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Fire danger rising fast in county

Fire officials are warning residents to be extra vigilant when burning trash and overgrown fields now that warm, dry, windy weather has arrived in Fremont ...

The group was created to address needs that weren't being covered by public spending.

A new floor appears at the Fremont Center, a sign lights up ...

Sunday blaze destroys Arthur home; fire an 'all-nighter'

A local family is requesting financial support from the community after a fire destroyed the family home this week south of Riverton.
No one was injured in ...

'Long overdue' roof repair at library going to bid Aug. 12

The Fremont County Library System is accepting bids for work that will address the ongoing leaking roof and drainage problems at its Riverton branch.
The ...

Governor's panel starts study on legal marijuana

Wyoming's anti-pot governor has a warning for a task force he's named to study the effects of legal marijuana: It CAN happen here.
Wyoming can't afford to ...

Wyoming teen in custody for double killing in Montana

BILLINGS, Mont. -- A Wyoming teen who was stopped along a road on Montana's Crow Indian Reservation gunned down a family who tried to help him Wednesday, ...

Lawmakers vote down bill to privatize student e-mails

Wyoming lawmakers have killed a proposal that would have made Wyoming the first state in the country to keep from public view all college student e-mails, even ...

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Reward offered in shop deaths
CHEYENNE -- The Cheyenne Police Department is offering a $5,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest and ...

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The Riverton Little League 9-10-year old all-stars opened state tournament play in Gillette with a 4-0 victory Wednesday over Laramie.
According to coach Dan ...

Lander falls to Laramie in state LL tourney

The Lander Little League 11-12-year-old all-stars had a rough go in their state tournament opener in Gillette, losing 9-3 defeat Wednesday at the hands of ...

My career on the baseball diamond was a short one

With all the local youth baseball teams in action participating in various post-season tournaments, it got me harkening back to the by-gone era of my baseball ...

 

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For many, it is the essence of the Fremont County Fair

The Fremont County Fairgrounds buzzes during fair week. There are the chattering crowds at the ...

Four boys and a garden

Sometimes I feel the pull of the tomatoes

I'm writing this in the top of the week (see, now that I'm a Little League Mom I say things like this, when ...

'Unconscionable' act by gunman not reflective of city staff feelings

Editor:
It is with a heavy heart and feelings of trepidation that I am writing this letter on the recent shooting at the Center Of Hope. On such an ...

Gluten-free store in Riverton brings back unique salad bar

The dishes are mostly vegetarian and also corn-free, dairy-free, yeast-free, soy-free, egg-free, peanut-free and gluten-free.

For the gluten-free, ...

Interior seeks $6.9M penalty against Wyoming gas producer

The agency says the company has failed to document how much gas it has extracted in recent years.

CHEYENNE -- The federal agency in charge of ...

Potential visitors have submitted to city nearly 15,000 requests for info this year

The Riverton Chamber of Commerce has responded to roughly 14,800 requests for information this year from visitors who are interested in seeing the city, ...

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