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The Memorial Day weekend in Fremont County started with a crunch, as three serious automobile accidents drew emergency response Friday and Saturday, with ...

Suspect in home invasion had ties to murder case

At the time of her arrest for the local incident Kelly Meehan also was wanted on a federal arrest warrant.

One defendant charged in connection with a ...

Shared voyage

Memorial Day can be corrupted by obsession with self pity

Editor's note: Longtime readers may recall Associated Press columnist Hal Boyle, ...

Board approves pre-bidding for roof work

Superintendent Terry Smith also says the Fremont County School District 14 budget looks "better than it has in awhile."

The Fremont County School ...

Does the county think we voters are made of money?

Editor:
I say "hell no" to raises for county workers.
We just had rate and fee hikes, and gas has gone up, and we voters have been denied wages that could ...

Woman suffers minor injury in Hudson crash

No one was seriously injured in a head-on collision that was reported at about 7:50 a.m. May 16 in Hudson.
The accident reportedly involved a southbound ...

Four new jobs identified for 1 percent tax use

Construction should begin on two more 1 percent-funded projects this fall, and engineering work is expected to start on another two in a similar time frame. ...

Both Lander teams in Class 3-A state soccer semifinals

Both Lander Valley High School soccer teams remained in contention for a berth in the Class 3-A state championship match after picking up victories Thursday in ...

CASPER -- Opening day of the state high school track championships at Harry Geldien Stadium in Casper has a tradition of howling winds, rain, hail and even ...

The Riverton Wolverines scored a goal late but fell to the Kelly Walsh Trojans 3-2 in a shootout Friday to end their season at the Wyoming Class 4-A state ...

A family bowling center in Riverton would be successful

Editor:
We are recent arrivals to the community and look forward to some good fishing in the "golden years." I enjoy reading the local paper (much better than ...

RHS one of five high schools in U.S. to receive excellence award

Riverton High School received the Education First Foundation Foreign Exchange Global Education Excellence Award this month.
RHS was one of five high schools ...

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Mead appoints new judge
CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead has appointed Laramie attorney Matt Castano as the new Circuit Court judge for the 6th Judicial ...

City expected to trim funds for firefighters, R Recreation and other outside agencies

Riverton city staff has proposed a 15-percent reduction in funding for all nine agencies with contracts to provide city services.
Affected groups are Youth ...

Commission OKs raises for elected county officials

Raises are in on the way for most Fremont County elected officials and likely are in store for regular employees as well.
Officials on Tuesday announced that ...

Give airport a break

The 10,000-passenger mandate will be hard to get this year, but it's not our fault

News on passenger airline boardings at Riverton Regional Airport ...

Jones, Medow named to lists at Chadron State College

Chadron State College students Tess Jones and Rachael Medow, both of Riverton, have been recognized for their academic achievements.
Jones earned a spot on ...

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Births
KILLSONTOP
A son was born to Tessa Killsontop and Kaylo Moss, of Arapahoe, at 1:50 a.m. April 15, 2014, at Lander Regional Hospital. He weighed ...

Four-year graduation rate in state falls fourth straight year

CHEYENNE -- The percentage of Wyoming high school students failing to graduate after four years declined for the fourth consecutive year last year.
In one ...

James Howard Huff Jr.

James Howard Huff Jr. died of natural causes Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at his home in Lander where he lived with his son and daughter-in-law. He was 96 years ...

 
 

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