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Johnny Behind the Rocks sets bike race

On Saturday, Sept. 24, the Lander Cycling Club will host the fifth annual Jurassic Classic, which will again feature three cross-country routes of varying ...

Department of Health organizes 'community baby shower'

The event aims to combat Wyoming's high rate of premature births.

The Wyoming Department of Health, as well as numerous Fremont County agencies and ...

Wild-horse program revives inmates' old devotions



John Shuck might have been released from the Wyoming Honor Farm in 2013, but that doesn't stop ...

Good academic showing from CWC women's sports teams

All of the athletic programs involving women at Central Wyoming College earned group grade-point averages higher than 3.0 during the 2015-2016 academic year. ...

State ballot certified for Nov. 8 election

The Wyoming Secretary of State's Office has certified six presidential candidates for the 2016 General Election ballot.
The names of the following ...

One of the significant developments in Fremont County a century ago was the decision by Jacob A. Delfelder to move from Lander to Riverton. He arrived in the ...

BLM to toughen regulations on motorized travel

The Bureau of Land Management Lander Field Office has proposed implementing supplementary rules relating to motorized and non-motorized travel on public lands ...

Officials celebrate new Shoshoni school

The arrival of a new school in a larger community is a nice addition to a neighborhood but rarely a cause for celebration. In smaller, rural, Wyoming towns ...

Drones help reveal how fish deal with drying river near border

EVANSTON -- It's an enigma -- baking in a vanishing stream parched by drought: If a river dries up, where do the fish go?
That unusual question -- focused on a ...

Ag secretary boosts private funding to assist in sage grouse protections

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced grants on Thursday for a pair of programs that will attempt to use private financing to ...

Future unclear for historic warden house

RAWLINS (AP) -- In the cool hours of the early morning in summer, you can find Michael Smith lugging 5-gallon jugs of water from his old work truck, usually ...

Wyoming digest

Business Council endorses projects
WORLAND (AP) -- The Wyoming Business Council board of directors has endorsed more than $30 million in large business ...

Taxi company a front for meth ring in Riverton, say investigators

Brian Noon, 52, used his Riverton taxi company, Orlando's Ride, as a front to distribute methamphetamine in Fremont County, according to an investigation by ...

Affordable Care Act rates to climb 7 percent in Wyoming next year

Health insurance rates for Wyoming residents under the federal Affordable Care Act are set to climb an average of 7 percent next year, state and industry ...

Forest Service lifts fire ban, but county still has some in place

Fire restrictions remain in place in Fremont County despite the Shoshone National Forest's decision to rescind the rules Friday.
Fremont County Fire ...

Anti-grazing effort slowed in county by trespass suit

Fremont County District Court Judge Norman Young has approved a settlement in a lawsuit several ranchers filed against the Western Watersheds Project.
The ...

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Francis Odis Pearl Wallace Wight, of Lander died on September 8. A visitation will be held from 5-7 ...

The new Wyoming Indian Elementary School now has an enrollment of roughly 350 students. The school board pulled extra money from its budget to create the ...

Riverton schools will have an ambulance on scene at all high school football games from now on, superintendent Terry Snyder said .
The decision comes after ...

Five-year term for man who had more than 600 marijuana plants

A Riverton man has been sentenced to five years in prison after pleading guilty to growing more than 600 marijuana plants.
U.S. District Court Judge Scott ...

 
 

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