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Christmas trees being collected
The Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District, in partnership with Inberg-Miller Engineers and the Wyoming Game and ...

Early bird offer for Wyoming State Winter Fair entries

Plans for the 2014 Wyoming State Winter Fair in Lander are progressing, with preparations this year ahead of the typical schedule.
After a period of ...

Eaton lawyers file big brief asking for new sentence

Lawyers for the former Riverton resident who is Wyoming's lone death row inmate have filed a massive court brief asking a federal judge to overturn his death ...

Wyoming lawmakers are taking another run at raising the maximum speed limit for Wyoming's highways.
A group of legislators recently filed a bill that would ...

Snowstorm surprises county; bitter cold expected to follow

Fremont County was blanketed with unexpectedly heavy snow Friday and Saturday, with bitterly cold temperatures expected to follow as the storm system clears ...

CWC hosting Jan. 15 session to talk about more sports

Students OK new fee for athletics

Students at Central Wyoming College have approved an additional charge of $1 per credit to support athletic ...

WPBS coping with sudden death of producer, host

Richard Ager died Dec. 29 at his home in Lander.

Wyoming's Public Broadcasting Service in Riverton is scrambling to cope with the loss of public ...

Break over for CWC cage teams; back to court in Rock Springs

A 6-7 overall record was earned by the Central Wyoming College Rustlers women's basketball team in the first 13 games on the schedule.
The Rustlers get back ...

Riverton dominated in its first home matches of the season.

Five pivotal pins by the Riverton Wolverines were the difference in a 48-23 conference ...

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Births
WILLIS
A son was born to Krista and Cameron Willis, of Lander, at 7:55 a.m. Oct. 21, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, ...

Wyoming 4-H Foundation ups donations to counties

Wyoming State 4-H Foundation donations to counties increased by more than $53,000 in fiscal year 2013 for a total of about $241,000.
Fremont County received ...

RHS to compete in state We the People contest

Riverton High School has a shot to compete in the We the People National Finals competition in April in Washington, D.C., after placing with five other teams ...

Olympics can't mask Putin's many abuses

In 2007, when the International Olympic Committee awarded the 2014 Winter Games to the Russian city of Sochi, it raised hopes that the Kremlin was open to ...

Decision to release Drennen from prison was 'outrageous'

Editor:
I simply could not believe my eyes when I saw that the Fremont County attorney was going to let Gabriel Drennen walk free. This man was convicted of ...

Low population has its perks

Stats don't lie: With more people come more problems

The latest U.S. Census figures are out, and once again Wyoming has the smallest population of ...

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New BLM guidelines testify to work group's effectiveness

An only-in-Wyoming scenario is playing out this winter as federal officials prepare to enact ...

Ammunition firm moving to Cheyenne due to gun laws

CHEYENNE -- One of the country's largest producers of ammunition magazines for guns is leaving Colorado and moving operations to Wyoming and Texas because of ...

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No fines for Wyoming spills in 2013
LARAMIE -- Oil and gas companies weren't fined for any spills in Wyoming last year.
There were more than 500 ...

CHEYENNE -- A Colorado man pleaded guilty Thursday to a federal felony charge of conspiring to smuggle fossils from China into the United States. He also agreed ...

Despite its recent purchase by the company that opened western Wyoming's first new uranium mine in decades, the historic Lucky Mc property probably will not be ...

 
 

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