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Wyoming Medicaid looking at long-term care for older adults

The Wyoming Department of Health is inviting public participation in a project focused on long term care services supported by Wyoming Medicaid. The project ...

Cooperation from RPD made street crossing a safe operation

Editor:
I suspect that the job of a policeman is a thankless one more often than not, so a heartfelt thank-you to our policeman for being outstanding public ...

Realities of Wyoming's water

The wide spot in the road known as Eden can be found just beyond To Hell and Gone on the Wyoming highway map.
Just kidding.
Eden is an actual place, as ...

Tuesday notes

Target: Potholes
There's more to fixing potholes than the average person might think. The City of Riverton will use its first chunk of optional 1 ...

Digest

Towns suggested for recognition
Six Wyoming communities are in the running in Rand McNally's 2013 Best of the Road contest.
Centennial, Cody, Jackson, ...

Liz Cheney denied fishing license; application listed 10 years as state resident

CHEYENNE -- U.S. Senate candidate Liz Cheney bought a state resident fishing license last summer just months after moving to Wyoming and said she was unaware of ...

Smoke will likely be visible in Cody, Meeteetse and Dubois.

A Washakie Wilderness wildfire has grown to more than 10,000 acres following shifting ...

New uranium mine opens in Wyoming

Uranium is being mined at a new facility in southwestern Wyoming.
Littleton, Colo.-based Ur-Energy Inc. announced Tuesday that production at the Lost Creek ...

'Freak event' sends huge surge of water through campsite

The U.S. Forest Service is investigating an unusual water event that left an outfitter's campsite flooded Friday in the Wind River Mountains.
No one was ...

More progress in meth case; nine suspects now charged

An extensive countywide drug investigation involving wiretapping, surveillance and the use of confidential informants led to the arrests.

An eighth ...

County sets tax levies; Riverton's up slightly

Most Fremont County property owners likely will see a small rise in their tax rates this year after commissioners approved a package of mill levies Monday. A ...

Calamity Jane to share stories, crack a whip Tuesday

The Museum of the American West presents "Calamity Jane Speaks and Cracks the Whip" from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Museum of the American West, 1445 Main ...

June Strickland

June Strickland, of Riverton, died Saturday, July 27, 2013, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. She was 70 years old.
Per her request, cremation has taken ...

Genevieve L. (Trent) Fuller

Genevieve L. (Trent) Fuller died in Phoenix where she was living with her son and daughter-in-law. She was 100 years old.
A visitation will be 4 p.m. to 6 ...

Donald R. Varga

Donald R. Varga died Wednesday, July, 24, 2013, at his home in Rock Springs. He was 72 years old.
A memorial service will be at a later date.
Donald Ried ...

Shawn Roy Romero

Shawn Roy Romero died Tuesday, July 23, 2013, in Casper. He was 55 years old.
Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, at Mountain View ...

Fremont County Fair youth showed their grand champion animals at Saturday's junior livestock ...

I got Indiana in a nutshell

The conversation started with sports, but it went a lot of other places.

As a tag-along at a classical education conference last month I had some ...

Quick, professional action on Fairfield Fire was crucial in protecting property

Editor:
Homeowners from Homestead Park near Fairfield Hill are most grateful to the firefighters, Fremont County Sheriff's department, and local policeman who ...

Experts at budget time

Increasingly, spenders and consumers see themselves as interchangeable

An increasingly apparent face-off in government at all levels involves those ...

 
 

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