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Flu season 'active' this year, with at least two deaths confirmed

Two Fremont County residents have died as a result of influenza this year, according to Coroner Ed McAuslan.
A third death may be attributed to flu as well, ...

It's been an honor covering Dan Howlett's soccer teams

"Respect" is the word that comes to mind when thinking about Lander Valley High School boys soccer coach Dan Howlett.
In the past 11 years, I have had the ...

CWC women climb to third in regional rodeo

Rustler cowgirl Kaylee Burnett leads the all-around cowgirl standings.

Behind the performance from Kaylee Burnett, the Central Wyoming College ...

Edward R. Behan Jr.

Edward R. Behan Jr., of Riverton, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation-Wind River. He was 72 years old.
A rosary will be at 7 ...

Lander girls control Riverton 2-0

One goal early in the first half and one in the final half lifted the Lander Tigers to a 2-0 win over the Riverton Wolverines in windy conditions Tuesday in ...

Leemon scores hat trick for Lander vs. Riverton Wolverines

RHS will now return to the Class 4-A West league and play Rock Springs on Friday night.

Kyle Leemon stole the show Tuesday for the Lander Tigers, ...

It was a very quick track meet Tuesday afternoon at Riverton High School for the Wolverine Twilight with competition completed in 17 events in the boys and ...

UW booklet highlights native plants

Regionally native plants that mix attitude and altitude with beauty are showcased in a new publication from the University of Wyoming.
These plants will ...

Better programming among goals of new museums director

The new countywide museums director hopes the residents of Fremont County realize how unique the museums system is while looking forward to a "better" future ...

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Births
WIMBER
A son was born to Angela and Eric Wimber, of Riverton, at 8:10 a.m. March 14, 2014, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, ...

Continuing delay on XL pipeline in embarrassing

That metallic sound you hear is President Barack Obama again kicking the politically tough decision on the Keystone XL pipeline down the road.
This is ...

State planning 'property grab' by ordering closure of Thermop pool

Editor:
On Thursday April 10, citizens of Thermopolis found out that the state parks department would be making aproperty grab.The Tepee Poolsin Hot ...

Consider the poet

Once a year, it's an enriching effort

There are no ticker tape parades for National Poetry Month, no television specials, $10,000 per plate banquets ...

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Teapot Dome oil reserve for sale
DENVER -- Teapot Dome, the Wyoming federal oil reserve that was at the root of a 1920s political scandal, is up for ...

Legal battle on horses continues

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Wild horse advocacy groups are appealing a federal judge's ruling that denied their challenge to the government's management of the Pryor ...

Governor will hear Thermop pool's position

CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead plans to hear from Thermopolis residents Saturday regarding their concerns about operations at Hot Springs State Park following his ...

Construction on the Riverton justice center could begin this summer after Fremont County Commissioners approved going to bid on the project April 28. The ...

WyoLotto aims to go live in August

A workshop for businesses interested in selling Powerball and Mega Millions tickets will be Thursday in Riverton.

Wyoming Lottery Corporation chief ...

Democrat enters race in HD33

A Democrat has announced her candidacy for the state representative seat in House District 33.
Andrea "Andi" A. Clifford, a Northern Arapaho tribal member and ...

Solid waste board cuts hours at three county facilities

The Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District Board has approved a raft of changes designed to cut costs, including reducing hours at the Riverton, Lander ...

 
 

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