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LEE-CARR
Shauna Marie Lee-Carr, 56, of Lander, died Thursday morning, May 25, 2017 at Wind River ...

Wyoming digest

Suspect arrested in child's death
CHEYENNE (AP) -- A Wyoming man has been arrested by police on suspicion of being involved in the death of a 2-year-old ...

Little-known council might key tribal liaison survival

The future of Wyoming's tribal liaison program was a point of discussion this week at a meeting of the Select Committee on Tribal Relations in Lander.
The ...

Aiming high in alpine science

Central Wyoming College hopes to develop its newly branded Alpine Science Institute into a nationally renowned program at the school.
The ASI exposes students ...

Volunteers turned out Saturday morning to prepare hundreds of graves at Mountain View Cemetery. Grace Fike placed Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign ...

Lysite bridge work starts next week

Beginning June 5 construction will begin on a bridge rehabilitation project on the Moneta-Lysite Road. The project is funded by the 1 percent optional sales ...

45 graduate from reservation schools

After St. Stephens High School holds its graduation Sunday at noon, 45 students will have graduated this year between St. Stephens, Wyoming Indian High School, ...

High school class completes book of ghost stories

For the third year, Alma Law -- a English teacher at Riverton High School -- has led his English II honors students in writing a book of ghost stories based on ...

BLM hosts wildflower nature walk

The Bureau of Land Manage-ment and the Wyoming Native Plant Society is inviting local resients to celebrate National Trails Day on Saturday with a plant ...

Help for vets comes to FreCo

Lori Crump, a state of Wyoming veterans service officer, is available to meet with veterans and their families in June to discuss state and federal veterans' ...

Winifred Petro spent 31 years on the faculty at St. Stephen's Indian School. That's a good long career.
And she already had been teaching 23 years elsewhere ...

Still facing deficit, county to tap savings one more time

A half-day budget-cutting effort last week barely dented the $2.3 million shortfall.

When the Fremont County Commission met Tuesday, it had a $2.3 ...

Funding available for art grants

Grant funding in two categories of Wyoming Arts Council grants are still available and the application process is continuing.
Wyoming 501(c)3 nonprofit ...

Riverton touts Frontier success amid freeze on alternative schools

After the Wyoming legislature ordered a freeze on new alternative schools in the most recent legislative session, Riverton administrators have been amplying ...

Shoshone forest bike trail closes

The Washakie Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest has begun taking actions to close a non-system, user-built bike trail due to public safety and ...

Holiday dates to post-Civil War period

The first Memorial Day in the United States was established May 30, 1868, for the purpose of placing flowers and decorations in recognition of comrades dying ...

Ashgrove Elementary School students enjoyed a sunny day Thursday at Wolverine Field in Riverton, participating in the annual Spring Sports Day. Above, Cassidy ...

Summer fire season in Wyoming predicted to be easier than 2016

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Most of Wyoming, including the heavily forested northwest part of the state, is predicted to have a slightly below average to average large ...

Wyoming digest

New state test called WY-TOPP
CHEYENNE (AP) -- A Wyoming sixth-grader has won the state's contest to name the new statewide assessment.
Aiden ...

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Births

MARTEL
A baby was born to Jennifer Sekely of Lander and Nathan Martel of Lander at 1:45 a.m. May 24. The ...

 
 

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