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Riverton grad earns scholarship from angler organization

Riverton High School graduate Kasandra Kister has received a scholarship from the Popo Agie Anglers, a Trout Unlimited chapter located in Lander.
Kister was ...

A grandson named Felix

Suddenly, the desire to leave a better world grows stronger

My first grandson was born Aug. 1.
He's Felix.
It means lucky.
I've asked many people ...

Hate crime?

The feds are looking into it, but the legal label is by no means certain

Confirmation arrived this week that the federal government is examining the ...

UW medical school budget on hold for the time being

LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees is holding off on submitting a budget request for its medical school.
Trustees approved the bulk of the ...

EPA terminates grants to tribes, citing failure to cooperate jointly

Decision added to boundary case update

The Environmental Protection Agency has terminated its grants to the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho ...

Shoshoni nixes mill levy hike; well drilled

The Shoshoni school district is holding off from levying a half mill to help with construction costs after local taxes came in higher than expected.
Fremont ...

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Anti-pot campaign taking shape
CHEYENNE -- An anti-pot campaign may launch this month ahead of a possible November vote on a measure legalizing medical ...

Worland teen pleads not guilty in Montana killings

An 18-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to murder and assault charges in the fatal roadside shooting of a husband and wife on Montana's Crow Indian ...

This year's Fremont County Fair and Rodeo took place without any major acts of violence despite daily allegations of online threats, police officials ...

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Deaths
BLACKBURN
Larry D. Blackburn, 54, of Riverton, died Wednesday, Aug. 5, at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. A wake will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, ...

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Deaths
BRANT
Connie Brant, 56, of Dubois, died Thursday, July 30, at her home. A celebration of life service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, at the ...

The Wyoming state Babe Ruth champs from Riverton salvaged win from the Pacific Northwest Regional on Saturday night, beating Oregon 11-9.

The ...

Rockhounding club offers outings all summer long

When thinking of Wyoming's mineral wealth, most people consider coal, oil and natural gas, but the state also contains plenty of rocks and gems sought by ...

The Lander Tigersharks are an aquatic institution in the small town nestled against the foot of the mountains surrounding it since 1972.
In fact, the Lander ...

Many people would enjoy a weekend trip to Buffalo and Casper.
The two cities are about 115 miles apart and are linked by Interstate 25, ensuring a speedy ...

Certain competitions always get a head start on the rest of the Fremont County Fair, with the style show usually among them.
In 1961, when the fair was ...

Rotary hosting duck derby, 5k Saturday

The Riverton Rotary club's fourth annual eraDUCKate polio derby begins with a 5k at 8:30 a.m. and a duck race at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Rotary fire pit. ...

Shoplifting harms us all

Editor:
The huge shoplifting problem we have in Fremont County affects all of us.
Every year, more than $13 billion in merchandise is stolen in the United ...

After robbing a bank, Tom O'Day tried to jump on his horse to flee - but he was so drunk he couldn't mount the animal, so he was caught instead.
Re-enactor ...

Veterans service officer to visit families in county

A state of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in Fremont County throughout ...

 
 

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