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State relieved to have highway money

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming highway officials say they're relieved Congress funded highway construction through May but disappointed lawmakers didn't come up with a ...

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Wet one
No one will ever confuse the Riverton Valley with Puget Sound, but we are having what seems to be a wetter warm-weather season than normal. ...

Anti-poverty talk from unlikely source

Quick quiz: Which potential 2016 presidential candidate had this to say about federal anti-poverty programs last week?.
"What do we want? A healthy economy -- ...

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Short rentals nixed in Jackson
JACKSON -- Homeowners in most parts of Teton County will no longer be allowed to rent out their properties for short-term ...

Riverton's Bret Mosbrucker was declared the winner Saturday night at the annual demolition derby at the Fremont County Fairgrounds
The derby wrapped up the ...

New CWC Lander center to cost $850,000 more than estimated

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees has approved an extra $850,000 for the construction of a new facility in Lander.
Administrators said bids for ...

Keith Miller Dow Jr.

Keith Miller Dow Jr., of Ponemah, Minn., died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Red Lake Hospital in Red Lake, Minn. He was 28 years old.
A funeral service was ...

Raffle raising funds for upgrades at visitor center

Organizers of the annual Sinks Canyon State Park raffle are encouraging nature enthusiasts to buy tickets for the chance to win one of three full framed and ...

County takes new look at consolidation of fair sites

CHEYENNE -- Laramie County Fair officials say the savings from consolidating from two locations to one could reach $100,000 a year, twice as much as earlier ...

Season ends for Riverton 14-year-old champs

The Riverton team did hand regional semifinalst NorthR00;Washington its only loss.

Riverton finished a remarkable summer with a 1-3 record at the ...

Coroner race takes shape with pair of GOP candidates

Stratmoen and Weigel competing

A contest for Fremont County Coroner has been uncommon in recent elections, but the announced retirement of longtime ...

Families have chance to explore cave at Sinks Canyon State Park

Children and their parents now can apply for a chance to explore a cave at Sinks Canyon State Park.
Applications for the Fourth Annual Wyoming Kids eXtreme ...

Regional starts Tuesday in Oregon for Riverton 15-year-olds

Riverton earned another crack at playing baseball this summer by winning the Wyoming 15-year-old state Babe Ruth title Saturday, July 26, in Green River.
The ...

The war that didn't end all wars

A hundred years ago on the battlefields of northern Europe, the youth of a continent died in unexpected droves in the meat grinder that marked the rise of ...

Raise for county workers not really very generous

Editor:
A comment in a recent editorial needs clarification. Specifically, "There is a significant, broad-based piece of generosity in the new (Fremont ...

Geneaology project leads to a 12,000-card data base for Szczepanski

Dean Szczepanski didn't expect to dip himself into the large pool of research he would need to do to dig deep into his family roots. Once he went further into ...

But bear-human conflicts still number about twice as many
as a decade ago.

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Conflicts between humans and grizzly bears in the ...

CWC event receives grant from Wyoming Humanities Council

The Wyoming Humanities Council has awarded grants to the Wyoming Association of Churches and Wyoming PBS.
The Wyoming Association of Churches was awarded ...

Barrasso among senators on trip to Mexican border to investigate concerns on children

WASHINGTON -- Seven U.S. senators, including Sen. John Barrasso of Wyoming, have visited the Texas-Mexico border on a fact-finding mission focusing on the ...

Five Fremont County girls were headed tot he Wyoming State Fair after their 4-H exhibits earned blue ribbons at the local level 56 years ago this week at ...

 
 

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