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Local school counselors join state association

Two Fremont County school counselor joined the Wyoming School Counselor Association Leadership Board on Sunday.
Stacey Polson, Lander Middle School counselor ...

Hazardous waste day approaching

The 2017 Household Hazard-ous Waste and Chemical Clean Up Day is coming on Saturday July 15th at the Lander Landfill.
This annual event allows residents to ...

Climbing festival enters 24th year in Lander

Fremont County has been home and playground to many famous rock-climbers over the past few decades. The stories and names are woven into the fabric of Main ...

1838 Rendezvous, Dubois events kick off holiday weekend

Families looking for outdoor activities during the Fourth of July weekend can head to South Smith Road in west Riverton to partake in the 1838 Mountain Man ...

Loop Road now open end to end; not so for Shoshone Lake route

The entire length of the Loop Road (FSR 300), also known as Louis Lake Road, on the Washakie Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest is now open.
The ...

No late budget tweaks required as CWC closes out

The Central Wyoming College budget for the current fiscal year will not require any adjustments before closeout at the end of the month.
It's an unusual ...

The Riverton Valley Irrigation District canal reopened Thursday,, when about 140 cubic feet of water per second began flowing to member farmers' ...

A four-run first propelled the Green-and-Gold to a 14-0 victory.


The Diamondbacks entered their minors Little League championship game against the ...

Brodie Dale had 11 strikeouts and Parker DeVries drove in five runs in a 14-2 victory over the Cardinals.

At the halfway point of Thursday's Little ...

Sheets new Wolverines boys hoops head coach

The longtime Riverton assistant will replace former head coach Stuart Mullins.

Former Wind River High School head basketball coach and longtime ...

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Deaths

HARDING
Josephine Harding, 37, of Riverton died Wednesday, June 28, 2017, at the Help for Health Hospice ...

Richard Hall Christensen

Richard Hall Christensen of Hudson passed away June 16, 2017, at his home in Hudson. He was 84 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and there will be a ...

Five policy recommendations from governors

The Western Governors Association has given formal approval to five policy resolutions on workforce development, species conservation and the Endangered ...

Eight on Oshkosh honor lists

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh haves announced the dean's list and honor roll in the spring semester.
Fremont County students:
Fort Washakie
Andrea ...

This was no peel-and-go job

For various reasons far too personal to share here, I decided this week to remove three bumper stickers that have long adorned the back of my faithful station ...

As presented, youth dance program lasted too long

Editor:
I attended to youth dance recital on June 9 and was astounded by the length of the program, especially taking into consideration that there are 3- and ...

Pruning ordinances

When local rules and regs have outlivedthemselves, they ought to be eliminated
Every so often a comedian or a columnist gets a laugh by pointing out ...

Campbell County sees a $1.1 billion decrease in its assessed valuation

GILLETTE (AP) -- The assessed valuation of Campbell County in northeastern Wyoming has dropped by $1.1 billion between 2016 to this year.
The county's assessed ...

Groups challenge federal plan to lift protections for grizzly bears

BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- At least three different legal challenges launched Friday against the U.S. government's decision to lift protections for grizzly bears in ...

Wyoming digest

Record catfish landed in gorge
GREEN RIVER (AP) -- A Wyoming man has food for days after catching a massive, record-setting catfish in the Flaming Gorge ...

 
 

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