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Alfred Albert Friday

Alfred Friday died Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016, in Lander. He was 57.
Alfred Albert Friday was born Sept. 16, 1959, in Lander, the son of the late Harold ...

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KNEES
A son was born to Maggie Knees of Lander and Zachery Knees of Lander at 8:22 p.m. Feb. 26 at ...

Five get UW Trustees scholarship

Several high school seniors from Fremont County have been selected for the University of Wyoming's top academic scholarship.
Recipients of the 2016 Trustees ...

Wildcat a 'Champion for Change'

Riverton High School senior Christie Wildcat has been named named among five 2016 Champions for Change.
The program, inspired by a White House initiative, is ...

State snowmobilers celebrating 50th in Dubois

The Wyoming State Snowmobile Association's "Fun Days" run March 4-6.

This weekend marks the 50thanniversary of the Wyoming State Snowmobile ...

Fremont County digest

Radio/video workshop March 8
The Riverton Branch Library Teen Scene and R-Recreation present the Radioactive Youth Media Workshop for aspiring ...

Truck situation deserved more than a 'drive-by' from police

Editor:
Recently I called the Riverton Police Department about a person in my neighborhood revving a semi truck up so loud it woke everyone in my house up. It ...

Mitt to the rescue?

The 2012 nominee adds to the Republican primary civil war

Mitt Romney sounds a lot like a guy who wants back in.
The 2012 Republican presidential ...

Counties sue over grouse

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A group of counties and conservation districts in western Wyoming is the latest to sue the federal government over its plans to protect habitat ...

Wyoming digest

Man won't face death penalty in woman's death
CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Laramie County District Attorney's Office says it won't seek the death penalty ...

Mead vetoes parts of $3 billion budget bill

Lawmakers were reviewing the governor's actions on Friday.

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead said Thursday he strongly considered vetoing the ...

College, UW cement ties

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees has voted to formalize its partnership with the University of Wyoming on cooperative educational programs, degree ...

Local veterans are planning to improve the Veterans Park located behind Riverton City Hall.
To attract ideas, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3628 is ...

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the 19th day of the 2016 budget session:
LOCAL GOVERNMENT FUNDING: House and Senate ...

Legislator sues governor, top lawmakers over state Capitol

The lawsuit asserts a pattern of side-stepping law during the planning of the half-billion-dollar project.

CHEYENNE - A Casper lawmaker is suing ...

New EMS map system set to improve response time

Fremont County ambulances are set to have mapping systems installed next month.
Interim EMS director Kendra Bogacz expects the new systems will reduce ...

Tab Noline

Tab Noline, age 17, died Friday, February 26, 2016, at Diversion Dam.
Traditional American Indian Funeral Services are at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 4, at Rocky ...

Margaret Nancy Rogers

Margaret Nancy Rogers died Friday, Feb. 26, 2016, at the Davis Hospice in Cheyenne.
A memorial service begins at 2 p.m. Saturday March 5, at the Reach ...

Gloria Peacock

Gloria Peacock of Riverton, died at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper on,Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016. She was 87.
As were her wishes, no memorial services ...

Sentence of life with parole worth exploring in Wyoming

Editor:
I am asking your readers to consider the concept of authorizing life with parole.
Such a law would not guarantee release of anyone, but would reduce ...

 
 

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