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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 ...

One man was arrested at about 12:18 p.m. after a nearly two-hour standoff in Riverton.
The Riverton Police Department responded to a domestic violence call ...

Lordae Heidenreich (2) of the Red Sox waited for a pitch during a game against the Giants at Saban Little League Complex on ...

Local rodeo cowboys compete at college finals in Casper

Central Wyoming College's Colton Miller was fourth in saddle bronc following the second day of competition.

Colton Miller of Central Wyoming College ...

Vincent Brown went 3-for-3 at the plate and pitched well on the mound for the home team.

Five of the first seven hitters in the Tigers batting order ...

CWC seeing good initial response to new website; recruiting emphasized

The new Central Wyoming College website already had produced good results according to a report to the CWC Board of Trustees.
The board approved the new ...

'Hang in there' through layoffs in energy jobs

Editor:
IR00;hope our energy industry in Wyoming can survive, and IR00;think it can.
The experienced people have seen these booms and busts happen before, ...

Still some magic in the Mining Edition

I was a child of a newspaper household, and every spring my father disappeared.
From mid-April to mid-June, he was either driving to one corner of the state ...

Energy and economic diversity

Because of the first, Wyoming has more of the second than it would otherwise

Wyoming's mining and energy industry is in a recession.
That means The ...

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A daughter was born to Talleigh Guinard of Riverton and Darron Monroe of Riverton at ...

Leona May Riddle

Leona May Riddle of Lander died Friday, June 10, 2016, in Thermopolis. She was 77.
Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 15, at the Chapel of ...

 
 

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