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Sunday afternoon, when my car's thermometer said the temperature was 61 degrees, I wondered where the kids were.
At spacious Rein Park, there was a man ...

Rendezvous Elementary School recently hosted an engineering ...

Car hits horseback rider; horse dies

A 60-year-old Riverton man is facing misdemeanor charges after striking a 37-year-old Riverton woman and her horse with his vehicle Saturday in north Riverton. ...

Conservation bill has county component

CHEYENNE - Gov. Matt Mead has given his final signature to a bill to fund four projects - including one in Fremont County - under the Wyoming Wildlife and ...

Private ambulance vote a week away

Snag looms over dispatch services
The Fremont County commissioners are set to vote March 22 whether to approve a contract that will lease its ambulance ...

Arapahos asking judge to halt Shoshone plan to hire judges, new court staff

The Northern Arapaho Tribe has filed a preliminary injunction asking a federal judge to keep the Eastern Shoshone Business Council from replacing tribal court ...

Reining champ from Riverton aiming higher

Holly Valerio of Riverton has won the world - at least when it comes to rookie horse reining.
She took home three top titles in November during the National ...

From 1980 through 1992, high school band musicians from across the United States hoped to earn a spot in the McDonald's All-American Band.
In 1982, Lander ...

CWD confirmed in new deer hunt area near Lander

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department confirmed chronic wasting disease (CWD) in a buck mule deer that was found dead southeast of Lander.
CWD is a fatal ...

30 years in prison for man who hit estranged wife with hatchet

Riverton resident Terry Schmuck was sentenced a minimum of 30 years in prison Thursday for hitting his estranged wife in the head with a hatchet last ...

Agriculture Literacy Week wrapped up Saturday

Recognizing the importance of Wyoming agriculture and educating school children through reading, Fremont County residents joined Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead last ...

Student 'success center' construction on track; move-in set this summer

Work is progressing in a timely fashion on the new student success center at Central Wyoming College.
In a memo to the CWC Board of Trustees last month, vice ...

Art contest deadline April 30

The Western Governors Association is hosting a regional art competition challenging Wyoming high school students to create works inspired by their ...

CWC implements active shooter training

Central Wyoming College has been going through an active shooter training program called ALICE (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate).
Led by campus ...

County students finish degrees up university degrees

The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following students from Fremont County at the completion of the 2015 fall semester.
From Lander: Stephen ...

Elk count meet objectives in south Wind River area

South Wind River and Green Mountain elk surveys have been completed by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department Lander Region.
In the South Wind River herd unit, ...

Bridge work part of US 26 rehab project

A $4.96 million highway and bridge improvement project kicked off last week west of Riverton on U.S. Highway 26.
The work includes major rehabilitation of the ...

At least two Fremont County elected officials are not seeking re-election this year.
Doug Thompson, chairman of the Fremont County Commission, said he will ...

New statute ups protection for ranchers on wolf predation

Agriculture producers whose livestock are damaged by gray wolves could be compensated by the state under a new program.
The Wyoming Legislature voted to ...

GOP county conventions set Saturday

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming is about to have its first say in the presidential race.
Republicans across the state will hold their county conventions Saturday. ...

 
 

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