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Oil spilled in truck wreck

Several thousand gallons of crude oil leaked from two tanker trailers after a crash Sunday on Wyoming State Highway 450 about 15 miles east of Wright.
The ...

Animal vaccinations, human common sense key factors in rabies prevention

In 2015 a Fremont County resident died of rabies, the first such death ever recorded in the state.

Rabies prevention strategies, including animal ...

Wyoming digest


Foundation funds gov house improvements
CHEYENNE (AP) -- A nonprofit organization supported by major players in Wyoming's energy industry is spending ...

1838 Rendezvous: Colorful re-enactment starts Wednesday

This year marks the 26th anniversary of the annual 1838 Mountain Man Rendezvous re-enactment in Riverton. The events starts Wednesday, June 29, continuing ...

City inching closer to full funding for big N. Fed. rebuild next year

The $5.2 million project could take two years to finish.

The Wyoming State Loan and Investment Board awarded the City of Riverton a $1.3 million ...

County budget cut 15 percent; cash and investments tapped to keep it balanced

Fremont County Commissioners have finalized a budget for the 2017 fiscal year after taking comment at a public hearing Monday.
With the county's assessed ...

Beaver Creek Fire nears 10K acres

Consecutive days of low humidity and north by northwest winds greatly increased fire growth on the Beaver Creek Fire Monday afternoon and through the night. ...

Many in state to feel impact of $90 million in health cuts

A huge cut in the Wyoming Department of Health's budget is likely to have serious consequences across the state.
Last week, Gov. Matt Mead announced $90 ...

Sports

Former RHS golfer finds success

After graduating from college in May, former Riverton High School all-state golfer Zach Waxler hopped into his car, drove to Orlando, Florida, and is now well ...

The final four in majors and minors will see champions crowned in both divisions this week.

It's finally come down to championship week for Riverton ...

UW's Adams signs with NBA's Nuggets

LARAMIE - Wyoming's Josh Adams signed with the Denver Nuggets and will audition for his hometown team during the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas July 8-18. It ...

After winning their first two games of the Harry Griffith Wood Bat Classic in Miles City, Montana, the Riverton Raiders faced Great Falls on Saturday night and ...

Opinion / Community

In Midwest, glass still is a successful recycling item

Editor:
In following along with the news about recycling in Fremont County, it surprised me to hear the officials say glass recycling didn't pay off.
In the ...

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Holiday ahead
When a holiday approaches, we always do a publishing disclaimer for readers, but the occasion of Independence Day 2016 won't affect our ...

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