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Museums and galleries launch Wind River Explorer Guide

The Fremont County Museums are proud to announce their latest project in conjunction with our partner organizations throughout Fremont County.
The Wind River ...

Wyo delegates to Cruz

The U.S. Senator from Texas campaigned personally in Wyoming, including a speech Saturday at the state GOP convention in Casper.

Painstaking ...

Alcohol and drug deaths 'skyrocket,' says coroner

Alcohol and drug abuse continues to be a problem in Fremont County, as evidenced by official mortality statistics for the first quarter of 2016.
The numbers ...

Expulsions down in District 25 under 'stipulated agreement' program

Riverton schools have cut back on expulsions since the implementation of "stipulated agreements."
School District 25 started using stipulated agreements ...

'No more 65'

Speed limit raised on state highways across county; some lower limits remain

The posted speed limit rose from 65 to 70 mph in recent days on many ...

'You hardly ever meet a bad person in ag'

College student from Lander embodies next generation in agriculture education, philosophy

Rebecca Weber rested one afternoon last summer against ...

RMS honor roll listed

Riverton Middle School has released its honor roll for the third quarter.
RMS registrar Chris Uecker called the students on the list "high ...

More than 134,000 quilts have been presented nationwide to veterans and current military members.

Stephanie Logan of Sheep Camp Quilt Supply recently ...

Big Red swingers get in spring shape

The three-time defending Class 4-A state champion Wolverines golf squad hosted an event, with the boys beating Pinedale by 18 shots.

Spring has ...

It's not the poetry, but the planet

And 'jet stream' just doesn't rhyme with 'flowers'

April showers bring May flowers, or so the story goes.
Here in Iowa, April has certainly been a ...

Local cowboys and cowgirls show off skills

Young cowboys and cowgirls from across Fremont County hit the trail for Laramie last weekend to compete in a spring rodeo event featuring athletes from all ...

Superdelegates

If Bernie Sanders wanted them, he should have started a long time ago

In 2016, the dogged, determined run for the Democratic presidential nomination ...

Riverton's Naya Shime won the girls eighth-grade 200-meter dash, 100-meter hurdles and long jump.

Middle school track and field athletes from across ...

AAU v-ball tourney hits town

Eighty youth volleyball teams from across Wyoming, totaling nearly 600 players, arrive in Riverton gymnasiums Saturday and Sunday for an AAU-sanctioned ...

Wyoming digest

Wolf population on the rise in Wyoming
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) -- Wyoming's wolf population has soared and the once-endangered animals are expanding into new ...

Peabody bankruptcy draws attention to coal reclamation

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- The bankruptcy of Peabody Energy helps draw attention to plans for financially troubled coal companies to cover the potentially huge ...

Children had the chance to talk to, meet, learn about and dance with exotic birds Monday at the Riverton Branch Library. Central Wyoming Aviary, a non-profit ...

Water outlook good: basin 'slightly wet,' flood threat low

Recent storms left the Wind River Basin in a good position water-wise, with snow-water equivalents reaching 108 percent of median at the end of ...

For all of our planning, life sometimes surprises

Did you plan your life when you were young? Did the years follow your plan?
As most of us learn, life often brings surprises.
Like grandkids - some arrive ...

William J. "Dus" Morton Jr.

William J. "Dus" Morton Jr. died Friday March 11, 2016.
Mr. Morton was born on July 17, 1935 in Clay County, Texas where he spent his childhood.
He was the ...

 
 

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