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Raymond Berg

Raymond Berg of Riverton died Tuesday March 29, 2016, at University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City. He was 80 years old.
A memorial service is ...

Familiar griz appears first time this year

JACKSON (AP) -- A female grizzly bear that is frequently seen in the open with cubs in Grand Teton National Park has emerged from her winter hibernation -- with ...

Superintendent to feds: Stay out of restroom policy in state

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming education superintendent Jillian Balow says the federal government shouldn't tell state educators how to handle sensitive issues such ...

Basement kidnap suspect nabbed near Pinedale; son evading manhunt

PINEDALE, Wyo. (AP) -- One of two men accused of luring a woman and her four teenage daughters to a Utah house and tying them up in the basement surrendered to ...

Fremont County digest


Wyoming Outdoor Weekend May 20-21
The second annual Wyoming Outdoor Weekend is Friday and Saturday, May 20-21, at the Lander Community Center. ...

Cowboy Hall of Fame welcomes Winfield, Frank and McGuire

The Fremont County Wyoming County Hall of Fame Committee hosted their second annual benefit and dance to honor their 2015 Wyoming Cowboy Hall of Fame Inductees ...

Pay raise coming for District 14 teachers

New teachers at Wyoming Indian schools this fall will earn a $48,000 base pay, a $1,000 increase from the current academic year.
The Fremont County School ...

Unexpectedly, the raised funds were matched by the state of Wyoming Endowment Challenge, resulting in more than a total of $4,000.

Central Wyoming ...

CWC pinned nurses

Central Wyoming College held its nurse pinning ceremony Thursday.
The nursing class of 2016 includes, from the Riverton campus: Dolly Antonovich-Schmuck, ...

Six-hour joyride leads Montana man to county, DUI, prison

Lander's district court handed down a prison sentence last week for a Montana man who, while on an admitted two-day methamphetamine binge, got lost in his way ...

State loses another rig; national tally all-time low

HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. dropped by nine this week to 406, another all-time low amid depressed energy ...

Season's first 1 percent job ready to begin

The first 1 percent optional sales tax project for the summer season will improve roadway and drainage problems on West Pershing Avenue in Riverton.
The ...

Remains of long-dead children to be returned to reservation

After more than a century of legal and political struggle by the Northern Arapaho Tribal Historic Preservation Office and others, the remains of children who ...

Arapaho to be granted permit to kill bald eagles

The tribe uses eagle feathers for religious purposes and is not seeking to kill a large number of the birds.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has ...

Riverton boys pull out draw against Evanston

Braden Djezvian scored a pair of goals in a 2-2 stalemate.


Riverton missed one penalty kick Saturday afternoon, but Evanston missed two as the ...

As Riverton High School navigates its move to Class 3-A next school year in all sports and activities except golf, Reggie Miller, longtime teacher, coach, ...

Lady Wolverines remain on roll

Cydney Bradley scored twice in Riverton's 3-0 defeat of Evanston, the team's second straight win after an 0-10-1 start.

The winning streak is now at ...

Lady Tigers tamed by Newcastle

Lander followed up a disappointing home loss to Riverton on Thursday with a road defeat Saturday at the hands of the Dogies.

Lander Lady Tigers head ...

Shoshoni's trio of Raine Pingetzer, Tammy Maddock and Katelyn Jennings swept the top three in the Class 2-A girls triple jump.

Cool temperatures ...

Simpson double champion at Class 3-A regional meet

The Lander senior won both the 110 and 300-meter hurdle events, while Tigers teammate Josh Trembly won the discus at the Class 3-A West championships in ...

 
 

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