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Lilly Wright, 15, has been raising goats all her life. She participated the pee wee goat show with a pygmy goat named Gracie when she was 1 year old. This ...

Malek takes another crack at commission seat; cites county knowledge

Joe Malek, who lives near Ray Lake off of Highway 287, is hoping to replace Fremont County Commissioner Andi Clifford next year to represent District 1.
It's ...

BIA set to take over programs; tribes still split

Federal control could come in October
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has told the Shoshone Business Council to prepare for the federal government to take ...

Wyoming digest


Progress seen in lake trout battle
CODY (AP) -- Wildlife managers are making headway with their programs to reduce the number of voracious lake trout ...

Missing teen located in Teton Park; had changed appearance

MOOSE (AP) -- Searchers located an Ohio teen who went missing in Grand Teton National Park on Saturday and tracked her down after she fled when authorities ...

Troy Hissam

Troy Hissam died Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016, at the emergency room at Memorial Hospital of Converse County in Douglas. He was 49 years old.
A celebration of the ...

Rig count up one in U.S.; Wyoming stays the same

HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by one this week to 464.
A year ago, 884 rigs were active. Depressed ...

House candidates say nothing new in criticizing the president

Editor:
The U.S. House of Representatives race in the state this year is a wild one. It's been a rougher process than normal in our state.
I do not see why ...

Jackson isn't 'over the hill' from Wheatland

Liz Cheney still battling the 'outsider' label with voters.

You don't hear the term carpetbagger much anymore. If you're a fan of Margaret ...

Cop cams

If Wyoming mandates them, keeping the video secret would be a mistake
Wyoming is beginning to discuss the possibility of equipping all of its police ...

'Areas of smoke'

It's a weather warning unique to this time of year in Wyoming

The deadpan writing of weather forecasters often has a new bit of seasonal terminology ...

Circus parade names winners

The annual Shrine Circus Parade in Riverton crowned winners in six themed categories. Children ages 11 and younger came dressed as clowns, entertainers and ...

Kaitlyn Kiser, 11, competed in intermediate poultry showmanship Friday. Joyce Conger, left, judged all poultry shows Friday at the Fremont County ...

Mike Logan

Mike Logan died Wednesday, July 13 at his home in Riverton.
He was 65.
Cremation has taken place.
Mr. Logan was born April 21, 1951.
He was a welder and ...

Opening of UW camp brings hope

Laramie -Wyoming will enter the 2016 season with a group of dynamic players returning who should be among the best at their positions in the Mountain West ...

CWC to restore orchard in Sinks

Central Wyoming College has received a grant to restore the historic apple orchard at the Sinks Canyon Center above Lander.
The $24,500 grant is through the ...

Barbara Crum

Former Fremont County resident Barbara Crum of Deport, Texas, died Tuesday, July 19, 2016, at her home. She was 82 years old.
Memorial services will be ...

Local baseball season ends with flourish

Baseball season in Fremont County came to a close this weekend with all of the local clubs completing their respective competitions.
From American Legion all ...

Lady Chief honored at memorial tourney

Late Wyoming Indian basketball player Taylor Harris was remembered on the anniversary of her tragic passing.

Taylor Harris' life came to an ...

Argalus 'Gail' Emerson Folston

Argalus "Gail" Emerson Folston of Lander died at his home Sunday, July 17, 2016. He was 75 years old.
Funeral services were July 25 at the Chapel of Mount ...

 
 

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