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Sheriff's office celebrates employees

Officials at the Fremont County Sheriff's Office celebrated National Correctional Officers and Employees Week during the first full week of May, when they ...

Require labels for genetically engineered food

Americans have made it abundantly clear they want the ability to make informed decisions about what they eat. The United States should join every European ...

The women who mothered me

What felt restricting at the time was revealed as nurturing as time passed.

"What are you doing that limits your growth?"
The question posed by our ...

League of Women Voters focuses on voter privacy and the origins of proposed legislation

Editor:
Recently in Casper, the League of Women Voters of Wyoming held its annual conference. I was again inspired by thoughtful, civil, humorous and darned ...

Laramie boys down Riverton 2-0 at state soccer tourney

The Laramie Plainsmen scored one first half goal and added insurance in the 59th minute to effectively end Riverton's hopes for a boys Class 4-A soccer ...

Uranium mine looking to hire county workers

If a new uranium boom is hitting Fremont County, only the first rumbles are sounding.
One early indication took the form of Rich Boberg, standing behind a ...

CHEYENNE -- A California company that operates two large, jet-powered air tankers for fighting wildfires is moving from California to Wyoming.
Victorville, ...

Off to state

Our community likes its sports coverage -- and needs it too

This weekend brings the end of the long high school sports season in Fremont County, and ...

Crews adding sonar unit in search of missing man

Curtis LeClair, of Ethete, has been missing since about 2:30 a.m. Friday.

Thursday's continued search for Curtis LeClair, 62, of Ethete will include ...

Riverton justice center plans stall in second phase

Progress on a new Riverton justice center stalled Tuesday after the Fremont County Commission didn't approve moving forward with the second phase of the ...

Fire destroys trailer home

A double-wide trailer home was destroyed Tuesday in an accidental fire on Ocean Lake Road.
Officials said no one was injured in the incident, which was being ...

Feds urged to ban wolf hunting in Wyoming parkway

CHEYENNE -- A conservation group filed a petition on Wednesday asking the National Park Service to place an area between Grand Teton and Yellowstone national ...

Digest

Escaped convict caught in Wyo.
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- A former Army Ranger who fled from Fayette County Circuit Court last summer just before being convicted ...

First-grade students from Riverton, Wind River, Shoshoni, Arapaho and Trinity Lutheran made a point and were treated to free books, provided by Wyoming Reads ...

Lander college student dies in hiking accident

A Wyoming Catholic College student returning home to California with family died last week during an evening hike in Utah.
"People are sad," Matthew Brasmer, ...

Today

Deaths
ELLIS
Hugh Ellis, 74, of Riverton, died Saturday, May 11, at Wind River Health Care. Per his request, cremation will take place. Interment has ...

William E. Marsh

William E. Marsh died Saturday, May 11, 2013. He was 88 years old.
There will be no services.
William Edward Marsh was born July 19, 1924, in House, N.M., ...

George McMackin

George McMackin, of Riverton, died Friday, May 10, 2013, at his home after a battle with cancer. He was 71 years old.
Funeral services were at 10 a.m. ...

Geraldine Gertrude 'Gerry' Cliame

Geraldine Gertrude "Gerry" Cliame died Wednesday, May 8, 2013. She was 80 years old.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 16, at Trinity Lutheran Church. ...

Sheriff wants to restructure communications center

Sheriff Skip Hornecker hopes to restructure his office's communications center so agencies using it contribute more funding and have more say in running it. ...

 
 

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