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Wyoming Honor Farm to host wild horse adoption

The Bureau of Land Management and the Wyoming Honor Farm will host a wild horse and burro adoption and gentling clinic Friday and Saturday in Riverton.
On ...

Driver partially ejected in one-vehicle rollover

A female driver suffered non-life-threatening injuries after a one-vehicle rollover April 27 that closed an intersection on the Wind River Indian Reservation. ...

Author to speak, give workshop at the Riverton Branch Library

Writer Ron Carlson will give an author talk at 7 p.m. Friday and conduct a workshop at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Riverton Branch Library.
Both events will take ...

Summer job opportunities available for reservation youth

The Eastern Shoshone 477 Program in Fort Washakie is now accepting applications for its summer youth program. The 477 Program brings employment education and ...

Lifetime of genealogy work keeps searcher busy and inspired

It all started with a question: How was it that half of the town of Lander seemed to be related to him?
With Lander's population about 3,300 in the 1950s when ...

Drugs or booze likely factors in wreck that closed U.S. Highway 20

Officials believe alcohol or drugs were involved a traffic accident that closed U.S. Highway 20 north of Shoshoni.
According to reports, Roark Fairchild of ...

Thursday night's 2014 Spring Showcase Concert at Central Wyoming College marked Professor Robert Hussa's last performance as director of the collegiate ...

Elected officials make pitch for a pay increase

Commissioners have final say

Salaries for Fremont County's elected officials are up for review this year, the outcome is uncertain. Commissioners ...

Good day for HS rodeo kids in Newcastle

Fremont County cowgirls and cowboys had a productive high school rodeo last weekend in Newcastle, with many strong performances in the arena.
The event had ...

Nineteen teams to be in the field for the Shane Brock Invitational Saturday at Bill Bush Memorial Stadium.

The Shane Brock Invitational track and ...

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Deaths
MEDENHALL
Francis "Marvin" Medenhall, 82, of Kinnear, died Thursday, May 8, at his home. A viewing will be 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, May 12, at ...

Foundation announces Chief Washakie award recipients

Chief Washakie scholarships recently were awarded to 16 University of Wyoming students for the coming academic year.
They will be recognized at the American ...

County students receive scholarship

The Kaiser Foundation has awarded $3,000 scholarships to 15 graduating seniors from Wyoming high schools, including three students from Fremont County. ...

Letter carriers to collect donations Saturday for community food banks

To combat hunger in the United States, the National Association of Letter Carriers will conduct its 22nd annual food drive on Saturday by collecting ...

LVHS raises $1,000 for Malala fund

A Lander Valley High School junior was all smiles as more than a foot of her hair was cut in front of her peers and teachers on April 16.
Since December, ...

My Health Care: No big changes so far under Affordable Care Act

So far our experience with the ACA is nothing has changed. We have insurance through our employers and haven't seen any changes or cost increases.
That being ...

Ignorance can help bring measles back

The infectious disease measles was declared "eliminated" in the United States 14 years ago, thanks to widespread vaccination, but that doesn't mean it is ...

A strange way to celebrate 111 years

Earth's oldest man says he's lived so long because he never had children.

Alexander Imich celebrated his 111th birthday a few days ago.
That makes ...

Sexual assault reports triple at University of Wyoming

LARAMIE -- University of Wyoming Police Chief Mike Samp says his department received 15 reports of sexual assault last year.
That is up from just five in 2012 ...

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Guilty plea from bank robber
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. -- An unemployed Washington state restaurant worker faces September sentencing after admitting in ...

 
 

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