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The Cubano could be described as a golden, crispy sub without the lettuce, tomato or other trimmings.

A Cuban sandwich is the stuff of which food ...

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Man killed by train in Gillette
GILLETTE -- Authorities are investigating after a 22-year-old man apparently was hit and killed by a train in ...

More heroin in state now compared to recent years

CASPER -- Heroin use is spreading in Wyoming, following the national trend in which people addicted to prescription painkillers increasingly are turning to the ...

Jewell says sage grouse problems are not unsolvable

The challenges in keeping sage grouse off the endangered species list are complex but not unsolvable, the secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior ...

Judge ponders plea deal for past police officer

The man's ex-wife accuses him of striking her with his vehicle after an altercation in June.

A former Riverton police officer pleaded guilty and no ...

Grizzly killing examined; initial finding is self-defense by hunting party

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is investigating the recent death of a grizzly bear above Dubois, one of several bear-related incidents in Fremont County ...

Central Wyoming College's theater department presents George Orwell's "1984" in its first major production of the year.
After a review performance Wednesday, ...

IDEA Inc. gets grant approval to buy land next to Honor Farm

Riverton's economic development arm IDEA Inc. has learned that the $1.4 million Business Ready Community grant requested through the Wyoming Business Council ...

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Deaths
CACHELIN
Pauline B. Cachelin, 61, of Lander, died Saturday, Oct. 11. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 17, in the Chapel of ...

Digest

Campus locked down briefly
CASPER -- A report of a man with a rifle prompted officials at Casper College to lock down campus for about half an hour ...

Angry worker takes train and collides with other locomotive

GILLETTE -- Authorities say a disgruntled employee commandeered a locomotive from a northeast Wyoming coal mine and later plowed it into another train before he ...

BILLINGS, Mont. -- A coalition of advocacy groups on Monday challenged the government's denial of federal protections for the snow-loving wolverine, arguing in ...

WDH setting public forums on federal changes in home-based health services

With new federal rules in effect, the Wyoming Department of Health is planning public forums and other opportunities to help interested residents learn more ...

Mountain Sage Holistic Clinic to open new facility in Dubois

Mountain Sage Holistic Clinic, announces the opening of a new health care clinic in Dubois.
The clinic says it will focus on a "functional medicine" approach ...

The initiative sends a registered nurse to patients with chronic diseases.

A new mobile integrated health care program in Dubois has lofty goals: ...

Enzi faces barbs from Democrat in debate at Central Wyoming College

The subsequent U.S. House debate included Libertarian Richard Brubaker of Riverton.

Incumbent Republican U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi took the brunt of ...

No charges to be filed in police shooting

No federal charges will be filed against the Bureau of Indian Affairs officer involved in the July 29 shooting death of Justin Steele, 26, of Pavillion.
After ...

Workers report near miss at site on Federal

A citation for improper turning has been prepared for a 66-year-old Riverton driver who nearly struck a construction worker Thursday afternoon on South Federal ...

Alley dumpster service ending in residential Riverton

Purchase and delivery of 1,200, 95-gallon rollout trash containers is under way in Riverton as larger alley dumpsters are replaced in most locations of the ...

Fremont County health officials are preparing for the Ebola virus even as they believe the chance of it reaching Fremont County are slight.
"Realistically you ...

 
 

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