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Employment zooming across Fremont County

Ongoing improvement in Fremont County employment moved from the steady to the spectacular in November, with big gains in the jobless rate, work force and total ...

PAVILLION --The Wind River girls made it nine wins in a row with an easy Southwest Conference victory over rival Shoshoni on Thursday night in Pavillion. ...

UW faces tough road challenge

After suffering back-to-back Mountain West losses by a single basket, the University of Wyoming men's basketball team faces a challenging road contest at Boise ...

The Riverton Lady Wolverines struggled to find an offensive rhythm and fell to the Sheridan Lady Broncs 47-31 Thursday evening in the first round of the Bill ...

The Riverton Wolverines boys basketball team showed improvement against Sheridan this week despite losing to the Broncs 54-51 in the first round of the Bill ...

PAVILLION --Conference wins are hard to come by in boys Southwest 2-A basketball, especially when opening against a traditional rival, but Wind River High ...

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BEARING
Michael Bearing, 50, died Thursday, Jan. 2, in Phoenix. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at Blue Sky Hall in ...

Hypothermia likely cause of death in city park

Initial autopsy results show Dana Eagle, 36, of Riverton, died of hypothermia before being found frozen at Riverton City Park. The reporting party called ...

Officials credit seat belt use in saving life of Lander man

John Keller, of Lander, said he has worn his seat belt since before it was mandated by state law.
His dedication paid off Christmas Eve when he lost control ...

College offering weeklong OSHA training in January

Central Wyoming College is offering a 30-hour General Industry Outreach Training from Jan. 27 to Jan. 31 which will result in an OSHA card.
To accommodate ...

County orchestra performing benefit concert Saturday

The Fremont Symphony Orchestra has announced its new name in preparation for the annual fundraiser concert Saturday.
Known as the Fremont County Orchestra for ...

Ceremony congratulates CWC student

A student graduating from Central Wyoming College's Western American studies program this fall was honored at a special ceremony attended by Arapaho tribal ...

Congress' job: Extend benefits for unemployed

Congress is finally grappling with an issue it should have dealt with before members rushed out on Christmas vacation: extending unemployment benefits.
There ...

Cheney not yet ready for Wyoming

No, Liz Cheney won't be a U.S. Senator from Wyoming.
At least not for now.
She announced a few days ago that she was dropping her challenge to Republican ...

Making the mail

A postal deadline change was a huge problem initially, but we have fixed it

Observant readers might have noticed that we are no longer including the ...

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Medicaid bills advance
CHEYENNE --Members of the Joint Labor, Health and Social Services Interim Committee voted Friday to advance two Medicaid ...

Casper family wins adoption award

CASPER --A family that has provided a home to more than 50 foster children from Natrona County over the last six years is being honored with a national ...

Drug probe undercuts Hagel talk to nuke force

Two officers in Montana have been removed from duty because they are under investigation for illegal narcotics.

F.E. WARREN AIR FORCE BASE --Moments ...

Commission elects new vice chairwoman, picks official banks in first meeting of '14

In new-year business, the Fremont County Commission examined using credit unions as official depositories and gained a new vice chairwoman during its meeting ...

Firefighters to hone skills at weekend fire school

Roughly 400 students are in Riverton on Saturday and Sunday
for the annual series of workshops.

About 400 students will be burning cars, breaking ...

 
 

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