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There's a limit to how much secrecy we can stand

Let's start with the obvious: A democracy needs intelligence agencies. It needs to know what's happening in the world to keep the nation prepared and ...

Flashing speed sign 'really does help' on West Main

Editor:
The other day I was driving on West Main Street, and the sign that shows your speed as you are driving had been put up.
I think this is a very good ...

No corny love song at my house

But this Valentine's Day, there is plenty of love

With Valentine's Day imminent, we face a time during which a couple must discern the state of its ...

Autopsies add up

The numbers in support of a regional pathology center in our county do too

The more Fremont County learns about the prospect of headquartering a ...

Digest

State files Hill rehearing request
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Supreme Court should reconsider and reverse -- or at least clarify -- its decision in the state ...

Stuck snowmobilers found safe near Togwotee

JACKSON -- Six snowmobilers from Minnesota are unharmed after spending a night stuck in the Wyoming back country near Togwotee Pass in the Bridger-Teton ...

Senate defeats Medicaid expansion bill

But the issue might be reconsidered in a different form later.

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Senate on Wednesday voted down a bill endorsed by an interim ...

Full water service expected by Friday in Shoshoni; school remains closed

Officials in Shoshoni say full water service should be restored to the town by Friday.
A leak on Tuesday affected pressure in the local line, but Mayor Scott ...

Among 21 other classes Wednesday at Fremont County Farm and Ranch Days covering aspects of agriculture such as pesticides, livestock nutrition and weather ...

McAuslan to retire as county coroner; deputy will run for post

Chief deputy coroner Mark Stratmoen is running Fremont County Coroner this year as a Republican.
Stratmoen announced his plans Wednesday, the same day ...

Sandstrom Architecture is the firm chosen to help design the new K-3 elementary school in Riverton.
The Fremont County School District 25 board of trustees ...

Two from county win medals at Ron Thon

Riverton's Koa Rodriguez and Dubois wrestler Rowan Hawk each won a third-place medal in the junior varsity division of the Ron Thon Memorial Invitational on ...

Five members of the Riverton High School boys swim team, and their two coaches, recounted harrowing moments surrounding a Saturday afternoon multi-vehicle ...

LARAME -- Wyoming coach Larry Shyatt was familiar with this feeling -- even if it had been a while.
Riley Grabau scored 17 points, Larry Nance Jr. had 14 and ...

Today

Births
PERRY
A son was born to Keiyonna Sankey and Myron Perry, of Riverton, on Dec. 23, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 9 ...

Shirley Temple turned her fame into second act

Americans who learned of the death Monday of Shirley Temple Black at age 85 will recall her varied career as an actress, singer, dancer and, later, U.S. ...

EPA ruling must be challenged

Editor:
When I hear people saying "calm down" over the EPA ruling trying to make Riverton part of the Indian reservation, what that says to me is "just sit ...

Need in Wyoming for higher beer tax is real, and it is not going away

Editor:
This is an open letter to all our elected legislators who are starting the new legislative session. You are going to have the opportunity to do a ...

Losing propositions

Legal pot failed, and gay marriage likely will, but it's better to confront these issue than ignore them

The Wyoming Legislature is at the point of ...

Digest

More doing well on advanced exams
CHEYENNE -- The entity which tracks student performance says more Wyoming public school students are succeeding on ...

 
 

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