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Mead, western govs back pre-screening tourists

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Governors from 19 Western states called Friday for expansion of a program that screens international travelers at airports abroad, in a bid to ...

Charles Richard Busby

A memorial service for former Lander resident Charles Richard Busby was at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 5, at First United Methodist Church in Casper. Mr. Busby ...

Walter Allen Reid

Former Lander resident Walter Allen Reid of Corpus Christi, Texas, died unexpectedly on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. He was 30 years old.
He was born Nov. 8, 1985 ...

Tourism focus could add millions to Capitol project

Lawmakers are considering a plan to make the State Capitol a more attractive site for tourists and student groups once the planned three-year renovation is ...

'Land grab' by government is about more than sage grouse

Editor:
The delisting of the sage grouse as an endangered species was applauded by many in our state. Then, surprise, surprise, it was followed up by the ...

Answers usually found in the middle

But it's the extremists who get the most attention.

A Jew, a black guy and a redneck walk into a bar.This, or something a lot like it, is the ...

UW names three finalists for presidency

University candidates
Jeremy Hafner
Rochester Institute of ...

Cowboys lose OT thriller to Cal, 78-72

LARAMIE - The University of Wyoming men's basketball team had a two-point lead with less than three minutes remaining in overtime, but California closed the ...

Staff members at Riverton's Center of Hope and at Volunteers of America - Northern Rockies were recognized for their work during an awards ceremony Nov. 18 in ...

Central Wyoming College equine students sponsored horse-drawn sleigh rides Saturday at the CWC Equine Center. Colton and Lindsey Gonka navigated horses Thunder ...

10 cents a gallon

With gasoline much cheaper now, gripes about the tax have died down

A few days ago, staff writer Christina George wrote a story for our newspaper ...

Central Wyoming's women prevailed in a hard-fought contest, defeating Eastern Wyoming with a tenacious effort led by Kyla Paulus, who scored 20 points, ...

NBA is in a Golden State of mind

One of the many wonderful aspects of being sports fans is every now and again we are privileged to witness history before our very eyes.
No grainy, shadowy ...

Cowboys defeat Utah in pool

GREEN RIVER - The University of Wyoming men's swimming and diving team won ten of the total 16 events on its way to victory over No. 14 Utah on Saturday ...

Veteran assistance dates set for month in Fremont County

A state of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in Wyoming cities in December.
Lori ...

Fremont County Racing Association president Sheldon Buckingham, right, handed Riverton Mayor Lars Baker the Motorcross Track of the Year award during a city ...

Food donation clears library fines

The Fremont County Library System is having its annual "Food for Fines" drive in November and December.
Anyone who brings in a non-perishable food item will ...

Fremont County Digest

Web cameras up and running
New web cameras went live this week in northwest Wyoming, including one at Diversion Dam along U.S. Highway 26-287 about 16 ...

Cowboys defeat Utah in pool

Gov. Matt Mead's budget plan for 2017-2018 includes funding for two construction projects through Central Wyoming College.
In his budget proposal released ...

Fifteen years go this month the Class 2-A Shoshoni Wranglers opened the home wrestling season hosting the Wrangler Duals, with 10 teams in the field.
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