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Mosquito spraying under way in Riverton

The City of Riverton began its seasonal mosquito mitigation program Monday evening.
The distinctive sound of the vehicle-mounted fogging machine will be heard ...

County budget tops $40 million; large fund held in reserve

Public hearing set Monday in Lander

Fremont County Commissioners are proposing a fiscal year 2015 budget totaling just over $40 million. It covers ...

Lloyd C. Pickett

Lloyd C. Pickett died Monday, June 23, 2014, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls, Idaho. He was 83 years old.
A memorial service will be ...

Rosella 'Judy' Mitich

Rosella "Judy" Mitich died Friday, June 27, 2014, in Lander, surrounded by family. She was 92 years old.
No services have been announced.
Rosella Mitich was ...

Alvina Rahel Brown

Alvina Rahel Brown, formerly of Riverton, died Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at the Washakie Medical Center in Worland following a short illness. She was 87 years ...

Gary De Wayne Wilcox

Gary De Wayne Wilcox, formerly of Lander, died Friday, May 23, 2014, at home in Oakland, Ky.
The Tennessee and Kentucky Civil Air Patrol cadets served as an ...

Lander resident Al Baur has a vision. He wants to develop the sport of fencing in Fremont County.
The Wind River Fencing Club has been practicing since ...

Scorched 16-2 in the opener, Riverton turned the tables 11-5 in the second game Saturday.

For about 90 minutes the Evanston Outlaws were in sole ...

Fastpitch softball team has wide geographic mix

Allyson Sollars of Lander doesn't mind playing for the Riverton U.S. Energy fastpitch softball team this summer.
In fact, Sollars had it high on her list ...

Council asks artists to submit designs for state coin

The Wyoming Arts Council invites Wyoming artists to submit designs for coins in commemoration of the State of Wyoming's 125th anniversary of statehood.
The ...

Culvert fails, alters traffic on Shoshone forest road

Officials encourage Brooks Lake visitors to call the Wind River District Office to obtain information on the status of the road.

A culvert located on ...

Change traffic law for bikes

Editor:
Recently I read in the local newspaper about the deaths of two bicyclists killed in crashes in Wyoming.
In at least one of them, the victim was ...

Man who aimed gun at child sentenced

Other charges for forgery, fraud and illegal firearms possession against Harold Dean Porter were dropped as part of a plea arrangement.

A Lander-area ...

Wyoming digest

Third trial ordered for fake car dealer
OMAHA, Neb. -- The Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday again ordered a new trial for a Wyoming man accused of ...

Air service crisis

Other places are trying things we need to consider

The ongoing, statewide crisis of deteriorating airline service is sparking cooperative efforts ...

The Fremont County Ambulance Department's new director says his agency's finances are unsustainable.
Joe Zillmer's statement during a June 24 meeting ...

Imagine three quarters of an acre covered by at least 50 fruit trees--apples, pears, plums and apricots--each 15 to 30 feet tall and equally wide. Their leaves ...

There's history in the basement

I've found treasures during otherwise mundane manual labor.

It was one of my least-favorite jobs as summer help at the old Wind River Elementary / ...

During the massive commitment of American manpower to military service during World War II, it wasn't uncommon for brothers to be in uniform at the same time. ...

Cokeville bombing subject of new film

LAYTON, Utah -- More than a dozen people who survived a 1986 Wyoming school bombing as children are re-enacting the incident at a Utah school as part of a ...

 
 

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