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Mead mulling lottery board members

CHEYENNE --Gov. Matt Mead says he's still going over names of people to serve on the board that will bring the lottery to Wyoming.
Mead must appoint a ...

State runoff below average but better than 2012

CHEYENNE --Wyoming's expected runoff remains below normal, but better than what the state saw last year at this time.
In its final report on Wyoming's ...

Wyoming digest

Cheney to compete in antelope hunt
LANDER --Dick Cheney will be shooting for Wyoming in an antelope hunt that's co-hosted by the governors of Colorado ...

Police say driver who hit Starbucks had blacked out

SHERIDAN --A driver who crashed into a Sheridan Starbucks, demolishing a corner of the building, said he began to lose consciousness and lost control of his ...

Only one next-gen tanker flying

The other six planes have yet to be certified, a process that can take as much as two months.

CHEYENNE --As fire season heats up, the U.S. Forest ...

Marieta 'Rita' Brown

Marieta "Rita" Brown, of Lander, died Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. She was 50 years old.
A funeral mass was at 10 a.m. ...

Joe Lasley

Joe Lasley died Saturday, June 1, 2013, in Phoenix, where he moved in June 2012 to be close to his son and daughter.
A celebration of life service will be at ...

Zachary D. Copenhaver

Zachary D. Copenhaver, of San Tan Valley, Ariz., died Saturday, May 4, 2013. He was 31 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and a memorial service was ...

Spencer Dolan

Spencer "Spence" Dolan, of Lander, died Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at his home. He was 52 years old.
Per his family's request, cremation has taken place, and ...

Marvin V. Foster

Marvin V. Foster, longtime resident of Lander and Hudson, died of natural causes Sunday, June 2, 2013, at Lander Valley Regional Medical Center. He was 87 ...

Pioneer museum could be kick-off venue for government convention

Officials are hoping to use the Fremont County Pioneer Museum to host a kick-off reception for the Wyoming Association of County Officers convention in ...

Rocky Mountain Power says coal plants may close early

CASPER -- Wyoming's largest electricity provider says proposed federal environmental regulations could close at least some of its four coal-fired power plants ...

Defeat key to developing character

Life isn't fair. That simple statement is one of the hardest things for young people to learn, but no matter your lot in this life, it is one of the hallmarks ...

Second-term pitfalls surrounding Obama

Dan Jenkins, a sportswriter of rare wit, once gave us the Ten Stages of Drunkenness, which include these separate points on the road to inebriation: "Witty and ...

Proceed carefully when making changes in museum management

Editor:
I hope before the way the Fremont County museums are set up and managed is changed to a single director, that this idea can be talked about ...

Commissioner pay

The members are giving themselves a raise, but the procedure for it is sound

It's always a little awkward when elected officials who control their ...

The way it was: Sheep as art -- 1994

Even a mine can do with a little beautification, and that's what Riverton-based U.S. Energy Corp. Riverton had in mind when it commissioned this piece of art. ...

Archaeologist to lead a tour of Castle Gardens

Craig Bromley of the Lander BLMR00;will discuss the tribal importance of the area and its future as a Wyoming cultural site.

The Alliance for ...

Family fight in Shoshoni street draws neighbor's attention

Deputies said no one involved wanted to pursue charges.

Fremont County Sheriffs deputies responded to a family fight Thursday evening in Shoshoni ...

Veterans park plans move forward

Leonard Moss Sr. began the dedication ceremony for the Northern Arapaho Veterans Park with a prayer and blessing May 29 at the park's future location south of ...

 
 

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