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Congress should consider impeaching the president

Editor:
I am not a Democrat. I am not a Republican. I am a registered Independent and have voted in every election I was eligible for more than 50 years. It ...

Minding our business

Amid technical advances and emerging security concerns, privacy takes a beating

Once upon a time, privacy was a major issue in the public mind. ...

Digest

Fuel cleanup nearly done
LARAMIE -- The cleanup of a 500 gallon diesel fuel spill at the University of Wyoming's main energy plant last December is ...

Banker survey predicts strong economy for region

OMAHA, Neb. -- A new survey of bankers suggests that the economy will grow at a healthy pace in rural parts of 10 Midwest and Western states in the months ...

Wyoming-based nuke chief fired for drunken behavior

WASHINGTON -- The Air Force general who was fired from command of U.S. land-based nuclear missile forces had engaged in "inappropriate behavior" while on ...

Christmas events start Sunday for several churches

With Christmas in the middle of the week this year, many churches in Riverton are celebrating the holiday early, with traditional services on Sunday.
The ...

Mead says state won't honor EPA rez ruling

Gov. Matt Mead has written to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy saying Wyoming won't honor her agency's recent determination that ...

Pavillion water probe falls behind schedule

The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality was to finish its report on contaminated wells by Sept. 30, 2014, but that appears unlikely.

All ...

Drennen freed: Former murder convict released after nearly four years in prison

Nearly three years after being convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison, Gabriel Drennen is a free man.
District Court Judge Norman E. ...

Iva Deane Varah Bateman

Iva Deane Varah Bateman, formerly of Shoshoni, died peacefully in her sleep Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, at Pioneer Manor in Gillette. She was 94 years old.
Per her ...

Wranglers host tournament

The invitational marks the home debut for both Shoshoni teams.

Four games apiece in two days are in store for the Shoshoni High School basketball ...

A small team contingent of Riverton Wolverines went on the road to Gillette Friday and Saturday and qualified for the state meet during their first weekend of ...

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Deaths
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Cheryl Lynn Eagle, 32, of Arapahoe, died Wednesday, Dec. 18, at Casper Medical Center. Arrangements are pending through Davis Funeral ...

Find comfort in small things to survive busy business life

Question -- "How do I keep my sanity in the hustle and bustle of my business life?"
-- Cindy, Gillette
Answer -- You need some inspiration on a ...

Menards recalls Christmas trees

Menards, a chain of home-improvement stores in the Midwest, is recalling 1,800 pre-lit artificial Christmas trees because the lights may overheat, start a fire ...

Devon donates $500 to Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity, Wind River Country recently received a donation of $500 from Devon Energy. The donation will go toward the purchase of construction ...

Reinke honors Killebrew Irrigation with gold pride award at convention

DESHLER, Neb. --Reinke Manufacturing Company, Inc., a leading manufacturer of mechanized irrigation systems, has announced that Killebrew Irrigation in Lander ...

Cool down the rush to legalize pot

There is a mad rush to legalize marijuana these days, but it's time to rethink that generous yet foolish move --generous because it lifts the onus of crime ...

A stay-at-home state of mind

A stay-at-home state of mind

Mothers, especially of the stay-at-home variety, are prone toward reclusiveness. This is a state of mind, life, and ...

Most people probably would not mind a higher tax on beer

Editor:
The Riverton mayor wants the state to raise the tax on beer. I think this would be all right with most people. I would guess that most people who buy ...

 
 

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