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Marlene Smith, 93, of Riverton, died September 1 in Billings, Montana. Graveside services will be ...

National forest weighs changing some camping regs to reflect new conditions

BIGHORN NATIONAL FOREST (AP) -- One does not have to drive far to notice the dozens of campers and RVs parked among the trees from a common Forest Service Road ...

Quake causes Jackson slide to advance at twice usual rate

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) -- Last month's 5.0-magnitude earthquake near Jackson raised worries of another natural disaster and caused the West Broadway Landslide to ...

Wyoming digest

Grizzly deaths decline in parks region
POWELL (AP) -- Both conflicts with and deaths of grizzly bears are down in the Yellowstone region this year from ...

Lawrence Bale of the Northern Arapahoe Tribe danced in the "golden age" dance Friday night at the 62nd annual Northern Arapahoe powwow. The event drew ...

CDC stresses 'human element' in new study

"Implicit bias" -- doctors and nurses subtly or subconsciously treating some patients differently from others -- or patients' perception of it could have ...

Colorado police locate two boys from Wyoming

CRAIG, Colo. (AP) -- Police say two young boys who went missing have been found in northwestern Colorado.
The Craig Daily Press reports that the boys went ...

Second filing period does not make sense

Editor:
I have never got why there is this other filing period in the election covering school boards and a few other things. I know the primaries are ...

Three Riverton men were arrested Saturday after allegedly trying to lure a 7-year-old girl into a van.
The men were arrested on unrelated charges.
Initial ...

City considers tapping 1 percent fund to finish planned ADA projects

Local officials may use 1 percent optional tax money to cover the unanticipated cost of installing flashing crosswalk signals and ramps for disabled ...

Park analysts weigh responses to climate change

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- The question of how to respond to climate change doesn't yield an easy answer. Warming temperatures, decreasing snowpacks, ...

Wyoming digest

Wyoming leads U.S. rig count increase
HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by eight this week to ...

Fruit-truck vendors building community ties one peach at a time

GILLETTE (AP) -- Susan Sherwood sells more than just peaches and produce when she pulls her trailer into Gillette early on Fridays.
"We don't sell food, we ...

Wyoming one of 10 states never to have a non-white statewide winner

According to an analysis by The Associated Press, Wyoming is one of 10 states since Reconstruction where only white candidates have won contests for president, ...

The Wyoming State Fair collided with Labor Day Weekend half a century ago, with many participating families combining the fair with the holiday.
Among Fremont ...

The Bureau of Land Management and the Wyoming Honor Farm are partnering for the second time this year to find homes for wild horses and burros. The adoption ...

Final touches put on Habitat houses

The Fremont County Board of Realtors joined with Habitat for Humanity, Wind River Country last week to install the last of the siding on the latest Habitat ...

Adventurer writer to speak in Lander Sept. 27

National Geographic and University of Wyoming writer-in-residence Mark Jenkins, from Laramie, will discuss his North Face team's attempt to climb Burma's ...

Airport fire truck upgrade requires new construction

Before Riverton Regional Air-port acquires the new Air Rescue and Fire Fighting truck next year, the airport must make modifications to its existing ARFF ...

12 FreCo kids enroll at online public school

Tuition-free online public school, Wyoming Connections Academy, which serves K-12 students statewide has enrolled 12 students from Fremont County. They started ...

 
 

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