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Bagpiper to perform, speak at museum event in Lander

"Fremont County's Scottish Heritage" is the second program in the Discovery Speakers Series.
The presentation begins at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Fremont County ...

College OKs renewed tax mill levy for BOCHES

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees is planning to renew the half-mill levy that funds the Fremont County Board of Cooperative Higher Education ...

Jobless rate better in February; labor force tally improves

After slumping as the new year began, Fremont County's job market brightened across the board in February.
The improvements weren't spectacular, but they did ...

The jackhammers will return Tuesday on South Federal Boulevard in Riverton. A crack that stretches from one side of the newly paved road to the other end near ...

Rustler golfers open spring season in Colorado, Montana

Two spring golf tournaments are in the books for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers.
The Rustlers participated in Trinidad, Colo., last Thursday and ...

County sends three students to state spelling bee; all advance to oral contest

The competition included spellers from Riverton and Lander.

All three of Fremont County's contestants at the 2015 Wyoming State Spelling Bee advanced ...

Tyler attends powwow in Denver to represent tribe

Hundreds attend the Denver March Powwow each year to compete, dance, sell crafts, eat and gather with family members. Tribal members from across the United ...

Riverton student on UW range management team that placed third at contest

The University of Wyoming placed third and five team members placed in the top 10 percent among the 158 students from 25 colleges and universities competing in ...

District 25 looking to buy land for future expansion

Fremont County School District 25 is working to acquire land to house its growing student population.
Superintendent Terry Snyder said a capacity study ...

Consumer scams are no joke, so beware of three common ones

April Fools' Day is over, but the perpetrators of scams and fraud pull pranks every day of the year. This means people of all ages need to be vigilant about ...

Bolstering Wyoming's bison

There is a lot more upside to it than downside

The wood bison have made it back to Alaska's wilds.
Wood bison are bigger cousins to the plains bison ...

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Lawmakers set ed study topics
CHEYENNE -- Wyoming lawmakers will be fine tuning the school funding model and studying 11 education topics over the ...

High court upholds ban imposed on unlicensed ranch that took in youth

The key issue before the justices was whether the Triangle Cross Boys Ranch near Clark offered therapeutic services and, therefore, needed to be ...

UW dean searches nearly done

Four high-ranking administrators departed during the short, rocky administration of former president Robert Sternberg.

LARAMIE -- The University of ...

NASA: Snow in Wind River Range melting weeks earlier

Snow is melting off the Wind River mountains 16 days earlier in the season than it did in the 1990s, a recent NASA study found.
Changes to the timing of ...

Funding to assist Arapahoe kids in District 25 doubling

The Riverton school board of trustees has approved an award of about $175,000 from Fremont County School District 38 for Riverton's Arapahoe Instruction Grant. ...

Court ruling on bail sparked by county cases

Judges now can demand that criminal defendants post their bail in cash, according to a recent Wyoming Supreme Court decision. The practice is common in ...

Pot seizure may be part of larger case

The Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation requested the help of the Lander Police Department in closing the 200 block of Jefferson Street in Lander on ...

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Births
BOTT
A daughter was born to Kara Bott of Riverton and Drew Bott of Riverton at 2:15 p.m. Feb. 25 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby ...

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Births
ABEYTA
A daughter was born to Morgan Abeyta of Riverton at 1:46 p.m. March 24 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 5 ...

 
 

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