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Urbigkeit coverage welcomed

Editor:
I write in appreciation of the thoughtful treatment given by your newspaper to the memory and legacy of Ralph Urbigkeit.
I did not know Mr. Urbigkeit ...

The conversations of a lifetime

For me, some of the best came not in a classroom but a dormitory.

Discussions came easy as a 19-year old college student. Occasionally there were ...

What's in a name?

In the case of the airport, it could be quite a lot

Among the actions being discussed to improve -- perhaps even preserve -- commercial air service in ...

Wyoming digest

Plane lands on highway near Thermopolis
THERMOPOLIS -- A pilot safely landed his single-engine plane on a highway in rural central Wyoming after the ...

The way it was: Toastmistresses -- 1974

Among the Toastmasters service club's missions is to instill confidence in public speaking among its members. The club was prominent in Fremont County 41 years ...

BLM to conduct prescribed burn in county

The Bureau of Land Management will conduct a prescribed burn along the foothills of the south side of Green Mountain in an area known as the Hadsell Pasture, ...

Antique Easter decor on display

A new display in the lobby of the Fremont County Pioneer Museum shows some vintage Easter decorations and cards from the late 1800s through the 1930s.
The ...

Library hosting LEGO Robotics club in April

The Riverton Branch Library is inviting children to sign up for LEGO Robotics in April.
The club is open to children ages 8 to 12 who want to build and ...

Museum selling commemorative coin to mark 100th anniversary

The Fremont County Pioneer Association is producing a pure silver commemorative coin to mark the 100th anniversary of the Fremont County Pioneer Museum.
Only ...

UW Extension offices offering pesticide schools

The Fremont County Extension Service and Fremont County Weed and Pest are planning two private pesticide certification schools this spring.
Any farmer, ...

Man cited for DUI after rolling car three times

A deputy found the abandoned vehicle about 250 feet off of the highway down a 25-foot embankment.

A Lander man who had been released on bond for ...

Pneumonia has been killing bighorn sheep in Fremont County, and scientists don't know why.
So they went to the mountains to try to find out.
The illness ...

Businesses selling recreation vehicles feeling oil slump

Last in a series

Between November and the beginning of January Wyoming oil producers idled six oil rigs. Many remain operating, however, production ...

Museum's April events to discuss soldiers, sheep, Scottish heritage

The Fremont County Pioneer Museum kicks off its spring schedule in April with two speakers programs and a Children's Exploration program.
"Buffalo Soldiers at ...

County GOP elects new officers

The Fremont County Republican Party elected new leadership March 17. Former Riverton City Council member and mayoral candidate Rich Gard was chosen as the new ...

Cougars starting track season in Big Piney

Coach Kiley Chatfield has 30 track and field athletes to juggle this spring for his Wind River track and field teams.
WRHS started the season Friday at the ...

Potential point scorers are found all the way through the Shoshoni High School Wranglers girls track and field lineup.
Coach Brady Slack has weapons ranging ...

Today

Deaths
NANEZ
Manuel DeLean Nanez (Lion), 65, formerly of Riverton, died Saturday, March 7, in Loveland, Colo. Cremation has taken place. Condolences ...

Twelve county students earn academic honors in Casper

Officials have released the names of students who made the president's and dean's honor rolls at Casper College for the 2014 fall semester.
To qualify for ...

RHS troupe lands main stage

Roughly 100 schools worldwide apply for Thespian Festival honor

Riverton High School theater students are the first Wyoming teens in more than 30 ...

 
 

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