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Highway crack repair project set for Tuesday

A $2.3 million highway crack sealing maintenance project is scheduled to continue next week in Lander.
A crew with prime contractor Highway Improvement, Inc., ...

Historian to teach free oral history workshop

The class will include instruction on the basics of interviewing and putting audio recordings to good use.

The Fremont County Pioneer Museum will ...

'All of you are very special to us'

Children planted a pinwheel garden to celebrate National Child Abuse Prevention Month.

Northern Arapaho WIC and the Native Connection Home Visiting ...

Prosecutor's complain at slow pace of appeal to reinstate Eaton sentence

Lawyers for a Wyoming inmate who once lived in Riverton want an appeals court to give them 14 months to contest a recent order allowing prosecutors to once ...

Amid low oil prices, slow drilling pace lingers in state

Drilling for oil and gas in Wyoming has sunk to the lowest rate since 1999 amid oil prices that are too low for petroleum companies to invest in new ...

Search for bear victim sent county search/rescue costs higher

Search and rescue operations in Fremont County were down by half in 2014 compared with the year before, yet the total cost for missions almost quadrupled ...

College to name three past faculty 'emeritus'

Three new names are being added to the list of emeritus professors at Central Wyoming College, including former college president Jo Anne McFarland, former ...

Shoshoni's Thompson to play hoops at CWC

She is the 2015 Fremont County girls high school Player of the Year.

SHOSHONI -- Olivia Thompson, the 2015 Fremont County Girls Basketball Player ...

RHS boys top Evanston, go 9-1 on soccer season

Riverton hosts Gillette at 2 p.m. Saturday.

The Riverton Wolverines boys soccer team scored three unanswered second-half goals to power past ...

Evanston takes early lead, beats Wolverine girls 5-2

Lightning struck the Riverton Lady Wolverines girls soccer team literally and figuratively Thursday afternoon in Evanston.
Lightning caused a delay in the ...

Rustler golfer leads women in Torrington with first-round 85

Freshman Kristen Day shot an 85 Thursday afternoon in Torrington for the Central Wyoming College golf team, taking the early lead after the first day of ...

State Dems to elect officers Saturday

The Wyoming Democratic Party Central Committee will meet Saturday to elect officers as well as discuss strategy for the upcoming year. Only Central Committee ...

ATV association invites volunteers to clean up public land

The Fremont County ATV Association and the Bureau of Land Management Lander Field Office plan to clean up of public lands at 9 a.m. Saturday in the Government ...

Wyoming FFA announces 2015 proficiency award winners

Two FFA members from Fremont County won agricultural proficiency awards April 8 at the 2015 Wyoming State FFA Convention in Cheyenne.
The recipients were ...

Students encouraged to apply for Thomas foundation scholarships

Applications for fall semester scholarships from the Craig and Susan Thomas Foundation are due May 1. Wyoming students may apply.
"I believe strongly in ...

FFA member and two teams win their career development events

One FFA member and two teams from Fremont County were recognized in their respective career development events at the 2015 Wyoming State FFA Convention, held ...

What 'middle class' means in 2015

In Wyoming, we're keeping up better than many states

If you live in Wyoming and consider yourself a member of the middle class, you're doing ...

Near-miss on highway showed dangers of texting while driving

Editor:
I would like to remind everyone of the serious danger with texting and driving.
While driving from Lander to Riverton recently, I noticed a car ...

Seeding the clouds

Research shows promise, and the costs ought to be weighed against effects of drought

For many years the idea of "seeding" clouds over mountain ...

Huge magma reservoir under Yellowstone contains enough to fill Grand Canyon 11 times

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Scientists have spied a vast reservoir of hot, partly molten rock beneath the "supervolcano" at Yellowstone National Park. It's big enough ...

 
 

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