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Road to Wyoming slide area could reopen soon

JACKSON -- Officials in Jackson say residents might soon regain use of the only road to their homes near a slow-moving landslide.
Crews have piled 400 tons of ...

The discovery of the famed Lucky Mc uranium deposits in the Gas Hills east of Riverton sparked a rush of new prospecting in Fremont County.
Ordinary citizens ...

United Tribes Club powwow set

Colorful regalia, artisans, American Indian drummers and dancers and a powerful social gathering are all part of the Central Wyoming College United Tribes Club ...

Family displaced after blaze destroys trailer home

Dubois fire chief Mike Franchini said the incident does not appear to be suspicious in nature.

No one was injured in a fire Wednesday afternoon that ...

CWC to present choral masterwork

The Central Wyoming College Collegiate Chorale and special guest musicians will present Carl Orff's choral masterwork "Carmina Burana" on Saturday in the ...

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World Book Night coming to county
The Fort Washakie School-Community Library will celebrate World Book Night with a book giveaway at 5 p.m. ...

Extension offers pesticide class

The University of Wyoming Fremont County Extension will host a spring private pesticide user school May 5 so farmers, ranchers and hired hands can pass their ...

Lightning jolts city, starts fire, kills one bird

A lightning strike over central Riverton on Saturday afternoon rattled windows and startled residents but caused only minor damage when it hit a tree.
The ...

Man bound over for kidnapping incident at bank

A Riverton man has been bound over to District Court on kidnapping and domestic assault charges stemming from an incident on April 8.
An affidavit in the ...

Likely enticed by the 6 percent commission, many local business owners are eager to learn how they could sell lottery tickets when the Wyoming Lottery launches ...

From first snowflake, 'water year' is long and important

The first snowflake of the "water year" drifted down sometime on Sept. 25 and settled on Togwotee Pass. More followed, falling thick and fast to pile up and ...

CWC to name new president at meeting Tuesday evening

The three finalists for the presidency are Dr. Paul Kraft, Dr. Jason Wood and Dr. Cristobal Valdez.

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees has ...

Busy Saturday on Riverton's volleyball courts for AAU event

Gyms will be filled all over Riverton for the AAU volleyball tournament Saturday.
There are slated to be 35 volleyball teams in for the one-day ...

RHS track teams look to peak for postseason

The final lap is here for the Riverton Wolverines in the 2014 track and field season.
The Wolverines competed at the Douglas Invitational on Friday.
RHS ...

A nagging bump on Dylan Lookingbill's arm was diagnosed as multi-cell sarcoma, a rare form of cancer virtually unknown in healthy, athletic young ...

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Births
DONELSON
A daughter was born to Heidi and Eric Donelson, of Shoshoni, at 1:26 p.m. March 23, 2014, at Lander Regional Hospital. She weighed 7 ...

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Famed bear makes spring debut
JACKSON -- A grizzly bear famous for raising her cubs near roadside areas in Grand Teton National Park has made her first ...

Plant blast interrupting gas supplies

CHEYENNE -- It remains to be seen just how much of a lasting natural gas-price spike people in the West will feel after a dramatic explosion and fire at a major ...

The head of Wyoming state parks said Thursday he would negotiate for six more months with a longtime pool concessionaire at Hot Springs State Park.
Milward ...

Wagon sworn in to fill vacancy on Shoshone Business Council

Clinton D. Wagon became the newest member of the Eastern Shoshone Business Council after a special election concluded April 16. Wagon fills the seat formerly ...

 
 

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