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Be realistic with diet during holidays

Weight maintenance, not weight loss, is a sensible objective for most people.

For local dieters worried about staying healthy during the holidays, ...

Man tied up, beaten by intoxicated group in Riverton trailer

Police say a man who was assaulted Sunday evening in Riverton had been tied up in a trailer before law enforcement arrived at the scene.
The victim was taken ...

Commissioners ask governor to block any Syrian refugees from entering state

Syrian refugees should not be settled in Wyoming, according to a message the Fremont County Commission is sending Gov. Matt Mead.
The county board passed a ...

Aspen Park Elementary second-graders performed "Goal!" a musical
related to soccer. Reciting lines for the spoken portion were, from left, Emma Eppler, ...

Storm worst in Colorado, but Wyo not spared

After a snowstorm hit Laramie and the surrounding area hard, the National Weather Service lifted its winter storm warning and winter weather advisories in ...

Aspen Park Elementary second-graders performed "Goal!" a musical
related to soccer. Reciting lines for the spoken portion were, from left, Emma Eppler, ...

Traffic fatality Saturday was Thermopolis man

A Thermopolis man died Saturday in the fatal crash that closed Wyoming Highway 789 north of Riverton for hours.
Michael J. Porath, 25, of Thermopolis, died at ...

Several Wyoming highways, including some that cross through Fremont County, may see a speed limit increase to 70 mph.
In a report to a legislative committee ...

New missile chief says past command issues fully resolved

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Air Force has put problems with misbehavior among nuclear launch officers behind it but won't lower its vigilance and will keep ...

Wyoming digest

Cheyenne men shot each other to death
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Police say an apparent fight led to a shooting at a Cheyenne house part that left two men ...

Wyoming digest

Man dies in motel fire
CASPER (AP) -- A man has died in a fire at a Casper motel. The fire occurred around 10:30 p.m. Friday at the Topper Motel. Tthe ...

World War II Veteran Alfred C. Baldes, 91, was accompanied by his great-grandsons at the Quilt of Honor ceremony in Riverton. He served with Gen. George ...

Competitive livestock judging used to be an official extracurricular activity at Central Wyoming College, and the Rustler judging team was finishing a good ...

New exhibit opens Nov. 19 at CWC

The Wonder Cabinet: A Col-lection of Art and Artifacts will open Nov. 19 at the Central Wyoming College Robert A. Peck Arts Center gallery in Riverton. IT ...

Fremont County Digest

Three teams to state mock trial contest
Fremont County teams will compete in the Wyoming High School Mock Trial competition Nov. 21 in Cheyenne.
One ...

Man sentenced for attack that fractured victim's skull

John Goodman of Ethete was sentenced Tuesday to 45 months in prison for his conviction on assault with a dangerous weapon with intent to cause bodily harm. ...

Modern opera 'Lulu' aired in live HD Saturday in Carnegie Room

Three husbands, seven lovers, six deaths and prostitution swirl around Lulu -- Alan Berg's femme fatale who shatters lives, including her own.
The Lander ...

Craft fair to raise money for group's disaster relief efforts

LifeLine Christian Church is hosting a craft fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, to raise money for the church youth group's mission with ...

Injured fireman continues improvement

Two months after suffering second-degree burns covering 38 percent of his body, Fremont County Fire Protection District deputy chief Clarence "Speed" Hartbank ...

Wildlife photo contest seeks entries; deadline is Nov. 23

Anyone who enjoys taking photographs of Wyoming wildlife, people, plants and landscapes is invited to enter this year's Wyoming Wildlife photo contest. The ...

 
 

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