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BLM wants to accelerate date of wild horse gather locally

The federal Bureau of Land Management has a wild horse gather planned for 2018 on its North Lander Complex, but local superintendent Rick Vander Voet said he'd ...

School districts to be allowed to decide whether staff is armed

Fremont County's public school districts will be given the chance to determine for themselves whether certain employees can carry guns on the job.
The ...

Arapahoe hosts digital art course

Arapahoe schools will begin hosting JOM/21st CCLC "Learn How to Create Art with a Computer" classes on Monday.
The introductory class on digital art will ...

18 local students get FFA degrees

Students from Fremont County join those across the state in receiving the Wyoming State FFA Degree, the highest award the state can bestow on its members.
A ...

Library airs Mozart's opera on Trojan War aftermath

The opera is regarded as the composer's first authentic masterpiece -- the earliest full expression of his adult creative genius.

Mozart's ...

County spellers finish in top 10 at state bee

Four of five students from Fremont County who participated in the Wyoming State Spelling Bee placed in the top 10.
Orion Aronson from Lander Middle School ...

Korea vets get last round of peace medals

Ceremonies to award the Republic of Korea Ambassador for Peace Medal to Wyoming's Korean War veterans or their surviving family members will take place across ...

Wyoming digest

New Wyoming bishop named
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Roman Catholics in Wyoming have a new bishop.
Pope Francis announced Thursday the appointment of The Most ...

Kindergarten Roundup draws 98 'little learners' to Aspen center

Ninety-eight kindergarteners were registered Friday to enroll at Aspen Early Learning Center in Riverton.
During a school board meeting Tuesday, District 25 ...

Democrats to name county slate Saturday

Fremont County's Democratic Party elections will take place at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Lander Library, 244 Amoretti St.
Precinct committeemen and women, who ...

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Births

GOICH
A daughter was born to Adrianna Kelli Noisy Hawk of Arapahoe and Michael David Goich of Riverton at ...

Feces on elk refuge worry biologists

This year's official head count at the refuge is 8,879 elk, the most since 1997.

JACKSON (AP) -- Biologists at the National Elk Refuge are worried ...

USS Cole survivor back in town Sunday

A Purple Heart recipient originally from Riverton who was injured in the terrorist attack on the USS Cole in 2000 is making her return to Riverton this ...

DECA team heads to nationals after state triumph

Four students from Riverton High School will participate in the national DECA conference this summer in Anaheim, Calif., after one team placed first at the ...

New contract for St. Clair as District 14 superintendent

The Fremont County School District 14 Board of Trustees in Ethete approved another one-year contract for superintendent Owen St. Clair.
He has now served in ...

Supreme Court hears self- defense argument in appeal of 2015 murder conviction

LARAMIE (AP) -- The Wyoming Supreme Court has heard arguments in the case of a man convicted of first-degree murder for stabbing a man to death in ...

With flood risk likely to be high, FEMA advises precautions

With the potential rising for flooding in Fremont County this spring, emergency management officials are encouraging local residents to purchase insurance ...

Most county schools don't expect layoffs due to state- ordered cuts

While continuing budget cuts means the Riverton school district is expecting to lay off some employees next month, that's not the case elsewhere in Fremont ...

The Riverton Middle School and Riverton High School combined spring concert Tuesday at the Central Wyoming College Robert A. Peck Art Center ...

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Births

CRAZYTHUNDER
A daughter was born to Alexandra Teters of Lander and Elijah Crazythunder of Lander at 6:17 ...

 
 

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