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Population dipped in '15, still tops 2010 census count

Fremont County's population was down in 2015 compared to the previous year, but the number of residents still has gone up since the 2010 census.
The county ...

Wide gamut of Easter services in local churches

Easter celebrations begin early in Fremont County, with several churches offering services every day of Holy Week.
United Baptist Church, 1201 E. Pershing ...

Spring season is here -- finally

Fremont County, spring has arrived.
Ignore that silly snow which blanketed the terrain a few days ago.
Don't care -- it's already gone, anyway.
Saturday was ...

Letter on life with parole worth some consideration

Editor:
The letter writer from Torrington made some interesting points about establishing a prison sentence of life with the possibility of parole.
We have ...

Voting early

As much as 30 percent of the Arizona GOP primary vote was for candidates who had quit

The advisability of early election voting always has been ...

UW working to bring more education to women in prison

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- A group of researchers at the University of Wyoming is collaborating on an effort to bring greater educational opportunities to inmates at ...

State seeking to oust sheriff

(AP) -- Gov. Matt Mead has asked the Wyoming Attorney General's Office to start the process of removing Sublette County Sheriff Stephen Haskell from his ...

Wyoming digest

Murder-for-hire suspect gets 20-25 years
CASPER (AP) -- A Casper woman accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill her ex-husband has been sentenced to ...

Big storm across most of state; candidates cancel

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A spring blizzard has shut down highways, schools and government offices in Wyoming.
Even politics has to take a snow day as Democratic ...

Layoffs, pay cuts set as CWC confronts shrinking revenues

Four Central Wyoming College employees are losing their jobs this year due to an anticipated $2 million reduction in state funding and local assessed ...

15 inches snow on South Pass; flood outlook 'moderate'

The wet season has arrived in Fremont County, with 15 inches of snow falling on South Pass overnight Tuesday to Wednesday. National Weather Service hydrologist ...

Shoshoni school delayed; lack of construction manpower

A worker shortage is delaying the opening of the new Shoshoni school by two months.
Fremont County School District 24 originally was set to move into the $46 ...

Darren Posey

Darren Posey of Kinnear, died Friday, March 18, 2016, at SageWest Health Care in Riverton. He was 52.
Viewing is at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 22 at 1557 Blue ...

Sandra Mae Perry

Sandra Mae Perry died Friday,March 18, 2016, at Wind River Rehabilitation. She was 55 years old.
Traditional American Indian Funeral Services are at 10 ...

State needs groups to provide nutritious meals

Sponsors are reimbursed a set amount per each meal served.

In an effort to combat hunger and poor nutrition, the Wyoming Department of Education is ...

'Winter Blues' can be strongest at the end of the season

Editor:
I know he was writing more for humorous purposes, but I do congratulate Robert H. Peck for mentioning the "winter blues," or seasonal affective ...

Tuesday notes

Spring is here
It's the first full week of spring. We have more daylight than darkness now for the first timesince the week before Christmas, and it ...

Worker says park retaliated over asbestos claim

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A maintenance worker in Yellowstone National Park said a park concession company retaliated against him after he reported that he and five ...

Highest court says Wyoming shorted Montana on water twice, not 15 times

HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- The U.S. Supreme Court weighed in Monday on a long-running water-rights fight between Wyoming and Montana, ruling that Wyoming shorted its ...

Wyoming digest

Snowstorm heads toward Wyoming
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Much of Wyoming is under some kind of winter weather warning, watch or advisory as a spring snowstorm ...

 
 

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