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Elizabeth Katherine 'Betty' (Rothfus) Merrifield

Sep 5, 2014 - Staff:  Elizabeth Katherine "Betty" (Rothfus) Merrifield died Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, at Westward Heights Care Center in Lander. She was 92 years old.
Per her ... [more]

Charles 'Charlie' Morris Sr.

Sep 5, 2014 - Staff:  Charles "Charlie" Morris Sr., of Dubois, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at the Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins, Colo. He was 78 years old.
Funeral ... [more]

Toy Forshee

Sep 4, 2014 - Staff:  Toy Forshee, of Riverton, died Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. She was 78 years old.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, ... [more]

Patricia Marie Warren

Sep 4, 2014 - Staff:  Patricia Marie Warren died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Elko, Nev. She was 76 years old.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at the First ... [more]

Charlotte Belle 'Sug' Kersting

Sep 3, 2014 - Staff:  Charlotte Belle "Sug" Kersting, formerly of Riverton, died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, surrounded by her family and friends after a long and courageous battle with ... [more]

Ross Hoyt

Sep 3, 2014 - Staff:  Ross Hoyt, of Lander, died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, at home. He was 88 years old.
A funeral service was Thursday, Aug. 21, at the Church of Jesus Christ of ... [more]

Dorothy 'Dot' Wingert

Sep 2, 2014 - Staff:  Dorothy "Dot" Wingert, of Riverton, died Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at her home. She was 86 years old.
A rosary will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, at Davis ... [more]

Leona M. Hunter

Sep 2, 2014 - Staff:  Leona M. Hunter, of Lander, died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Riverton. She was 83 years old.
A visitation will be 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, in the ... [more]

Ivan Ray Pine Sr.

Sep 2, 2014 - Staff:  Ivan Ray Pine Sr. died Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. He was 34 years old.
A rosary will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, at Great Plains Hall with a wake to follow. ... [more]

Phyllis Britain

Aug 29, 2014 - Staff:  Phyllis Britain, of Lysite, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at Help for Health Hospice Home. She was 87 years old.
A funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. ... [more]

Cindy Henry

Aug 29, 2014 - Staff:  Cindy Henry, of Lander, died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, in Salt Lake City after fighting multiple sclerosis for 15 years. She was 43 years old.
Services were ... [more]

Mary Morrison

Aug 28, 2014 - Staff:  Mary Morrison, of Riverton, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at home surrounded by family. She was 72 years old.
A viewing will be 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. ... [more]

Mervin 'Merv' Bushyhead

Aug 27, 2014 - Staff:  Mervin "Merv" Bushyhead, of Arapahoe, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, in Chubbuck, Idaho. He was 62 years old.
A rosary will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, at ... [more]

Ambrose Wesley Medicine Horse

Aug 27, 2014 - Staff:  Ambrose Wesley Medicine Horse, of Ethete, died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in his home. He was 48 years old.
An overnight visitation will begin at 5 p.m. ... [more]

Dorothy Sherman

Aug 25, 2014 - staff:  Dorothy Sherman, of Riverton, died Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, at her home. She was 65 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and the family will have a ... [more]

Vernon Lee Stephenson

Aug 25, 2014 - staff:  Vernon Lee Stephenson, of Lander, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. He was 86 years old.
A memorial service will be at a later date.
Vernon Lee Stephenson was ... [more]

Delores 'Dee' Irene (Lind) Wilson

Aug 25, 2014 - staff:  Delores "Dee" Irene (Lind) Wilson, formerly of Riverton, died Friday, Aug. 14, 2014, at the David M. Dorsett Heath Care Center in Spearfish, S.D. She was 83 ... [more]

Sandra (Sandy) Catherine Covey Merrill

Aug 25, 2014 - staff:  Sandra (Sandy) Catherine Covey Merrill died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at SageWest Health Care at Lander following a lengthy illness. She was 88 years ... [more]

Dalton 'Dick' Hamilton

Aug 23, 2014 - Staff:  Dalton "Dick" Hamilton, of Hudson, died Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. He was 84 years old.
A graveside service with military honors will be at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. ... [more]

Melvyn 'Andy' Anderson

Aug 22, 2014 - Staff:  Melvyn "Andy" Anderson, of Hudson, died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at his home. He was 73 years old.
A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at ... [more]

Ben Jerome Warren Sr.

Aug 22, 2014 - Staff:  Ben Jerome Warren Sr., of Arapahoe, died of natural causes Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at his home. He was 48 years old.
Funeral services will be Monday, Aug. ... [more]

Richard Meisinger

Aug 21, 2014 - Staff:  Richard Meisinger died Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, at the Nebraska Masonic Home in Plattsmouth, Neb. He was 84 years old.
A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. ... [more]

Rosalie Baker

Aug 21, 2014 - Staff:  Rosalie Baker, of Pavillion, died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at Westward Heights Nursing Home in Lander. She was 87 years old.
A memorial service will be at 2 ... [more]

Francis Sitting Eagle

Aug 21, 2014 - Staff:  Francis Sitting Eagle, of Arapahoe, died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. He was 34 years old.
A rosary will be at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, at St. Stephen's Catholic ... [more]

Make no mistake, we're in an Iraq war again

Aug 20, 2014 - By Doyle McManus:  And the fighters of the Islamic State make al-Qaida look like Boy Scouts.

Every time President Barack Obama thinks he has succeeded in establishing ... [more]

The day after

Aug 20, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  There's no such thing as a boring primary election in Fremont County

Not everything is final from Tuesday's primary election while the final ... [more]

Connie Frances Big Medicine-Oldman

Aug 20, 2014 - Staff:  Connie Frances Big Medicine-Oldman died Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, in Geary, Okla. She was 54 years old.
A rosary and wake will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, at ... [more]

Linda A. (Sanford) Jarrard

Aug 19, 2014 - Staff:  Linda A. (Sanford) Jarrard, of Riverton, died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, at home after a hard fought battle with cancer. She was 65 years old.
Services will be ... [more]

Eugene 'Gene' Culbertson

Aug 19, 2014 - Staff:  Eugene "Gene" Culbertson died Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, from an internal infection at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. He was 67 years old.
Services will be at ... [more]

Charlotte Waterman

Aug 19, 2014 - Staff:  Charlotte Waterman died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. She was 74 years old.
Traditional Indian funeral services will be at 10 ... [more]