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Hypothermia deaths rising countywide

Fremont County Coroner Mark Stratmoen said Fremont County is seeing an unusual spike in hypothermia deaths in 2016, with six deaths already recorded.
It's ...

Meeteetse meet marred by injury scare

Wet, snowy conditions moved the annual Meeteetse invite from Friday to Monday on the six-lane oval in southern Park County.
The meet was hampered by an ...

Shoshones were buyers of Honor Farm land; say no casino planned

The Eastern Shoshone Business Council revealed this week that it was behind the $1.7 million purchase of 302 acres of Wyoming Honor Farm land north of ...

High hopes for recruitment, enrollment at CWC via new software

More new students are expected to enroll at Central Wyoming College in coming years due to the acquisition of an updated recruitment system.
The CWC Board of ...

Students from Jackson, Aspen Park and Ashgrove elementary schools celebrated Riverton's annual Sports Day May 3 at the field behind Riverton High School. From ...

Finally, pine beetle outbreak eases

But hundreds of thousands of dead, hazardous trees remain

The mountain pine beetle outbreak that spanned almost two decades is all but over in ...

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Murder suspect arrested in Wyoming
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) -- A suspect in a killing outside of a South Dakota casino last week led troopers on a ...

Justin Juve

Justin Juve of Riverton died Thursday April 28, 2016, at the University of Utah hospital in Salt Lake City after a sudden illness.
He was 43.
A celebration ...

Beverly Ann Crispin

Beverly Ann Crispin of Ethete died Friday, April 22, 2016.
Visitation is scheduled from 5 p.m.to 8 p.m. Sunday, May 1, at the Chapel of Mount Hope, Hudson's ...

Joseph Lee Welch

Lifetime Lander resident Joseph Lee Welch died at his home on Saturday, April 23, 2016, following a lengthy illness.
He was 74 years old.
Cremation has ...

Frank Faust Keiser

Frank Faust Keiser of Lander died peacefully on Thursday, April 7, 2016 at Westward Heights Care Center. He was 87 years old.
Memorial Services are at 1 ...

Monday deadline for BLM advisory council nominations

The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public nominations to fill four open positions on its Wyoming Resource Advisory Council, which advises the BLM on ...

Student photographers excel at state contest

Central Wyoming College professor Lonnie Slack and photography students attended the Wyoming Professional Photographers Association annual convention in Casper ...

Traffic control will be in place near the work south of Riverton, with minimal delays.

Erosion repair, seeding, reclamation, final Little Wind River ...

Sandbags available at three sites if flooding starts to pose risk

Fremont County Emergency Management Agency is monitoring the Big Wind, Little Wind, and Popo Agie rivers for signs of flooding.
If water conditions in your ...

Free cancer screening offered Thursday evening in Lander

Wyoming Cancer Resource Center, Rocky Mountain Onco-logy and local medical personnel are providing free cancer screenings in Lander this Thursday, May 5.
The ...

State artists convention set May-8 in Dubois

The annual Wyoming Artists Association Convention is scheduled for May 6-8 in Dubois.
The public is cordially invited to all events, which include a quick ...

'This is our reality'

More layoffs coming at CWC after governor's new spending mandate

Additional layoffs are coming to Central Wyoming College after Gov. Matt Mead ...

With new park open, city's old skate ramps will go to Hudson

The old, city-owned skate park ramps at City Park in Riverton will be donated to Hudson after the Riverton City Council approved the donation.
Riverton city ...

Slow-mo cheese and bouncing steak

Food commercials don't make me hungry, they make me irritated

We didn't eat out much when I was a kid. There was a hamburger stand in Blytheville, ...

 
 

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