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The way it was: County sheriff election -- 1986

Not a single Democrat holds elected office in Fremont County or at the state level as election day nears. But 30 years ago this month, the political landscape ...

Jon Lane gave a first-hand lesson in gold panning to the more than 50 students and their families from the Wyoming Connections Academy recently took a field ...

Mother of man shot by Billings police does not blame officer who fired

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A man killed during an armed confrontation with police in a Montana hotel had stopped taking medications needed for his mental illness ...

Dubois teen stars in FreCo symphony

The Fremont Symphony Orchestra performs a Saturday concert, "Suite Romance," featuring Jefferson County (Colorado) Symphony principal flutist Eliza-beth ...

Rigged voting? Not here, says county clerk

Fremont County officials are offering detailed information about the integrity of the local voting process in the wake of recent comments about the validity of ...

Wyoming adds a rig as U.S. count grows

(AP)R00;-- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 4 this week to 557.
A year ago, 775 rigs were active. Depressed ...

Wind River FFA sent nine students to Torrington this month to participate in EWC's Range Land Management Contest.
Contestants were faced with plant ...

Former Community Christmas Chorale director Lucy Cone met with her replacement, Stan Grove, to choose music for the annual event, scheduled for 4 p.m. Sunday, ...

Piatigorksy tour duo performing Friday, Lander

For the 13th consecutive year, the Muriel & Seymour Thickman Family Charitable Trust in Sheridan is funding The Piatigorsky Foundation's tour of ...

Today

Births

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A child was born to Deneica Rose Barrett of Ethete and Jeston Edmo of Fort Washakie at 7:57 a.m. October 23 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. ...

CWC hosts 'Hall of Horrors' Oct. 28-29

George Kirkikis of the Wyoming Honor Farm in Riverton, was presented a "Quilt of Valor" at a ceremony at WHF Aug. 27.
Quilts of Valor are made by volunteer ...

Wyoming digest

City not liable for what officer did
POWELL (AP) -- A Wyoming judge has ruled the City of Powell and its police department cannot be held liable for a ...

Honor Farm lieutenant receives Quilt of Valor

George Kirkikis of the Wyoming Honor Farm in Riverton, was presented a "Quilt of Valor" at a ceremony at WHF Aug. 27.
Quilts of Valor are made by volunteer ...

Title VII Indian Education develops program

The Title VII Indian Education team gave a program update to the District 25 school board at the beginning of October.
"We're definitely working on getting ...

BIA demands ouster of tribal court; arrest warrants not being honored, says judge

Judge John St. Clair and his 24 employees have been ordered to vacate the courthouse by midnight Sunday.

The Bureau of Indian Affairs's new ...

Jackson Elementary School in Riverton held its annual parade of costumes Friday to celebrate Halloween before the weekend. Costumed students ended up in the ...

No prison time in pipe beating

Aaron Underwood will receive a suspended prison sentence of three to five years after agreeing to plead guilty to aggravated assault in battery, for which he ...

Body of missing Cheyenne baby might be in Colorado landfill

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- The Laramie County Sheriff's Department announced in a news release Thursday that the body of a missing 13-month-old boy is thought to have ...

Man found at fire scene died of bullet wound to his chest

Autopsy reports show the Lander man found dead in his burning house last month died of cardiopulmonary arrest due to gunshot wound to the chest.
The manner of ...

Riverton man died after crash of motorcycle

52-year-old Scott McIntyre died Tuesday as a result of injuries he sustained in a motorcycle crash on Blue Sky Highway.
The crash took place at 2:32 p.m. ...

 
 

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