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Canyon open to traffic after rock blockage

Wyoming Department of Transportation personnel reopened U.S. 20/Wyoming 789 through Wind River Canyon to traffic Saturday morning.
The route had been closed ...

Lander, Dubois Mule deer collared

Personnel from Wyoming Game and Fish's Lander office have coordinated a new batch of collaring for mule deer and bighorn sheep.
This was the second year for ...

The moisture that's come early and often to Fremont County this year bodes well for farmers, but it's certainly making weeds happy, too.
Chorispora tenella, ...

3 locals on ENDOW

Three residents from Fremont County have been named to the 25-person executive council helming Gov. Matt Mead's Economically Needed Diversity Options for ...

UW prof to speak on eclipse in Lander

University of Wyoming astronomy professor Tim Slater has traveled to into deeply rural Africa to catch a glimpse of the disappearing Sun, and on Tuesday, will ...

Pavillion native to Harvard for grad school

When Dalyn Grindle was deciding on a career, she was encouraged to go into a professional track, such as becoming a teacher or a nurse. Those are "solid, ...

Fourth-grade students at Rendezvous Elementary School under the direction of Amy Hageman staged a class musical this week based on the beloved children's book ...

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Births

MILLER
A daughter was born to Shianna Littleshield of Riverton and Josh Miller of Riverton at 12:25 a.m. ...

Wyoming digest

State hospital could lose beds
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming Department of Health officials say they might have to shut down parts of the State Hospital in ...

Eagle case glimpses trafficking trade

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) -- A two-year undercover operation that led to indictments against 15 people in Wyoming and other states for illegally trafficking eagles and ...

Dog rescue at rural residence 'took on epic proportions'

Almost 50 dogs that were confiscated this week from a home west of Riverton are making progress toward rehabilitation and placement in permanent homes.
Gunda ...

College gets a lower bid for audit, sticks with known firm

The audit firm that has served Central Wyoming College for the past decade will stay on for another three years.
The CWC Board of Trustees re-hired McGee, ...

Fingers crossed as groups seek subsidies from commissioners

As declining tax revenue has hurt the ability of Fremont County's government to continue its work as usual, available funding for social services is becoming ...

Increased moisture is causing more rocks to fall in Wind River Canyon.
The highway through the canyon was still closed Friday morning as a new snowstorm ...

Local student joins UW honor society

University of Wyoming student and Riverton native Elizabeth Grindle has been selected to join Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest academic honor society. ...

Today

Births

GRAY
A son was born to Shaniya Smith of Riverton and Anthony Gray of Riverton at 7:07 p.m. April 25 at ...

Local job fair sets record

A record 415 people attended the Fremont County Employment Expo last month at Central Wyoming College, including community members and students from CWC, the ...

City Pizza Hut installs library

From staff reports

The Pizza Hut on North Federal Boulevard is installing a "Little Free Library" outside of their restaurant to enable greater access to ...

'Food freedom' hot topic for Fremont County producers

The local food community rallied at the The Middle Fork in Lander Friday for Wind River Farm to Plate Let Food Freedom Ring event this past weekend.
State ...

Wyoming digest

Storm warning across much of state
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Another spring snowstorm has started to march through Wyoming.
Snow is already falling in Jackson ...

 
 

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