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Yurts a new way to camp in Sinks Canyon

Reservations for year-round use began Monday.

Sinks Canyon State Park is now the home of three "yurts," soft-sided cabins that became available to ...

Shoshoni girls open hoop season next week

Last season, SHS went 10-13 overall and 3-5 in conference play.

Three returning starters will be counted on to carry the Shoshoni High School ...

Strong outlook for Wrangler wrestlers

A Class 2-A state champion and two state placers return for Shoshoni.

Coach Tony Truempler has guided the Shoshoni Wranglers into title contention ...

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Births
STANDING ELK
A daughter was born to Aurilda Standing Elk of Riverton at 6:28 p.m. Sept. 5 at SageWest Health Care. The baby weighed 7 pounds, ...

State selling day use, camping gift certificates

The Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites and Trails Headquarters is selling gift certificates good for annual daily use or overnight camping permits at the ...

County museums staff attend conference

The three new visitor services coordinators with the Fremont County museum system recently attended training sessions at the National Association of ...

Riverton school board recognized

Fremont County School District 25 superintendent Terry Snyder was happy to commend the school board Nov. 25 after they received recognition at the Wyoming ...

Lincoln used a lot of executive orders during the Civil War

Editor:
Regarding the issue of executive orders by presidents, if Abraham Lincoln were president today, he would get boiled alive on TV and the blogs for all ...

Turns out we live in excitement city

It must be true -- it's on the Internet.

Years ago my somewhat older brother had a friend named Richard who spent a lot of time at our house when they ...

Looking up

Friday's test flight of the Orion spacecraft was good for America

The United States of America is trying to get back into the manned spaceflight ...

Digest

State pushes for NW coal port
CHEYENNE -- The state of Wyoming continues to try to pressure Oregon to permit a coal terminal on the Columbia River that ...

Superintendents applaud COLA talks

CHEYENNE -- A coalition of Wyoming school districts welcomes Gov. Matt Mead's support of an inflation adjustment for K-12 public schools, but the governor did ...

Residents warned of 'Green Dot' telephone scam

Officials are investigating a recent scam that has hit Fremont County involving Green Dot MoneyPak cards.
The cards are legitimate products, but ...

Holiday craft fair lineup offers many events this month

Craft fairs abound in Fremont County this weekend, with events scheduled in both Lander and Riverton to encourage local holiday shopping.
Saturday is the ...

Annoyed judge chides both sides as sex assault case drags on unresolved

After dragging on for a year and half, a sexual abuse case has reached the point where neither a trial nor a plea agreement might be possible.
The judge on ...

Few conclusions from Pavillion water report; more study suggested

Few firm answers are contained in a new report released this week examining potential sources of groundwater contamination near Pavillion.
Looking at oil and ...

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Births
SMITH
A son was born to Whittney Gomendi-Smith of Riverton and Jesse Smith of Riverton at 7:33 a.m. Nov. 8 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. ...

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Births
ROTROFF
A son was born to Kayla Rotroff of Riverton and Zachary Rotroff of Riverton at 12:26 a.m. Aug. 26 at SageWest Health Care. The baby ...

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Births
OPHUS
A daughter was born to Calli Ophus of Lander and Calvin Ophus of Lander at 9 p.m. Nov. 8 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. The baby ...

'As clean as it gets'

Picture-perfect audit report for Riverton schools

Fremont County School District 25 received a passing audit for the 2013-2014 fiscal year Tuesday ...

 
 

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