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Woman must pay back fraud funds

A federal judge has ordered a Gillette woman to pay more than $55,000 after making false benefit claims.
U.S. District Judge Scott Skavdahl last week ordered ...

Officials: Plan to hire one director for museums preliminary

Fremont County Museums Board members say a proposal to hire a single director for the Riverton, Lander and Dubois museums is still early in the planning ...

Allen Eugene Franklin

Allen Eugene "Gene" Franklin died Saturday, June 29, 2013, at his home in Riverton. He was 86 years old.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July ...

Gale L. Lange

Gale L. Lange died Nov. 15, 2012, in El Paso, Texas.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, July 5, at Mountain View Cemetery.
Gale Lange was born ...

Wally Hebah

Wally Hebah died Thursday, June 27, 2013, at his home surrounded by family and friends following a lengthy illness. He was 68 years old.
Funeral services will ...

Lander's Brown fourth overall in same Boysen field

Clint Acres of Riverton and 13-year-old nephew Ben Acres of Casper won the Wyoming Walleye ...

Parker hurls gem for Raiders in Friday victory over Lovell

Josh Parker pitched the Riverton Raiders to a 5-4 American Legion baseball victory Friday afternoon in Lovell.
Lovell came back to split the doubleheader ...

Wyoming all-stars top Nebraska 40-26 in Battle for Border

DUBOIS --ĀLocals claimed it was the hottest game ever played in Dubois, but then again, it was the first one ever played in the final days of June. ...

A chance meeting in Schaffhausen

It's how my family came to be.

They knew they were making history, and it was the greatest adventure of their lives. It was one of the most poignant ...

Criticize Snowden for right reasons

His critics are too focused on the fact that he didn't graduate from high school

Let's get this straight: Edward J. Snowden surrenders his well-paid ...

Make commissioner pay raises subject to voter OK on ballot

Editor:
I have an idea about what the Fremont County Commissioners are paid.
Each election year there would be a line on the ballot asking if the current ...

The challenge for coal

The president's new directives set a clear direction Wyoming's industry must take

More than a year ago, Wyoming's prodigious coal industry saw some ...

Wyoming digest

Power line docs online
DENVER -- Federal officials have published the draft environmental impact statement for a proposed transmission line meant to ...

Ronnie Buckingham

Ronnie Buckingham, of Riverton, died Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at his daughter's home after a lengthy illness. He was 61 years old.
Per his request, cremation ...

Malachi Miller

Dr. Malachi "Mal" Miller, of Lander, died this weekend at home. He was 54 years old.
Celebration of life services will be in July.
Malachi "Mal" Miller was ...

JoAnn Weisheim

JoAnn "Jody" Weisheim died Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at Wind River Heath Care.
She was 85 years old.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, at ...

Fremont County was anticipating the annual renewal of Lander Pioneer Days festivities as the Fourth of July neared in 1967, with Diana Brodie and Charlotte ...

Musicians warm up for Hot Notes Cool Nights

The Central Wyoming College summer band will perform concerts at 7 p.m. every Monday through Aug. 5, alternating between the city parks in Lander and Riverton. ...

Riverton Rotary Club racing to Era-DUCK-ate polio

The Riverton Rotary Club will launch 1,200 rubber ducks into the Wind River upstream of the Riverwalk on July 13 in an effort to raise money to stamp out polio ...

BLM seeks input on proposed gas well in county

The site is roughly 10 miles southeast of Jeffrey City.

The Bureau of Land Management Lander Field Office is seeking public comments on a proposed ...

 
 

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