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Mosquito count generally low in population centers

The local mosquito population has been "pretty quiet" this year according to Fremont County Weed and Pest assistant supervisor Nancy Pieropan.
"I think it's ...

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Canadian had stolen truck in park
CHEYENNE (AP) -- A Canadian man faces a federal charge of transporting a stolen pickup truck after his arrest in ...

Third-party candidates push for injunction on funding rules

q Secretary of State hopeful Jennifer Young and supporter Donald Wills sued Gov. Matt Mead and Secretary of State Max Maxfield in federal court last month. ...

Wendell Victor Shields Sr.

Wendell Victor Shields Sr., of Lander, died Wednesday, June 28, 2014, in his home. He was 85 years old.
A celebration memorial will be at 11 a.m. Monday, July ...

Cindy Hill gripes to bar about lawyer-legislators

By Ben Neary
Associated Press

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill has fired back at state lawmakers who serve on a committee ...

Bonnie B. Hill

Bonnie B. Hill, of Riverton, died Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at her home surrounded by family. She was 77 years old.
A viewing will be 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, ...

Wait a minute... that's my rake

q I lent it out and it ended up being sold at an auction.

It's called a capital investment for tax purposes. But in real life it was an opportunity to get ...

Organizations offering free treats to children wearing bike

Law enforcement officials are handing out tickets for free ice cream to children who wear their bicycle helmets this summer.
If an officer sees a child ...

State fastpitch tourney will be fun to watch in Riverton

This week, Riverton gets an opportunity to show off the rest of the state for the Wyoming state fastpitch softball tournament.
There could be 30 to 40 teams ...

Collegiate runner wins Lander men's half marathon title

Kevin Miller arrived Lander on Thursday, and the first thing he did was scout out the annual Lander Half Marathon course.
By Friday morning, Miller was the ...

Retired as county planner, Price runs for commission

He may have just retired after 30 years of leading the Fremont County Planning Department, but Ray Price wants to keep serving local residents.
Now, however, ...

No plan to increase county airport aid; budget hearing set

Animal control funding a bit higher
Organizations outside Fremont County government asked for more county support in the new fiscal year, but the ...

The way it was - Declaration of Independence -- 1986

For some years the South Pass City State Historic Site hosted afternoon Fourth of July events that drew a nice crowd of tourists and locals filling holiday ...

Lander senior Babe Ruth ends 25-game season

The revived Lander Senior Babe Ruth team ended its first season last week with a 10-3 victory over Cody.
The game finished a two-month season for Lander. ...

Baker plays for U.S. in all-star game vs. Canada

Dubois football standout Sterling Baker player has the opportunity to represent the United States in a 6-man all-star game vs. Canada's all-stars.
The game is ...

Traveling Renegades team moves to 24-2 on the season

The Riverton Renegades have a sparkling 24-2 on the season after playing to a 2-1 baseball record last week in Casper.
The Renegades are an under-14 ...

Federal road project hard on nearby businesses

Some business people see the road construction on South Federal Boulevard like eggs cracked for an omelette, but others think the project's poor management is ...

Press oversight, the real kind, is necessary for democracy

In recent weeks, the scandal involving long wait times at VA hospitals can feel like some made-in-Washington spectacle generated by politicians looking for ...

Summer has its own rules

It seems to be the season to let things a few things slide

Oh summer! It's the nicest time to be in Wyoming. With our frequent sunshine, vast ...

Self evident

Nearly two and a half centuries later, the DOI still packs power

The capitalization pattern in the Declaration of Independence leaves a lot to be ...

 
 

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