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Fremont County's Library System is starting planning for fixing the Riverton branch library's roof and drainage around the building.
Fremont County ...

Burglaries in rural north Riverton may be connected

Officials are investigating a string of burglaries that appear to be connected in the rural north Riverton area.
Four similar burglaries were reported in the ...

Organizers seek input on American Indian exhibit at UW

The University of Wyoming's art museum is interested in sponsoring an American Indian museum exhibit with the Wyoming Women's Business Center.
The WWBC is ...

Fremont County's cattlemen got together in February 1984 for their annual meeting, and new officers we elected for the year.
Newly elected, from left, were ...

Mead not only GOP gov to strike out on Medicaid access

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Years of Republican attacks on President Barack Obama's health care law may have paid dividends at the ballot box, but they also made it ...

Northern Arapaho woman shows work at Sundance Film Festival

Enrolled Northern Arapaho and Kickapoo tribal member Missy Whiteman has been selected for the Sundance Institute Fellowship: NativeLab Fellows.
She also ...

Allen: College vote prudent

Wyoming Rep. Jim Allen, R-Lander, says his vote last week against House Bill 118 was not "anti-community college."
He was the only Fremont County ...

Library receives $2,000 grant to expand collection

AT&T has awarded a $2,000 grant to the Crowheart Library. The grant funds will be used to expand print and media collections, provide programs requested by ...

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Prison term for driver
SHERIDAN -- A judge in Sheridan has sentenced a woman for hitting two bicyclists with her vehicle last year, killing a man and ...

2014 was warm, dry; some records set

On average, days in 2014 were .6 degree warmer than normal in Riverton and .4 degrees warmer than normal in Lander.

Last year was hot and a little ...

Neglected horse found, rescued from fenced lot in Riverton

Local officials have collected an aging horse that had been neglected and abandoned in the 600 block of South Sixth Street East.
Riverton Police Department ...

'The King and I' to open Feb. 26 at CWC

Rodgers and Hammerstein's "The King and I" will open Feb. 26 at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theater at Central Wyoming College in Riverton.
The cast of 67 ...

Scott Jorgenson never thought he'd be getting a new hand.
The 64-year-old pastor at St. John Lutheran Church in Riverton, Jorgenson was born without most of ...

Arapaho school district creating language app

Fremont County School District 38 is developing its own Arapaho language app.
The Apple iPad app is the district's latest initiative to expand Arapaho ...

Bill to hedge bets on Medicaid denial OK'd in Senate

Fremont County's two senators both voted against a bill that would provide payments to Wyoming hospitals for "uncompensated charity care."
Senate File 145 ...

State drops three rigs

HOUSTON -- Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. plunged by 98 this week to 1,358 ...

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Births
PERRY
A daughter was born to Melvena Oldman of Arapahoe and Rusty Perry of Arapahoe at 8:34 a.m. Jan. 17, 2015, at SageWest Health Care at ...

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Search continues for missing girl
GILLETTE -- Searchers have yet to find a missing 4-year-old girl who fell through the ice on the Powder River on ...

Senate passes science ed bill with Bebout amendment

CHEYENNE -- The state Senate has passed a bill that allows the state Board of Education to consider the Next Generation Science Standards.
But the Senate on ...

Bill stripping regulations on food sales gets 3-2 OK

CHEYENNE -- A Senate committee has endorsed a bill to deregulate the individual sale of raw milk, canned goods and other foods that are considered to be ...

 
 

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