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Central Wyoming College senate academic requirements strengthened

Previously, a student had to maintain a grade point average of 2.0 to become a senator, but now each representative needs a GPA of 3.0 or ...

West Nile virus case confirmed in Fremont Co.

A woman in Fremont County has been diagnosed with West Nile virus, according to the Wyoming Department of Health.
She represents the second case of West Nile ...

Grizzly sighted near Lander again; large numbers still unlikely in southern Winds

This year marks the third consecutive summer that a grizzly bear has been sighted in the mountains outside of Lander, but officials said the news shouldn't ...

The possibility of funding from the Wyoming Legislature has spurred the Fremont County Commission to begin the process of designing a new Riverton justice ...

Charlotte Jaikowski-Hare

Charlotte Jaikowski-Hare, of Riverton, died Monday, Aug. 5, 2013. She was 97 years old.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at Mount Hope ...

Floyd A. Chingman

Floyd A. Chingman, of Fort Washakie, died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013, at his home. He was 38 years old.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 9, at Rocky ...

Plastic ducks floated down a portion of the Wind River during the Riverton Rotary Club's fundraiser Saturday. Vicki Williams had the winning duck, good for a ...

Ragan, Tilden hired by LVHS

Fall sports for all Fremont County schools start on Monday, Aug. 19.

Lander Valley High School activities director Barry Scott hired two new head ...

Off to see some big league ball, but where?

If someone gave you a chance to go to any Major League baseball park, where would you go?
That's now my dilemma. How do I make a choice like that? I don't ...

The top local finisher was Kenny Smiley of Riverton, who took third place.

An overflowing crowd of demolition derby fans witnessed Pat Battalo from ...

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FULLER
Genevieve L. (Trent) Fuller, 100, died in Phoenix where she was living with her son and daughter-in-law. A visitation will be 4 p.m. to ...

Wyoming Medicaid looking at long-term care for older adults

The Wyoming Department of Health is inviting public participation in a project focused on long term care services supported by Wyoming Medicaid. The project ...

Cooperation from RPD made street crossing a safe operation

Editor:
I suspect that the job of a policeman is a thankless one more often than not, so a heartfelt thank-you to our policeman for being outstanding public ...

Realities of Wyoming's water

The wide spot in the road known as Eden can be found just beyond To Hell and Gone on the Wyoming highway map.
Just kidding.
Eden is an actual place, as ...

Tuesday notes

Target: Potholes
There's more to fixing potholes than the average person might think. The City of Riverton will use its first chunk of optional 1 ...

Digest

Towns suggested for recognition
Six Wyoming communities are in the running in Rand McNally's 2013 Best of the Road contest.
Centennial, Cody, Jackson, ...

Liz Cheney denied fishing license; application listed 10 years as state resident

CHEYENNE -- U.S. Senate candidate Liz Cheney bought a state resident fishing license last summer just months after moving to Wyoming and said she was unaware of ...

Smoke will likely be visible in Cody, Meeteetse and Dubois.

A Washakie Wilderness wildfire has grown to more than 10,000 acres following shifting ...

New uranium mine opens in Wyoming

Uranium is being mined at a new facility in southwestern Wyoming.
Littleton, Colo.-based Ur-Energy Inc. announced Tuesday that production at the Lost Creek ...

'Freak event' sends huge surge of water through campsite

The U.S. Forest Service is investigating an unusual water event that left an outfitter's campsite flooded Friday in the Wind River Mountains.
No one was ...

 
 

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