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Data collected on sage-grouse populations so far in 2015 is encouraging, but the year still could be less-than-favorable for the birds.
Experts say climate is ...

Privatizing Fremont County EMS service 'is a huge risk'

Editor:
So now we are going to privatize the ambulance service? What's next, the sheriff's office and the fire department?
The county commissioners are ...

Rock Springs driver wins Saturday demolition derby

Pat Bettolo of Rock Springs was the overall winner Saturday at the Fremont County Fair demolition derby before a packed house at the grandstand arena.
Bettolo ...

Brion Riley and Clay Johnson couldn't be more different.
The pair of Wyoming Central College freshman cross-country runners hail from polar opposites of the ...

Church to host musical and pet services

The United Presbyterian Church in Riverton will host two outdoor services in the coming months.
The church's youth group will lead a musical outdoor service ...

Wyoming Catholic College welcomes largest freshman class in school history

The student body is larger than ever and consists of more than 150 students.

Wyoming Catholic College has welcomed the largest class in the college's ...

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Deaths
GARDNER
Marcinda L. Gardner, 27, of St. Stephen's, died Tuesday, Aug. 4, in Riverton. A rosary and wake will be at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 10, at ...

Achievers

Spratt makes dean's list
Kristen Spratt of Lysite was named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Houston State University in Huntsville, ...

TripAdvisor gives award to Sinks Canyon State Park

Sinks Canyon State Park is one of seven Wyoming state parks, historic sites and trails venues to be awarded the TripAdvisor 2015 Certificate of Excellence ...

VFW auxiliary member earns leadership award

Rebecca Darnell, president of the Department of Wyoming Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW, was named Outstanding Runner-Up Department President in her membership ...

A grandson named Felix

Suddenly, the desire to leave a better world grows stronger

My first grandson was born Aug. 1.
He's Felix.
It means lucky.
I've asked many people ...

Hate crime?

The feds are looking into it, but the legal label is by no means certain

Confirmation arrived this week that the federal government is examining the ...

UW medical school budget on hold for the time being

LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees is holding off on submitting a budget request for its medical school.
Trustees approved the bulk of the ...

EPA terminates grants to tribes, citing failure to cooperate jointly

Decision added to boundary case update

The Environmental Protection Agency has terminated its grants to the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho ...

Shoshoni nixes mill levy hike; well drilled

The Shoshoni school district is holding off from levying a half mill to help with construction costs after local taxes came in higher than expected.
Fremont ...

Digest

Anti-pot campaign taking shape
CHEYENNE -- An anti-pot campaign may launch this month ahead of a possible November vote on a measure legalizing medical ...

Worland teen pleads not guilty in Montana killings

An 18-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to murder and assault charges in the fatal roadside shooting of a husband and wife on Montana's Crow Indian ...

This year's Fremont County Fair and Rodeo took place without any major acts of violence despite daily allegations of online threats, police officials ...

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Deaths
BLACKBURN
Larry D. Blackburn, 54, of Riverton, died Wednesday, Aug. 5, at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. A wake will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, ...

Today

Deaths
BRANT
Connie Brant, 56, of Dubois, died Thursday, July 30, at her home. A celebration of life service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, at the ...

 
 

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