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Becker chairs county board

After longtime Doug Thompson retired from the Fremont County Commission in December, Commissioner Travis Becker of Riverton was voted in as the board's new ...

Gordine "Gordie" McLoud

Gordine "Gordie" McLoud of Riverton died Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, at SageWest Health Care at Riverton.
She was 87 years old.
A memorial service will be held ...

Keep public education 'No. 1 top priority' amid fiscal crisis

Editor:
All the money coming out of state budgets due to the energy downturn is starting to effect our schools. In my opinion this must be the No. 1 top ...

Dubois class takes trip to local museum

Rosemary Graff brought her 6th, 7thand 8thgrade classes to the Dubois Museum as a follow up from a field trip early in the fall. Dubois Museum led the ...

Tough duty

The 40-day legislative session starts Tuesdayunder heavy financial stress

The Wyoming Legislature convenesTuesdayfor its 40-day general session, ...

Food bank plans fundraiser with hand-made donations

The Lander Care and Share Food Bank scheduled its Empty Bowls "Soup 'n More" fundraiser for 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 14, at the Lander Senior Center. ...

Wyoming digest

Bison migration control closes near park
Mammoth Hot Springs (AP) -- Yellowstone National Park officials have closed a bison area as preparations get ...

Probation for man who pleaded guilty to abuse of wife

Arvin Felter will receive a two- to four-year sentence for the crime, suspended in favor of probation.

An Arapahoe man is set to be freed on ...

Idaho lawsuit over expanded grouse protection dismissed

BOISE, ID (AP) -- A judge has rejected Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter's lawsuit contending the Obama administration acted illegally by imposing federal land-use ...

Adventures from cold winters past

For someone of my generation, the 1978-79 season quickly comes to mind.

Winters, like the stories told by aging athletes, just get better with time, ...

No charges for men arrested at Ocean Lake

When Riverton men Phillip Chiles, Russell Naef and Lawrence Jolly were arrested near Ocean Lake in early September, undersheriff Ryan Lee said it appeared the ...

National report lists Wyoming seventh in educational quality

Wyoming is the only state ranked in the top 10 that is not located in New England or the Northeast.

An annual report on public education nationwide ...

Pavillion-area couple's contamination lawsuit vs. Encana can proceed Plaintiffs claim firm

A lawsuit that two Pavillion-area farmers launched against Encana is set to go to trial after a federal court judge denied the oil and gas company's request ...

Cowboys drop tough one to Bulldogs, 85-70

FRESNO, California - In a physical contest that saw the Cowboys and Fresno State combine for55 fouls, Fresno State (10-5, 2-1) defeated Wyoming (11-5, 1-2 MW) ...

Alihan Demir scored 28 points and pulled down eight rebounds to lead Central Wyoming College to a home victory against Eastern Wyoming ...

Lander library to screen Domingo-featured opera

The creme de la creme of opera comes together at the Metropolitan Opera's presentation of Nabucco on Saturday, Jan. 7 at 10:55 am at the Lander ...

BLM plans horse gather near Lander

The Bureau of Land Management Lander Field Office is requesting public input prior to analyzing a proposed wild horse gather in the North Lander Wild Horse ...

Wyoming digest

Body of missing boarder found in snow
JACKSON (AP) -- Searchers have recovered the body of a Grand Targhee Resort worker who failed to return from ...

Lady Eagles top sports story of 2016

The St. Stephen's girls first-ever state basketball title headlined an exciting year in Fremont County sports.

Many accomplishments occurred across ...

2016: Economic downturn, tribal issues top local news stories of the year

Fremont County's No. 1 story for 2016 was related to the national downturn in the energy and minerals industries.
The selection was made by a vote of eight ...

 
 

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