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Jobless rate manages dip for month; sharply higher from last year

Fremont County Employment


Unemployment rate
March -- 7.8 percent
February -- 8.1 percent
March 2015 -- 5.9 ...

Trash accumulates again at Government Draw; cleanup volunteers sought April 30

The Fremont County ATV Association, Rim Rock Riders 4-H Club and Bureau of Land Management Lander Field Office plans a cleanup day for public lands at 9 a.m. ...

Lander's sharpshooting guard will be playing basketball at the school in Nebraska next season.


Lander's Keeley Garvin, a two-time Class 3-A ...

Worth repeating?

Before the next presidential primary season, Wyoming's delegate process ought to be re-examined

Wyoming's moment in the sun -- or glare -- of the 2016 ...

Save recycling?

Public forums offer glimmer of hope for solutions


After the Fremont County Solid Waste District announced it would likely make a final decision in ...

College dual credit effort jolted by big budget cut

The Central Wyoming College Board of Cooperative Higher Educational Services budget for Fremont County students in fiscal year 2017 has been cut by almost 30 ...

Plainsmen pound Wolverines, 7-0

Laramie netted five second-half goals to finish off the visitors from Riverton.

Laramie's hot Plainsmen boys took 30 minutes to get warmed up on ...

Fruit, nut trees not impossible locally, but it takes planning

Agriculture in Fremont County is considered a basic industry, but when it comes to growing fruit and nut trees locally, the term "basic" takes on an entirely ...

Creativity was on full display 21 years ago this week at Central Wyoming College as the honors program hosted the CWC Creativity MiniConference, including this ...

Defense of officiating at state basketball flawed an inaccurate

Editor:
This letter is written in response to Randy Komrs's letters to the editor concerning officiating at the state tournament basketball.
First, let it ...

Second group pushes legalizing medical pot

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- Two members of a pro-medical marijuana nonprofit spent much of their day Thursday camped along Dell Range Boulevard near Cahill Park in ...

State rig tally flat; U.S. count sinks to new low

HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. dropped by nine this week to 431, again reaching an-time low amid depressed ...

Melissa Briggs

Melissa Briggs of Crowheart, formally of Cody, died Sunday, April 10, 2016.She was 35 years old.
A private family service will take place at a later ...

The Lady Plainsmen beat the Lady Wolverines, 8-0.

Lexi Pulley netted four goals to power her top-ranked Laramie Lady Plainsmen soccer team to an easy ...

Death penalty won't be sought for Worland teen in 2 killings

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Federal prosecutors will not seek the death penalty against a Wyoming teenager accused of killing a couple who authorities said stopped ...

Nancy Kay Jones

Longtime Wind River High School teacher Nancy Kay Jones died Wednesday, March 30, 2016, in Denver, with brother Dennis at her side. She was 64.
A ...

Loving the million-dollar rain

But it was hard on my young apricot trees.

The old timers call it a "million dollar rain." The price may be negotiable but the effect of rain water ...

Competitive primary election year has been good for state

Editor:
I believe the most important benefit from the competitive presidential primaries in both major political parties this year is that Wyoming voters are ...

Things have changed since Jackie Robinson's day

But bigotry and intolerance have not vanished in America -- far from it.

I just don't get it.
As I watched the first episode of "Jackie Robinson," ...

See you in the funny papers

Today's edition has a special section inside, all about the comics

For the next couple of Sundays, both we and our readers get to enjoy some extra ...

 
 

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