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Faye Jenkins-Underwood

Faye Jenkins-Underwood, infant daughter of Melain Jenkins and Eric Underwood, died Tuesday, March 22, 2016, at St. Luke's Presbyterian Hospital in Denver.She ...

Jean Gilkey

Jean Gilkey of Riverton died Wednesday, March 23, 2016, at the Help for Health Hospice Home.
She was 66 years old.
Funeral services are at 2 p.m. ...

Shane Justin Reed

Shane Justin Reed died Thursday, March 17, 2016, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. He was 55 years old.
Mr. Reed was born to Larry Reed and Delylah Felton ...

Wyoming digest

House Speaker won't run again
LARAMIE (AP) -- Current Speaker of the House and longtime Wyoming lawmaker Rep. Kermit Brown will not seek ...

Seats available on beef council

The Wyoming Beef Council has threeupcoming vacancies, two on the governing Council and one WBC-appointed national director position.
Applications and ...

Researchers continue work with elk, bighorn sheep, deer in southern Winds

Beginning in March, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department will continue work on the Wiggins Fork elk herd and the Whiskey Mountain bighorn sheep collaring, ...

Fremont County digest

Mead coming to Lander for veterans event
Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead travels to Lander on Wednesday, March 30, for "Wyoming Veterans Welcome Home Day." ...

Snowmobilers reminded of 6-inch snowpack rule in forests

With the recent high snow melt across the state, The Wyoming State Trails Program would like to remind snowmobilers of the National Forest Service's six-inch ...

Top weed and pest contributors recognized with district awards

The Fremont County Weed and Pest District has recognized top contribtors:
- Natural Resource Specialist for the BLM Lander Field Office Jeremie Artery has ...

See 'Madama Butterfly' in HD April 2 at library

Giacomo Puccini's popular opera "Madama Butterfly" airs at 10:55 a.m. Saturday, April 2 at the Fremont County Library Lander branch, live from the Metropolitan ...

New program gives a book per month to younger kids

United Way of Southwest Wyoming has launched the Dolly Parton's Imagination Library program in Fremont County with a $21,000 grant from the Union Pacific ...

Deal with airline closer; county eyes $200k in support

Fremont County Commissioners said they intend to contribute up to $200,000 each year to help secure a new airline for Riverton Regional Airport.
Lander and ...

Oil, gas leases hung up across West due to concerns over sage grouse

Concerns over a bird that ranges across Wyoming and the West continue to delay federal oil and gas lease sales, five months after Interior Secretary Sally ...

BIA review critical of tribal court performance

The Shoshone and Arapaho Tribal Court failed a program review completed by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
The review results, released this month, show the ...

Foundation pledges $5,000 to Riverton Senior Citizens Inc.

Wyoming Senior Citizens Inc. has been awarded a $5,000 donation from the Idaho Community Foundation on behalf of the Kissler Family Foundation.
The ICF works ...

Ferries, Taylor set May 28 wedding date in California

William John Ferries of San Francisco and Courtney Lauren Taylor of Berkeley, California, will wed May 28, 2016, in Yuba City, California.
The future ...

The annual awards banquet of the Riverton Chamber of Commerce hosted about 100 people March 18 at the Reach Foundation clubhouse. Jim Gores, left, of James H. ...

The Riverton Police Depart-ment has sworn in a new patrol officer.
Billy Whiteplume was welcomed into department and community March 15 during the Riverton ...

Fire at old Roberts Mission building was 'terrible shame'

Editor:
I was shocked to see the picture of the old building at the Roberts Mission destroyed by fire.
It is a terrible shame that it happened. These old ...

In traffic, consider the roundabout

It has fun advantages over the boring old four-way stop

People sure do complain about intersections a lot, don't they? Hemming and hawing over who ...

 
 

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