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County leads in stomatitis virus; meeting set for Tuesday

Fremont County now has more cases of vesicular stomatitis virus than any county in the state.
State Veterinarian Jim Logan hosts a public meeting from 7-9 ...

The Wyoming Fire Academy has played a role in Fremont County for 30 years, providing training opportunities for local firefighters as well as emergency ...

1918 building has been vacant for past 19 years

Bids will be accepted through Monday for the sale of the old city hall building in downtown ...

More vehicle deaths this year; alcohol, drugs bigger factors

Motor-vehicle collisions linked to drugs and alcohol have led to more deaths in Fremont County this year than last.
"It's a concern that we're seeing ...

CWC hires former Lander police chief as campus security officer

Former Lander Police Department chief Dave Hockett has been hired as a campus security officer at Central Wyoming College in Riverton.
He was introduced to ...

We're part of the big picture

Sometimes that's not so easy to recognize
As a writer, one of my hobbies is reading the work of other writers, so I often read the other columnists who ...

How could it happen

U.S. must account for the air strike that hit a civilian hospital in Afghanistan

As the United States government wrestles with the extraordinarily ...

Digest

Racing terminals still closed
CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Wyoming Pari-Mutuel Commission has declined to lift its suspension of historic horse racing terminals ...

Continuing progress reported for injured rural firefighter at burn center in Colorado

The firefighter who was burned last month during an incident in rural Fremont County continues to show improvement at a hospital in Colorado, officials said ...

Five applicants so far for vacant CWC trustee slot

Five people had completed applications for the open spot on the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees as of Thursday afternoon.
The applicant pool ...

Gov. Matt Mead has chosen Sergio Maldonado as the state's new liaison with the Northern Arapaho Tribe.
Maldonado is scheduled to begin serving as liaison Oct. ...

Swimmers set for final regular-season meets

The Riverton Lady Wolverine girls swim team will head north with a dual meet in Sheridan on Friday and an invitational meet in Gillette on Saturday.
They will ...

One-game playoff seriously flawed

Here I thought baseball's regular season was only 162 games.
Silly me.
Tell that to Pirates and Yankees fans right about now, following their respective ...

The Rustlers fought valiantly, but fell to conference rival Casper College.

The Central Wyoming College volleyball team returned home for its first ...

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Deaths
BARQUIN
James "Little Jim" Barquin III, 67, of Kinnear, died Tuesday, Oct. 6, at Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. Services are ...

Fall's favorite fruit plays nice with others in both sweet and savory dishes.

They're crunchy and delicious out of hand. Not to mention crazy ...

Government 'would have been crazy' to turn down grouse plan

Editor:
The federal government would have been crazy to turn down the sage grouse plan put together by the working group in Wyoming, which is why I thought ...

Answering the call

Notice our special Fire Week pages today, and salute our firefighters

In the early 1900s, when Riverton, Pavillion, Shoshoni, Dubois, Hudson, ...

Digest

Reward upped for missing woman
CASPER -- The family of a Casper woman who has been missing since last October is increasing the reward offered for ...

Man sentenced in fossil case

CHEYENNE -- A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced a Colorado man to one year of probation for understating the value of unspecified fossils imported from China ...

 
 

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