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National parks expect to see record year

CHEYENNE (TNS) - First, a woman was caught on video trying to pet the national mammal.
Then, a pair of French Canadian tourists put a calf of said animal in ...

Wyoming digest

Laramie, North Platte still running high
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Minor flooding continues along parts of the Laramie River in southeast Wyoming.
The river is ...

Lottery expansion facing long odds despide potential to boost revenues

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- As the state loses millions of dollars in revenue from its declining minerals extraction industry, the new Wyoming Lottery has started ...

Spring enrollment up at CWC; numbers could boost revenues

This spring's enrollment totals at Central Wyoming College "just barely" exceeded the numbers recorded during the same time last year.
Institutional ...

Riverton saving $30K on pooling, drainage work

Carpet replacement was cancelled due to budgetary constraints.


The City of Riverton is saving money on a local improvement project to resolve the ...

Three locals to serve at Dem convention

Three Fremont County residents will attend the Democratic National Convention this summer in official capacities.
During the Wyoming Democratic Party ...

Marine Corps League commandant Grant Clark saluted the Veterans of Foreign Wars monument in Mountain View Cemetery at a Memorial Day service held Monday ...

Home for Horses

New sanctuary in county provides safe place for wild mustangs

At a spacious ranch north of Lander on the Wind River Indian Reservation, 130 wild ...

Filing ended Friday; here's candidate list

Final list of all filed candidates for state and Fremont County offices:

U.S. House of Representatives
Heath Beaudry (R)
Liz Cheney (R)
Leland ...

Crowded field finalized for U.S. House primaries

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Liz Cheney, the oldest daughter for former Vice President Dick Cheney, faces a crowded field as she runs for the Wyoming's lone U.S. House seat ...

CWC cuts some funds for sports, but leaders say programs valuable

As Central Wyoming College administrators work to balance a substantially reduced budget for fiscal year 2017, trustees have been fielding questions from ...

For many years, Memorial Day weekend in Fremont County meant the Wyoming State Champion Old-Time Fiddle Contest in Shoshoni. Crowds would fill the high school ...

Veteran help set in several spots in June

A state of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in Wyoming cities throughout ...

Fremont County digest

FlyRiverton Open House June 4
A FlyRiverton open house hosted by FAST and the Riverton Regional Airport will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. ...

Memorial Day preparations

Steven Weaver and sons Jared and Adam (right) planted flags at the graves of veterans Saturday morning at Mountain View Cemetery in Riverton. They joined ...

State planning new fishing regs; public comment due this Friday

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is proposing several 2017 fishing regulation changes, including seining regulations, life baitfish dealing, and ...

Primary ballot set; contests coming up for both commission and the Legislature

The Republican dominance of Fremont County's elected offices will face a test this year, as several Democrats threw their hats into the political ring as the ...

SouthFederal repairs to begin in June; traffic delays coming

Concrete repairs and other work are scheduled to begin Monday, June 6, on South Federal Boulevard inRiverton between Washington and Monroe avenues.
Archer ...

House and city council races shape up; one day left to file

Liz Cheney formally filed to run for Wyoming's seat in the U.S. Houses of Representatives Thursday, now bringing the total number of filed candidates up to 12, ...

With school funds slashed, districts ask legislators for answers

K-12 education spending in Wyoming has been trimmed by $36 million by the Wyoming Legislature this year, and Fremont County School districts will be touched ...

 
 

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