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Young filmmakers in CWC camp this week

Central Wyoming College professors Mike Myers and Jeremy Nielsen are teaming up again to host a summer camp for any high school juniors, seniors and 2016 ...

Robert "Bobby D." Ronald Durgin

Robert "Bobby D." Ronald Durgin died Thursday, June 16, 2016, at his home in Riverton. He was 60 years old.
Services are at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 22, 2016, ...

Robert S. Klinger

Robert S. Klinger of Lander died at his home on Sunday, June 12, 2016. He was 75 years old.
A memorial service is at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 21, 2016, at the ...

Historic photos added to interior decor at the new Riverton Justice Center

The new Riverton Justice Center at 1160 Major Avenue has added 11historic photos and interpretive text to interior of the facility.
The project is a result ...

A local odyssey featuring Great American Game

Three days, three games, three levels of competition.
For three consecutive days last week, I witnessed every kind of baseball the local diamond has to offer, ...

Drainage job next up for 1 percent tax

Ellis Concrete of Lander will be in charge of the Fremont Street Storm Sewer Project in Riverton, to be funded by the optional 1 percent sales tax.
The ...

Grizzly rules review spans full gamut as ending bear protections considered

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed lifting protections for the more than 700 grizzly bears around Yellowstone National Park.

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Orlando vigil in Cheyenne
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Leaders of the Cheyenne community gathered Thursday to honor the victims of the Orlando, Florida, nightclub ...

Teen hiker died of natural causes

JACKSON (AP) -- The Teton County coroner has determined that a 16-year-old whose body was found near a popular hiking trail died of natural causes from a heart ...

Task force set to launch statewide pathway study

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A new state task force will begin assessing Wyoming's bike paths and recreational trails in coming weeks.
The 11-member task force is expected ...

Yellowstone visitors aren't in a zoo, so use good sense

Editor:
I am always amazed at the stupidity of people. Walking up to a bear, a moose, a buffalo, any wild animal and trying to feed or pet them! Come on, ...

Every big machine I could find

I sat in them all, traveling with my grandfather for Mining Edition

The Ranger Mining Edition wrapped this week, with dozens of pages of trucks and ...

Guns and politics

The two now are deeply, perhaps permanently, intertwined in U.S.

A few years ago in Wyoming, an expert with the title "epidemiologist" was hired by ...

Riverton resident graduates from Wyo Connections

Maybe Hopkin of Riverton was among 31 seniors graduating from Wyoming Connections Academy this spring.
The tuition-free virtual public school serves students ...

Sixteen from county on top UW honor roll

The University of Wyoming lists 16 students from Fremont County on the 2016 spring semester president's honor roll.
The president's honor roll consists of ...

Ray Blumenshine

Ray Blumenshine died Friday, June 10, 2016, at Help for Health Hospice in Riverton. He was 87 years old.
Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 18, at ...

New UW president declares financial crisis; academic programs in danger

Under university policy, a formal financial crisis allows president Laurie Nichols to appoint a committee that will review all programs this ...

Depredation subsides after USDA kills two wolves in Lander area

Though the U.S. Department of Agriculture was authorized to kill as many as four wolves in Fremont County nearly two weeks ago, only two have been killed to ...

Job Corps student sentenced for assault at Riverton motel

Cody Limberhand took a plea deal for three to five years imprisonment Tuesday for an assault at a Riverton motel that ended with his girlfriend being ...

CES struggle signals likely end to cardboard recycling, drop sites

Community Entry Services, which sorts Fremont County's recyclables, is unlikely to be able to continue long-term participation with the program, meaning ...

 
 

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