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Library systems director resigns 'unexpectedly'

County officials say they were surprised by the announcement.

Fremont County Library System director Matt Nojonen is resigning effective May 31. His ...

What Nixon knew

IRS impropriety is a serious matter, but be careful in wishing it becomes something bigger

In the 1995 Oliver Stone movie "Nixon," one scene shows ...

Senior Chris Holcomb, far left, was able to stay on his feet when a large group of his classmates charged the water and soap tarp during the Spring Fling on ...

Shoshoni junior Lawry Johnson, above right, led Wyoming Indian senior Alvin Spoonhunter early in the Class 2-A 3,200-meter run Thursday at the Wyoming state ...

The Lady Wolverines, the fourth seed from the Class 4-A West, fall to consolation play and battle the loser of the Casper Natrona vs. Cheyenne Central ...

Brant Kummerfeld took advantage of his familiarity with the Riverton Country Club on Wednesday, winning a U.S. Open qualifying round with a four-under par 68. ...

Tiger girls grab overtime win to begin state soccer

JACKSON -- Goalkeeper Ashlynn Schamber saved three shootout kicks Thursday for the Lander Valley High School Tigers, and her teammates blasted three dramatic ...

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Deaths
TRIMMER
Phoebe Miriam (Morgan) Trimmer, formerly of Lander, died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, at Sheridan Memorial Hospital after a short illness. ...

Freda Conrad

Freda Conrad, of Riverton, died Sunday, April 28, 2013, at the Good Samaritan Care Facility of Arapahoe, Neb. She was 96 years old.
Services will be at 2 p.m. ...

RHS students win first in culinary contest

Taco John's in Riverton loaned its kitchen counters to two Riverton High School students who came in with a few ingredients to put together a recipe May 9 that ...

State Farm donates $5,000 to Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity, Wind River Country, recently received a grant award of $5,000 from the State Farm Foundation. The grant money will help fund the upcoming ...

CWC instructor and president recognized

Andy Eckart, Central Wyoming College's instructor of facilities maintenance technology, was named the state's Outstanding Community Service Educator at a ...

Sheriff's office celebrates employees

Officials at the Fremont County Sheriff's Office celebrated National Correctional Officers and Employees Week during the first full week of May, when they ...

Require labels for genetically engineered food

Americans have made it abundantly clear they want the ability to make informed decisions about what they eat. The United States should join every European ...

The women who mothered me

What felt restricting at the time was revealed as nurturing as time passed.

"What are you doing that limits your growth?"
The question posed by our ...

League of Women Voters focuses on voter privacy and the origins of proposed legislation

Editor:
Recently in Casper, the League of Women Voters of Wyoming held its annual conference. I was again inspired by thoughtful, civil, humorous and darned ...

Laramie boys down Riverton 2-0 at state soccer tourney

The Laramie Plainsmen scored one first half goal and added insurance in the 59th minute to effectively end Riverton's hopes for a boys Class 4-A soccer ...

Uranium mine looking to hire county workers

If a new uranium boom is hitting Fremont County, only the first rumbles are sounding.
One early indication took the form of Rich Boberg, standing behind a ...

CHEYENNE -- A California company that operates two large, jet-powered air tankers for fighting wildfires is moving from California to Wyoming.
Victorville, ...

Off to state

Our community likes its sports coverage -- and needs it too

This weekend brings the end of the long high school sports season in Fremont County, and ...

 
 

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