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'Every Kid in a Park' focuses on access for fourth-graders

Fremont County is home to Sinks Canyon State Park, Boysen State Park, and South Pass City State Historic Site.

In celebration of the National Park ...

The public was able to catch a glimpse of the proposed new speciality license plates that represent the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes.
During ...

Giant AML fund revived in roads bill; state might see $500M

A federal highway bill that cleared Congress on Thursday restores hundreds of millions of dollars to Wyoming through the federal abandoned mines ...

Suspect in brutal beating at park in July bound over for trial

A suspect charged with assaulting a man found injured July 21 in a bathroom at Jaycee Park has been bound over to district court.
Wesley Willow Jr. has been ...

Second nominee class sought for District 25 Hall of Fame

The inaugural hall of fame members were inducted this year.

Fremont County School District 25 is seeking nominations for its second Hall of Fame ...

Harlene F. St. Clair

Harlene F. St. Clair of the Wind River Indian Reservation died Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015, at her home in Ethete with family by her side. She was 80.
Visitation ...

Shawna Dawn Filman

Shawna Filman died Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015, at the University of Colorado Hospital with her family at her side, following a lengthy illness. She was 44 years ...

Multi-faith nativity event Friday and Saturday

The community is welcome to join in a two-day interfaith nativity celebration this week with art, music and children's activities.
The event is open 4-9 p.m. ...

Washington's original Thankgiving proclamation well worth reading

Editor:
With Thanksgiving Day just past, is the history of Thanksgiving Day still taught? Can our school children name which president issued the ...

Sometimes I need cheesy music

Thanksgiving especially seems to bring out the craving

With Thanksgiving so recently observed, I think it's time to shout my gratitude - if not from ...

'Hamlet'

One of the world's great plays, and great entertainments, runs all week

Most Americans have heard of William Shakespeare. A fair percentage could ...

List of UW finalists due on Friday

LARAMIE (AP) -- The finalists for University of Wyoming president are expected to be announced Friday.
The university released a statement Wednesday saying ...

Mental health moves OKd by subcommittee for consideration

Wyoming lawmakers are pushing mental-health reforms that would change how the state treats those considered to be a threat to themselves or others.
A ...

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Hunted deer had CWD
CODY (AP) -- A Cody hunter who shot a deer infected with a deadly disease is concerned he did not know the animal was afflicted ...

Horse neglect calls unfounded

Sheriff's deputies have responded to two reports of animal abuse involving horses on Elkhorn Drive in Riverton.
Both calls were determined to be ...

Among lawmakers with local represenation, Geis has biggest district

Of the eight state legislators who represent part of Fremont County, Sen. Gerald Geis, R-Worland, has the largest district at 8,108 square miles over five ...

CWC extends Valdez contract to June 2019

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees voted last month to extend CWC president Cristobal Valdez's employment contract through June 2019.
Trustees ...

Central Wyoming College signed Lander Valley High School's Kolbey Wells, center, to a letter-of-intent to play golf for the Rustlers next season. Also ...

Back the Orange-and-Black

Now, I know high school sports are king around these parts and fair play.
Fremont County is fraught with fine, prep athletes giving it their all, from north ...

Lady Blue is back at it on the basketball court as Shoshoni gets ready for battle between the backboards.

Raimee Dempster stepped out from among her ...

 
 

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