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County sets 1 percent tax priorities; revenue considered vital

As voters decide whether to reapprove the 1 percent optional sales tax this fall, ...

Morton High School was hosting the Big Horn Basin Class B basketball tournament 49 years ago this month.
The host Broncs hosted their arch rivals, the ...

Worland airport development may harm Riverton Regional

Key Lime Air shows jet plane to local leaders

The federal government plans to cut Essential Air Service funding to Worland's airport, a decision ...

Wyoming digest

State rig count flat; U.S. near all-time low
HOUSTON (AP) -- Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and ...

Legislature ends difficult 20 days

'Tough roads ahead, says governor'

The Wyoming Legislative session that wrapped Friday marks a turning point.
For the past decade and more, surging ...

CWC study: Ancient Wind River dwellers might have lived at altitude all winter

Central Wyoming College student Nate Guenther is using Geospatial Information Science and Technology (GIST) and photography to gather data for a paleoclimate ...

Mary Lee

Mary Lee died Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016, at SageWest Health Care at Lander.
She was 81 years old.
She was born June 12, 1934, in Ft. Washakie, the daughter of ...

The votes aren't there

But that might change next year for Medicaid expansion in Wyoming

Right up to the final days of the just-concluded 2016 session of the Wyoming ...

Final day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on March 4, the 20th and finals day of the 2016 budget session:
LOCAL GOVERNMENT FUNDING: House ...

Women's Day events March 13

The Second Annual International Women's Day Celebration will be observed locally from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, March 13, at the Lander Community Center, 950 Buena ...

Clinton W. Timbana

Clinton W. Timbana of Fort Hall, Idaho, who had relatives in Fremont County, died unexpectedly Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016, at his home. He was 54.
Mr. Timbana ...

Printing press transformed access to religion

What technological innovation has had the greatest impact on Christianity? We might want to point to the radio or TV, or maybe the airplane or automobile. I ...

Alfred Albert Friday

Alfred Friday died Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016, in Lander. He was 57.
Alfred Albert Friday was born Sept. 16, 1959, in Lander, the son of the late Harold ...

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Births

KNEES
A son was born to Maggie Knees of Lander and Zachery Knees of Lander at 8:22 p.m. Feb. 26 at ...

Five get UW Trustees scholarship

Several high school seniors from Fremont County have been selected for the University of Wyoming's top academic scholarship.
Recipients of the 2016 Trustees ...

Wildcat a 'Champion for Change'

Riverton High School senior Christie Wildcat has been named named among five 2016 Champions for Change.
The program, inspired by a White House initiative, is ...

State snowmobilers celebrating 50th in Dubois

The Wyoming State Snowmobile Association's "Fun Days" run March 4-6.

This weekend marks the 50thanniversary of the Wyoming State Snowmobile ...

Fremont County digest

Radio/video workshop March 8
The Riverton Branch Library Teen Scene and R-Recreation present the Radioactive Youth Media Workshop for aspiring ...

Truck situation deserved more than a 'drive-by' from police

Editor:
Recently I called the Riverton Police Department about a person in my neighborhood revving a semi truck up so loud it woke everyone in my house up. It ...

Mitt to the rescue?

The 2012 nominee adds to the Republican primary civil war

Mitt Romney sounds a lot like a guy who wants back in.
The 2012 Republican presidential ...

 
 

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