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Storm snarls I-80 traffic; bordering states take hard hit

A storm system that dropped a foot of snow in the Rockies was making travel hazardous as it headed east on Wednesday, menacing the Plains with heavy snow and ...

Melvin Cooper didn't get a medal for his plane crash heroics during WWII, but he's more than satisfied

Melvin Cooper never served ...

Flying colors for District 25 in accreditation, with 'powerful practices' noted

Fremont County School District 25 was recommended for full-systems accreditation without reservation by an AdvancED external review team Oct. 22.
The team ...

The vegetables at a Thanksgiving feast are not just the sidekicks. They are a big part of the main act when you count the taste, texture, color, flavor and ...

The Riverton High School military science class marched in the parade. From left, Madison Johnson, Garret Zertuche, Tonny West, Aleric Adams and Ashlynd ...

From left, Riverton veterans Glen Hall, Jim Arndt (carrying the American flag), Mel Rosenberg and Renford Smith led the annual Riverton Veterans Day parade ...

New Fremont County Fair 2016 royalty hosts the annual Gold Buckle Ball fundraiser Saturday at the Fremont Center. Participants had fun with a photo booth, ...

No one injured in Monday structure fire

No one was injured Monday in a structure fire that was caused by a young boy playing with a lighter.
Officials said the boy had used the lighter to ignite ...

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Births

LEHMAN
A daughter was born to Tasha Lehman of Riverton and Brad Lehman of Riverton at 2:57 p.m. Nov. 4 ...

Medicare 'patrol' in place to help seniors fight, avoid fraud

The Senior Medicare Patrol program in Wyoming is helping clients who may be subject to Medicare fraud.
"We detect and report Medicare errors, fraud and ...

Stolen car leads WHP on three-county chase

A pursuit that spanned three counties and 185 miles on Interstate 80 ended safely Monday west of Laramie.
A stolen 2009 Kia Optima was traveling east on I-80 ...

Shepherds say state's wage plan inadequate

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Some current and former sheepherders say the U.S. Department of Labor has folded to pressure from the American sheep industry by trimming its ...

Digest

Hunter OK after griz attack
CODY (AP) -- A hunter in the Clarks Fork area is recovering after being attacked by a grizzly bear near the Wyoming-Montana ...

College on track to meet enrollment goals; head count up 114 over year

By the end of the fall semester, CWC administrators would like
to see total enrollment of 2,170.

With more than month left until the end of the ...

State report shows highs and lows of HS grad rates

Arapahoe Charter High School recorded the lowest graduation rate among Wyoming schools for 2013-2014, at 4 percent, according to an annual report from the ...

Two people are dead after a pickup truck rolled on Plunkett Road just outside Lander.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs called for assistance from Fremont County ...

Long growing season a luxury for local growers

Rain early in the season and warm temperatures late combined to make a good growing season for local farmers.
"We went up to 135 or 140 days," North Portal ...

Busy day of Veterans Day activities set countywide

Veterans Day celebrations will begin Tuesday evening in Riverton with a Marine Corps League ball at 6 p.m. at the Riverton Country Club.
The festivities ...

Displaying subtle differences in profile as their speed slowed, five Canada geese approached a water landing adjacent to 17 Mile Road last weekend. Open water ...

CHEYENNE -- Wayne Johnson was skeptical when business leaders began discussing plans about a decade ago to turn Wyoming into a hub for technology firms.
"I ...

 
 

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