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Reuben St. Clair

Reuben St. Clair of Arapahoe died Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016. He was 78.
A wake was Feb. 28 at the family home. The funeral service was Feb. 29, followed by ...

Anka "Ann" Piplica Clark

Anka "Ann" Piplica Clark died Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016.
She was 61.
Her family said she showed amazing courage and strength while battling several health ...

Wednesday premiere set for 'Over 'Wyoming'

Wyoming, seen from the air, amazes the eye: "The vastness of the plains, the ruggedness of the mountains, the uncertainty of the far horizon, the crispness and ...

Wilbur Lee "Bill" Carter

Former Riverton resident Wilbur Lee "Bill" Carter died Monday, Feb. 29, 2016, at his home in St. George, Utah. He was 83.
Private services were March 4 in St. ...

Think long and hard before legalizing marijuana in state, even for medical purposes

Editor:
Our State of Wyoming is pondering whether or to support the legalization of medical marijuana.There is a petition being circulated for just this ...

Our grip on integrity is getting slippery

The concept is avoided like the plague in all levels of society.

People often vent their concerns to me about the decline of public education. I've ...

Apprehension over anticipated water levels was a major emphasis at the recent Midvale Irrigation District annual meeting in Pavillion.
The approximately ...

County sets 1 percent tax priorities; revenue considered vital

As voters decide whether to reapprove the 1 percent optional sales tax this fall, ...

Morton High School was hosting the Big Horn Basin Class B basketball tournament 49 years ago this month.
The host Broncs hosted their arch rivals, the ...

Worland airport development may harm Riverton Regional

Key Lime Air shows jet plane to local leaders

The federal government plans to cut Essential Air Service funding to Worland's airport, a decision ...

Wyoming digest

State rig count flat; U.S. near all-time low
HOUSTON (AP) -- Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and ...

Legislature ends difficult 20 days

'Tough roads ahead, says governor'

The Wyoming Legislative session that wrapped Friday marks a turning point.
For the past decade and more, surging ...

CWC study: Ancient Wind River dwellers might have lived at altitude all winter

Central Wyoming College student Nate Guenther is using Geospatial Information Science and Technology (GIST) and photography to gather data for a paleoclimate ...

Mary Lee

Mary Lee died Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016, at SageWest Health Care at Lander.
She was 81 years old.
She was born June 12, 1934, in Ft. Washakie, the daughter of ...

The votes aren't there

But that might change next year for Medicaid expansion in Wyoming

Right up to the final days of the just-concluded 2016 session of the Wyoming ...

Final day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on March 4, the 20th and finals day of the 2016 budget session:
LOCAL GOVERNMENT FUNDING: House ...

Women's Day events March 13

The Second Annual International Women's Day Celebration will be observed locally from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, March 13, at the Lander Community Center, 950 Buena ...

Clinton W. Timbana

Clinton W. Timbana of Fort Hall, Idaho, who had relatives in Fremont County, died unexpectedly Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016, at his home. He was 54.
Mr. Timbana ...

Printing press transformed access to religion

What technological innovation has had the greatest impact on Christianity? We might want to point to the radio or TV, or maybe the airplane or automobile. I ...

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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