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Teen's death Monday under investigation

Local officials are investigating the shooting death of Nathan Hatfield, 18, of Riverton, who was found at about 4:30 p.m. Monday near the Rails to Trails ...

Local legislators are confident that the Wyoming Life Resource Center will remain in Lander based on the results of a recent study by the state Department of ...

Cindy Hill ought to be praised, not persecuted

Editor:
What a total waste of time all this Cindy Hill business has been. I can't believe they are trying to get rid of her when her biggest "crime" was ...

Year 6 often unkind to presidents

President Barack Obama needs some help, and an improving economy could provide it.

The sixth year of a two-term presidency is rarely kind.
The ...

Tuesday notes

Winter's soft hand
January is going pretty easy on us, winter-wise. True, New Year's week brought the coldest piece of weather in a couple of years to ...

Digest

More delays in Hill probe
CHEYENNE -- The chairman of the legislative committee investigating state schools Superintendent Cindy Hill is recommending ...

Sternberg lands spot at Cornell

LARAMIE -- Former University of Wyoming president Robert Sternberg is joining the faculty at Cornell University.
Sternberg, a psychologist, will be a professor ...

UW gun-free policy debated

LARAMIE -- Whether the parameters of firearms rights in Wyoming should extend to the University of Wyoming campus could be an issue of contention.
According to ...

Wild West Winter Carnival launches busiest part of event schedule

With a few introductory events already in the books, the Wild West Winter Carnival gears up for the busiest part of its schedule this week and continuing into ...

Collision near South Pass kills 75-year-old Cody man

Details on a fatal car accident Friday evening in Fremont County have been released. Gerald Haugen, 75, of Cody died at the scene of a two-vehicle, head-on ...

Traffic on North Federal Boulevard in Riverton came to a halt as hundreds rallied Monday for the Martin Luther King Equality Day beginning at Riverton City ...

County's DUI arrest rate second-lowest in state at 24 percent

Fremont County recorded one of the lowest rates of drunken driving arrests in the state in 2012, according to the Wyoming Association of Sheriffs and Chiefs of ...

Herbert "Herb" Holliday

Herbert "Herb" Holliday, of rural Riverton, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, at his home. He was 81 years old.
A viewing will be 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, ...

Barbara Person Malischewski

Barbara Person Malischewski died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, at Lander Memorial Hospital after a lengthy illness. She was 67 years old.
Cremation has taken place, ...

Royl C. Dvergsdal

Royl C. Dvergsdal, of Dubois, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at his home. He was 76 years old.
Per his request, cremation has taken place. A memorial service ...

William S. (Bill) Hunt

William S. (Bill) Hunt died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper following a massive stroke. He was 81 years old.
A funeral mass ...

Museums left 'in shambles'

Editor:
I recently attended a meeting of the Fremont County Museums Board, which was held at the town hall in Dubois on Jan. 10. The room was packed with ...

Medicaid expansion

Legislature is correct in agreeing to debate it

It is good to hear that the Wyoming Legislature is willing to at least have the issue of optional ...

Cowgirls fall to San Jose

Despite a double-doubles by Kayla Woodward and Fallon Lewis, the Wyoming Cowgirl basketball team suffered a 74-68 loss against the San Josť State Spartans on ...

Dubois, St. Stephen's split twinbill

Dubois survived foul trouble and a short, one-man bench to take a 70-54 win over St. Stephen's on the road Friday night. The win was the first Class 1-A ...

 
 

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