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New food label a healthy update for consumers

The Food and Drug Administration has known for years that people who read nutrition labels eat healthier than those who don't.
But the FDA only last year ...

Commission correct to ask county employees to pay more on insurance

Editor:
Applause to the Fremont County Commission for requiring more employee financial input to the county's health insurance plan. I don't hold anything ...

Seven county teachers earn NBC

In 2013, seven teachers made National Board Certification in Fremont County --a process described as "rigorous."
Kristi Jones, a first-grade teacher at Fort ...

Spelling champ, 40 years ago

Forty years ago this week, my father took a picture. It's of me at age 12 (I became a teenager two weeks later), the day I won the Fremont County spelling ...

State/federal cooperation

It works well enough on highway funding, which could be a model for Medicaid as well

Wyoming legislators are still tossing around the idea of finding ...

Fed research shows grizzlies not in decline

BILLINGS, Mont. -- A government-sponsored research team has concluded there are no signs of decline among Yellowstone's grizzly bears as officials consider ...

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Wyoming top C02 state per capita
CHEYENNE -- The worst state for carbon dioxide emissions per person isn't smoggy California or bustling New York, but a ...

School bus cameras survive as Senate debates safety legislation

CHEYENNE -- With the death of a Fremont County girl on their minds, Wyoming state senators has embraced the idea of the state helping school districts equip ...

Bill authorizes state to 'get aggressive' in EPA disputes

Local legislators say they approve of a bill that would limit the rule-making authority in Wyoming of the Environmental Protection Agency and other federal ...

Thomas Coffey

Thomas Coffey, of Riverton, died Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, in Salt Lake City. He was 67 years old.
Per his request, there will be no services.
Thomas Wayne ...

Mark Stone to run for county sheriff

The retired Riverton police captain and current Riverton school board member is a Republican.

Mark Stone, a 19-year veteran of the Riverton Police ...

Pitt gets 15 years for running meth operation in county

A methamphetamine dealer from Hudson is to spend the next 15 years in prison and five years after that on probation.
The dealer's supplier, a Green River ...

Murder convict sentenced for June 9 stabbing attack

Dean Moss killed Dwight Spoonhunter with a kitchen knife.

A Fremont County man has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for second-degree murder in ...

Sandy Fullmer LaCross

Sandy Fullmer LaCross died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.
A celebration of life service will be at 1 p.m. ...

Anna Allen

Anna Allen, of Riverton, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at her home after a brief illness. She was 67 years old.
A rosary will be at 7 p.m. ...

Mardi Gras arrives early in Shoshoni

The Shoshoni Senior Center is hosting a Mardi Gras celebration this week, with dinner and a mock casino night Friday.
"We have the fake money so people can ...

Nance set for knee surgery

LARAMIE -- University of Wyoming junior forward Larry Nance Jr. will undergo knee surgery on March 5 in Laramie.
Nance tore the anterior cruciate ligament in ...

Cowgirls pound Air Force 73-32

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. -- University of Wyoming junior Kaitlyn Mileto got a personal milestone out of the way early Wednesday at Air Force.
The Cowgirls ...

Central Wyoming College women's basketball coach Serol Stauffenberg and men's coach Pat Rafferty will be in different states during their respective Region IX ...

Laramie meet on tap for indoor tracksters

A pair of indoor track meets is left on the schedule for the Riverton Wolverines.
Riverton is slated to compete in a meet Friday at the University of Wyoming ...

 
 

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