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

Wyoming digest


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

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 ...

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 ...

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Deaths

MORTENSEN
Sherry Ann Mortensen 59, of Riverton passed away June 17, 2016 at Help for Health Hospice Home. ...

Noise reductions sought at airport

JACKSON (AP) -- Commercial jets landing at Jackson Hole Airport may be changing course to reduce noise over the Snake River.
Up to a dozen commercial jets land ...

Fire grows near Colorado border

Staff reports

The Beaver Creek Fire, which started last Sunday on the Medicine Bow - Routt National Forests and Thunder Basin National Grassland, continued ...

Blaze in Crook County burns 3 square miles; evacs advised

SUNDANCE (AP) -- Fire-fighters have gained about 30 percent containment on a wildfire that is threatening rural residences in Crook County in northeast ...

Quick action, diligence saved mustang colt

It's a story of a will to live and a story of four veterinarian technicians not willing to give up. It's the story of "Stony the mustang pony."
Tharp ...

The Wyoming State Training School in Lander (now called the Wyoming Life Resource Center) had a new attraction for its annual Family Day festivities 51 years ...

Early registration encouraged for Lander Fourth of July races

All pre-registrants are guaranteed a race T-shirt.

Registration has begun for the annual Fourth of July races in Lander.
The Lander Half Marathon ...

Love family's sheep wagon auctioned; bids close July 15

The Dubois Museum and Wind River Historical Center will auction the sheep wagon once owned Dr. J. David and Mrs. Jane Love.
On May 19, 2001, the Loves bought ...

Fremont County digest

Museums host historical treks
Three Wind river Country area museums combine this summer and early autumn for the annual Adventure Trek Series, ...

Hot Notes, Cool Nights concerts start July 11, with some changes

The Hot Notes, Cool Nights summer concert series returns this year with a new summer lineup starting July 11.
Each concert features the Fremont County ...

Shoshone Lake road open, but conditions bad

The road to Shoshone Lake, FSR 350, on the Washakie Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest, opened Wednesday, June 22.
Under the best conditions, ...

History Day prizes to many competitors in Fremont County

Fremont County students were top prize winners at the 2016 Wyoming State History Day competition in Laramie, with Lander Middle School leading the way.
Taking ...

Great Lakes Airlines, whose service to Riverton has been hammered by pilot shortages, has signed a deal with Frontier Airlines, which will now guarantee a ...

After three-week gain, U.S. rig tally down again; no change in state

The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by three this week to 421, snapping three weeks of gains after a slide that lasted ...

Dual-credit programs facing changes from overseer

The revisions would make some high school instructors who have been teaching courses for college credit ineligible to continue the work.

Educators ...

Emergency responders who answered a call for one car accident late Thursday ended up dealing with a second wreck be-fore they were finished early Friday ...

 
 

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