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One of Fremont County's major political figures of the middle 20th century was Helen Petersdorf. She held an office that no longer exists -- Fremont County ...

Dubois celebrating Museum Day with art, music, demonstrations

The historic cabins will come alive from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday with interpreters dressed in period clothing sharing unique perspectives on local ...

WY Outside hosts youth film contest

Wyoming youth ages 8 to 18 have an opportunity to show what experiencing nature means to them and exhibit their creative abilities by entering the second ...

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Rodeo entries being accepted
The 102nd Wyoming State Fair and Rodeo is accepting local entries from Wyoming cowboys and cowgirls to participate in the ...

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Births
JIMENEZ
A son was born to Alicia J. Sanchez of Lander and Robert M. Jimenez of Alice, Texas, at 12:10 a.m. May 8 at SageWest Health Care at ...

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Park tour bus crash hurts seven
GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK -- A bus carrying Asian tourists flipped on its side on a busy highway in Grand Teton National ...

Earhart search sponsor wants to move forward on lawsuit

CHEYENNE -- A Wyoming man who paid $1 million to sponsor a search for Amelia Earhart's missing airplane is asking a federal judge not to dismiss his fraud ...

CHEYENNE -- State and federal officials are negotiating terms and conditions for an upcoming reappraisal of valuable state land located within the boundaries of ...

Vintage games, anvil blasting featured at Gold Rush Days

The two-day annual event begins Saturday in South Pass City.

Gold Rush Days in South Pass City are set to kick off Saturday.
The South Pass City ...

Impounded van might be linked to vehicle thefts

Police have impounded a suspect vehicle in connection with a string of thefts reported recently in Riverton.
The silver Chrysler Town and Country contained ...

Construction begins at new justice center

In a fitting scene for Fremont County, dignitaries turned the first ceremonial spadefuls of dirt for the Riverton justice center on Friday before a back drop ...

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Deaths
BLACKBURN
Yvette R. Blackburn, 50, of Arapahoe, died Friday, July 4, in Casper. Funeral services were Thursday, July 10, at 50 Miller Lane in ...

Absentee voting beginning for primary election

CHEYENNE -- Absentee voting is now open for Wyoming's primary election.
The 40-day period for absentee voting began Thursday and ends on Aug. 18, the day ...

ID made in murder case after 31 years

GILLETTE -- A homicide victim found in northern Wyoming nearly 31 years ago has been identified as Mary Lynn Andersen, a Gillette resident who had moved to the ...

Digest

Four finalists for Cody administrator
CODY -- Cody officials have identified four finalists for the job of city administrator.
The Cody Enterprise ...

Hot spot melting road in Yellowstone

The ever-changing thermal geology of Yellowstone National Park has created a hot spot that melted an asphalt road and closed access to popular geysers and ...

LARAMIE -- Firefighters have extinguished spot fires created by a larger wildfire burning southwest of Laramie in the Medicine Bow National Forest.
The ...

Sister-in-law of current commissioner running for shot to challenge her

A St. Stephen's woman is running as a Republican for Fremont County Commission District 1. Valaira Whiteman said she hopes to bring a personal touch to the ...

Unusual public sexual assault case bound to District Court

A Riverton man is facing felony charges for the alleged groping of a young woman on a path along a canal. If convicted of the one count of third-degree sexual ...

Rendezvous revs up with events at park, rec path and modelers facility

Riverton Rendezvous get up to full speed this weekend, offering music, food and shopping opportunities for residents and visitors to the city.
- The Sixth ...

 
 

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