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Rockhounding club offers outings all summer long

When thinking of Wyoming's mineral wealth, most people consider coal, oil and natural gas, but the state also contains plenty of rocks and gems sought by ...

Many people would enjoy a weekend trip to Buffalo and Casper.
The two cities are about 115 miles apart and are linked by Interstate 25, ensuring a speedy ...

Certain competitions always get a head start on the rest of the Fremont County Fair, with the style show usually among them.
In 1961, when the fair was ...

College's new vice president in the job

Brad Tyndall started work as the vice president of student affairs this month at Central Wyoming College.
He attended his first board meeting July 15.
...

Rotary hosting duck derby, 5k Saturday

The Riverton Rotary club's fourth annual eraDUCKate polio derby begins with a 5k at 8:30 a.m. and a duck race at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Rotary fire pit. ...

Homeless and targeted

Harassment more common than violence in city, advocates agree

Experts say there is a serious problem in the United States involving attacks on ...

After robbing a bank, Tom O'Day tried to jump on his horse to flee - but he was so drunk he couldn't mount the animal, so he was caught instead.
Re-enactor ...

Veterans service officer to visit families in county

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

Asphalt paving set to begin Wednesday south of Lander

Drivers should expect traffic delays of up to 20 minutes.

Asphalt paving is scheduled to begin Wednesday on a highway and bridge improvement project ...

Tribal leaders press hate-crime case in Washington

Leaders of the Northern Arapaho Tribe have met with officials at the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., regarding this month's shooting at the ...

State readies for Sturgis rally spill-over

Highway patrol troopers in the four states bordering western South Dakota are paying extra attention to traffic flocking to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, which ...

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Man in custody for death of baby
CHEYENNE -- Authorities have ruled that the death in June of a 6-month-old child in Cheyenne was a homicide.
Cheyenne ...

Park IDs worker killed in fire

GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK -- The seasonal worker killed in a fire at an employee dormitory in Grand Teton National Park has been identified as 28-year-old ...

Fewer bears then, but moose and fire still posed a danger

I wandered into a local sporting goods store last week to buy a small bottle of gun oil.
I don't use gun oil much, but I needed to clean a badly fouled gun ...

Parkinson's disease expert to talk about new research

Beth A. Vernaleo, a national expert on Parkinson's disease, is scheduled to speak to Fremont County residents via Skype about medications and the latest ...

August Outside

Aug. 4 -- Riverton Museum Adventure Trek to Castle Gardens petroglyphs
Aug. 8 -- Pioneer Museum Adventure Trek to Lander Burnt Ranch Aug. 15 -- Lander Sprint ...

Deering earns Wyoming Arts Council fellowship

The Riverton poet also won first place in the Wyoming Writers, Inc., contest in June.

Carol Deering of Riverton is one the recipients of this year's ...

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Deaths
ENGSTROM
Daphne Kay Engstrom, of Lander, died Friday, July 31. The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, at Bethel Lutheran ...

Digest

Employee dies in Grand Teton fire
MOOSE -- A fire erupted at an employee dormitory in Grand Teton National Park, killing one person and injured four ...

Worker falls to death at plant

ROCK SPRINGS -- Authorities have released the name of a contractor who died after falling about 45 feet at a power plant in Rock Springs.
Sweetwater County ...

 
 

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