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Thanks to the 'ethical person' who turned in a lost purse

Editor:
I would like to address the party who turned in my purse that I accidentally left in my shopping cart at Safeway not long ago.
A big, heartfelt ...

Firms chip away at retiree health benefits

ALTOONA, Pa. -- Throughout a bitter winter, burly linemen gathered at daybreak around tiny fire pits on a street in front of where they've clocked in to work ...

Tuesday notes

Change afoot
Central Wyoming College has its three finalists for the presidency soon to be vacated by the coming retirement of Dr. Jo Anne McFarland. ...

Digest

Fifth hopeful pursuing Maxfield seat
CHEYENNE -- The race to succeed Wyoming Secretary of State Max Maxfield is becoming even more crowded.
Cheyenne ...

Judge rejects environmental challenge to new CBM project

CHEYENNE -- A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has ruled against environmental groups that challenged the U.S. Interior Department's plan to open the ...

State ready to plug old wells

GILLETTE -- As soon as the weather permits, the state will start plugging more than 1,200 orphan wells in Wyoming.
The goal is to plug 300 wells a year.
A ...

JACKSON -- Grand Teton National Park officials say heavy snow could delay the opening of the popular Teton Park Road.
Park spokeswoman Jenny Anzelmo-Sarles ...

Shoshones oust two longtime leaders from business council; official says rules suspended

Enrolled tribal members of the Shoshone General Council voted to remove longtime Eastern Shoshone Business Council members Ivan Posey and Wes Martel from their ...

GOP candidates announce; party opposes EPA border opinion

With the announced retirement of State Rep. Patrick Goggles, D-Ethete, two Republican candidates have announced they are running for the seat. Daniel Cardenas ...

Election preparations under way; no precinct or district changes this year

After several voting precinct and districts changes two years ago, Fremont County's voting geography will be unchanged this year. There will be 32 precincts ...

Small-town Colorado shows how high school baseball is done

It didn't take long for me to realize who the gentleman next to me on the elliptical trainer was last summer.
I had seen him before, a dozen times or so over ...

Burnett wins barrels again for Rustler women

CWC's women were fourth at the Torrington rodeo, the men fourth.

Kaylee Burnett captured her second straight barrel racing title of the spring ...

Richard Lee 'Rick' Reid

Richard Lee "Rick" Reid, of Shoshoni, died Wednesday, March 19, 2014, in Salt Lake City. He was 61 years old.
A memorial Mass will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, ...

NC pushes past RHS girls in final half

The Wolverines will host Casper KellyR00;Walsh onR00;Tuesday night.

The Riverton Lady Wolverines soccer team used a perfectly placed free kick from ...

Back from spring break, the Riverton Wolverines boys soccer team kept its early season conference record perfect with a solid 3-1 win Friday over the Casper ...

Truempler turns Shoshoni Wranglers into Class 2-A wrestling title contenders

Tony Truempler has seen the good, the bad and the ugly in his five years as the head wrestling coach for the Shoshoni Wranglers.
This year definitely was in ...

Jaxon Hedges of Lander long jumped 21 feet, 6 inches for the win.

The weather gods smiled down on Riverton on Saturday during the annual Roy Peck ...

Baker named top county wrestler for 2013-14 season

Sterling Baker couldn't be stopped on the wrestling mats this season for the Dubois Rams.
Baker captured both a Ron Thon Memorial title and a Class 2-A state ...

Washington actually laughs at itself

How unpopular is Washington in the rest of the country? While it's true that Congress as an institution has never been highly prized by most Americans, many of ...

The real point of a 'wellness program' is to stay healthy

Editor:
It has been interesting to read about Fremont County and its "wellness plan" for county workers that can be used to help keep their health insurance ...

 
 

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