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Under budget pinch, basic road repairs now rely on 1 percent

As Fremont County's tax revenue continues to slide, the optional 1 percent sales tax for infrastructure is proving to be a timely savior for the county's ...

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Deaths

Streeter
Joseph "Joe" K. Streeter Jr., 59, of Big Piney died April 9, 2017, at the University of Utah ...

Levi Manzanares, left, did his part on Earth Day by gathering trash with Doni ...

Two members of the Riverton Police Department had a brush with a mountain lion Monday after the animal was spotted on Sunset Drive near Jaycee Park.
RPD Sgt. ...

City OKs new temp merchant rules; park-use fees updated

The Riverton City Council unanimously approved a temporary merchant ordinance on first reading Tuesday after several discussions and suggested changes to the ...

Another storm arrives; roads shut

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Heavy snow is making for difficult travel in parts of northeast Wyoming.
A 100-mile stretch of Interstate 90 from Gillette to Sheridan and a ...

Fake gunfights to return in Cody

CODY (AP) -- The Cody City Council has approved the return of gunfight re-enactments on a city street as long as The Cody Gunfighters have a safety manager who ...

Wyoming digest

Man struck by two vehicles dies
CASPER (AP) -- A man who was struck by two vehicles in Casper has died of his injuries.
Casper police say the man in ...

Eagle traffickers indicted; case has connections to Wyoming

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) -- Federal officials in South Dakota said Monday that 15 people have been indicted for illegally trafficking eagles and other migratory ...

Obstetrics being restored at SageWest Riverton

SageWest Health Care will be reinstate obstetric services at the Riverton hospital.
Last year all OB services had been consolidated at the Sage West Lander ...

Sports

Dubois hosts Frostbite Invite

Klayton Rose won the pole vault at the Frostbite Invite on Friday in Dubois. Meet officials allowed athletes to wear non-team clothing to battle the cold and ...

Cold, windy conditions with brief snow flurries limited top performances, but the Dubois Invitational ran well in spite of the weather.
The Shoshoni boys ...

Dogs, Frisbees and free time in Golden State

First, thanks for the needed time off.
Now, let me introduce you to the sport of flyball.
Our vacation took us, among other places, to the campus of the ...

 

Opinion / Community

Tuesday notes

Like a song
The British rock band Supertramp had a few hit records some years back, including "Give a Little Bit" and "Bloody Well Right."
Some would ...

Arts, academics need advocates against cutbacks

Editor:
First of all, I did appreciate Mr. Pauley's letter defending sports programs from cutbacks during budget cutting. He mentioned other programs also, ...

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