Articles by Rebecca Pitt
Nadine Sides of Riverton died at the Wind River Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Riverton on Monday, Aug. 23, 2010. She was 92. At her request, cremation has taken place and there will be no memorial services.
RIVERTON, Wyo. — A pair of longtime Central Wyoming College professors will receive the honor of Professor Emeritus at Sept. 9 Convocation activities.
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) – A retired surgeon and rancher from Cheyenne has failed to qualify to run an independent candidate in Wyoming’s governor’s race.
POWELL, Wyo. (AP) – Longtime outfitter Jake Clark of Powell will be inducted into the Wyoming Outdoor Hall of Fame in September by the Wyoming Wildlife Heritage Foundation.
World News Today: Boston man held in NKorea due back home today …. NYC cabbie-slash suspect is taken to psych ward …. Holdout juror at Blagojevich trial explains vote …. Chinese man with no arms plays piano with toes
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) – Former U.S. Sen. Alan Simpson is apologizing for comparing Social Security to a milk cow but some critics still want him removed from President Obama’s deficit commission
World News Today: Economy slows to 1.6 percent as trade gap widens …. Former FEMA head: Government didn’t tell all on Katrina …. Hurricane Danielle now a major storm …. Homemade bombs kill 3 US troops in Afghanistan
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) – Meatpackers, feeders and hundreds of ranchers from around the country are attending a workshop the Obama administration is holding in Colorado to discuss antitrust issues in the livestock industry.
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) – Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says the Fed will consider making another large-scale purchase of securities if the slowing economy were to deteriorate significantly and signs of deflation were to flare.
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) – A Gillette woman has died from injuries she suffered when she rolled her ATV north of the city.
William R. “Bill” Mefford of rural Lander died at the Lander Regional Medical Center on Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010, at the age of 77. Funeral services are at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 30, at the Assembly of God Church in Dubois. Officiating will be Pastor Mark Shaklee of the First Assembly of God Church in Riverton and Pastor Scott Englehart of the First Baptist Church of Lander.
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) – Gov. Dave Freudenthal has increased the amount of sage grouse habitat that will be protected in Wyoming.