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New regional report predicts tepid growth ahead in ag states

A new survey suggests that the economic outlook for 10 Midwest and Plains states is weaker than in previous months.
The Rural Mainstreet Index sank to growth ...

The "opening" of the Wind River Indian Reservation to white settlement in 1906 was so tantalizing that a former Wyoming governor moved to Fremont ...

Deadline for quilt show approaching

Fremont County quilters are expected to participate in Yellow-stone Quilt Fest 2015.
The festival has announced that it is accepting entries through August. ...

Montana Conservation Corps tackles local jobs

The two 12-person MCC crews were made up of high school and college students from the Wind River Indian Reservation.

Projects in Fremont County that ...

Air boardings erode again; 5,000 figure will be hard to reach

Boardings at Riverton Regional Airport are down 47 percent compared to last year, according to a statement presented byairport manager Paul Griffin at the ...

Fire up to 350 acres; roads in area still closed

After a day of strong winds, the Little Bob Lake Fire is now estimated at approximately 350 acres. U.S. Forest Service public information officer Karl Brauneis ...

Farmers market succeeding in new location; top produce now

The market is open from5 p.m. to 7 p.m.everyWednesdayin the parking lot of St. John Lutheran Church, 606 N. Eighth St. W.

It's peak growing ...

Ah, the memories of Little League

So, as the Little League World Series in scenic Williamsport, Pennsylvania, is once again upon us, it causes me to harken back to a bygone era of baseball.
My ...

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BLM starts new fire-prevention effort
The Bureau of Land Management, in conjunction with the U.S. Forest Service Rocky Mountain Region and the Wyoming ...

Rig count up one for the week

HOUSTON -- Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. this week increased by one to ...

Gangs become focal point in Cheyenne teen's murder trial

CHEYENNE -- When Phillip Sam was booked into the Laramie County Juvenile Detention Center on the morning of Oct. 5, 2014, he indicated he was in a gang.
Deputy ...

Wilson J. Felix

Wilson J. Felix, of Lander, died Wednesday, Aug. 5, after an ongoing battle with kidney failure. He was 87 years old.
Per his request, cremation has taken ...

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Births

MEDICINECLOUD
A son was born to Mikayla Littleshield of Riverton and Tyler MedicineCloud of Wind River at 12:18 a.m. July 21 at SageWest ...

Cowboys DE can't wait to get season started

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) -- Christmas is more than four months away, but Eddie Yarbrough compares his final season with the University of Wyoming football team to ...

The two-time defending state champion Riverton Wolverines golf team came out of the chute with clubs blazing on the 2015 season Thursday at the Riverton ...

Where have all the nicknames gone these days?

Certain things just roll off one's tongue.
Saliva, for one.
But, all bodily fluid aside, I'm talking about nicknames and their absence these days across the ...

Yes, you can pray at school; you just can't be required to

The school year is arriving again. This seems like a good moment to revisit that continually confused and confusing issue, prayer in schools. There is a great ...

Becker, Meyer earn Kaiser awards

Dietrik Becker of Riverton High School and Keagan Meyer of Lander Valley High School each has received a $3,000 scholarship from the Kaiser Foundation.
The ...

Center of Hope still a vital facility; other services big contributors, too

Editor:
The City of Riverton is dealing with the shock of the shootings that took place on July 18 at the
Center of Hope, formerly known as the Riverton ...

Griest and Haver

Women blaze important, historic trail through elite Army training

National news reports are paying attention this week to the first two women to ...

 
 

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