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Fire and police activity typical on Fourth of July weekend

Though no official festivities took place to celebrate the Fourth of July in Riverton, local police were busy over the holiday weekend responding to calls ...

Tuesday notes

Holiday
Your daily newspaper appreciated the day off for the Independence Day holiday. The advertising staff took Friday off, while the rest of us ...

South Carolina community's non-violent reaction to Bible study shootings is admirable

Editor:
It is shocking what happened at the church in South Carolina, where the nine people were shot at the Bible study meeting.
It is hard to believe ...

The way it was: Wildfires - 2001

The first week of July was a rough one for wildfires 14 years ago. Blazes near both Lander and Dubois required all-out effort to contain, and a fire truck was ...

Veterans assistance available in July throughout Fremont County

A State of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in Wyoming cities throughout ...

Hot Notes Cool Nights music series starts Monday

The 67th Annual Army Band will perform at the first concert.

"Wyoming's Own" 67th Annual Army Band is the guest of the first Hot Notes Cool Nights ...

Bomgaars opens store in Lander

Bomgaars Supply Inc. opened its 73rd store June 4 in Lander.
Representatives from the farm and ranch retailer, along with local employees and members of the ...

Public hearing on new budget Monday evening

Residents can weigh in on the new county budget during a public hearing at 5:30 p.m. Monday at the Fremont County Commission chambers in the Fremont County ...

Wyoming Catholic College resumes lecture series

For the second summer, professors from Wyoming Catholic College will be traveling throughout the state as part of the college's "Liberty Lecture Series." ...

Achievers

Lander student earns degree
Adam Price, a mechanical engineering major from Lander, earned a bachelor's degree at Florida Institute of Technology's ...

Why are the environmentalists silent on beetle-killed forests?

Editor:
I find it amazing how silent the environmental groups are about the millions of acres of pine beetle-killed trees in the watersheds of the western ...

The Riverton Rockies and the Riverton Tigers are locked to battle for the Babe Ruth baseball title Wednesday.
In the semifinals, the Riverton Rockies blanked ...

The project began in early June, is expected to be finished by mid-July.

Work is under way to make the Fremont County Courthouse more ...

July 4 running events in Lander could draw 1,000

Online registration at www.active.com closes July 2 at midnight, and racers can register in person July 3 at Wild Iris.

A week and a half remains to ...

Remember who hired EMS director now being criticized

Editor:
I have read the letter from the county treasurer criticizing the former ambulance director. He lists all of Mr. Zillmer's faults and called him a ...

Museums line up another week of programs

The Riverton Museum will kick off this week's programs with an Adventure Trek on Tuesday to St. Stephen's Indian Mission.
The trek will begin at 8:30 a.m. at ...

BLM employees honored by Public Lands Foundation

Two Bureau of Land Management employees from Lander were presented with the Outstanding Public Lands Professional Award in May for their achievements and ...

Montana beats Wyo stars; Black, Quayle strong

Chris Quayle of Riverton was named Mr. Wyoming Basketball on Friday night in Sheridan.
The award is given to the top boys and girls basketball senior players ...

Museums' programs focus on nature, petroglyphs and gold mining

The Fremont County museums system has three programs scheduled for the week.
On Friday, the Riverton Museum is hosting a free program called "Creatures of ...

June meetings to address future highway projects in Wyoming

WyDOT will visit with residents Monday in Lander.

A series of public meetings has been scheduled in June to address future highway improvement ...

 
 

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