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High school class completes book of ghost stories

For the third year, Alma Law -- a English teacher at Riverton High School -- has led his English II honors students in writing a book of ghost stories based on ...

BLM hosts wildflower nature walk

The Bureau of Land Manage-ment and the Wyoming Native Plant Society is inviting local resients to celebrate National Trails Day on Saturday with a plant ...

Help for vets comes to FreCo

Lori Crump, a state of Wyoming veterans service officer, is available to meet with veterans and their families in June to discuss state and federal veterans' ...

Winifred Petro spent 31 years on the faculty at St. Stephen's Indian School. That's a good long career.
And she already had been teaching 23 years elsewhere ...

Still facing deficit, county to tap savings one more time

A half-day budget-cutting effort last week barely dented the $2.3 million shortfall.

When the Fremont County Commission met Tuesday, it had a $2.3 ...

Funding available for art grants

Grant funding in two categories of Wyoming Arts Council grants are still available and the application process is continuing.
Wyoming 501(c)3 nonprofit ...

Riverton touts Frontier success amid freeze on alternative schools

After the Wyoming legislature ordered a freeze on new alternative schools in the most recent legislative session, Riverton administrators have been amplying ...

Shoshone forest bike trail closes

The Washakie Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest has begun taking actions to close a non-system, user-built bike trail due to public safety and ...

Holiday dates to post-Civil War period

The first Memorial Day in the United States was established May 30, 1868, for the purpose of placing flowers and decorations in recognition of comrades dying ...

Ashgrove Elementary School students enjoyed a sunny day Thursday at Wolverine Field in Riverton, participating in the annual Spring Sports Day. Above, Cassidy ...

Summer fire season in Wyoming predicted to be easier than 2016

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Most of Wyoming, including the heavily forested northwest part of the state, is predicted to have a slightly below average to average large ...

Wyoming digest

New state test called WY-TOPP
CHEYENNE (AP) -- A Wyoming sixth-grader has won the state's contest to name the new statewide assessment.
Aiden ...

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Births

MARTEL
A baby was born to Jennifer Sekely of Lander and Nathan Martel of Lander at 1:45 a.m. May 24. The ...

Cattle rustling trouble shrinks due to agency collaboration

Local law enforcement officials say their collaborative efforts, and simply bringing the issue to light, have likely resulted in progress for addressing a ...

Bleeding man arrested after struggle with RPD officers

A St. Stephen's man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after he was seen walking around Riverton with a bloodied face and later struggled with officers.
Police ...

The project is adding 2,500 square feet to the existing facility that currently takes up roughly 5,000 square feet on Adams Avenue in Riverton.


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Memorial Day events set for all three days of holiday weekend

From staff reports

Memorial Day celebrations take place in Fremont County throughout the weekend, featuring traditional military rites as well as cultural ...

Quintal Abeyta was one of 25 Wyoming Indian High School seniors to graduate Sunday in front of faculty and ...

Today

Births

NYBERG
A baby was born to Shelby Nyberg of Lander and Jaden Nyberg of Lander at 11:19 p.m. May 23 at ...

Longtime Ashgrove principal to retire

Ashgrove Elementary School principal Alleta Baltes will retire at the end of this school year.
Riverton school board chair Lynette Jeffres said she's sad to ...

 
 

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