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Make things right with loved ones while you can

Over the past several years and more recently felt by the families close to those we have lost this year, so far, I pray for those we must lose ...

Pay for the truck

Even as investigations continue, some parties ought to cover costs for the Pavillion water truck

By now, feelings are deeply ingrained in the case of ...

Educators getting first look at new evaluation process for schools

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Department of Education has given educators in the state a sneak preview of how state schools will be graded on accountability.
The ...

Ag secretary backs South Dakota in spat over railroad

Track in Wyoming is involved in the case.

PIERRE, S.D. -- The U.S. Secretary of Agriculture is backing South Dakota in the state's effort to make sure ...


Horses still need WNV vaccine
CHEYENNE -- Despite the onset of fall, cases of West Nile Virus in horses continue to be reported throughout the state of ...

Wyoming sees tamer wildfire season in 2013

While neighboring states saw large wildfires this summer, Wyoming had a comparatively tame fire season due to timely rain, fewer dry lightning strikes and ...

Officials label Burroughs Fire inactive, lift all closures in area

The Burroughs Fire north of Dubois has been labeled inactive, and all closures in the area have been lifted.
"There's just nothing really happening to it ...

Storm drops 9 inches of snow on Togwotee Pass

The mountains above Dubois were transformed overnight by a winter storm that dropped 9 inches of snow on Togwotee Pass by 11:30 a.m., officials said.
"It got ...

Judge orders county to cover attorney fees of plaintiffs in 2005 civil rights case

The majority of the $960,000 bill will be paid by the county's insurance provider.

A federal judge has awarded $960,000 in attorney fees to ...


Betty DuRyea, 80, of Riverton, died Friday, Sept. 6, at Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. Per her request, cremation has taken ...

Isabell 'Izzy' Wolf

Isabell "Izzy" Wolf, of Riverton, died Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. She was 73 years old.
Per her request, ...

Charles 'Don' Boles

Charles "Don" Boles, of Riverton, died Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He was 85 years old.
Per his request, cremation has taken ...

Willie Jacobs

Willie Jacobs, of Kirby, died Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, in Thermopolis. He was 63 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and a family memorial service will be at ...

Betty DuRyea

Betty DuRyea, of Riverton, died Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at Help for Health Hospice Home. She was 80 years old.
Per her request, cremation has taken place, and ...

Lander boys edged by one stroke at regional golf

Jackson edged the Lander Valley High School boys golf team by one stroke Saturday for the Class 3-A West conference title in Powell.
Jackson put up a score of ...

Road split for CWC volleyball team; home opener coming Friday

The Central Wyoming College Rustlers split a pair of volleyball matches last weekend at the Wyo-Braska tournament in Torrington.
The victory for the Rustlers ...

Enjoy sports, but maintain the proper perspective as well

The lead story in October's Atlantic Monthly was one I didn't want to see when I opened my Kindle reader last Friday.
"How Sports are Ruining High School. The ...


A son was born to Noelle Weimann, and Feike Van Dijk, of Lander, at 1:43 p.m. Sept. 4, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed ...

Milestone for WINhealth

WINhealth achieved the first step in accreditation from the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
WINhealth received notice this week that it has been ...

'Positive feeling' about shelter and how cats are handled there

Responding to the letter to the editor from Pat Stevens about the Riverton animal shelter, I can say that anything negative that happened to her with ...


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