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Lubnau to address Republicans on Hill probe

The Wyoming House Speaker has empaneled a special committee to investigate the state superintendent.

CHEYENNE -- State House Speaker Tom Lubnau will ...

Single-director format for museums is unnecessary and not best way to spend money

Editor:
Here we go again.
It has only been a few years since the issue of administrative restructure for Fremont County museums failed the last time. It is ...

Robbery suspects still at large; arrests could be made soon

The people involved in an armed robbery and separate home break-in Thursday were still at large Friday morning, but officials say a list of potential suspects ...

Autocross, a timed single-vehicle race on a closed course, was staged for the first time as a Riverton Rendezvous event at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center ...

Gillette comeback downs Riverton 12-year-olds

Riverton is still alive in the double-elimination state tournament.

Gillette shocked Riverton, scoring eight runs in the bottom of the fifth inning ...

Lander 9-10s throttle Gillette at state LL

The Lander 9- and 10-year-old all-star baseball team started the state Little League baseball tournament with a 16-6 victory against Gillette.
Wednesday's ...

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Deaths
Clemetson
Jerome "Jerry" Clemetson of Riverton died at Riverton Memorial Hospital on Saturday, July 20, 2013. He was 66 years old. Cremation ...

Mary Catherine Harmon

No services are scheduled for Mary Catherine "Cathy" Harmon, 59, who died July 17, 2013, at her home in Riverton. Cremation has taken place.
She was born ...

Coal giant Peabody's earnings beat expectations

Coal miner Peabody Energy Corp. said Tuesday its second-quarter earnings slid 56 percent because of lower pricing, but the results still handily beat Wall ...

NAPA joins support network for Intrepid Fallen Heroes

NAPA Auto Parts stores and NAPA AutoCare centers in Riverton have joined forces in support of the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, a non-profit organization that ...

State ranks fifth on list of best in U.S. for business

The Pollina lists evaluates states based on 32 factors controlled by state government, including taxes, human resources, education, legislation, energy ...

Seniors have both buying power and experience

Question -- "Do you have any advice for working with senior citizen customers?"
-- Ben, Sundance
Answer -- My 80-year-old mother recently decided ...

'Outraged and disgusted' by the hounding of Cindy Hill

Editor:
I worked for Cindy Hill before she became Superintendent of Public Instruction. She is a problem solver like few administrators.
She keeps the kids ...

Yes, this is beautiful country

But until last week, I'd never really seen it before

I'll declare at the beginning that this column involves a lot of hot air -- realizing, of course, ...

Rewarding misbehavior

In NYC, at least, a sex scandal doesn't seem to matter much anymore

A curious development is emerging in light of the never-ending string of ...

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Man killed in Evansville shooting
EVANSVILLE -- Authorities say one man is dead following a midnight shooting at a bar in Evansville.
The Natrona ...

Firefighting pros accept a different way of life

POWELL -- Battling blazes becomes a way of life for firefighters and their families
Demanding. Dangerous. And, at times, deadly.
While local firefighters are ...

Woman's death in irrigation ditch under investigation

Officials are investigating the death of Dajuana Crichton, 55, of rural Riverton, who was found in an irrigation ditch Wednesday near her home on Elkhorn ...

An armed hold-up at a Riverton bar followed a shooting incident at a residence.

The Riverton Police Department is looking for several suspects ...

Oak Ridge Boys set for Saturday fair show

County and gospel music legends The Oak Ridge Boys perform at the Fremont County Fair 5 p.m. Saturday, July 27, at the fairgrounds grandstand arena in ...

 
 

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