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Elsie Oetken

Elsie Oetken 83, of Riverton and Queen Creek, Ariz., passed away on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015. In Mesa, Ariz.
A memorial begins at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, ...

Central Wyoming's women's basketball squad hosts Snow College at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Olivia Elliss has been an absolute force so far this season for ...

No Yanks on TV? Really?

OK.
I realize soccer isn't to this country what it is to most of the rest of the world.
I get, I really do.
However, I also know there are enough of us ...

Brownijuana

Edible marijuana products a riddle for state lawmakers


Walk into a commercial cannabis shop in neighboring Colorado, and you might think you've ...

Yellowstone plan calls for killing about 1,000 bison

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Yellowstone National Park proposes to kill roughly 1,000 wild bison this winter -- mostly calves and females -- as officials seek to curb ...

Mead joins call to block Syrian influx

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead on Tuesday joined other governors in calling on President Barack Obama to stop allowing refugees from Syria or other ...

Wyoming digest

Jindal visits Cheyenne, then quits race
CHEYENNE (AP) -- During one of the final campaign stops of his presidential campaign, Republican presidential ...

Trial starts for man who hit wife with hatchet

Whether Terry Schmuck intended to kill his estranged wife when he struck her with a hatchet on May 28 promises to be the focus of the man's trial this week. ...

World War II Veteran Alfred C. Baldes, 91, was accompanied by his great-grandsons at the Quilt of Honor ceremony in Riverton. He served with Gen. George ...

Leah Marie Addison

Funeral services for Leah Marie Addison are at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 17, at St. Stephen's Catholic Church, with the Rev. Father Phil Wagner officiating. ...

Washakie paintings are welcome back 'home' in Fremont County

Editor:
I know there was some talk about the old Chief Washakie paintings staying in the Wyoming Capitol in Cheyenne after the remodeling there, but IR00;am ...

I never could pass the shuttle run

Once upon a time, there was a national fitness test for every kid in public school.

It is the antithesis of the immensely popular academic "feel-good ...

New exhibit opens Nov. 19 at CWC

The Wonder Cabinet: A Col-lection of Art and Artifacts will open Nov. 19 at the Central Wyoming College Robert A. Peck Arts Center gallery in Riverton. IT ...

Fremont County Digest

Three teams to state mock trial contest
Fremont County teams will compete in the Wyoming High School Mock Trial competition Nov. 21 in Cheyenne.
One ...

Man sentenced for attack that fractured victim's skull

John Goodman of Ethete was sentenced Tuesday to 45 months in prison for his conviction on assault with a dangerous weapon with intent to cause bodily harm. ...

Modern opera 'Lulu' aired in live HD Saturday in Carnegie Room

Three husbands, seven lovers, six deaths and prostitution swirl around Lulu -- Alan Berg's femme fatale who shatters lives, including her own.
The Lander ...

Craft fair to raise money for group's disaster relief efforts

LifeLine Christian Church is hosting a craft fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, to raise money for the church youth group's mission with ...

Injured fireman continues improvement

Two months after suffering second-degree burns covering 38 percent of his body, Fremont County Fire Protection District deputy chief Clarence "Speed" Hartbank ...

Wildlife photo contest seeks entries; deadline is Nov. 23

Anyone who enjoys taking photographs of Wyoming wildlife, people, plants and landscapes is invited to enter this year's Wyoming Wildlife photo contest. The ...

Second trial set for man charged in March assault

A second trial will begin Dec. 7 in the case of a Riverton man charged with beating his ex-girlfriend while driving to Lander in March.
The defendant was ...

 
 

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