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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Wyoming digest

Krautz named to Supreme Court
CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead has appointed District Judge Keith Kautz to serve on the Wyoming Supreme Court. Kautz, of ...

Digest

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

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 ...

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Births
MEYERS
A child was born to Arlayna Miller of Fort Washakie and Eion Meyers of Fort Washakie at 2:18 a.m. May 14 at SageWest Health Care at ...

Digest

Twisters smack northern Colorado
LONGMONT, Colo. -- Residents and authorities surveyed the damage from tornadoes that crushed houses and dropped hail ...

In uncertain fiscal times, WyDOT to focus on maintenance

CHEYENNE -- Congressional gridlock and the uncertainty of federal funding has forced the Wyoming Department of Transportation to shift its philosophy on road ...

Flood swamps Lusk

A bridge is out, and houses and roads have been left damaged.

Water and electricity have been restored to most of the residents in Lusk who are ...

Evergreen plants are rugged enough to withstand extreme weather conditions in Wyoming, yet evergreens were among the plants hit the hardest during the rapid ...

 
 

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