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CWC set to accredit Job Corps courses

The Wind River Job Corps is working to get some of its curriculum accredited at Central Wyoming College, which would allow the center's students seeking ...

Asher Adams homered in a 17-6 setback, which eliminated the all-stars from the tourney.

Lander's Majors all-stars scored four runs in the first ...

Fundraising for Whiskey Mountain Conservation Camp under way

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has launched a campaign to raise money to renovate and preserve theWhiskey Mountain Conservation Camp outside Dubois. The ...

District Little League makes for long but rewarding days

Sunburned. Dehydrated. Exhausted. Hungry. Thirsty. Hot. Dusty. Sweaty. Dirty.
And to think, I was only covering the games.
However, after an entire week of ...

Man charged for sex with 12-year-old

A Fremont County man was arrested Tuesday on charges alleging he had sex with a 12-year-old girl in June.
The suspect is identified by initials in court ...

Nationals' season ends in consolation bracket at district tournament

Riverton's Minors all-stars were defeated by Bridger Valley by a 9-7 score to eliminate them from the event on their home fields.

Ryan Watson and ...

More evac at fire near Dubois in hot, windy conditions

Changing winds and continued hot weather worsened conditions Saturday at the site of the Lava Mountain Fire in the Wind River Mountains near Dubois.
At 3:50 ...

National rig count gains, but not in state

The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 15 this week to 462.
A year ago, 876 rigs were active. Depressed energy prices ...

Riverton man gets seven years for drug trafficking

A Riverton man was sentenced to almost 7 years in prison this week for charges related to drug trafficking.
Joe Cruz Proo, 46, of, Riverton, was arrested ...

Charges may be reconfigured in auctioneer case

County attorney Patrick LeBrun expects his office to bring more charges in coming weeks against auctioneer Clyde Stone, who's recently become embattled with ...

Lander arts org wants exhibits on sage grouse

ATLAS, an arts and scineces organization in Lander hopes to host educational and interactive display on sage grouse and sagebrush next spring.
The ...

Shortcuts? Don't count on them

Preparation and diligence in life pay off every time.

People like a shortcut, a method of reducing time, labor or cost and often, all three.But ...

Whose land is it, anyway?

With an eye toward more local input, FreCo leads way on BLM wilderness assessment

After months of planning, members of a newly organized local ...

Full circle on recycling

After all the angst, the program will continue largely as before

Fremont County has followed a long and winding road in attempting to economize and ...

Americans beaten by Big Horn in losers bracket

Riverton's second Minors all-star squad dropped a tight, 4-3 contest in being eliminated from the District 1 tournament.

The Riverton Americans ...

Head-on collision in Yellowstone Park kills person, closes park road

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- Yellowstone National Park officials say a head-on collision killed one person and closed a portion of the park's main roadway ...

Man saved repeatedly by first responders now cycling across the nation in gratitude

After being clinically dead twice and undergoing 23 heart ...

Vote limits tribe general council's authority on personnel

The Eastern Shoshone Business Council had called for the referendum after the general council voted last month to remove high-ranking officials from the ...

Toxicology tests show the man who died after rolling a commercial truck July 12 in the Wind River Canyon was not under the influence of drugs or ...

No one was injured in a Thursday evening grass fire that threatened homes in the neighborhood behind Tonkin Stadium.
"It could've been pretty bad," Riverton ...

 
 

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