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Museums board to move forward with examination of one-director model

A change in leadership coincided with a new direction for the Fremont County Museums Board. At a July 11 meeting, the group chose to examine a management ...

Lightning caused fire near Sinks Canyon

Officials on Wednesday said the Fairfield Fire above Sinks Canyon was ignited by a lightning strike July 17.
The blaze reportedly started at about 8:40 p.m. ...

No champs from county group at NHSFR

By Bruce Tippets
Sports Editor

Three cowgirls and one cowboy from Fremont County participated last week in Rock Springs at the National High School Finals ...

Cowboys picked to finish fourth in Mountain Div.

The University of Wyoming football team was picked to finish fourth in the Mountain Division of the Mountain West Conference in the preseason poll of ...

14-year-olds come up a run short at state semis

In the must-win game vs. Casper, Riverton was behind 7-0 before making a final push.

Riverton showed plenty of desire on Saturday in a tough 11-10 ...

Triathlon and walk/run events coming this Saturday

Participants can help with the reconstruction of the Darcie Zimmer memorial recreation trail in a 1K, 5K or 10K run or walk or a sprint triathlon this ...

Mary Catherine "Cathy" Harmon

No services are scheduled for Mary Catherine "Cathy" Harmon, 59, who died July 17, 2013, at her home in Riverton. Cremation has taken place.
She was born ...

Cheryl Large

Cheryl Large of Riverton died at her home on Sunday, July 21, 2013. She was 61 years old.
Cremation has taken place, as was her wish.
A memorial service ...

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Births

VIERRA
A daughter was born to Clarissa and Ernie Vierra, of Fort Washakie, at 7:42 p.m. June 7, 2013, at Lander Regional Hospital. She ...

New Bridger-Teton forest supervisor starts work on Sunday

The Bridger-Teton National Forest in Fremont County and northwest Wyoming has a new supervisor.
Clinton Khyl has been serving as deputy forest supervisor for ...

Online K-12 school can be a sensible alternative for some

Students can still participate in local school sports while enrolled in the online school, as well as take part in band, theater and other ...

Don't leave stuff lying around; it can 'grow legs'

I thought it would be of interest to people who have a tendency to leave items like purses, car parts, or anything else that can grow legs just lying ...

A twisted, modern 'Romeo & Juliet'

Maybe that's what two Wisconsin teenagers thought they were just before the collided deliberately with a pickup truck on the Riverton-Lander highway last ...

Enter the parade

The Fremont County Fair Parade is intended to showcase our best

"I love a parade!" exclaims the old song form the 1930s that still is heard at summer ...

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Union Pacific Railroad says it will try to restore one of the largest steam locomotives ever built to operating condition.
The railroad said ...

The wildfire in Sinks Canyon grew more than 1,900 acres by Wednesday morning. Westerly winds pushed the Fairfield Fire away from the Homestead Park subdivision ...

In court challenge, superintendent argues for autonomy

State schools Superintendent Cindy Hill's legal challenge to a new state law contends the framers of the Wyoming Constitution didn't intend for the governor ...

July 29 trial set for man accused in Lander death

Last-minute talks among lawyers at a pre-trial failed to produce a plea agreement for a Lander man facing a murder and a sexual assault charge. The trial of ...

Friends of Judith Nethercott said the Riverton woman had just begun a new chapter in her life when she was killed Saturday in a Utah car crash.
Nethercott, ...

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Million-dollar gift for UW
LARAMIE (AP) -- The Bernard Osher Foundation has given $1 million to the University of Wyoming to establish an endowment to ...

 
 

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