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It's the best time of the year: cookbook season. Here are our favorite 10 cookbooks of the season, perfect for gift-giving, whether for the cook on your list ...

Meth likely cause of accidental death

A woman whose body was found last month in Riverton died of an accidental drug overdose according to her autopsy report.
The report states Mary Panighetti, ...

Autopsy rules out foul play in Riverton woman's death Nov. 2

A woman who was found dead last month in a Riverton trailer home died of natural causes, according to her autopsy report.
The Riverton Police Department ...

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WILLIAMS
Dana Williams, 51, of Shoshoni died at the Riverton Hospital Sage West Dec. 11. A funeral will ...

Hundreds of Riverton=area homes are displaying Christmas lights. A yard on St. Andrews Place just off Village Drive displayed Snoopy, Lucy, Woodstock and ...

Wyoming Department of Transportation officials have begun an educational campaign on winter driving preparedness.
Whendrivingon ice, accelerate slowly -- ...

Snow travel opening on Yellowstone roads for season

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- Winter travel into Yellowstone National Park is opening thanks to recent snow storms.
Visitors now may travel the park's ...

For coverage starting Jan. 1, deadline to enroll is Dec. 15

Almost 9,000 Wyoming consumers had selected a plan in the federally facilitated Health Insurance Marketplace as of Dec. 5, along with more than 2.8 ...

Combination of bad health habits compounds risk of premature death

You already know that smoking is bad for you and that drinking too much alcohol may shorten your life. Now a new study says that spending too much time in a ...

Affordability concerns rise under ACA

Is health insurance really affordable? That's the question thousands of Americans who signed up for policies under the Affordable Care Act are beginning to ...

Brucellosis confirmed in Sublette; herd confined

JACKSON (AP) -- Brucellosis has been confirmed in a herd of Sublette County cattle in western Wyoming, and the herd has been put into quarantine.
The livestock ...

Prevention paying off; no mussels in state

By Bob Moen
Associated Press

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyo-ming appears to have succeeded for another year in preventing invasive zebra and quagga mussels from ...

Wyoming digest

Flu activity low so far this season
CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported that flu activity in Wyoming has been ...

Riverton man gets 5-10 years for aggravated robbery in Lander

John Michael Dick attempted to rob the Maverick Hotel and Lounge in Lander at gunpoint on March 8.


A Riverton man was sentenced Dec. 3 to five to ...

Wind River High School student council member Jasmine Hood checked on Gary Knapp, Joyce Knapp, Jan Moore, Ed Moore, Eileen Smith, and Claudia Rotherham during ...

Indian education act endorsed by school boards; state lawmakers to be lobbied

The Wyoming School Board Association has approved an amended resolution supporting the 2015 Wyoming Indian Education Act for All, but much research and ...

New Lander center was CWC's top construction job for year

A new facility in Lander represents the only completed construction project for Central Wyoming College in fiscal year 2015.
The Lander center was finished in ...

State money crunch slaps cities

Riverton's long-planned North Federal Boulevard rebuild could be delayed.

A major infrastructure project in Riverton could be jeopardized by ...

A young bald eagle took flight from a cottonwood tree near Morton Lake during a sunny afternoon last week. Photo by Tibby ...

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WOGAN
Bernice Eileen Wogan, 87, of Emory, Texas, formerly of Riverton, Wyo. died Tuesday, April 28, 2015 ...

 
 

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