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Facilities to hire part-time employees

The Fremont County Museums Board has voted to hire two part-time employees to fill positions at the Riverton and Dubois museums.
During the board's meeting ...

Museums board discusses Dubois contract

The Fremont County Museums Board of Trustees recently discussed a contract regarding future construction at the Dubois Museum.
Trustee Tom Duncan said he ...

Military sexual assault bill deserves passage in Congress

So-called privileges of rank have taken on a perverse meaning in the U.S. military. Stunning tales of sexual assault at the highest levels of the service ...

Volunteer fire departments can provide their personnel with everything they need but time

Editor:
The current volunteer firefighter situation in Fremont County is one that we are all concerned about. And Jerri Robinson's statements and concerns in ...

Maxfield isn't running

Those who said the only reason he challenged term limits was personal benefit were wrong

When Wyoming Secretary of State Max Maxfield filed suit in ...

Digest

Teen clear in shooting death
CHEYENNE -- A teenager was justified in killing a man who tried to abduct his estranged wife from a northern Wyoming home ...

As pilot shortage continues, Great Lakes quits ND service

The airline is the sole commercial flight provider at Riverton Regional Airport.

BISMARCK, N.D. -- Great Lakes Airlines will be leaving North Dakota ...

Some past county staffers can stay insured

Not all retirees have reached the age to be eligible for Medicare.

Some former county employees will be able to stay on Fremont County's health ...

Potential Job Corps operators asked for proposals by April 1

The U.S. Department of Labor on Wednesday released a pre-solicitation notice for operation of the Wind River Job Corps Center, which is set to open near ...

Children in crash died Tuesday after transport to SLC

Two Lander girls have died in Salt Lake City after being involved in a two-vehicle traffic accident Tuesday morning on Wyoming Highway 789 near Lyons Valley ...

Two children injured in Tuesday wreck die from injuries

The two Lander children injured in a Tuesday morning accident have died as a result of their injuries, according to a press release from Wyoming Catholic ...

Traffic delays expected Wednesday on Riverview Road

The asphalt driving surface of Riverview Road between Augusta Drive and Rein Road is scheduled to be removed Wednesday and Thursday as part of continuing ...

No postseason for Cowgirls

The University of Wyoming Cowgirls basketball team was left out of the postseason for the second time in three years on Monday.
Wyoming, despite its 20-11 ...

Pokes to play Texas A&M

LARAMIE -- In the three seasons since Larry Shyatt returned to coach the University of Wyoming men's basketball program, he has wanted to accomplish certain ...

New Cowboy football coach says kids ought to play all the school sports

Tucked away in my recent interview with new University of Wyoming football coach Craig Bohl was a surprise. The question to the coach was whether he was ...

Wyoming Indian High School Chiefs head boys basketball coach Craig Ferris is making it a habit of coaching in Class 2-A title games at the Casper Events ...

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Births
FRIDAY
A son was born to Rosa Burnett and Robert Friday, of Fort Washakie, at 8:41 a.m. Feb. 12 at Lander Regional Hospital. He weighed 7 ...

Wellness program could be healthy wager for county

Fremont County is betting heavily on an expanded wellness program for its employees, and the wager could pay off. Groups that have tried similar methods have ...

The dawn of Cold War II?

Here's a chilly thought: We are seeing the dawn of a second Cold War between Russia and the West. But this one should be easier to manage than the first ...

New museums boss needs to get Riverton Museum back on its feet fast

Editor:
I did not like the idea of hiring one museum director for the whole county, but now that is done. Time to move on. I do think they hired a good man ...

 
 

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