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New school year comes with hike on lunch prices in Riverton district

When students return to classes this week in the Riverton school district, they'll be faced with some increases to meal prices.
The biggest increase, however, ...

Shoshone fair starts Aug. 24

A long list of events and entries will be showcased at this year's Shoshone Tribal Fair in Fort Washakie. Exhibits will be set up Aug. 24 and fair participants ...

Powell's annual butterfly count a community project

POWELL (AP) -- The problem with counting butterflies is you have to catch them first -- no easy feat.
With nets in hand, more than a dozen Powell residents ...

Fremont County missed 'totality' in 1979, but CWC science team didn't

Fremont County residents last got a solar treat comparable to what's coming Monday in February 1979, but it wasn't quite total.
A well-documented and widely ...

County jail numbers dip after reaching capacity

Fremont County's jail is getting some relief, with its population dropping to 150.
At one point last week, the jail had 174 prisoners in-house, one shy of the ...

War bonnets laid gently on riderless horses Friday, representing the last ride of 14-year-old Horse, 15-year-old Little Chief and 10-year-old Little Plume as ...

Museum features eclipse exhibit

In connection to the Great American Eclipse that will be seen on August 21, the Riverton Museum has created an eclipse exhibit that focuses on a similar solar ...

UW student excursion reaches Gannett's summit

After growing up in the flatlands of eastern South Dakota, Jordan Jensen got his first taste of Wyoming's high country by participating in an archaeology field ...

St. Stephen's school rolls out new freshman leadership academy

St. Stephen's Indian High School hosted the first annual Freshman Leadership Academy July 31 to Aug. 3.
The four days consisted of four hour workshops and ...

Wyoming digest

Traffic already up in Wyoming ahead of eclipse
CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Wyoming Department of Transportation reports increased traffic in the state leading ...

Eclipse-chasing pro picks Wyo.

It's a way of life for Kate Russo and a surprising number of others around the nation.



WASHINGTON (AP) -- While Monday's total solar eclipse in ...

Monday's the day for long-awaited solar sky show

Friday car wreck kills eclipse visitor near Dubois; big traffic jump noted


The solar eclipse weekend claimed its first victim in Fremont County on ...

Government Draw to be treated aerially for cheatgrass, leafy spurge

The operation aims to help preserve a key sage-grouse lek site.

The Bureau of Land Management will partner with Fremont County Weed and Pest for ...

Death Notices

BYMASTER
Deb Bymaster of Riverton died Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017.
She was 65 years old.
Services are pending.

WELLS
Longtime Dubois resident ...

Fremont County didn't get the 100 percent effect of the previous total solar eclipse in the Rocky Mountain region, but the 1979 event did bring as much as 95 ...

Eclipse notebook: Where will you be?

- Chris Jones with the National Weather Service office in Riverton is scheduled to work the evening shift Aug. 21, so he is planning to stay home with his ...

Sports

John Redman is one of the best there is in a rugged sport


The Spanish conquistador Coronado is credited with unintentionally bringing the horse to ...

Both Lander's boys and girls were second in the team standings, with Riverton's boys finishing third, led by individal runner-up Jorden ...

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