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West Nile cases hit 10 in county; hot month extends biting season

At least 10 Fremont County residents have contracted West Nile Virus this season --far more than in any other area of the state.
One man in Park County has ...

Rosemary H. Romer

Rosemary H. Romer died Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, surrounded by family at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. She was 82 years old.
Memorial services will be at 11 ...

David 'Chic' Spoonhunter Sr.

David "Chic" Spoonhunter Sr., of Arapahoe, died Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, at his home. He was 61 years old.
A rosary will be at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, at St. ...

Loretta Fay Brown

Loretta Fay Brown died Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. She was 79 years old.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. ...

Lauren Kurt Dewey

Lauren Kurt Dewey died Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He was 54 years old.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 9, at ...

John Big Knife

John Big Knife died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, at Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. He was 84 years old.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, ...

County girls best finishers at Green River cross country

Wyoming Indian High School and the Riverton Wolverines both opened the cross country season last Friday at the Green River Invitational to set the measuring ...

I survived a night in the junior football trenches

The legs are sore.
I could barely get out of bed this morning to go for my daily walk, but I made it.
I had a hard time walking into the office from my ...

RHS girls set to host big Riverton Invitational

Riverton's Jordan Settlemire qualified for the Wyoming high school state swim meet in five events during Riverton's first weekend meets of the season last ...

Beating Lander and Wright are early Shoshoni VB highlights

The Shoshoni High School Wranglers didn't back down against other Class 3-A volleyball schools, placing third Saturday at the Douglas Invitational.
The ...

First-year coach Pat Patterson's team plays the defending state champions at 7 p.m.

Gone are the hot two-a-day practices. Gone is the easy week-zero ...

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Deaths
COLEMAN
Coleen Kathryn Coleman, 52, died Friday, Aug. 30. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, ...

No longer swearing by good old cursive script

For all the new things that schools will be called on to teach under the Common Core curriculum standards, it's a skill that has been omitted that is causing ...

Autumn's wonder awaits

There is food for the soul resting at your feet

You might think I'd been alerted to the wonders of nature by historian Ken Burns's great PBS series ...

Animal shelter should give cats equal treatment to dogs

Editor:
I am writing because I want to praise our wonderful animal shelter, or maybe I should call it "dog sanctuary." The shelter doesn't seem to care a bit ...

More than acreage

The sugar beet story this year is a lesson to outsiders on ag realities

Staff writer Eric Blom's recent story on sugar beet production in Fremont ...

Digest

Welcome weather lowers fire risk
MOOSE --More rain and cooler weather have prompted officials to reduce the wildfire risk in the Jackson area from ...

NAACP, Ku Klux Klan meeting in Casper may be a first

The Klan representative paid $50 to join the civil rights organization.

DENVER --A secret meeting between a representative of the Wyoming chapter of ...

LARAMIE --The University of Wyoming's new $25 million Energy Innovation Center provides students, faculty and others state-of-the-art facilities to enable ...

Peter Michael named attorney general

He has been the state's lead lawyer in an ongoing lawsuit involving Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill.

CHEYENNE --Gov. Matt Mead has ...

 
 

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