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- An story headlined "Job Corps students organizing community powwow at CWC" in the Sunday, Aug. 14, ...

District 1 commish candidate's residency challenged

Gary Collins might have won 63 percent of the vote last week to win the Democratic primary for Fremont County Commission District 1, but the race isn't quite ...

No injuries were recorded after a stolen vehicle was found on fire early Tuesday in west Riverton.
Officials said the white 1998 Chevy truck had been ...

CWC chairman files; race shapes in District 38

Four incumbents have filed to keep their seats on the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees.
Board chair Colton Crane of Lander filed Aug. 18 for another ...

State budget cuts and university and community college partnerships were the main topics of Gov. Matt Mead's presentation Tuesday during the Riverton Rotary ...

Fremont County School District 25 has undergone a number of big changes in the past year.
Along with the construction of a new building and school ...

Wyoming digest

Record numbers at Jackson airport
JACKSON (AP) -- Officials say there has been record-breaking ridership on commercial jets touching down at Wyoming's ...

Police checked many suspects over the years in Wiley killing

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A former police officer facing murder and arson charges in the 1985 slaying of a University of Wyoming student is the latest in a series of ...

More firefighters arrive in parks

(AP) -- More firefighters headed to Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks, where large, growing wildfires have closed or threaten key roads and forced the ...

Jackson Elementary School teachers Audrey Tyndall, left, Valerie Mitchell and student teacher Brittany Bradshaw welcomed incoming students Tuesday for the ...

Workers contest layoffs by Shoshone Business Council; say disputed funding still available

The Shoshone Business Council laid off staff at the Joint Finance Office and the Shoshone and Arapaho Transportation Department on Thursday, citing a "lack of ...

No travel to Yellowstone from Fremont County due to fire in adjacent Grand Teton park

Anyone wishing to travel to Yellowstone National Park using the regular Fremont County route was out of luck early this week due to wildfires that caused the ...

One filed so far for open CWC position

Pavillion resident Ernie Over wants to replace Heather Christensen on the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees.
Over filed Aug. 22 to represent CWC ...

Biggest Yellowstone fire still growing

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- The biggest wildfire in Yellowstone National Park grew significantly amid warm, windy weather, forcing firefighters to take ...

Wyoming digest

Deal possible in kidnap-murder case
FARMINGTON, Utah (AP) -- A plea deal is possible in the Utah case against a man accused of tying up five people in a ...

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Deaths


REED
Nathan L. "Butch" Reed died Saturday, August 20 in the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. A ...

Sports

The Lady Wolverines will face the rival Tigers in relays and a pentathlon.

With just two seniors on the squad and 12 swimmers total, the Riverton ...

Cowgirls beat Idaho State, 2-0

Pocatello, Idaho - Wyoming soccer made the most of its opportunities on Tuesday evening, netting two goals off of corner kicks to secure the 2-0 win over the ...

Six volleyball squads will be in Riverton to get the ball rolling on a new campaign.

A new season and a new class of competition begins at home this ...

Only four seniors are on the Wind River roster as they prepare to open the season.

A young squad takes Leroy Sinner Field for head coach Mykah ...

Shoshoni is looking to build on an undefeated regular season last year.

Shoshoni head coach Tony Truempler lost a pair of all-state players in Connor ...

Cowboy up for the latest Wild West sport

What's the fastest growing equine sport?
Dressage? Rodeo? Chariot racing?
Try cowboy mounted shooting.
That is how the promoters of the state's ...

Opinion / Community

The 'second primary'

The filing period for school boards is under way, with no political parties involved

Fremont County now is in the midst of what some people call the ...

Election picks scorecard (nobody's perfect)

Another election, another official reckoning on my picks for the primary. Here's how well my crystal ball did and didn't work.
- Lander City Council Ward 1 ...

Don't do the drug crime if you can't do the time

Editor:
To the men in jail who wrote the letter abut sentences for drug offenses, my advice would be "understand what could happen if you get caught before ...

Tuesday notes

Low high
That was one crazy bit of cold weather we had for about 36 hours last week -- a record-setter, in fact. We hear mostly about record highs and ...

Put big 1 percent projects to a vote

Editor:
In deciding some of the bigger projects for the 1 percent sales tax, I would suggest putting them to a vote. I don't mean for the curbs and gutters ...

 

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