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Noise reductions sought at airport

JACKSON (AP) -- Commercial jets landing at Jackson Hole Airport may be changing course to reduce noise over the Snake River.
Up to a dozen commercial jets land ...

Fire grows near Colorado border

Staff reports

The Beaver Creek Fire, which started last Sunday on the Medicine Bow - Routt National Forests and Thunder Basin National Grassland, continued ...

Blaze in Crook County burns 3 square miles; evacs advised

SUNDANCE (AP) -- Fire-fighters have gained about 30 percent containment on a wildfire that is threatening rural residences in Crook County in northeast ...

Minnie Presgrove

Minnie Presgrove died Thursday, June 23, 2016, in Riverton. She was 103 years old.
Graveside Services are at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 28, at Mount Hope Cemetery ...

Florita S. Eagle

Florita S Eagle died Wednesday, June 22, 2016, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, WY following a lengthy illness. She was 69 years old.
Funeral services ...

Richard Williams

Richard Williams of Dubois died at his home Sunday, June 5, 2016. He was 77 years old.
As were his wishes, cremation has taken place. There are no services ...

Sherry Ann Mortensen

Sherry Ann Mortensen of Riverton died Friday, June 17, 2016, at Help for Health Hospice Home.
Memorial services are at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 28, at Community ...

Jacklyn "Jackie" Standridge

Former Riverton resident Jacklyn "Jackie" Standridge died Tuesday, June 7, 2016, at her home in Fargo, N.D., under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley, ...

Joseph B. Dennis

Longtime businessman and rancher Joseph Biedenharm Dennis of Pavillion died Thursday, June 23, 2016.
He was 68 years old.
A memorial service is planned for ...

Quick action, diligence saved mustang colt

It's a story of a will to live and a story of four veterinarian technicians not willing to give up. It's the story of "Stony the mustang pony."
Tharp ...

The Wyoming State Training School in Lander (now called the Wyoming Life Resource Center) had a new attraction for its annual Family Day festivities 51 years ...

Early registration encouraged for Lander Fourth of July races

All pre-registrants are guaranteed a race T-shirt.

Registration has begun for the annual Fourth of July races in Lander.
The Lander Half Marathon ...

Love family's sheep wagon auctioned; bids close July 15

The Dubois Museum and Wind River Historical Center will auction the sheep wagon once owned Dr. J. David and Mrs. Jane Love.
On May 19, 2001, the Loves bought ...

Fremont County digest

Museums host historical treks
Three Wind river Country area museums combine this summer and early autumn for the annual Adventure Trek Series, ...

Hot Notes, Cool Nights concerts start July 11, with some changes

The Hot Notes, Cool Nights summer concert series returns this year with a new summer lineup starting July 11.
Each concert features the Fremont County ...

Shoshone Lake road open, but conditions bad

The road to Shoshone Lake, FSR 350, on the Washakie Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest, opened Wednesday, June 22.
Under the best conditions, ...

History Day prizes to many competitors in Fremont County

Fremont County students were top prize winners at the 2016 Wyoming State History Day competition in Laramie, with Lander Middle School leading the way.
Taking ...

Great Lakes Airlines, whose service to Riverton has been hammered by pilot shortages, has signed a deal with Frontier Airlines, which will now guarantee a ...

After three-week gain, U.S. rig tally down again; no change in state

The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by three this week to 421, snapping three weeks of gains after a slide that lasted ...

Squeezing the colleges

Their crucial role just got harder to fill

Any number of recipients of state funding can sing the blues this week about the new round of mandated ...

 
 

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