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Officials rule death of second teen in June crash a suicide

Officials in Colorado have ruled the death of Andrea Esser, 17, of Sun Prairie, Wis., a suicide.
Esser was the passenger in the red 1998 Ford Contour that ...

The Riverton Police Department responded to a traffic accident involving a motorcycle Thursday morning near the 1600 block of North Federal Boulevard.
The ...

Pedro "Pete" Vargas Garcia

Pedro "Pete" Vargas Garcia died Monday, July 8, 2013, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. He was 79 years old.
A viewing will be 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, ...

Christopher Lee Parker

Christopher Lee Parker, formerly of Fremont County, died Thursday, July 12, 2012, in Howard, Colo. He was 58 years old.
He was born May 7, 1955, at Keesler ...

Joseph Arthur 'Art' Manzanares

Joseph Arthur "Art" Manzanares, of Idaho Falls, Idaho, died Monday, July 8, 2013, at his home. He was 64 years old.
Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. ...

Riverton 15-year-old all-star baseball manager Jeff Madrigal isn't concerned his team will only have a week of practice time before the district postseason ...

Fremont County athletes and coaches have been selected to participate in the Wyoming Coaches Association all-star events later this month in Casper.
The ...

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Births
GOODMAN
A daughter was born to JayShauna Nessie Tillman, of Pocatello, Idaho, and James Goodman Jr., of Riverton, at 2:46 a.m. June 1, 2013, at ...

Fiddlers Lake Campground open for firewood gathering

Fiddlers Lake Campground on the Washakie Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest is open to the public, with stipulations, for firewood gathering.
All ...

Board OKs use of museum for convention

The Fremont County Museums Board has approved the request from the Wyoming Association of County Officers to use the Fremont County Pioneer Museum to host a ...

Keep county EMS service going forward

There has been a great deal of furor lately over the subject of Fremont County EMS. Much of this has stemmed from complaints made from a few individuals in the ...

44th star on the flag

The day Wyoming joined the union

July 10 is an important day for Wyoming. In fact, it might well be the most important one. Today is Wyoming ...

Digest

G&F cuts budget by $4.6 million
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is cutting its budget by $4.6 million, about a 6.5 percent reduction, ...

Hill blasts House Speaker as panel prepares bigger investigation of superintendent

Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill is criticizing House Speaker Tom Lubnau's request for a legislative investigation into how she ran the ...

The Health/Science Center at Central Wyoming College is the site of a lot of activity this month, with construction nearing completion and more equipment being ...

RPD calls Monday death of 22-year-old 'suspicious'

Local officials are investigating the Monday morning death of Juan Carlos Galvan, 22, of Riverton.
Galvan died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, but Fremont ...

Coroner says fatal Hudson wreck was not an accident

Last month's fatal crash involving two Wisconsin teens near Lander was not an accident, according to the Fremont County Coroner's Office.
The June 12 incident ...

EMTs urge county not to 'regress' in level of service

A group of Fremont County emergency medical technicians told commissioners at a meeting July 2 that the ambulance department needs more support to maintain the ...

County OKs final budget

Despite expecting fewer property tax dollars, the Fremont County Commission has finalized a budget that will spend more than last year but still save about ...

Juan Carlos Galvan

Juan Carlos Galvan, of Riverton, died Sunday, July 7, 2013. He was 22 years old.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, July 12, at Davis Funeral Home. ...

 
 

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