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SouthFederal repairs to begin in June; traffic delays coming

Concrete repairs and other work are scheduled to begin Monday, June 6, on South Federal Boulevard inRiverton between Washington and Monroe avenues.
Archer ...

Primary ballot set; contests coming up for both commission and the Legislature

The Republican dominance of Fremont County's elected offices will face a test this year, as several Democrats threw their hats into the political ring as the ...

State planning new fishing regs; public comment due this Friday

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is proposing several 2017 fishing regulation changes, including seining regulations, life baitfish dealing, and ...

Memorial Day preparations

Steven Weaver and sons Jared and Adam (right) planted flags at the graves of veterans Saturday morning at Mountain View Cemetery in Riverton. They joined ...

Fremont County digest

FlyRiverton Open House June 4
A FlyRiverton open house hosted by FAST and the Riverton Regional Airport will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. ...

Veteran help set in several spots in June

A state of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in Wyoming cities throughout ...

Old-Time fiddlers - 1979

For many years, Memorial Day weekend in Fremont County meant the Wyoming State Champion Old-Time Fiddle Contest in Shoshoni. Crowds would fill the high school ...

CWC cuts some funds for sports, but leaders say programs valuable

As Central Wyoming College administrators work to balance a substantially reduced budget for fiscal year 2017, trustees have been fielding questions from ...

Crowded field finalized for U.S. House primaries

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Liz Cheney, the oldest daughter for former Vice President Dick Cheney, faces a crowded field as she runs for the Wyoming's lone U.S. House seat ...

Filing ended Friday; here's candidate list

Final list of all filed candidates for state and Fremont County offices:

U.S. House of Representatives
Heath Beaudry (R)
Liz Cheney (R)
Leland ...

Home for Horses

New sanctuary in county provides safe place for wild mustangs

At a spacious ranch north of Lander on the Wind River Indian Reservation, 130 wild ...

 

Sports

RHS edged for title on penalty kick

Game's only score gives Laramie 1-0 edge in 4-A championship


SHERIDAN -- Evan White stood among his Riverton teammates along with families and ...

Tiger boys fall 1-0 in nail-biter for state 3-A crown

SHERIDAN -- For 78 minutes, the Lander Tigers went at it tooth and nail with the unbeaten Jackson Broncs at the Big Horn Equestrian Center outside of Sheridan, ...

Opinion / Community

Eliminating faculty harmful to CWC during money shortfall

Editor:
I ask Central Wyoming College to reconsider the way it is reacting to funding cutbacks from the state.
Why eliminate some of the best professors ...

Comrades of spirit

Resist the urge to descend into sorrow this Memorial Day

Editor's note: Longtime readers may recall Associated Press columnist Hal ...

Nine months in the blink of an eye

Covering sports at my age keeps me connected to youthful joy and exuberance.

Another nine months has passed, and another school year comes to an ...

 

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