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Daniel Chester Barrett, 61, of Gillette, died Thursday, Oct. 31. A memorial service was at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, at the Gillette ...

Sequoia Lee Middleton

Sequoia Lee "Dervin" Middleton died Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, at his home in Riverton. He was 44 years old.
A celebration of life luncheon will be at 11 a.m. ...

Medicare open enrollment period now under way

Insurance Commissioner Tom Hirsig is reminding Wyomingites that Medicare's open enrollment period will continue through Dec. 7.
In most cases, enrollees will ...

Tea party struggles against racist labeling

HAGERSTOWN, Md. -- Following the pledge of allegiance, a group of conservative Marylanders take their seats and listen to Delegate Neil Parrott, R-Washington ...

Halloween in Guantanamo

Editor:
It's Halloween in Guantanamo
And the spooks march their boots to your stall.
You can rattle your chains
But they can rattle your brains
Until you ...

Tuesday notes

What snow?
For once this fall, the threatened winter-like snowstorm didn't hit the Wind River Basin. In case you've been traveling in a warmer place ...

Digest

Hit and run fatality probed
LINGLE -- The Wyoming Highway Patrol is asking the public for information about a hit and run accident that killed a Lingle ...

UW president assembles new team -- and ruffles feathers

LARAMIE -- The decisions and management style of new University of Wyoming President Bob Sternberg are drawing pushback from some faculty and students, ...

More than 16 pounds of high-grade marijuana was seized from a Lynnwood, Wash., driver who was stopped on eastbound Interstate 80 roughly 45 miles east of ...

City tweaks recycling plan, looks to more cleanup at its vacant lot downtown

As of Friday, Riverton residents can participate in the tag system for their recycling purposes and can purchase tags at the public works office. City ...

Montana must refigure coal tax from Wyoming company

The state alleges Cloud Peak Energy Inc. undervalued the material it sold between 2005 and 2007.

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Montana authorities must ...

Kidnap suspect under arrest

LARAMIE -- A Laramie man and a Fort Collins woman he was suspected of kidnapping are both behind bars after the woman managed to call 911.
Laramie police say ...

CWC might solve Jackson housing issue this month

Each unit would include four beds and a kitchen and living area, and a resident assistant would be stationed at the property.

Central Wyoming ...

Brothers say 'guilty' on 2006 homicide

Brothers Alan and Vernon Brown have pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in connection with the 2006 death of Tad Paul Barnson in Fremont County.
The ...

Big damage from two Sunday fires; no injuries

Fire officials think an unattended candle caused a structure fire Sunday at a home north of Riverton.
No one was injured in the blaze, but the room in which ...

Despite high yields, local sugar beet farmers may be looking at a pay cut this year due to low prices for their crops.
"There's no question, (the price) is ...

Riverton High School swimmer Jordan Settlemire placed fifth in the 100-yard butterfly at the state high school swimming and diving championships in Gillette ...

Star Valley High School's Bryan Burton rushed for a school-record 284 yards on 17 carries and scored three touchdowns to lead the Braves to a 52-10 victory ...

Cody drubs Lander in playoff game

The Lander Tigers end their season with a 4-5 record, while Cody moves to the Class 3-A semifinals.

Cody exploded for 28 points in the fourth ...

Shoshoni grabs fourth-place trophy at state VB

It took a consolation semifinal victory Saturday over county rival Wind River to get SHS to the third-place match.

The Shoshoni Wranglers eliminated ...

 
 

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