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Unusual June snowfall hits county, other areas of state

The National Weather Service says areas in Fremont County and Wyoming received up to 9 inches of snow this week.
Snow was reported in Dubois and in numerous ...

City OKs two fireworks displays

Residents living near Ron Saban Little League Complex worry the show June 26 will harm veterans.

The Riverton City Council approved two fireworks ...

Colorado woman dies in one-vehicle rollover near Shoshoni

A 29-year-old Wiggins, Colo., woman was killed in a one-vehicle rollover at about 4 a.m. Wednesday east of Shoshoni.
Officials say Cheryl L. Rapue was ...

Wednesday night marked a changing of the guard at Central Wyoming College.
It was the last board meeting for retiring CWC president Jo Anne McFarland, who has ...

Edith 'Babe' Brown

Edith "Babe" Brown, of Riverton, died Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. She was 88 years old.
A viewing will be 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. ...

Shawn Warren

Shawn Warren, of Riverton, died Sunday, June 15, 2014. She was 55 years old.
A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 21, at Davis Funeral Home. ...

Births
WHITE
A son was born to Elisabeth and Jarrod White, of Dubois, at 7:29 a.m. April 12, 2014, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 ...

Good to have lawyer as gov to fight new EPA emission rules

Editor:
I can't say I was ever glad to have a lawyer as the governor. There are enough of them in office as it is.
But if ever there was a right time, this ...

Riding with the Rangers: The things some people do when it's Mining Edition season

I've got a fair number of Ranger Mining Editions under my belt, but a visitor to this office on Tuesday has me topped. And he's got some skin in the game -- ...

Tilting toward Wyoming

Whatever the energy demand, we are likely to be the one to fill it

This is some state we've got here.
Most of us know that already, but the annual ...

Riding for Casper College, Lander's Krassin second at CNFR

Riley Krassin now must play the waiting game at the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper.
Krassin, a Casper College standout from Lander, is second in the ...

Emotions ran high as the Riverton U.S. Energy fastpitch team won its home softball tournament Sunday in the Under-18 division.
After losing to the Rock ...

Spree of car burglaries hits Riverton

Residents are reminded to lock their car doors due to a rash of car burglaries overnight Monday to Tuesday.
At 5:50 a.m. Tuesday, a person in the 900 block ...

Longmire novel launches state reading program

Residents in Fremont County will have the opportunity this year to participate in One Book Wyoming, a program designed to build community dialogue through ...

County trims $300K from Riverton justice center project; work to begin next week

Commissioners eliminated a decorative entrance, four security cameras and electronic card-reading door locks.

Facing a budget overrun, the Fremont ...

Educators and tribal officials told the Select Committee on Tribal Relations that problems with school attendance and graduation rates continue to trouble the ...

Clifford C. Carnes

Clifford C. Carnes, of Riverton, died Monday, June 16, 2014, in Riverton. He was 84 years old.
There will be a private service.
Clifford C. Carnes was born ...

Raiders chalk up two wins at GR tournament

A three-day American Legion baseball tournament in Green River resulted in a 2-3 record for the Riverton Raiders.
The Raiders fell to the Evanston Outlaws ...

Bill Briggs: The man who skied down the Grand

He's called the father of extreme skiing and America's most influential ski mountaineer.
Forty-three years ago this past Sunday, Jackson's Bill Briggs hiked ...

Three out of the four Fremont County football players scored a touchdown in helping the North dominate the South 41-13 Saturday night at the annual Shrine Bowl ...

 
 

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