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Thunderbird returns to Frontier Days after last year's interruption caused by sequester

Thousands of onlookers let out a roar Wednesday morning as the first Thunderbirds jet emerged under the cloud cover.
After a one-year absence from Cheyenne ...

Federal criticism occupies much of Republican forum

Republican candidates for state office sparred during a public forum Thursday night in Central Wyoming College's Little Theater.
The biggest theme that arose ...

Gosar has governor primary to himself

The former Wyoming Cowboy football standout is making his second run for the state's highest office.

Wyoming's current leadership is shortsighted, ...

District 21 trustees approve $20.7 million budget for next fiscal year

The Fremont County School District 21 Board of Trustees approved a budget for the fiscal year 2014-2015.
In a short budget hearing before the board's regular ...

Commission names Dubois man to county museums board

The Fremont County Commission voted unanimously July 2 to appoint Ron DuBay, of Dubois, to a three-year term on the Fremont County Museums Board.
According to ...

Wyoming PBS and the National Bighorn Sheep Interpretive Center will host a free public screening of the documentary "Touching the Wild," featuring naturalist ...

Superintendents share success stories from schools on rez

The Wyoming Legislature's Select Committee on Tribal Relations heard from two reservation school superintendents recently at Central Wyoming College. ...

Fires crop up in Shoshone National Forest

A new fire has been identified in the Burned Timber Creek area within the Elk Fork drainage of the Shoshone National Forest.
The Swede Fire was located at 5 ...

State decides not to give gas company sneak preview of Pavillion water findings

Wyoming officials have changed course and no longer plan to allow an energy company to preview and suggest changes to two draft reports on possible causes of ...

A Riverton-area team of young livestock judges was the best in Wyoming as Fremont County Fair week approached in 1979.
At the state 4-H competition in ...

Visiting pastor to deliver Sunday service

The Dr. Rev. Thea McKee will deliver the message "In All Things" at the United Presbyterian Church, 1101 N. Broadway Ave., at 10:30 a.m. Sunday.
Her message ...

Lander overcame a nine-run deficit to shock Cody 15-14 Thursday night in Park County, earning a spot in the Wyoming Little League 11- and 12-year-old state ...

Laramie bests Raiders to start district tourney

Riverton still could earn a state tournament bid.

The Laramie Rangers opened the Class A South District American Legion baseball tournament beating ...

15-year-old Babe Ruthers dominant so far at state play

Riverton has outscored its opponents 25-2 in two games, trying to advance to Saturday's state championship game.

Riverton secured a spot Thursday in ...

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Evelyn R. Gimple, 98, of Lander, died Tuesday, July 22, at Westward Heights Care Center in Lander. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. ...

Girl Scouts look for volunteers in Lander

Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming are looking for Lander volunteers and troop leaders.
According to press release from Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming, ...

Gold Rush Days a 'great success'

This year was the first time the Carissa Mine and Mill was open during the event.

Organizers for South Pass City's Gold Rush Days called the weekend ...

Downed jetliner shows weakness in NATO alliance

The ongoing crisis in Ukraine has claimed yet another casualty: the NATO alliance.
Most assuredly the human costs -- the loss of 298 lives in the shootdown of ...

The guy who follows a legend

Cristobal Valdez has that task; give him a chance

I haven't met new Central Wyoming College president Cristobal Valdez yet, but I sympathize with his ...

County fair's rule on showing animals punishes baseball team

Editor:
Riverton's 13-14-year-old Babe Ruth baseball team won the state championship July 19 in Torrington. This qualifies them to go to regionals in Montana. ...

 
 

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