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Closing the doors

Fremont County Clerk Julie Freese plans to permanently close her office in Riverton beginning July 13.
The move comes after Fremont County Treasurer Scott ...

Riverton closed out the visiting Cats via the 10-run rule as Cody Frazier drove in four runs.


When the Riverton American Legion baseball club chose ...

Lanna Jordan won the breakaway roping crown at the National Junior High School Finals.



She saddled her own horse when she was just 3 years ...

So, there I was.
Standing atop the mound on the southwest field at Saban Little League Complex in Riverton on Thursday night, with a baseball in my hand and a ...

Jonny Kulow had 13 strikeouts on the mound and added a home run at the plate in a 7-3 victory over the Emeralds in the championship game.


Jonny ...

Shirley A. Posey

Fremont County native Shirley A. Posey has died. She was born Nov. 19, 1937, to Abram Tassitsie and Irene Bonatsie in Fort Washakie.
She graduated from ...

John Phillip Sostrom

John Phillip Sostrom diedThursday, June 15, 2017. He was 85 years old.
He was the husband of Shirley Anne Thompson Sostrom of Greenville, a father of three, ...

Chester A. Sutherland

Chester A. Sutherland of Casper, formerly of Riverton, died Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at Park Place Assisted Living in Casper. He was 96 years old.
He served in ...

Elmer Zenisek

Elmer "Fudd" Zenisek died Tuesday, April 4, 2017, in Dubois. He was 85 years old.
A celebration of life service was Saturday, July 1, at the Dubois VFW, and ...

Different points on the same path

q I learned a thing
or two recently from
a couple of much younger men.

As a child the first person you bond with is your mother. It's a bond that in ...

It might be time to reconsider political parties, electoral college

Editor:
First, after listening to so much rhetoric about the Electoral College after the 2016 presidential election, I decided to research the history of the ...

It waves forever

Christmas and Easter lead the list of American holidays set to music, but the Fourth of July has its hit parade as well. Best known of the patriotic songs ...

Balloon launch to be live-streamed during eclipse

A team of students and teachers from the Wind River Eclipse Education Team, sponsored by the Wyoming Space Grant Consortium at the University of Wyoming will ...

County not budging on much as FY17 budget takes effect

Fremont County's 2017 fiscal year budget deficit is even larger than estimated previously, according to the top budget official.
County Clerk Julie Freese now ...

For first time in years, personal income grows in state

Wyoming has been mired in a border-to-border recession tied to the downturn coal, oil and natural gas production.



In an encouraging sign after ...

The annual 1838 Mountain Man Rendezvous is up and running southeast of Riverton near the junction of the Wind and Little Wind rivers. The event celebrates the ...

Heather O'Neal was having a busy summer as Lander Pioneer Days rolled around 28 years ago this week. The incoming Lander Valley High School senior had been ...

Tribe shows initial plan for developing land in Riverton

Among other intentions, two new streets are proposed, with the names Eastern Shoshone Drive and Sitta Drive.


The Eastern Shoshone Tribe has ...

Loop Road open, but popular camping spots still closed on the 4th of July

Dispersed camping is a popular activity all summer long on the Shoshone National Forest.
One area where this activity is not allowed is the corridor of the ...

Caution urged for Fourth of July holiday fires and fireworks

Never leave the camp fire unattended, and keep the flames small. Once it's time to put the fire out, drown it completely, ensuring all wood is ...

 
 

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