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Tracy Lovina Trask

Tracy Lovina Trask of Pavillion died Sunday, Oct. 11 at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper surrounded by family. She was 52 years old.
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Ann R. Baldwin

Ann R. Baldwin, 84, of Lander, Wyoming, passed away on October 13, 2015. Visitation will be held 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18, at Hudson's Funeral Home in ...

Producers eye new ag markets at Billings expo

Wyoming producers intend to expand their markets this week at an annual livestock expo in Billings, Montana, according to state officials.
The Northern ...

One family, three local businesses

Between Arapaho and Riverton lies the home of three family businesses: an electrical company, a chicken farm, and a bakery and handcrafted arts store with an ...

Encouragement during crisis proves we don't live in big, impersonal city

Editor:
Reading the local paper, Fremont County often comes off as an area with most of the same problems associated with big-city living. Due to a recent ...

Pope's compact car brought a smile

Editor:
First off, I am not Catholic, but I watched the pope's trip to America on TV because I was interested. I got such a kick out of the little car he rode ...

Using humor for survival

Have you heard of Sherman Alexie?
If you're an avid reader, you may have. If not, you might benefit by getting to know him. It wouldn't really matter if you ...

Struggle sold separately

Wind River Job Corps is off to a good start, including a realistic disclaimer

Lenita Jacobs-Simmons traveled a long way to help cut the ribbon at ...

Penitentiary fix to cost tens of millions

Officials still don't know what is causing structural problems at the Wyoming State Penitentiary in Rawlins, but they are guessing it will be costly to ...

FEMA authorizes funds to help fight Wyoming's Station Fire

DENVER -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with ...

State senator questions legality of supplemental budget bill

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A Wyoming lawmaker is questioning the legality of a bill that approved a nearly $200-million supplemental budget, saying the legislation ...

Officials say UW lab building could be complete by spring

The 100,000 square-foot, three-story building will house freshman- and sophomore-level math and science classes.

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - University of ...

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Body of Wyoming man found in Lake Powell after six-day search
PAGE, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities say the body of a Wyoming man missing after he jumped from ...

Veterans ball set Saturday; could become annual event

Riverton's first Veterans Ball is planned for this Saturday, Oct. 17, at the Main Manhattan restaurant.
"We thought that it'd be good to put on something ...

WACCT outlines legislative priorities

Stable funding continues to be the No. 1 legislative goal for community colleges in state, according to a recent report from the Wyoming Association of ...

More than 50 cases confirmed of vesicular stomatitis virus

As of Tuesday, there were more than 50 confirmed and suspected cases of vesicular stomatitis virus in Fremont County, and so far 118 premises in nine Wyoming ...

CWC equine center in quarantine after 'mild' case of stomatitis found

Two horses at the Central Wyoming College equine center have contracted the vesicular stomatitis virus, sending the facility into quarantine for at least two ...

Donald James 'Donnie' Chavez

Donald James "Donnie" Chavez died Sunday, Oct. 4, surrounded by loved ones. He was 63 years old.
An evening service is at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9, at Wyoming ...

Largest pumpkin in yearly contest tops 250 pounds

The Fremont County Master Gardener program held its annual pumpkin contest Sept. 26 at Sweetwater Garden, 1602 W. Main St.
Scott Lewis took first place for ...

St. Margaret's Catholic Elementary School celebrates its 50th anniversary Saturday at the school gymnasium, 220 N. Seventh St. E.
The "50 Years of ...

 
 

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