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May 22, 2014 7:25 am

Wayne R. Schaefer

(June 1, 1948 - May 10, 2014)

Wayne R. Schaefer, 65, died peacefully at his home in Renton, Wash., with his family by his side on Saturday, May 10, 2014, after a long fight with gastric cancer. 

May 22, 2014 7:24 am

Dixie Robertson Moody

(Dec. 11, 1937 - May 14, 2014)

Dixie R. Moody died at Rapid City Regional Hospital in South Dakota on Wednesday, May 14, 2014, surrounded by her family. She was 76.

May 22, 2014 7:22 am

Paul Howard Capper Decker

(Jan. 5, 1915 - May 20, 2014)

Paul Howard Capper Decker, 99, died Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at his home in Powell.

May 22, 2014 7:22 am

Joanne Irene Davison

(June 5, 1935 - May 20, 2014)

Joanne Irene Davison of Powell died May 20, 2014. She was 78.

May 20, 2014 7:27 am

Berneice Clark

Berneice Clark, 92, of Cody, died at West Park Hospital on Jan. 27, 2014.

May 20, 2014 7:26 am

Esther Louise Wormell

(Oct. 1, 1957 - May 17, 2014)

Esther Louise Wormell, 56, of Powell, died Saturday, May 17, 2014.

May 20, 2014 7:25 am

Gerald Robert Wilkins

(Nov. 4, 1920 - May 19, 2014)

Gerald Robert Wilkins, 93, died May 19, 2014, at Powell Valley Healthcare.

A double-fatal crash on U.S. Highway 287 between Muddy Gap and Rawlins Friday afternoon has closed a section of the road.

A pair of semis collided head-on at 12:47 p.m., according to Cody Beers, Wyoming Department of Transportation public involvement specialist.

One of the vehicles was carrying oil, Beers said, and there was an explosion and fire.

The section of US 287 between Muddy Gap and Rawlins is closed for an indefinite period, Beers said. The scene of the crash is 28.6 miles north of Rawlins near Lamont. Lamont is about 250 miles south of Powell.

For more information on the road's status, visit wyoroad.info or call 511.

The Western Sugar Cooperative has been cited for 12 safety violations in connection with a Jan. 4 death at the coperative's Lovell factory. The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is proposing penalties that total $71,000, the agency announced in a Thursday afternoon news release.

One hundred ninety-three students will walk across the stage Saturday during Northwest College Commencement Exercises. The processional begins at 10:30 a.m. in NWC Cabre Gym, behind the DeWitt Student Center.