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Flooding is unlikely to be an issue in Fremont County this spring, according to a forecast from the National Weather Service. The risk is low across ...

Foresight by lawmakers helped avoid major cuts this year, says Bebout

State Sen. Eli Bebout, R-Riverton, wouldn't describe his role as a top leader in the Wyoming Senate as enjoyable, exactly.
For the most part, he says, being ...

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KUCERA
Alice Marie Kucera, 85, of Riverton, died Tuesday, Feb. 3, in Henderson, Nev. Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 11, ...

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BUSS
Daren D. Buss, 52, of Riverton, died of natural causes Wednesday, March 25, at his home in Riverton. Arrangements are ...

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BATCHELDER
David Alan Batchelder, 58, died Tuesday, March 17. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 26, in the Chapel of Mount ...

Wyoming's lack of depth a key factor vs. Northern Iowa

SEATTLE - Four of its five starters played between 36 and 38 minutes, and the other played 25.
The two guys who saw the most time off the bench combined for ...

Ben Gose is the new Lander Valley High School Tigers head track and field coach.
During the offseason, Gose took over for former longtime head coach Bob ...

Kyle Carey has signed a national letter of intent to wrestle at Concordia University.
The Lander Valley High School senior had an official ceremony with ...

Pavillion and Morton merged to form Wind River High School in 1969. In the 46 years since, the Cougars have made the trip to the state basketball tournament ...

Declining oil prices affect tribal royalties

The Department of the Interior's Office of Natural Resources Revenue will hold a mineral and royalty question and answer session April 9 at the Bureau of ...

'Behind the Beautiful Forevers' next play in library series

The Lander Library will broadcast the play "Behind the Beautiful Forevers" in high definition Saturday.
The program is part of the library's National Theatre ...

Museums to host traveling outlaw exhibit

Wyoming has been the stomping grounds for many an outlaw. Butch Cassidy spent much of his career in Fremont County and Wyoming. He ranched in the Dubois area ...

Rollout trash change a success, say city planners

Early kinks being worked out

Riverton city residents have spent more than a month learning their new trash pickup schedule and figuring out how to ...

New rules on fracking raise duplication concern in state

CHEYENNE -- Critics of new rules for oil and gas development on federal and tribal land point out states including Wyoming have had at least one of those rules ...

Riverton police update fleet

Two new police cars rolled into Riverton the first week of March. Each year, the Riverton Police Department's budget allows for the purchase of two new ...

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State Senate vacancy filled
DOUGLAS -- Douglas-area rancher Brian Boner has been appointed to replace Sen. Jim Anderson of Glenrock in The 30-year-old ...

Teen driver won't be charged in man's death

The collision with a motor vehicle that killed a pedestrian in September was not the fault of the driver involved, and his office will not prosecute him, ...

Jury duty scam using officer names

The Lander Police Department says Fremont County residents are being targeted in a phone scam regarding jury duty.
According to LPD public information officer ...

Survey shows general satisfaction on roads

Among the results, 85 percent of the respondents agreed the state's highways and interstates usually permit travel with only minimal delays.

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Six decades of major change since 1955

Editor:
Sixty years ago, it was a different world.
It was 1955 in Seattle, Wash. I was 25 years old. I had two marriages plus four years in the service. ...

 
 

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