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About 40 Fremont County students marched Friday in the 127th Rose Parade in Pasadena, California.
It was the fifth time the Wyoming All State Marching Band ...

With the fall semester completed, the University of Wyoming was publicizing its high-achieving students over the holiday break, including these two from ...

Prosecutor: Eaton case shows need to revisit the death penalty

A prosecutor who secured a death sentence against Dale Wayne Eaton for the murder of a woman nearly 30 years ago says the lingering appeal in the case shows ...

Marching to Pasadena

Fremont County musicians join Wyoming band at Rose Bowl parade

About 40 Fremont County students marched Friday in the 127th Rose Parade in Pasadena, ...

Montana man wins Wyoming championship poker tourney' at WR Casino

Michael Williams of Billings Mont., won the top prize at the recent 2015 Wyoming State Poker Tournament at the Wind River Hotel and Casino just south of ...

Red Cross to install smoke detectors on reservation; helpers needed on Jan. 18

The American Red Cross of Wyoming plans to install free smoke alarms on the Wind River Indian Reservation from noon to 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 18.
Red Cross ...

Library film series begins with 'Tom Jones'

The Riverton Branch Library and R Recreation's Film Society begins this month, beginning with "Tom Jones" at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13, in the Community Room, ...

Outlaw portrayed Jan. 9 at Riverton Museum by Old West re-enactor

The Riverton Museum hosts a performance by Tom O'Day re-enactor Ray Maple at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9.
Maple will be telling stories of the history ...

Abuse charged filed on allegation linked to drinking in September

The alleged perpetrator claimed he did not have sex with the victim, and he consented to the collection of buccal swabs.

A fifth-year senior at ...

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Deaths

BURNETT
Richard Burnett Sr, 77, died Dec. 29 at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper due to a lengthy ...

China slowdown, global impact voted No. 1 business story of '15

WASHINGTON (AP) -- China's economy lost some luster and its leaders their aura of invincibility. China's sharp slowdown was chosen as the top business story of ...

Fremont County Year in Review

JANUARY
2 --No one was injured in the Dubois blaze that destroyed and displaced more than a dozen local businesses. The fire was reported at about 8:15 ...

Wyoming digest

Patrol adds online element to safety campaign
(AP) -- The Wyoming Highway Patrol is launching a social media campaign in an effort to prevent drunken ...

Center of Hope shootings, oil price impact, opening of Job Corps top county news

A fatal shooting in Riverton that sparked racial tensions and a request for a federal hate crime investigation was voted as the year's top story for Fremont ...

The new R Recreation community ice rink located at the east end of Tonkin Stadium is open noon to 10 p.m. daily.


Supervisors combined "Tonkin" with ...

This trash dumpster beside the City of Riverton's recycling bins near the intersection of West Main and North 11th W. is intended for incidental trash items ...

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Corrections

The caption accompanying Thursday's story about Job Corp students should have said Fernando Cly was working ...

Man sentenced for home-invasion incident

An Ethete man has been sentenced to three years supervised probation after a judge accepted a plea agreement in the case.
Trevor Dean Hyatt pleaded guilty to ...

Friends of the Fair hosts New Year's Eve party Thursday at fairgrounds

Friends of The Fremont County Fair host a New Year's party beginning at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 31, at the Fremont Center, 1010 Fairgrounds Road.
New Year's ...

Indulgent jambalaya first, then penitent beans and rice


As 2015 ends, I'm thinking of this year's loss of chef Paul Prudhomme, one of this ...

 
 

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