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Only one person in Wyoming runs a university, and she is doing the right things getting started

The University of Wyoming went a decade without a ...

Lander nurse Todd Gowen played "Because It's There" on his harp ...

Heightened enforcement through 'Zero' operation led to 11 holiday DUI arrests

As part of the countywide, multi-agency seat belt and DWUI enforcement operation named "Zero Deaths, Zero DUIs" last weekend, Fremont County law enforcement ...

Free concert series brings 'big names' to Lander starting this week

The Lander LIVE 2016 season kicks off Wednesday in downtown Lander with Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds, a Brooklyn-based soul and rock band.
Between now ...

Local agencies and organizations teamed for the sixth annual Outdoor Education Day in June to connect fourth-grade students with nature.
About 130, ...

Wyoming digest

Changing of guard at FreCo group homes
Kristen McClelland is the new head of Fremont County Group Homes after former executive director Jeff Verosky ...

Dubois Museum Day coming up Saturday, July 16

Children's games, historic cabins tours, a quick-draw and silent auction, live entertainment, crafts and demonstrations are highlights of the 2016 Museum Day ...

Job Corps sees first-year success in facts and figures

The Wind River Job Corps has spent about $500,000 with local vendors in Fremont County and currently employs more than 100 people, providing about $4.8 million ...

Just as it is this year, the primary election 78 years ago in Fremont County was on Aug. 16.
Three candidates were campaigning that summer for the Republican ...

University's new boss says strategic plan still crucial amid budget cuts

When Laurie Nichols was hired to helm the University of Wyoming in December, she assumed developing a five-year strategic plan for the state's only four-year ...

The St. Stephen's all-state performer will be wearing the Orange of Central Wyoming College next season.

When Rachelle "Lil Bit" Lynch was at a ...

State ads a rig as U.S. count climbs by nine

The number of drilling rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by nine this week to 440.
A year ago, 863 rigs were active. Depressed ...

No changes as CWC closes out the budget

For the second time in a row, Central Wyoming College did not require any adjustments to its fiscal year budget at close-out.
The budget typically requires a ...

Riverton's Blake Dale (2) rounded second and headed for third base during their game against Casper during a youth baseball jamboree at the Ron Saban Little ...

It's a big country out there

We saw some real differences during a trip back east.

PNC Park, home of the National League Pittsburgh Pirates, was rocking with a capacity crowd to ...

Raiders advance to title game of Douglas tourney

Steven Reinig struck out 14 in a 2-1 complete-game victory against the host club on Friday.

Steven Reinig allowed an opening-inning run in Riverton's ...

Jeanette Lorraine Scarborough

Jeanette Lorraine Scarborough of Riverton died Thursday, June 30, 2016, under the care of her loving family and Frontier Hospice.
She was 77 years old.
There ...

Lander's State Farm softball squad won the 10-and-under championship game on Tuesday by a final score of 10-6 against Dowl Aftershock. Pictured are back row, ...

Parking shuttle bus might be a good idea for big Lander parade

Editor:
I was in Lander with my family for the Fourth of July parade and some other events. I have a suggestion.
Something I have seen at other smaller ...

High marks initially for Alpha Natural's plan to get coal mines out of bankruptcy

The global coal giant owns the Eagle Butte and Belle Ayr mines in Wyoming's Powder River Basin, two of the biggest mines in the United ...

 
 

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