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Agriculture Literacy Week wrapped up Saturday

Recognizing the importance of Wyoming agriculture and educating school children through reading, Fremont County residents joined Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead last ...

Student 'success center' construction on track; move-in set this summer

Work is progressing in a timely fashion on the new student success center at Central Wyoming College.
In a memo to the CWC Board of Trustees last month, vice ...

Art contest deadline April 30

The Western Governors Association is hosting a regional art competition challenging Wyoming high school students to create works inspired by their ...

CWC implements active shooter training

Central Wyoming College has been going through an active shooter training program called ALICE (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate).
Led by campus ...

County students finish degrees up university degrees

The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following students from Fremont County at the completion of the 2015 fall semester.
From Lander: Stephen ...

Cowboys nordic skiers seek glory at nationals

Led by top-10 finishes by Will Timmons, Mason Vincent, Sam Wiswell and Taylor Vignaroli, UW took first in Friday's 1.5km classic sprint.

LARAMIE -- ...

Elk count meet objectives in south Wind River area

South Wind River and Green Mountain elk surveys have been completed by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department Lander Region.
In the South Wind River herd unit, ...

Paper and plastic

Household recycling might not be worth the trouble in Fremont County

People who recycle are doing the right thing. They are working for the common ...

Cowboys' Charles earns All-American recognition

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Wyoming's Jordan Charles ran 7.85 seconds in the 60-meter hurdles at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships on Friday night to earn ...

Bridge work part of US 26 rehab project

A $4.96 million highway and bridge improvement project kicked off last week west of Riverton on U.S. Highway 26.
The work includes major rehabilitation of the ...

'Tirade' against official for technical foul a 'total injustice'

Editor:
Ok, Scott Akenewich. I read your tirade against the WHSSA and the officiating in the state semi-final game between the Wyoming Indian girls and ...

At least two Fremont County elected officials are not seeking re-election this year.
Doug Thompson, chairman of the Fremont County Commission, said he will ...

Riverton student in Poetry Out Loud state competition

Chase Marple, a student from the Western Heritage Lutheran Academy in Riverton, participated in the state Poetry Out Loud competition March 7 in ...

The Riverton Wolverines boys basketball team has made its last stand in Class 4-A.
Rock Springs, which Riverton beat just one week ago on its way to a ...

New statute ups protection for ranchers on wolf predation

Agriculture producers whose livestock are damaged by gray wolves could be compensated by the state under a new program.
The Wyoming Legislature voted to ...

The Rustlers ended their campaign with a second-round exit in the Region IX tournament.

The Central Wyoming College men's basketball squad concluded ...

GOP county conventions set Saturday

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming is about to have its first say in the presidential race.
Republicans across the state will hold their county conventions Saturday. ...

Gerald E. Geis

The man with the biggest Wyoming Senatedistrictis retiring, to the detriment of Wyoming

In the latest round of boundary drawing affecting ...

Mead leads state into federal sage grouse fight

The State of Wyoming is moving to join federal agencies in defending a sage grouse management plan against an ongoing legal challenge from a coalition of ...

CARE Act an important and welcome new statute

Editor:
Wyoming has become the 20th state in the nation to pass the Caregiver Advise, Record, Enable (CARE) Act.
Passed unanimously by the Wyoming ...

 
 

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