --by nearly everyone I've encountered ...

The community room

A versatile and well-used facility seeks a citizen boost for needed improvements

The familiar, popular --and useful --community room at the Riverton ...


Man drowns in Guernsey Reservoir
GUERNSEY -- A 21-year-old Scottsbluff, Nebraska, man has drowned in Guernsey Reservoir.
Platte County Sheriff Steve ...

Liam and Sophia top baby names

Liam again topped the list of names that Wyoming parents gave their newborn boys last year.
Liam was No. 1 in 2012, also.
According to the Wyoming Department ...

State considers firing squad for executions

CHEYENNE -- Prompted by the shortages of available drugs for lethal injections, Wyoming lawmakers are considering changing state law to permit execution of ...

Don't expect quick bonanza from lottery, CEO cautions

POWELL -- Wyoming's lottery chief has low initial revenue expectations as the games make their debut in the state.
"It's not going to be a whole lot in the ...

FCAG won't merge operations with transportation entity

The Fremont County Association of Governments has decided not to merge its organization with the Wind River Transportation Authority --an organization managed ...

College passes new budget; Sinks Canyon position cut

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees approved its fiscal year 2015 budget Wednesday during a regular meeting in Riverton.
The budget includes a ...

Another HD 33 candidate files; Lummis is in

Fremont County recorded three new candidate filings Wednesday.
U.S. Rep.Cynthia Lummis, R-Wyo., submitted her paperwork for re-election. She will face Jason ...


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