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Department of Health organizes 'community baby shower'

The event aims to combat Wyoming's high rate of premature births.

The Wyoming Department of Health, as well as numerous Fremont County agencies and ...

Wild-horse program revives inmates' old devotions



John Shuck might have been released from the Wyoming Honor Farm in 2013, but that doesn't stop ...

Cougars stung by Hornets, 41-0

Pine Bluffs outgained Wind River 523 yards to 26.

It was a different venue for a rematch between the Class 2-A boys basketball finalists six months ...

Good academic showing from CWC women's sports teams

All of the athletic programs involving women at Central Wyoming College earned group grade-point averages higher than 3.0 during the 2015-2016 academic year. ...

Shoshoni failed to exact revenge on last season's playoff nemesis.

It was the game of the week in Class 1-A football, with a rematch of last year's ...

This 'trickster' can't be counted out

Love it or hate it, the coyote is one of out continent's great survivors.

Biologists, animal rights activists and concerned people all worry about ...

State ballot certified for Nov. 8 election

The Wyoming Secretary of State's Office has certified six presidential candidates for the 2016 General Election ballot.
The names of the following ...

One of the significant developments in Fremont County a century ago was the decision by Jacob A. Delfelder to move from Lander to Riverton. He arrived in the ...

BLM to toughen regulations on motorized travel

The Bureau of Land Management Lander Field Office has proposed implementing supplementary rules relating to motorized and non-motorized travel on public lands ...

The power to shock

Even 15 years later, the 9/11 attacks still have exactly that

The greatest success - and that word is used here in its most terrible context - of the ...

Officials celebrate new Shoshoni school

The arrival of a new school in a larger community is a nice addition to a neighborhood but rarely a cause for celebration. In smaller, rural, Wyoming towns ...

Drones help reveal how fish deal with drying river near border

EVANSTON -- It's an enigma -- baking in a vanishing stream parched by drought: If a river dries up, where do the fish go?
That unusual question -- focused on a ...

School buses in Wyoming now are equipped with cameras on the arm of the stop sign that extends into the street when students are boarding or exiting the ...

Three Riverton men were arrested Saturday after allegedly trying to lure a 7-year-old girl into a van.
The men were arrested on unrelated charges.
Initial ...

Park analysts weigh responses to climate change

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- The question of how to respond to climate change doesn't yield an easy answer. Warming temperatures, decreasing snowpacks, ...

Wyoming digest

Wyoming leads U.S. rig count increase
HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by eight this week to ...

Thomas Alton Bell

Thomas Bell of Lander died Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, at his home. He was 92 years old.
A memorial service begins at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, at the Museum of ...

Fruit-truck vendors building community ties one peach at a time

GILLETTE (AP) -- Susan Sherwood sells more than just peaches and produce when she pulls her trailer into Gillette early on Fridays.
"We don't sell food, we ...

Wyoming one of 10 states never to have a non-white statewide winner

According to an analysis by The Associated Press, Wyoming is one of 10 states since Reconstruction where only white candidates have won contests for president, ...

The Wyoming State Fair collided with Labor Day Weekend half a century ago, with many participating families combining the fair with the holiday.
Among Fremont ...

 
 

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