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Joan E. Westling

Longtime Fremont County resident Joan E. Westling died Tuesday, July 12, 2016 surrounded by her sons and with the loving blessings of her family. She was 84 ...

Candidate proposes mandatory military service

Mandatory military service for all young people would boost the armed forces and could help bridge the nation's political divisions, a former U.S. Marine ...

Risky passing causes wreck outside Hudson

No serious injuries were reported after a multi-vehicle incident at about 4:45 p.m. Thursday on Wyoming Highway 789 just east of Hudson. Officials said a ...

Restoration starts on Simpson Lake Lodge in Wind River Mountains

Volunteers began repairs Saturday using '20s technology.

Volunteers with the Denver-based nonprofit HistoriCorps will began restoring the historic ...

Sinks hosts fundraising run this week

Sinks Canyon State Park will host its third annual "Run Like A Bighorn" challenge Saturday, beginning at Sawmill Campground.
The annual race is a fundraiser ...

Fremont County digest

Transportation meeting held in Riverton
Riverton is one of five locations in northwest Wyoming hosting meetings with the Department of Transportation ...

'Hot Notes' moves to Lander for second show

Central Wyoming College presents their second concert in the 2016 Hot Notes, Cool Nights season Monday, this time at Lander City Park.
The series began last ...

Treat tenants equally, HUD agents tell Riverton landlords

Representatives from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development engaged Riverton residents in a discussion about rules of the Fair Housing Act. ...

Hottest spell of the year to start Monday, last all week

The hottest period of summer weather of the year arrives this week across the Wind River Basin.
National Weather Service forecasters are predicting a full ...

Last-minute bill saves $1M in fed funds for airport

Riverton Regional Airport will be allowed to keep more than $1 million in funding for the 2017 fiscal year from the Federal Aviation Administration, despite ...

In Tuesday vote, Eastern Shoshones can limit general council impact

After the Shoshone General Council voted in June to remove top officials at the Shoshone Rose Casino, the business council is hoping stop its tribal members ...

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Brad Tyndall takes over a week from Monday


Brad Tyndall wasn't planning to become president at Central Wyoming ...

Tigers' Gresly inducted into national coaches Hall of Fame

Lander's late swim coach legend was named at the organization's annual convention in Louisville, Kentucky.


The National High School Athletic ...

Champions again

Riverton's 15-and-under Babe Ruth all-stars successfully defended their championship from last season at the state tournament Wednesday through Saturday in ...

The Raiders' multi-talented star will begin his collegiate baseball career with the Montana school next season.


When Steven Reinig first donned a ...

What a year for local Babe Ruth baseball

When I arrived in Wyoming last summer, the regular season already had ended, with Fremont County's various all-star baseball clubs on the road competing in ...

Riverton Babe Ruth all-stars repeat as state champions

Jereko Martinez pitched a complete-game victory against Torrington in a 15-1 victory to successfully defend their crown from last season.


Jereko ...

Deterioration of Wyoming Life Resource Center is sad to observe

Editor:
The Wyoming Department of Health, under the guidance of director Tom Forslund and behavioral health manager Chris Newman has been responsible for the ...

Cops are people not superheroes

Among their many challenges is a huge wall of mistrust in many American cities.

Watching tragedies unfold in real time on one of the myriad 24-hour ...

More new guidelines

Wyoming doesn't have much patience with the educational standards it sets for itself

A consistent bone picked with those in Wyoming, both elected and ...

 
 

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