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County clinics offer resources to assist breast-feeding moms

The Fremont County Women, Infants, and Children and Fremont County Public Health nursing programs strive to support and share resources that emphasize the ...

Doctor shortage a problem already and will get worse

Editor:
I believe that we have a very serious problem in Fremont County concerning individuals getting into see a physician. With several doctors now absent ...

Poll: Most want debt limit raised

WASHINGTON -- A majority of Americans want Congress to raise the nation's $16.7 trillion debt limit and would blame Republicans if it isn't, according to a poll ...

Tuesday notes

Rare weather
No records could be kept on this sort of thing, but we venture to say on this Tuesday that rarely, perhaps never, in the history of ...

Digest

Power still out in some places
CHEYENNE -- Some people are still without power following last week's winter storm in northeast Wyoming.
Powder River ...

Conservation stamp contest starts Jan. 1

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will take entries for its next conservation stamp art competition starting Jan. 1.
This is the 31st annual ...

Bulldozer goes over 160-foot coal mine wall, killing the operator

Operations at the Jim Bridger Mine have stopped while the accident is investigated.

ROCK SPRINGS -- An accident involving a bulldozer that plunged off ...

Stranded men OK after rescue on mountain

Search and Rescue crews were dispatched to Green Mountain on Saturday to retrieve two Rawlins men who had been stranded due to snow.
Officials said several ...

Sex offender's probation is rescinded

After admitting to having sex with two teenage boys, a 32-year-old Riverton woman in March 2012 was given a sentence that gave her a chance to reform herself ...

Study: Few consequences for misuse of tribal funds

Federal agencies questioned millions more dollars the Northern Arapaho government spent, but decided not to try to recover any of the money -- and even ...

The man accused of killing his ex-wife and his adopted children near Pavillion 33 years ago is being held without bail in the Fremont County Detention Center ...

Forrest Harris

Forrest "Gus" Harris, formerly of Pavillion, died of a heart attack Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013. He was 55 years old.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, ...

Ronald James Rudy

Ronald James Rudy died following a lengthy illness with his family by his side Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, at Castle Rock Convalescent Center in Green River. He ...

Francene Michelle Bearing

Francene Michelle Bearing, of Commerce City, Colo., died Monday, Sept. 23, 2013. She was 51 years old.
Services were Thursday, Oct. 3, in Denver, and burial ...

Chelsea R. Kesselheim

Chelsea R. Kesselheim, of Lander, died Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, at home.
Services will be at a later date.
Chelsea Robbins Kesselheim was born in 1927 in ...

Beverly Jo DeVries

Beverly Jo DeVries, of Atlantic City, died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, at home.
A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, in the St. Andrew's ...

Donald R. Armstrong

Donald R. Armstrong, formerly of Fremont County, died after a fall Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, in Idaho Falls, Idaho. He was 88 years old.
No services are ...

There are no PACs for the poor have no PACs

Among the citizens who qualified for food-stamp assistance last year were 5,000 Americans serving on active duty in the U.S. military defending their ...

Only the ignorant cast history aside

Bulletin: We aren't the first people to have walked the Earth.

It's a natural to assume you're the first person to ever experience something. It's a ...

Entrepreneur course was useful to young generation

Editor:
This is a letter of recognition to Shoshone Higher Education, Harmony Spoonhunter, Rory Robinson and staff Rosa Burnett and Randy Nagitsy. Through ...

 
 

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