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Bighorn sheep transplant strategy being evaluated

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Stifled repeatedly in efforts to transplant bighorn sheep in new locations in Montana over the past few years, the state's wildlife ...

Baker, Gard in showdown for Riverton mayor

Residents of Riverton will be voting for their new mayor this week.
Lars Baker and Rich Gard advanced to the general election with only three votes ...

Nearly 2,300 fire calls logged during year by all departments; controlled burns No. 1

Fire departments across Fremont County have tallied up annual statistics for the municipal departments and county battalions over the past year.
Between Oct. ...

Ceballos emphasizes leadership in superintendent run

Democratic superintendent of public instruction candidate Mike Ceballos has a plan for reorganizing aspects of the Department of Education.
His involvement in ...

Mulch fire at waste station

Riverton's yard waste facility will be closed from noon until 1 p.m. daily as the result of an accidental fire Tuesday afternoon in the 300 block of North ...

In the days before legislative districting in Wyoming, Fremont County's state senators and state representatives were elected via an at-large basis by all ...

Cellist performs Saturday with county orchestra

The Fremont Symphony Orchestra presents internationally renowned cellist Evan Drachman in its fall concert to open its 28th season.
The concert begins at 7 ...

Cultural Trust Fund sessions in Lander open to public Nov. 10-11

The Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund meets at the Lander Library, Carnegie Building, 451 N. Second St., on Nov. 10 to Nov. 11.
The meeting will focus on review and ...

Man arrested after break-in; resident 'beat him with a garden hoe'

An Ethete man was arrested Thursday morning reportedly after breaking into a home on Klocke Road south of Shoshoni.
No one was injured in the incident.
A ...

Campaign working to get voters to polls Tuesday

More than 100 American Indian volunteers from Fremont County have signed up for the Every Native Vote Campaign on the Wind River Indian Reservation.
The ...

Two spots open on Pavillion Town Council

Three men are vying for two seats on the Pavillion Town Council in the general election Tuesday.
Bud Kisling finished first in the primary with 47 votes, ...

Three pursuing two seats on Dubois board

Newcomers Michael Alexander and Patricia Neveaux and incumbent Bruce Thompson are running for two seats on the Dubois Town ...

Maldonado challenging incumbent Cale Case in Senate District 25

Democratic Wyoming Senate District 25 candidate Sergio Maldonado says he is "worlds apart" from his opponent, incumbent Sen. Cale Case, R-Lander.
Maldonado ...

New charges added to first-degree murder count against Shull

Prosecutors have filed two more charges against a Riverton man in custody for first-degree murder.
The additions recognize a second alleged victim in the ...

Shoshoni Town Council candidate wants to continue first-term work

Lea Delay sees a lot of promise for the future when she looks at the town of Shoshoni.
"This town can be so much more than what it is," Delay said. "I'm ...

Digest

State man's body found in wreck
BILLINGS, Mont. -- A group of hunters found the body of a Wyoming man in a sport utility vehicle that went off the road ...

One dead, one injured in tank blast

CHEYENNE -- Authorities say a welder was killed and another worker was injured when an oil tank exploded west of Cheyenne.
Rita Martin, a secretary at Tri ...

CHEYENNE -- The boarded-up structure about 25 miles north of Cheyenne doesn't look like much.
To the average passerby, it would likely appear to just be a ...

Today

Births
OSORIO
A son was born to Alejandra Silva of Riverton and Edgar A. Osorio of Riverton at 4:13 a.m. June 27 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. ...

Dubois mayor seeking second term; opponent hopes to grow economy

Incumbent Dubois mayor Twila Blakeman faces a challenger in Grant Miller. Voters will elect one to serve a four-year term on Tuesday.
Blakeman has been the ...

 
 

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