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Commissioners taking firmer financial control of museums, libraries, other departments

Fremont County is further integrating the finances of the museums, libraries, recreation board and fair within the county's budget by taking away cash reserves ...

Will Rogers historians present free program May 26 in Lander

"The Wit of Will Rogers and the Woman Behind the Wit, Betty Rogers" is presented at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 26, at the Lander Pioneer Museum, 1443 Main Street. ...

Fremont County digest

Thumb wrestling leads to injury
A thumb-wrestling match got out of hand Thursday in Dubois after one of the contestants broke a finger.
The suspect ...

Chuck Kline, 93, is last surviving WWII sub veteran in state

CHEYENNE (AP) -- At the height of World War II, German submarines, also known as U-boats, gained a reputation as the terror of the high seas.
With more than ...

Anemergencyrock scaling project this month has focused on removal of large rocks from a hillside above U.S. 20/Wyoming 789.
The work now is mostly complete ...

Two sentenced for separate assaults

Martin Googles, 23, has been sentenced to 28 months imprisonment for assault with a dangerous weapon with intent to do bodily harm.
Around midnight on ...

Wind tax proposal complicates huge Wyo plan

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- A proposed increase in wind energy taxes could thwart a massive wind power project in southern Wyoming, an executive of the company leading ...

A booming economy in the mid-1950s tied to uranium production brought many miles of new road construction to Fremont County, including Riverview Road west of ...

A Riverton Middle School choir listened to a judge's critique at the district music festival May 6 at Central Wyoming College. Jon Marquez directed the group. ...

Kimberly Crook, left, and Kadie Crook tested the soundness of different bridge structures, using erasers to see which structure could support the most weight, ...

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Corrections

- The March 17 story "Another reprieve for recycling as backers plead for more time" misattributed a quote ...

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Births


DEVISH
A child was born to Chimene Devish of Riverton and Donald Devish of Riverton at 11:01 p.m. May ...

Wyoming digest

Not-guilty plea in alleged meth death
CASPER (AP) -- A 53-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he caused another man's death by putting ...

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Births

DEVISH
A child was born to Chimene Devish of Riverton and Donald Devish of Riverton at 11:01 p.m. May 12 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The ...

Flood risk worsens as weekend nears; snowpack heavy

Weather experts are warning local residents to prepare for possible flooding this weekend, when rising temperatures will cause snowpack melt in the Wind River ...

Environmental risk up with coal bankruptcies

CHEYENNE (AP) -- As more coal companies file for bankruptcy, it's increasingly likely that taxpayers will be stuck with the very high costs of preventing ...

Reductions at CWC met by impassioned requests to reconsider

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees voted Wednesday to allow layoffs as needed based on budget constraints for the next fiscal year.
After long ...

City OKs more funds for splash pad; private fundraising going well

The splash pad group is hosting a kid's bike race Friday, May 20 at Aspen Park Elementary School, with registration 5:45-6:15 p.m. Donations are encouraged. ...

Utah death may be linked to Wyoming duo

AMERICAN FORK, Utah (AP) -- Daylight was fading over the wide-open Wyoming countryside as two officers took a last look for a missing Utah rail worker. That's ...

Man charged in Dubois-area killing to be released on bond

James Morrison, who shot and killed his neighbor April 8 near Dubois, is set to be released to Riverton this week on bond.
The 69-year-old killed Paul Good ...

 
 

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