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Veterans ball set Saturday; could become annual event

Riverton's first Veterans Ball is planned for this Saturday, Oct. 17, at the Main Manhattan restaurant.
"We thought that it'd be good to put on something ...

WACCT outlines legislative priorities

Stable funding continues to be the No. 1 legislative goal for community colleges in state, according to a recent report from the Wyoming Association of ...

More than 50 cases confirmed of vesicular stomatitis virus

As of Tuesday, there were more than 50 confirmed and suspected cases of vesicular stomatitis virus in Fremont County, and so far 118 premises in nine Wyoming ...

CWC equine center in quarantine after 'mild' case of stomatitis found

Two horses at the Central Wyoming College equine center have contracted the vesicular stomatitis virus, sending the facility into quarantine for at least two ...

Donald James 'Donnie' Chavez

Donald James "Donnie" Chavez died Sunday, Oct. 4, surrounded by loved ones. He was 63 years old.
An evening service is at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9, at Wyoming ...

Largest pumpkin in yearly contest tops 250 pounds

The Fremont County Master Gardener program held its annual pumpkin contest Sept. 26 at Sweetwater Garden, 1602 W. Main St.
Scott Lewis took first place for ...

St. Margaret's Catholic Elementary School celebrates its 50th anniversary Saturday at the school gymnasium, 220 N. Seventh St. E.
The "50 Years of ...

Park idea 'would do some good'

Editor:
I say thanks to the city for the idea of turning the vacant lot downtown into a nice green space. There is a need for some beautification. It would do ...

A job to avoid

Congress is in disarray as Republicans struggle unexpectedly to find a new speaker

Most registered voters in Fremont County are Republicans. While ...

University watching revenue picture, with reductions likely

AP -- Gov. Matt Mead says falling energy revenues will likely cause a major budget shortfall for the University of Wyoming.
Mead predicts a $100 million to ...

WINHealth pulls out of ACA in Wyoming

After Dec. 31 the only choice for a private health insurance provider under the program now in Wyoming will be Blue Cross Blue Shield.

CHEYENNE -- One ...

We all know the Oregon shooter

Gun-friendly Wyoming could be a leader on positive changes

The damaged young man who shot up Umpqua Community College in Oregon a few days ago, ...

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Previously captured bear put down
CHESTER, Idaho (AP) -- Wildlife officials in eastern Idaho on Thursday captured and euthanized a 13-year-old grizzly ...

St. Stephen's objects to search of students at UW event

St. Stephen's Indian High School principal Cheryl Swiderski Meyers is hoping for an apology from the University of Wyoming after an incident last month ...

County leads in stomatitis virus; meeting set for Tuesday

Fremont County now has more cases of vesicular stomatitis virus than any county in the state.
State Veterinarian Jim Logan hosts a public meeting from 7-9 ...

The Wyoming Fire Academy has played a role in Fremont County for 30 years, providing training opportunities for local firefighters as well as emergency ...

1918 building has been vacant for past 19 years

Bids will be accepted through Monday for the sale of the old city hall building in downtown ...

More vehicle deaths this year; alcohol, drugs bigger factors

Motor-vehicle collisions linked to drugs and alcohol have led to more deaths in Fremont County this year than last.
"It's a concern that we're seeing ...

CWC hires former Lander police chief as campus security officer

Former Lander Police Department chief Dave Hockett has been hired as a campus security officer at Central Wyoming College in Riverton.
He was introduced to ...

We're part of the big picture

Sometimes that's not so easy to recognize
As a writer, one of my hobbies is reading the work of other writers, so I often read the other columnists who ...

 
 

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