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State rig count still flat as U.S. total sinks to new record low

The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. dropped by seven this week to 443, another all-time low amid depressed energy industry ...

Betty Gene Trimmer

Betty Gene Trimmer of Lander died Tuesday, April 5, 2016, at the Wind River Rehabilitation and Wellness Center in Riverton.
Funeral services are at 10:30 ...

Edith Muggelberg

Edith Muggelberg of Hudson died at her home on Wednesday, April 6, 2016, after a long battle with cancer. She was 58.
Her memorial service begins at 10 a.m. ...

Riverton Little League Baseball had Wilson tests and drafts April 5-6 at the Fremont Center at the Fremont County Fairgrounds in Riverton. Above, Michael ...

Wolverine Hayden Wempen won his weight class at the Montana Open.

A contingent of Riverton wrestlers headed north to Big Sky Country for the Montana ...

Mary Zimmermann

Mary Zimmermann of Riverton died Wednesday, Feb.10, 2016, at the Help for Health Hospice Home after a long and hard battle with cancer. She was 72.
As were ...

George "Fred" Abernathy

George "Fred" Abernathy, 61, of Lander, died at his home on Saturday, March 26, 2016. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 10, at the Chapel ...

County students among winners at state math contest in Riverton

The state math contest took place Feb. 24 at Central Wyoming College.
Winners in the seventh grade division included home-school student Kephas Olsson and ...

Exotic birds Monday at library

The event is part of National Library Week April 10-16.

Exotic feathered friends from parrots to cockatoos will help kick off National Library Week ...

Bascue on dean's list

Taylor Bascue of Riverton was among the students named to the dean's list for the fall 2015 semester at Ouachita Baptist University.
Bascue and his peers on ...

Middle school students from Fort Washakie, Dubois, Shoshoni and Riverton gathered March 21 at the Reach Foundation in Riverton for the Leaders Encouraging All ...

Coloring for grown-ups to continue

"Inside the Lines" stress-free coloring for adults 18 and up will take place 1-2 p.m. on the first and third Saturdays of every month in the community room at ...

Only we can look to the stars

Friday evening, Dr. Scott Acton speaks to a crowd at Central Wyoming College about his work on the James Webb Space Telescope, a massive and ingenious ...

Tuesday notes

When Fremont County Clerk Julie Freese was kicking around the idea of reducing the number of voting precincts and polling places for this year's elections, she ...

State Democratic caucuses Saturday

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming Democrats caucus Saturday in each of the state's 23 counties. Party leaders expect robust turnout because of the presidential contest ...

Senate president won't run for another term

CHEYENNE (AP) -- After 20 years in the Legislature, Wyoming Senate President Phil Nicholas made it official on Thursday that he won't seek re-election after ...

Wyoming digest

State petitions to remove Sublette sheriff
CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Wyoming Attorney General's Office has filed papers in court seeking to remove Sublette ...

City residents named to fill several board slots

Riverton's city council appointed new and returning citizens to the local planning commission, board of appeals and tree board Tuesday.
Serving an additional ...

Wyoming Catholic College president Kevin Roberts plans to step down from his post at the completion of the current academic year.
"Serving as president of ...

Shooting death investigated near Union Pass

Local law enforcement is investigating the death of a man found Thursday morning in the Union Pass area above Dubois.
Officials believe the man's death is ...

 
 

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