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Chiefs finish regular season in fine fashion

The secret to championship basketball isn't how you start the season, but how you finish and often, if you peak at just the right time.
The Class 2-A West ...

Flu season active locally; peak might still be ahead

Local health officials say this year's flu season may hit its peak later than usual, so anyone who has not yet received a vaccine still could benefit from ...

Cutting education money has a long-lasting effect on youth

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From following the Wyoming Legislature so far, it looks like public education will be taking some severe cuts in the budget.
This is a mistake, in my ...

Mirelle Cox, an eighth-grader from Lander Middle School took the championship at the Fremont County spelling bee Thursday in Lander.

Riverton Middle School ...

Fremont County Digest

Clothes given away this week
Clothing giveaways will be held 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, at Wind River ...

Fremont County Jaycees hosted their annual agriculture appreciation awards banquet 45 years ago this week, honoring two pillars of the local agriculture ...

Adams' school-record nine threes down Rams, 84-66

FORT COLLINS, Colo. - Senior guard Josh Adams tallied 37 points and tied a school record with nine threes to guide the University of Wyoming men's basketball ...

A University of Wyoming graduate student discussed the potential economic viability of vaccinating sheep in the state for blue tongue disease during the 32nd ...

Creative penny pinching

Our legislators don't like the position they are in, but planning for austerity is something they're good at

Everyone has heard the phrase that ...

In Jackie Dorothy's new novel "Wind Rider," a 12-year-old Northern Arapaho boy is joined by his younger sister through a journey of exploration while ...

When ranchers sell bulls at auction, they generally prepare their stock in a standard way: cut their hair, trim the hooves and fatten them up to indicate to ...

Wyoming State Winter Fair starts this weekend; some vendor space open

Final plans are in place for the 2016 Wyoming State Winter Fair in Lander, which begins Saturday.
Main-floor vendor spaces or more than half sold out. ...

Internet revenge bill gets narrow win in judiciary committee vote

CHEYENNE - Some Wyo-ming lawmakers want to criminalize dissemination of an intimate image of another without the subject's consent - also known as "revenge ...

Day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on Feb. 19, the 10th day of the 2016 budget session:
BUDGET BILL: Both the House and the Senate ...

Keeley Garvin led Lander with 19 points in a 66-43 victory at the fieldhouse.

Keeley Garvin led the Lander Lady Tigers with 19 points in a dominant ...

Viola LaRae Vandeventer

Viola LaRae Vandeventer, formerly of Wyoming, mother Judy Wilkinson and Jenine Wondrasek of Lander, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, in Tucson, Arizona, after a ...

Medicaid expansion fails in Legislature; no revival expected

CHEYENNE - The Wyoming Senateon Fridayvoted down three budget amendments that would have expanded federal Medicaid programs in the state.
Fremont County's ...

Barbara Ann (Foster)

Barbara Ann (Foster) Duplisea died peacefully on Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, at her home in Center Point, Texas.She was 86.
Cremation has taken place. As per her ...

Arbie Lund Mettz

Longtime Lander resident Arbie Lund Mettz died Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. She was 94.
As per her wishes, cremation has taken place, and there will be no ...

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A child was born to Amber Dye of Shoshoni and Drew Dye of Shoshoni at 12:30 a.m. Feb. 9 at at ...

 
 

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