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Seely top 10 at national HS rodeo

Makayla Seely represented her hometown and home state with distinction, finishing sixth in barrel racing at the High School National Finals Rodeo last week in ...

Rediscovering a hidden local gem

If you knew what you were looking for, there were clues.
What was visible were the old copiers, fax machines and the old chairs and boxes packed full of ...

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Births

GORDON
A son was born to Angelyna Gordon and Daniel Gordon at 1:32 p.m. July 22 at Hot Springs County ...

Larry Wester

Mr. Larry Wester was called to be with the Lord unexpectedly on July 19th in Laramie, Wyoming at the age of 67.
He is preceded in death by his father ...

Michelle Kaye Jimerson

Michelle Jimerson passed away July 20, 2017, in Thermopolis, due to injuries in an automobile accident.She was 47 years old.
She was born Oct. 24, 1969, in ...

Missed seeing the balloons fly on Sunday morning

Editor:
We weren't able to get to the balloon rally flight on the Saturday launch, July 15, so we went up the next morning. But the balloons didn't fly.
To ...

Tuesday notes

Hazy days
What's all the haze in the Wind River Basin? It's mid-summer, so it must be from a wildfire.
We don't have any of those burning in our ...

No go this year for Cowboy Day legislation

Designating July 22 as the National Day of the American Cowboy failed for the first time since 2005.

Politics in Washington has reined in an annual ...

Are there any Preble's mice left to protect?

DENVER (AP) -- Biologists are surveying Colorado's fast-growing Front Range for a protected species of mouse that has become a source of frustration for ...

Wyoming digest

Train pulling Wyoming coal derails
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Officials say 21 freight cars hauling coal from Wyoming have derailed in South Texas as ...

Emergency personnel pushed a damaged
motorcycle out of the
roadway after it collided with a Ford Mustang at about 5:45 p.m. Monday in the in the 1500 block ...

County fair planners hope tighter budget won't be noticed

Tight budgets have impacted operations at the Fremont County Fair and Rodeo this year, but organizers are confident the changes won't put a damper on the ...

Game and Fish adding campsite availability for eclipse period

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department plans to increase the availability of several campsites at wildlife habitat management areas during time around the Aug. ...

Harnsberger gives raises against wishes of commission

Fremont County treasurer Scott Harnsberger has cut the roughly $20,000 in bonuses he's traditionally given to his staff, opting to give raises instead.
The ...

Shull's courtroom saga ends with guilty plea

Jeremiah Shull, who killed his estranged wife's lover in 2014, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder on Monday, negating the need for a second trial after the ...

Phyllis Randall

Phyllis Randall of Riverton died Thursday, July 13, 2017, at the Help for Health Hospice Home. She was 91 years old.
Per her wishes, cremation has taken ...

Lodging tax income is down countywide, but not in Dubois

Editor:
The article about Wind River Visitors Council budgeting was largely correct. However, as a Dubois representative to the WRVC and a member of the ...

A lesson from a gasping catfish

Most of us are just a few poor decisions away from real trouble.

There was a surprise early one morning by a section of gated pipe just below our ...

 
 

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