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Young racers make most of triathlon opportunity

Ethan Selley learned the importance of pacing himself in the first Lander Sprint Triathlon of his career.
Selley was the youngest athlete in the field at 11 ...

Hartpence edged by Gillette high school standout in triathlon

Campbell County High School senior Harrison Simmons knew before the Lander Sprint Triathlon started on Saturday morning that he would have to keep an eye out ...

Leroy changed a lot of lives

For decades, he was exactly what kids needed -- and they loved him for it.

It's almost rhetorical, nearing the edge of reason as much as the old ...

A decent, genuine class act

That's former President George H.W. Bush in a nutshell.

Tom Rosshirt, a friend of mine, was a White House speechwriter for President Bill Clinton. ...

Single director for all museums would only add bureaucracy

Editor:
I would like to comment on a proposal recently discussed at a Fremont County Commission to hire one director to supervise all three county museums. I ...

The PAWS dip

How long will it take for someone to blame it on Cindy Hill?

By now, anyone who still cares has heard that scores in the Proficiency Assessment for ...

Hardluck fire has 'very active' day; new flyover planned to determine acreage

An airplane overflight planned for Friday night was called off due to mechanical problems.

Hot, dry weather in the second half of the week permitted ...

Wyoming digest

Patrol identifies victims in rollover
CHEYENNE -- The Colorado State Patrol has identified three people from Cheyenne who died in a rollover accident ...

Cody woman takes Ms. Wheelchair America title

Camouflage and tiaras don't typically mix, but Ashlee Lundvall has found a way to make the unusual combination work.
Lundvall, a 30-year-old Cody resident, ...

Yellowstone fires grow in hot, dry weather

JACKSON -- Two of five wildfires burning in remote parts of Yellowstone National Park are growing in hot, dry weather.
The fire are still small.
Park ...

When the Wyoming State Fair opened in Douglas in August 1969, these three Fremont County girls were there.
Sali Allen of Lander, Margie McIntosh of the rural ...

Comment sought in developing Boysen State Park Master Plan

The public is invited to comment on the existing conditions, current and potential uses and ideas for the management of Boysen State Park through Sept. ...

WSGS releases map showing energy projects around state

The Wyoming State Geological Survey recently released a new interactive map that identifies areas in Wyoming where oil and natural gas projects are slated for ...

BLM and Honor Farm to host wild horse adoption

The Bureau of Land Management and the Wyoming Honor Farm will host a wild horse adoption and gentling clinic Aug. 30-31 in Riverton.
Adoptions held this year ...

County to reconsider upkeep of Dubois road

Officials say Kingfisher Road's right of way is too narrow for the transportation department to accept for maintenance.

A group of 12 Dubois area ...

U.S. Forest Service bans use of exploding targets in some national forests, grasslands

Exploding targets have started at least 16 wildfires since 2012 on Forest Service lands in 8 western states, with 7 of those fires occurring in the Rocky ...

Busy week in roadwork begins Monday

A variety of road maintenance projects around Fremont County will begin Monday with some of the work continuing into September. Officials said motorists should ...

Central Wyoming College alumnus Devin Sanchez said the education she gained in Riverton has helped her to be successful in the New York City movie ...

Reservation school leaders urge patience by lawmakers

Superintendents from Fremont County school districts updated the Wyoming Legislature's Joint Education Committee and the Select Committee on Tribal Relations ...

Man takes plea deal in stabbing at Gardens North

A Riverton man has pleaded no contest to aggravated assault for stabbing another man in May at a home in the Gardens North subdivision north of Honor Farm ...

 
 

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