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CHEYENNE -- Experts retained by an aircraft preservation group say underwater video shot in the South Pacific yields no evidence of the wreckage of the missing ...

Human activity may have caused three recent fires

The Riverton Volunteer Fire Department responded to three weekend fires that may have been started by humans.
No one was injured in any of the incidents.
The ...

Not just 'sows, cows, plows'

It's centennial year for 4-H in county

After 100 years in Fremont County, 4-H has made many changes to stay relevant and expand from its rural base ...

Wood, only internal candidate for CWC presidency, says he is ready to move up

One of the three candidates for president at Central Wyoming College already was familiar with the audience that assembled Tuesday for a public forum to learn ...

Big settlement checks due for Arapahos next week; Shoshone process delayed

The Northern Arapaho Business Council has released a public notice stating that long-awaited mineral settlement checks will be mailed to enrolled tribal ...

Gwen N. Nicol

Gwen N. Nicol, of Riverton, died Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. She was 90 years old.
A viewing will be 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. ...

Cowboys make up depth chart

LARAMIE -- Monday saw head coach Craig Bohl and his coaching staff release the first depth chart of 2014 spring practice.
The release came at the beginning ...

My team won't be in the NBA playoffs, so I'll root for Thunder

The National Basketball Association ends its long and winding 82-game regular season tonight with a full schedule of games.
The 82-game season needs to be ...

RHS boys play soccer in opposite corners of state Thursday, Saturday

The Riverton Wolverine boys soccer team will rack up plenty of bus miles with a non-conference game on the road this Thursday in Gillette against the ...

PAVILLION -- Sometimes the path of life takes you down a longer road than you might like. That could be the story for 2013 Wind River High School graduate ...

Wolverines host golf invitational Thursday at noon

The Riverton Invitational has drawn a mixture of Class 3-A and 4-A golf teams to the field.
The 18-hole tournament takes place Thursday afternoon at the ...

Organized run to Moccasin Lake challenges 'body and soul'

Eighteen miles. For most people, running that distance alone would be daunting. But when the route involves climbing to the top of a mountain, it can become ...

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Births
MOORE
A daughter was born to Alysen Prockish and Jessie Moore, of Shoshoni, at 6:00 p.m. March 12, 2014, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She weighed 8 ...

Museums board donates electricity to Wyoming PBS

The Fremont County Museums Board of Trustees has agreed to let Wyoming PBS use electricity at the Dubois Museum.
During the board's meeting March 13, the ...

Man pleads no contest to assault for pointing gun at wife

A Lander-area man pleaded no contest March 20 in Lander District Court to aggravated assault for pointing a gun at his wife Oct. 25. The defendant, Harold Dean ...

Plea agreement reduces charges for Lander man

A Lander man has pleaded guilty to one count of taking immodest, indecent or immoral liberties related to allegations dating from 1999.
The plea was in line ...

It's doubtful that members of Congress have read poem

Editor:
During the argument about Russia, Ukraine and Crimea, I wrote about members of Congress who are all fired up about it probably couldn't have found ...

Government as innovator? You bet

Five years ago, the federal government spent $169 billion to fund basic research and development. This fiscal year, it's down to $134 billion.
People who ...

The blood moon and the night streets of town

There's only one way to see a lunar eclipse that peaks at 2 a.m.
So I stayed up until 2 a.m. Tuesday to try to get a look at the "blood moon."
I wanted a ...

Countywide elections

Those that remain are an antidote to the anti-voter lawsuits and districts of recent years

The political season is building speed in Fremont County, ...

 
 

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