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These two novelty hot-air balloons, named Tic-Toc and Speedy, are part of the lineup for the 36th annual Riverton Rendezvous hot-air balloon rally this ...

Hale, Becky and Meeka Iwen panned for gold Sunday in Willow Creek during Gold Rush Days in South Pass ...

CWC's current academic chief is interim president

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Brad Tyndall will be taking over as interim president at Central Wyoming College when Cristobal Valdez leaves that position next Friday. ...

Lander nurse Todd Gowen played "Because It's There" on his harp ...

Heightened enforcement through 'Zero' operation led to 11 holiday DUI arrests

As part of the countywide, multi-agency seat belt and DWUI enforcement operation named "Zero Deaths, Zero DUIs" last weekend, Fremont County law enforcement ...

Free concert series brings 'big names' to Lander starting this week

The Lander LIVE 2016 season kicks off Wednesday in downtown Lander with Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds, a Brooklyn-based soul and rock band.
Between now ...

Local agencies and organizations teamed for the sixth annual Outdoor Education Day in June to connect fourth-grade students with nature.
About 130, ...

Wyoming digest

Changing of guard at FreCo group homes
Kristen McClelland is the new head of Fremont County Group Homes after former executive director Jeff Verosky ...

Dubois Museum Day coming up Saturday, July 16

Children's games, historic cabins tours, a quick-draw and silent auction, live entertainment, crafts and demonstrations are highlights of the 2016 Museum Day ...

Job Corps sees first-year success in facts and figures

The Wind River Job Corps has spent about $500,000 with local vendors in Fremont County and currently employs more than 100 people, providing about $4.8 million ...

Just as it is this year, the primary election 78 years ago in Fremont County was on Aug. 16.
Three candidates were campaigning that summer for the Republican ...

University's new boss says strategic plan still crucial amid budget cuts

When Laurie Nichols was hired to helm the University of Wyoming in December, she assumed developing a five-year strategic plan for the state's only four-year ...

State ads a rig as U.S. count climbs by nine

The number of drilling rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by nine this week to 440.
A year ago, 863 rigs were active. Depressed ...

No changes as CWC closes out the budget

For the second time in a row, Central Wyoming College did not require any adjustments to its fiscal year budget at close-out.
The budget typically requires a ...

High marks initially for Alpha Natural's plan to get coal mines out of bankruptcy

The global coal giant owns the Eagle Butte and Belle Ayr mines in Wyoming's Powder River Basin, two of the biggest mines in the United ...

Tracy Coleman of Laramie sent a huge bubble billowing to Jiolys Mejorado of Riverton, 4, Saturday during Rendezvous in the Park at Riverton City ...

Park hires Chinese-speaking rangers

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- Yellowstone National Park has hired three Mandarin-speaking park rangers to help with communication amid a growing number of ...

Monte Reichenberg, left, pastor at the Presbyterian church in Moorcroft, led the chuckwagon activities at the United Presbyterian Church in Riverton during the ...

Veterans assistance in Fremont county in July

A State of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in Wyoming cities throughout July, ...

Yellowstone visits ahead of record pace

Yellowstone National Park is on track for another milestone year.
Visitation to the park is up 10 percent compared to last year's record-setting level, the ...

 
 

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