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Rig count up one in U.S.; Wyoming stays the same

HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by one this week to 464.
A year ago, 884 rigs were active. Depressed ...

House candidates say nothing new in criticizing the president

Editor:
The U.S. House of Representatives race in the state this year is a wild one. It's been a rougher process than normal in our state.
I do not see why ...

Jackson isn't 'over the hill' from Wheatland

Liz Cheney still battling the 'outsider' label with voters.

You don't hear the term carpetbagger much anymore. If you're a fan of Margaret ...

Cop cams

If Wyoming mandates them, keeping the video secret would be a mistake
Wyoming is beginning to discuss the possibility of equipping all of its police ...

'Areas of smoke'

It's a weather warning unique to this time of year in Wyoming

The deadpan writing of weather forecasters often has a new bit of seasonal terminology ...

Circus parade names winners

The annual Shrine Circus Parade in Riverton crowned winners in six themed categories. Children ages 11 and younger came dressed as clowns, entertainers and ...

Kaitlyn Kiser, 11, competed in intermediate poultry showmanship Friday. Joyce Conger, left, judged all poultry shows Friday at the Fremont County ...

Mike Logan

Mike Logan died Wednesday, July 13 at his home in Riverton.
He was 65.
Cremation has taken place.
Mr. Logan was born April 21, 1951.
He was a welder and ...

Opening of UW camp brings hope

Laramie -Wyoming will enter the 2016 season with a group of dynamic players returning who should be among the best at their positions in the Mountain West ...

CWC to restore orchard in Sinks

Central Wyoming College has received a grant to restore the historic apple orchard at the Sinks Canyon Center above Lander.
The $24,500 grant is through the ...

Barbara Crum

Former Fremont County resident Barbara Crum of Deport, Texas, died Tuesday, July 19, 2016, at her home. She was 82 years old.
Memorial services will be ...

Local baseball season ends with flourish

Baseball season in Fremont County came to a close this weekend with all of the local clubs completing their respective competitions.
From American Legion all ...

Lady Chief honored at memorial tourney

Late Wyoming Indian basketball player Taylor Harris was remembered on the anniversary of her tragic passing.

Taylor Harris' life came to an ...

Argalus 'Gail' Emerson Folston

Argalus "Gail" Emerson Folston of Lander died at his home Sunday, July 17, 2016. He was 75 years old.
Funeral services were July 25 at the Chapel of Mount ...

Ex-officer pleads in kidnapping, assault charges

A former U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs police officer has pleaded guilty to a federal kidnapping charge for handcuffing his wife in the basement of the ...

Cody Frazier boomed a double and a triple with four runs batted in for Riverton's all-stars in a 13-5 victory.


Riverton's three-time defending ...

Riverton's bid for regionals was dashed in a 4-2 defeat to the hosts.

Following Wednesday's heroic 140-pitch performance by Dalton Baldes in a 2-1 ...

Fire tops 13k acres, with containment 20 percent

Firefighters worked Saturday in tough conditions to hold onto their first appreciable gains in battling the Lava Mountain Fire, which that is threatening ...

In the first of two new exhibits, the Pioneer Museum in Lander examines pottery used by American Indians in Wyoming in the new display. There are a number of ...

Chip-sealing begins Monday near Dubois

A Wyoming Department of Transportation chip sealing crew is scheduled to continue its summer work Monday beginning west of Dubois at the east boundary of the ...

 
 

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