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"Get a member in September" was the theme of a statewide National Guard recruiting drive 36 years ago this month. Wyoming's National Guard had about 1,300 ...

Good weekend for ropers at high school rodeo in Jackson

The two-day competition concluded the fall high school rodeo season.

The breakaway roping competition was the best event last weekend for the ...

Sylvester Williams and Nathaniel Erb want to end human sex trafficking, and they are riding bikes across the country to promote their cause.
They pumped ...

Fast-moving cold snap threatened growing season

A new record low for the date -- 30 degrees -- was established Thursday night.

Temperatures in Riverton hit an all-time low for the date Thursday ...

Internet company celebrating installation of new broadband towers with ceremony Friday

The public is invited to a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday to celebrate improved phone and Internet service locally.
Wyoming.com has partnered with the Fremont ...

Workplace death rate declines; better road data key improvement

The number of deaths on the job in Wyoming fell by a third last year. Industries vital to Fremont County's economy remain the most dangerous, however.
A total ...

Sage grouse and Fremont County

Whether the bird survives in the wild may come down to us

The fate of sage grouse in Wyoming --and perhaps the entire United States --likely will ...

If Corona tastes a little better this fall, thank a Fremont County farmer. The local malt barley crop is shaping up to be bigger and better than average, ...

Unemployment rate up for month in Fremont County; still better than '13

Fremont County employment
Unemployment rate
July -- 5.8 percent
June -- 5.5 percent
July 2013 -- 6.0 percent

Labor force
July -- 19,899
June ...

WCC volunteers on a 10-day conservation project in county

The crews helped with resource management work on Crooks Creek, Middle Cottonwood and Cooper Creek.

Wyoming Conservation Corp recently volunteered ...

The project removed more than 20 years of cattails and other herbaceous buildup.

Even though wildfire season is just now peaking in Wyoming, it's ...

Touch-screens slow release of Laramie County's election results

CHEYENNE --Slow-counting touch-screen voting machines are one reason the initial results of Tuesday's primary election in Laramie County were not available ...

Regular motocross season wraps in Gillette; county riders among the winners

A small group of dedicated Fremont County riders participated Sunday in a High Plains Motocross Association race at Gillette.
In the open amateur division, ...

Two dozen businesses to sell WyoLotto tickets in county

Locations in Riverton, Lander, Dubois and Shoshoni will participate.

Residents will have 24 locations from which to buy WyoLotto tickets when the ...

Digest

Museum to mark city anniversary
The Riverton Museum will celebrate the city's 108th birthday from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 16.
The celebration will ...

Geneaology project leads to a 12,000-card data base for Szczepanski

Dean Szczepanski didn't expect to dip himself into the large pool of research he would need to do to dig deep into his family roots. Once he went further into ...

'Red flag' fire warning takes effect locally

The National Weather Service has issued a "red flag" fire warning for residents in Riverton, Lander and throughout the Wind River Basin.
The status does not ...

Father, son still hospitalized after fire; community outpouring swells

Members of the Feike and Noelle van Dijk family say they are grateful for the support of the Fremont County community after a structure fire that killed two of ...

Nearly 400 cyclists and volunteers will visit central and northwestern Wyoming during the 18thannual Tour de Wyoming. The six-day event, which attracts ...

No budget is perfect

In our county this year, the big decisions weren't taken lightly

Another fiscal year budget is on the books for Fremont County. Statistically, we'll ...

 
 

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