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One of the saddest statistics in America today is the low rate of voter turnout. In the 2012 presidential election only 57.5 percent of eligible voters turned ...

Rec center dreams

Everything comes down to money

It is both an encouragement and a relief to learn again and again, as we do through news coverage, that our community ...

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) -- Park officials say Yellowstone National Park attracted an unexpectedly large amount of visitors this year.
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Woman burned to death at bar
RAWLINS (AP) -- Police in Rawlins are investigating the apparent burning death of a woman at a local bar.
The incident ...

Researchers unearth duck- billed dinosaur in Elk Basin

POWELL (AP) -- For more than 70 million years, it sat preserved underground until the front leg and shoulder of a hadrosaur, a type of duck-billed dinosaur, was ...

Help Center set for holiday assistance

An open house is planned Sunday to inform residents about the center, which opened in March 2014.

A new resource for local residents in need has been ...

A jury can hear a recording of a defendant saying he hit his wife in the head with a hatchet if his case goes to trial, a judge ruled at a Nov. 2 hearing in ...

Vesicular stomatitis cases still shrinking

Officials say the number of open cases of vesicular stomatitis virus in Wyoming has dwindled, and the majority of quarantines have been released since an ...

Convicted murderer Jeremiah Shull was sentenced to life in prison on Nov. 5.
Lander District Court Judge Norman E. Young chose the penalty over the only other ...

Jane V. Bender

Jane V. Bender, of Morris Plains, N.J., who also had a home in Lander, died Friday, Oct. 2, 2015.
Born in Montclair, N.J., to the late William Warren and ...

Ina May (Smith) Settlemire

Ina May (Smith) Settlemire, a longtime Riverton resident who later moved to Kansas, died Friday, Oct. 16, 2015.
She was 96 years old.
A memorial service will ...

Apprenticeship programs employ 371 in state

The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services and the Wyoming Office of Apprentice-ship are observing National Apprenticeship Week in Wyoming for the first ...

CWC freezes hiring ahead of anticipated state funding cutback

Will last at least to the end of the year

Central Wyoming College has implemented a temporary hiring freeze for all benefited positions as a result ...

Central will now fight for their tournament lives in a winner-take-all elimination match against Eastern Wyoming College.

Central Wyoming College's ...

Lady Blue is the only Fremont County squad playing in the championship event in Casper.

Shoshoni's volleyball team takes the court at the Casper ...

The outstanding student-athlete will ply her golf skills as a Rustler in her hometown.

When Kendra Miller first picked up a golf club as a little ...

Riverton Middle School eighth-grader Dillon Lange attempted a lay-up during the game against the Green River Wolverines at Spartan gymnasium ...

Riverton High School assistant golf coach Russ Holgate, RHS head golf coach Lars Flanagan, Reggie Miller, Central Wyoming College head golf coach Pat Rafferty, ...

The Rustlers volleyball squad has high hopes heading into tourney after encouraging, late-season results.

It's been a rough season for the Central ...

Lady Blue last ones standing

Well, Fremont County sports fans, here we are in the first week of November.
Yardage has been gained and lost, digs, sets and kills served up, laps completed, ...

 
 

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