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Title 25 expenses rising; grants and other measures could help

Fremont County's expenses for Title 25 patients -- those who are detained because they've been deemed to be a threat to themselves or others -- have started to ...

Local students head to UW for summer course

When Reinette Tendore graduated from Wyoming Indian High School, she knew little about the University of Wyoming. She wishes she had known more.
Now, with two ...

Six Fremont County gridiron graduates played in the annual all-star showcase in Casper.

Six football players from Fremont County mounted up and ...

Solar eclipse expert set for local appearnces this week

The national eclipse task force leader rates Fremont County among the top viewing spots in the world.

The leader of a national task force assisting ...

South Pass City hosts night event

The South Pass City State Historic Site will be presented in a different light during the "Catch the Night Shift: Lantern Tour and Scotch Tasting" on June 20 ...

Cuts include $70,000 from the library budget and roughly $100,000 from both the roads department and sheriff's office.

After finishing a special ...

Merging schools discussion necessary, leaders say

Wyoming legislators have asked local school administrators to compile a list detailing the pros and cons of district consolidation in Fremont County.
The list ...

Chance Phelps Foundation schedules 5K in Dubois

The Chance Phelps Foundation will present the annual Run4Chance 5K, Chance Challenge Obstacle Race, and Kids Fun Run on Saturday, Aug. 12 at Town Park in ...

Darrick DeVries and Kaden Chatfield each had three hits in a Little League victory.

Darrick DeVries and Kaden Chatfield each had three hits atop the ...

Christian journalist speaks Thursday

Dr. Anthony Harper, White House correspondent for Inter Mountain Christian News, speaks at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 22, at Neighborhood Alliance Church, 4440 ...

Mary Ann (Flock) Millis

Mary Ann (Flock) Millis of Lander passed away April 28, 2017. She was 87 years old.
She was born Dec. 27, 1929, in Chicago.
She was a beloved wife to Robert ...

Lila L. Hursh

Lila L. Hursh of Riverton died at her home Tuesday, June 13, 2017. She was 60. Services are at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 17, at Davis Funeral Home in ...

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John Tillman Bekken, 66, of Lander died on June 15, 2017, at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. ...

Loop Road open to Worthen Meadow

The Washakie Ranger District of Shoshone National Forest has opened Louis Lake Road (Forest Service Road 300), also known as the Loop Road, from Sinks Canyon ...

Local girl finishes Wyoming's Cowboy Challenge Academy

On Saturday, Angel Burson of Riveron was among 41 cadets who walked across the stage for their graduation at Wheatland High School from the Wyoming's Cowboy ...

Riverton students earn college honors

Hally Milleson of Riverton is one of 301 Chadron State College named to the spring 2017 President's List. Milleson earned the honor by earning a 4.0 cumulative ...

Class motto good, but expanded one better

Editor:
In reference to the editorial about the 2017 high school class mottoes, I was struck by the first one, which reads "Live the life you have imagined," ...

Beetles that catch lightning

Fireflies are beetles. I always thought they were, well, flies, or something fly-like.
No, they have shell-looking backs when perched on something, and their ...

Reaping and sowing

Making quick politics out of the shooting of a congressman

It sounds as if people on both sides of the political aisle are, for the most part, in ...

Five-victim car wreck raises fatality total in county to 11, far ahead of 2016 pace

The quintuple-fatal traffic incident that took place June 3 south of Riverton brought the tally of fatalities for the year in Fremont County to 11, Fremont ...

 
 

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