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The Dem debate didn't provide much of an opening for Biden

National news reports remain full of speculation that Vice President Joseph Biden ...

Canine helps bust 57 pounds of marijuana

Highway Patrol troopers arrested two California residents after searching their car.

A traffic stop for speeding Thursday west of Cheyenne has ...

Digest

Idaho wildlife officials: Bears interacting with humans more
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) -- Idaho wildlife officials say bears have been more active in ...

Volunteerism strong at fire departments

Two local fire departments are very close to filling their rosters of volunteer firefighters, which is something the department heads said they are happy to ...

Willow Creek Elementary School construction has been about two weeks ahead of schedule since early August.
Monty Ellison, president and general manager of ...

Sentence for driver in Jan. deadly crash

A Wyoming man was sentenced this week in connection with a one-vehicle crash that resulted in the death of a Riverton teen in January.
Cay Walters, 19, of ...

Local ag production last year could feed county for 670 days

Fremont County produced enough food last year to feed its residents for about 670 days.
That estimate is based on assumptions from the weight of cattle to ...

Summer weather lingers into fall; no hard freeze yet

This year's fall season is giving Fremont County residents a slow transition from warm to cold weather.
Though temperatures dipped below freezing this week in ...

Above, Riverton Fireman Matt Lee and Patrick Martinez pried open the side of a home at 33 Snowberry Lane to access the source of afire. Right, the occupant of ...

Betty Lanelle Cutshaw

Betty Lanelle Cutshaw, of Lander, died Tuesday, June 30.
No services have been announced.
On June 10, 1956, she married Harry Francis Cutshaw. They had ...

Today

Corrections

Wednesday's page one story "CWC equine center in quarantine after 'mild' case of stomatitis found" should have said the virus broke out ...

George Steven Clabaugh

George Steven Clabaugh, of Shoshoni, died Monday, July 20, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. He was 65 years old.
Per his request, there will be no ...

Joyce Arthur Ruffing

Joyce Arthur Ruffing died Sunday, Oct. 4, at St. Vincent Hospital. She was 77 years old.
No services have been announced.
Joyce Ruffing was born March 16, ...

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.
A celebration of life ...

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 ...

 
 

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