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Varied reaction in Cheyenne to Shinseki resignation

CHEYENNE -- Local veterans had mixed reactions over the resignation Friday of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, who left the position amid a growing ...

Teen drivers cited in separate accidents

Two traffic accidents on Fremont County highways over the Memorial Day weekend involved drivers in their teens.
No one was seriously injured in either ...

Now 96, past Rawlins nurse saw the world in career

Lillian Turner, a 96-year-old recent arrival at Rawlins Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation from Primrose Retirement Community in Casper, is not a stranger to ...

Saratoga weathers North Platte river's flooding

Residents of Saratoga are breathing easier after the North Platte River did not reach record levels on Saturday as feared.
The National Weather Service says ...

Connections run deep for many in CWC class of 2014

This was the last commencement exercise for President Jo Anne McFarland, who is retiring after holding the presidential post for a quarter ...

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School to serve free meals in summer
Fremont County School District 25 is providing free meals to children while elementary summer school is in ...

CWC to host theater, film camp for teens

To launch its new interdisciplinary program in film and theater, Central Wyoming College is hosting a weeklong camp in July to give Wyoming high school juniors ...

Homeowners thank first responders after blaze damages house

No one was injured in the fire Tuesday.

The owners of a home that was damaged in a fire this week thanked neighbors and officials for their help ...

Daily use fees waived Saturday

In conjunction with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department's Free Fishing Day on Saturday, the State of Wyoming will waive all daily use fees for parks and ...

Free e-waste disposal available to residents

Fremont County residents will be able to dispose of electronic waste for free on Saturday.
The Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District will be ...

Rising water ushers irrigation

System managers 'charge' ditches first, then fill agriculture requests

With snow melting fast and water streaming off mountains encircling Fremont ...

Shoshoni's superintendent has new post in District 25

The Fremont County School District 25 Board of Trustees approved new contracts and resignations in May.
The district awarded contracts to the following:
- ...

'Meta major' program aimed at getting students to focus interests sooner

Central Wyoming College hopes to initiate a new set of academic programs this fall to help students identify preferred areas of study.
The "meta majors" were ...

Raiders sweep Rawlins, Lovell on home diamond

Four victories in a span of two days started the Riverton Raiders home American Legion baseball season at Roy Peck Field.
The Raiders swept two from the ...

All eyes are on the Wind River and tributaries this weekend as fast-melting snowpack raises flood risk to the critical point. Flooding was a problem in early ...

Betty Bingel

Betty Bingel, formerly of River-ton, died Wednesday, May 28, 2014, in Warsaw, Mo.
She was 75 years old.
Services are Monday, June 2, in Warsaw, and ...

Uranium mine on hold; owner says startup still anticipated in future

Energy Fuels had announced plans to develop a 5,400-acre mine in the Gas Hills.

Permitting for a new uranium mine in the Gas Hills has ceased because ...

Wyoming athletes running at nationals

Harry Fisher was the University of Wyoming track and field team's highlight during Thursday's opening action of the NCAA West Preliminary. The graduate student ...

Nicholls gets breakaway roping title in busy rodeo weekend for high schoolers

Fremont County's cowboys and cowgirls had an action-packed weekend, with three different rodeos in three days.
The first stop was Saturday, May. 24, in ...

No surprise -- most county Students of the Year are sports competitors as well

Take one look at The Ranger Students of the Year. Athletes dominate the list.
Sterling Baker (Dubois), Casey Winger (Lander Valley High School), Charles ...

 
 

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