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Miller, Bebout elected to state leadership posts

Two Fremont County legislators were voted into state leadership positions Saturday during a meeting of the Wyoming Republican Caucus in Casper.
State Sen. Eli ...

Administrators plan to stop enrollment decline at CWC

Administrators at Central Wyoming College are enacting several measures to address a decrease in full-time enrollment this semester.
As of Nov. 7, officials ...

Veterans honored at St. Stephen's

The senior class at St. Stephen's Indian High School organized a Veterans Day assembly and lunch Thursday to honor local tribal veterans.
Superintendent and ...

State offers support for local caregivers

Many Wyoming residents who can be described as "caregivers" for family members or friends may not recognize their role or realize support is available to help ...

Grad date recommended for RHS

Riverton High School principal John Griffith has recommended that graduation 2017 be held at noon Sunday, May 28.
The Fremont County School District 25 Board ...

DOJ won't prosecute tribe theft

The federal government has confirmed the major thefts which took place nearly a decade ago.
The Department of the Interior's inspector general has ...

Thanksgiving may be Thursday, but celebratory events take place all week in Fremont County.
Fremont County School District 38 in Arapahoe will host a "Turkey ...

WYDOT urges for winter drivers to exercise patience

As Fremont County received a dose of winter weather Thursday, snowplows were once again a common site on local roads.
WYDOT district engineer Pete Hallsten ...

Meetings, meetings and more meetings

Despite economic excitement, eclipse a hassle for police

Although the highly anticipated Aug. 21 solar eclipse is still over nine months away, police ...

Worthen Meadows to South Pass shuts

After Fremont County's first major brush of winter weather this past week, Loop Road is set to be closed Monday from Worthen Meadows to South Pass.
Also know ...

Wolverine practice - 1964

Riverton High School basketball players were hard at work with the season opener against Rock Springs just three weeks away.
Coach Tom Kennedy was out for a ...

Jewell plans public lands talk Monday

The Obama administration this week blocked new oil drilling in the Arctic Ocean and cancelled dozens of energy leases in western Colorado and northwestern ...

Riverton man completes boot camp

Tristen Hando, 19, of Riverton, graduated from U.S. Marine Corps Bootcamp at Marine Corps Recruit San Diego on Sept. 23. PVT Hando successfully completed 13 ...

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Friday November 18

The 37th Annual Lander Community Craft Fair will be from 5-9 ...

City approves agreement for N. Fed

The City of Riverton approved Tuesday a memorandum of understanding with the Wyoming Department of Transportation in anticipation of the reconstruction project ...

Schmuck wants conviction overturned

He was sentenced to at least 30 years for attempted second-degree murder of his wife.

Terry Schmuck is fighting for a new trial after he was ...

Wyoming digest

Man says he gave wife pills
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) -- A Laramie man accused of providing hydrocodone to his wife before she died has pleaded guilty.
The ...

Air service growth down last month

Since Denver Air Connection began servicing Riverton Regional Airport in July, boarding numbers have continued to increase.
However, the growth has begun to ...

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed lifting the federal protections for the Yellowstone bears in March.

CODY, Wyo. (AP) -- Wildlife ...

Key Club calls for Thanksgiving help

Riverton High School Key Club members are urging the community to participate in its annual Thanksgiving meal preparation deliveries.
Every year, the club ...

 
 

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