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Cornell lab sage grouse film debuts

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology released The Sagebrush Sea, a documentary about the greater sage grouse and its habitat, on the TV program Nature on May 20. ...

Newborn animals, from goslings to fawns, are common sights in Fremont County in the spring, and many wildlife species are giving birth to their young over the ...

Green River spoiled a bid for the Riverton Raiders to win the annual Roy Peck Memorial Wood Bat baseball tournament with a 6-4 victory Saturday night.
The ...

Better jobs report for month; 237 fewer out of work

Fremont County's job market improved as spring arrived, with the unemployment rate dropping significantly from March to April.
In its most recent ...

Ranchers say cattle-rustling risk high, but state livestock leaders skeptical

Legislators hosted a meeting on the topic in Riverton.

Cattle prices have been at an all-time high for the past three years. The thought of easy ...

Volunteers spent their third day cutting and rolling sod Saturday in Riverton City Park in preparation for construction of the new skate park.
Groundbreaking ...

Tickets on sale for Rock Your Foundation concert

The Central Wyoming College Foundation will have a "Rock Your Foundation" concert at 7 p.m. June 20 at the Fremont County Fairgrounds in Riverton.
The concert ...

Meeks, Troxel and Welsh named 3-A all-state for Lander

Five other Tigers made all-conference.

Ella Welsh, Mak Meeks and Rachael Troxel from the Lander Valley High School Tigers are unanimous Class 3-A ...

Special education students get on-the-job experience through IDEAL program

The Riverton High School students finished their year with an employer appreciation luncheon.

Riverton High School's special education students who ...

Free e-waste clean up set for Saturday

Residents can dispose of hazardous and electronic waste for free Saturday in three locations around Fremont County.
Agricultural operations also are welcome ...

A prestigious item on any high school boy's list of accomplishments is participation in American Legion Wyoming Boys State.
In 1966, this contingent of ...

Lusk-area roads start to reopen; storms clearing

Road crews worked feverishly to reopen highways damaged by flooding in eastern Wyoming this week.
Flash flooding washed out a bridge on U.S. 85 at Lusk and ...

Familiar barn added to National Register

JACKSON -- For nearly three-quarters of a century, the Moseley/Hardeman Barn has towered over a grassy meadow abutting Fish Creek just east of ...

Museums hosting speakers, treks this week

The Fremont County museums system will introduce visitors to some "wild" topics this week.
Speakers in Dubois and Lander will discuss, respectively, bear ...

Welcome home

Fifty years later, too many Vietnam veterans are still waiting to hear those words

There's a reason Wyoming's thousands of Vietnam War veterans chose ...

Commissioners 'railroading' privatization of county's EMS ambulance services

Editor:
Fremont County Commissioners are making me ashamed and angry, especially the three who are railroading the EMS privatization scheme, and who fired the ...

Digest

Officials seek input on Boysen plan
Public comment is being accepted until June 29 on the Boysen Reservoir Resource Management Plan/Environmental ...

Adventures in house-building, part 2

June 1995 was a month that featured two emergency room runs and two close calls.

Much like this year, the rain gradually came to a halt by June of ...

Lower Falls trail cleared, open

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- The popular Brink of the Lower Falls Trail in Yellowstone National Park has reopened.
Workers removed a large boulder, cleaned up ...

He's the second Fremont County wrestler headed to Powell, joining Andrew Von Rein from Lander.

Reece Prosser, a Class 4-A individual wrestling ...

 
 

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