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Richard (Rick) McQuin

Funeral services for former Dubois resident Richard (Rick) McQuin are at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 31, at First Assembly of God Church in Gillette, with the Rev. ...

Shirley Mae Hendricks Hermann

Shirley Mae Hendricks Hermann died Wednesday, March 16, 2016, at the Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. She was 83 years old.
Services will be held to ...

Colon cancer 'treatable and beatable,' but it must be detected early enough

Editor:
Colonoscopies can be intimidating. You might be thinking it's something you can put off until next year, and then perhaps another year after that, but ...

Between bad and worse

Our big snowstorm brings the small difference between the two into focus

We don't get many earthquakes in Fremont County, at least not that we can ...

Hearings begin on griz plan

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission is holding its first public hearing on how the state will manage grizzly bears when they come off of the ...

UW's new STEM center called a 'game changer'

LARAMIE (AP) -- U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi, Gov. Matt Mead and others joined in a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the University of Wyoming's new undergraduate laboratory ...

Wyoming digest

High storm impact across state
(AP) -- The second spring snowstorm to hit Wyoming in as many weeks has closed schools, colleges and roads in parts of ...

Guardian and county reach deal on dispatch for ambulances

Guardian Flight -- the private firm which won the rights last week to take control the county's emergency management services -- has entered into a memorandum of ...

Assessed value $669M; no rebound likely for years

Fremont County Clerk Julie Freese is working with department heads to whittle spending, including a plan to end funding of all social services.


The ...

Snow breaks records as depths top 2 feet in some county spots

Snow totals from this week's storm varied by more than 2 feet in locations throughout ...

Failure to expand Medicaid was 'a great disservice' to Wyo citizens

Editor:
I was of course very saddened with the Wyoming Senate's vote, as I was the principal sponsor of the Medicaid Expansion amendment.I am sad that ...

The news chapter

As privatized ambulance service nears, the 'customer' must remain paramount

In the end, it was a unanimous vote.
Fremont County's ambulance service ...

q Dubois' energetic Leanna Horn led a hoops revival this year.

Coach of the year honors often go to the team that finishes the season with the best ...

The intense, no-nonsense Shoshoni boss guided his club to a 16-9 record this season.

Brady Slack is old-school.
With a no-nonsense style which ...

The prolific St. Stephen's scorer led her squad to the Class 1-A state championship.

A quick, 5-foot-10 girl in any of Wyoming's four high school ...

Wind River's slashing, dashing leader takes home top Fremont County honors.

Superlatives are difficult to arrange when describing this year's Fremont ...

Faye Jenkins-Underwood

Faye Jenkins-Underwood, infant daughter of Melain Jenkins and Eric Underwood, died Tuesday, March 22, 2016, at St. Luke's Presbyterian Hospital in Denver.She ...

Jean Gilkey

Jean Gilkey of Riverton died Wednesday, March 23, 2016, at the Help for Health Hospice Home.
She was 66 years old.
Funeral services are at 2 p.m. ...

Shane Justin Reed

Shane Justin Reed died Thursday, March 17, 2016, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. He was 55 years old.
Mr. Reed was born to Larry Reed and Delylah Felton ...

Wyoming digest

House Speaker won't run again
LARAMIE (AP) -- Current Speaker of the House and longtime Wyoming lawmaker Rep. Kermit Brown will not seek ...

 
 

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