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Significant county presence at UW

Almost 250 students from Fremont County were enrolled at the University of Wyoming campus in Laramie during the spring semester of 2015, according to a recent ...

Suit to be filed in traffic death of RPD staffer

The daughter of a woman killed by a drunken driver Nov. 13, 2014, has begun a wrongful death suit.
Court documents filed so far do not indicate who the woman ...

Ramona Kay Hungary

Ramona "Moni" Kay (Plume Woman) Hungary died Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015, with her family at her side. She was 50 years old.
Ms. Hungary was born Feb. 20, 1965, ...

Second-degree murder verdict reached in hatchet attack

Twelve jurors found Terry L. Schmuck guilty of attempted second-degree murder on Friday after a week-long trial in Lander District Court.
Schmuck avoided the ...

Two Fremont County women recently were named volunteers of the year for Make-A-Wish Wyoming.
Lori Griffin of Lander and Linda Treese of Riverton were ...

The Shoshoni boss led Lady Blue to a fourth-place finish at the Class 2-A state tournament in Casper following a sparkling season.

Only one ...

Money and priorities

Don't make education bear too much load

For the most part, the new century has been a lucrative one for Wyoming state government, and public ...

Use 1 percent money for plows

Editor:
I like all the road and street fix-up that is going on with the 1 percent tax money we voted for.
In my opinion, a good idea wold be to use some of ...

My season of farm breakdowns

The Oliver 1850 baler proved to be the real puzzler.

"Chop your own wood, and it will warm you twice," Henry Ford once said.
Ford was referring to ...

Posting dominating numbers, the Swiss outside hitter bombed away at opposing defenses all season, providing spark and leadership for her ...

Russell Wade Gowen

Russell Wade Gowen died Friday, Oct. 16, 2015, in Lander.
A memorial is planned for 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, at the Lander Elks.
He was born Nov. 30, 1978, ...

Robert E. Richardson

Robert E. Richardson Sr. died Saturday. Nov. 14, 2015, in Casper.
He was 78 years old.
Mr. Richardson was born in Pavillion and lived in both Riverton and ...

Riverton's First Baptist Church is celebrating the completion of a new addition to its building with an open house on Sunday, Nov. 22.
The construction ...

Wyoming Game and Fish recently appointed to new game wardens to local districts. Dillon Herman is in East Rawlins, and Brady Frude is in Lander.
The Lander ...

Thanksgiving charitable food drive continues

The Riverton Community Food Bank is continuing its drive to provide Thanksgiving meals to Riverton families in need.
Riverton Community Food Bank president ...

Wellness talk set Saturday at 789 Casino

"Carla W." of Powell will speak about addiction, alcoholism, strength and recovery during a wellness program at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, at the 789 Smoke Shop ...

Parents have a friendly role to play in supervising skate park

Editor:
I raised a few skateboarders myself and spent hundreds of hours at skate parks while my boys skated all day and night. I drove them to the parks and I ...

Lemons and lemonade

Low oil prices are a two-sided coin

Month after month this year we have published news accounts of record visitation numbers at Yellowstone National ...

Judge considers new grouse regs

RENO, Nev. (AP) -- A federal judge put a Nevada lawsuit challenging U.S. sage grouse protections on the fast-track Wednesday but said she isn't ready to decide ...

Park backs off 1,000-bison slaughter target for winter

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) -- Yellowstone National Park is backing off its proposal to kill roughly 1,000 wild bison this winter as officials seek to reduce the ...

 
 

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