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Freezing to death

This should have disappeared from civilized communities long ago

A half-dozen times in recent months, our newspaper has carried a headline and ...

Wolverine had been 'chipped' in Wyoming before N.D. death

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- A wolverine that was shot and killed by a western North Dakota rancher spent time during its life in at least two western states.
The ...

Northwest College cuts journalism, broadcasting

POWELL (AP) -- The Northwest College Board of Trustees has approved eliminating the journalism, broadcasting and farrier programs at the college in ...

Wyoming digest

Jobless claims rise in state
(AP) -- The number of people applying for unemployment benefits in Wyoming grew by almost 40 percent in the past year, ...

Fremont County received record amounts of rain over the weekend, and soils remain saturated with water this week.

A landslide appeared about three ...

CWC president Valdez seeking job in Kentucky

An online video by Central Wyoming College president Cristobal Valdez indicates he could be leaving his post in Riverton soon.
The video is an interview for ...

Attorney's budget cut; county freezes hiring

Fremont County Commissioners are ordering County Attorney Patrick LeBrun to make additional -- and drastic -- cuts to his budget after the county's elected ...

Snowpack totals in the Wind River Mountains remained above average this week despite recent flooding, which was due mostly to rainfall below 8,000 ...

No one was injured in a fire that destroyed a trailer home early Sunday in the 700 block of Rendezvous Road south of Riverton. Firefighters didn't know what ...

Former Wolverine qualifies for nationals

Rodeo cowboy Coley Nicholls will represent Casper College, as well as Big Red at the College National Finals Rodeo.


When Coley Nicholls was a ...

Donald Eugene Child

Former Riverton resident Donald Eugene Child died Friday, April 29, 2016, after spending an afternoon with his family by his side. He was 88 years old. ...

Two in county win LifePoint Mercy Awards

SageWest Health Care has announced that David Kauffman and Linda Tice have earned the 2016 Mercy Award, for the Lan-der and Riverton campuses, ...

Program educates on diabetes risk

A Wyoming Department of Health official is encouraging residents to take advantage of a new national campaign to learn more about their potential risk for ...

Drug coupons and vouchers can complicate prescriptions

What would make your medicines cheaper?
That's a question Americans are asking every time they go to the pharmacy and find the price of a maintenance drug ...

Abuse of recycling bins by some is discouraging to proper users

Editor:
I believe in recycling, but it is discouraging to me to go to the recycling bins and spend time separating out my glass and plastic for the right bin, ...

Tuesday notes

Eye-popping
It seems like just a week ago that this space contained written wisecracks about the disappearance of the sun, grays days and unusually wet ...

Washington coal terminal denied permit

The venture would have sent Wyoming coal to the seaside port for export to Asia.

SEATTLE (AP) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Monday denied a ...

Wyoming digest


Judge investigated after remark
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Some current and former Wyoming lawmakers as well as national religious groups are supporting a ...

Plan would triple kills in wolf hunt

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Montana officials want to triple the number of gray wolves hunters and trappers can kill in an area bordering Yellowstone National Park, ...

Flooding brings trouble to county

A resource center has opened at the Fremont County Fairgrounds in Riverton for residents affected by the flood.

Water levels were receding Tuesday ...

 
 

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