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Wells Fargo employees volunteer on Habitat build

The company donated $15,000 to the nonprofit organization in 2013.

The Habitat for Humanity affiliate for Fremont County had a workday Nov. 23. ...

Trust must be foundation of all our dealings

Of all the numbers thrown at us over the course of last year, one stands out for me. I fervently hope we can avoid repeating it this year.
That number is 12. ...

Caring cancer advocate missed in community

Editor:
I have lived in Riverton for more than 40 years. I have seen wonderful things happen in our community that I am very thankful for.
One of those ...

Happy new year, 11 inches deep

Didn't we always know Wyoming weather was capricious, tricky, and undependable? Then came Friday, Jan. 3, 2014.
I climbed out of bed that morning and pulled ...

Fifty years on

The smoking report and 'war on poverty' show pros and cons of government intervention

The nearly simultaneous anniversaries of two major federal ...

Digest

Hagel to visit Warren AFB
F.E. WARREN AIR FORCE BASE -- Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is making a rare visit to an Air Force nuclear missile base, ...

Five Shot Rabbit Hunt loads up Friday, Shoshoni

This weekend marks the 35th Wyoming Women's Five Shot Rabbit Hunt, which takes place every year in Shoshoni during the second week of January.
The event ...

An atypical pattern of snowfall hit Fremont County last weekend, when more precipitation came down in the city of Riverton than in Lander and Dubois, which ...

Much of her appearance Tuesday concerned the county museum in Dubois.

Recent actions by the Fremont County Museums Board have incensed Dubois ...

Police look for man who pulled gun at local store

Police are investigating a possible attempted robbery involving a firearm at a retail establishment in Riverton.
No one was injured in the incident, which ...

Council modifies solicitors ordinance

Door-to-door sales will be allowed, but vendors must respect "no solicitation" signs.

The City of Riverton has a new door-to-door solicitation ...

Eva Marie Sutton

Eva Marie Sutton died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at Lander Regional Hospital. She was 70 years old.
A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 17, in ...

Wayne Nelson

Wayne Nelson, formerly of Lander, died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, at his home in Cheyenne. He was 84 years old.
Visitation will be 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, ...

Jeffery Nathan 'Nate' Lupher

Jeffery Nathan "Nate" Lupher died Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at home on his family ranch in Mountain View. He was 53 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and a ...

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Deaths
LUPHER
Jeffery Nathan "Nate" Lupher, 53, died Tuesday, Jan. 7, at home on his family ranch in Mountain View. Cremation has taken place, and a ...

More people getting insured, but are there enough docs to handle it?

WASHINGTON -- Signing up for health insurance on the new state and federal exchanges was supposed to be the easy part of the Affordable Care Act. But the really ...

Quoted in the news

My children and their futures were the motivation for our campaign, and they will always be my overriding priority.
-- Liz Cheney, citing a family health ...

EPA action on rez 'is unlawful'

Editor:
The Environmental Protection Agency's administrative action expanding the Wind River Indian Reservation raises many questions. Here are a few of ...

Liz Cheney

Her short campaign wasn't going well, and there might not be another

Liz Cheney is out of the U.S. Senate race in Wyoming just one week into the year ...

Digest

Plant worker identified
Authorities have identified a 28-year-old woman killed in an accident at a sugar beet processing plant in Lovell.
The victim ...

 
 

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