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Donald Eugene Child

Former Riverton resident Donald Eugene Child died Friday, April 29, 2016, after spending an afternoon with his family by his side. He was 88 years old. ...

Two in county win LifePoint Mercy Awards

SageWest Health Care has announced that David Kauffman and Linda Tice have earned the 2016 Mercy Award, for the Lan-der and Riverton campuses, ...

Program educates on diabetes risk

A Wyoming Department of Health official is encouraging residents to take advantage of a new national campaign to learn more about their potential risk for ...

Drug coupons and vouchers can complicate prescriptions

What would make your medicines cheaper?
That's a question Americans are asking every time they go to the pharmacy and find the price of a maintenance drug ...

Abuse of recycling bins by some is discouraging to proper users

Editor:
I believe in recycling, but it is discouraging to me to go to the recycling bins and spend time separating out my glass and plastic for the right bin, ...

Tuesday notes

Eye-popping
It seems like just a week ago that this space contained written wisecracks about the disappearance of the sun, grays days and unusually wet ...

Washington coal terminal denied permit

The venture would have sent Wyoming coal to the seaside port for export to Asia.

SEATTLE (AP) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Monday denied a ...

Wyoming digest


Judge investigated after remark
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Some current and former Wyoming lawmakers as well as national religious groups are supporting a ...

Plan would triple kills in wolf hunt

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Montana officials want to triple the number of gray wolves hunters and trappers can kill in an area bordering Yellowstone National Park, ...

Flooding brings trouble to county

A resource center has opened at the Fremont County Fairgrounds in Riverton for residents affected by the flood.

Water levels were receding Tuesday ...

City preps new budget with state funding set to change

The city of Riverton is preparing for a tighter budget next year in light of funding changes produced during the state's recent legislative session.
The ...

Marjorie Ellen Gardner

Marjorie Ellen Gardner died Wednesday, April 27, 2016. She was 83 years old.
Memorial services are at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 10, at the Church of Christ, 39 ...

James Waid (Latshaw) Hashman

James Waid (Latshaw) Hashman, formerly of Lander, died Friday, April 30, 2016, in Casper.He was 83 years old.
Memorial services are scheduled for 2 p.m. ...

An emergency rock scaling project for the removal of large rocks from a hillside above U.S. 20/Wyoming 789 began Thursday in Wind River Canyon.
The $41,000 ...

Donelson, Stalley earn CWC emeritus honor

Two women have earned the professor emeritus distinction for their work at Central Wyoming College.
Patricia Stalley and Charlotte Donelson are this year's ...

Wild horse, burro adoption May 21 at Honor Farm

The Bureau of Land Management and the Wyoming Honor Farm host a wild horse and burro adoption May 21 in Riverton.
It's the first of two adoptions to be held ...

Fremont County digest

Car seat safety event Monday
Monday, May 9, is Car Seat Check Event for Safe Kids Day in Fremont County. The event is observed locally from 2-6 p.m. ...

It was the wonder of the age when it arrived on the railroad in Buffalo back in 1913. The smoking, steaming behemoth arrived directly from the Case factory in ...

Rig count dips to another low

The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. dropped by five this week to 415, another all-time low amid depressed energy prices.
A year ...

Union Pass killer won't return home before trial

Rain records smashed; flooding likely through Sunday

James Morrison, who shot and killed his neighbor April 12 near Dubois, will not be released on ...

 
 

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