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BLM begins trail planning at Johnny Behind the Rocks

The Bureau of Land Management's field office in Lander is requesting public input as it conducts master trails planning in the Johnny Behind the Rocks ...

Temp library director aims to preserve local history

Jeannette Woodward isn't expecting to be helming Fremont County's libraries for long, but she still hopes to have an impact until a permanent director is ...

A dark past led to a bright future for CWC alumna

Jesse McIntosh Manley seemed to have her life figured out when she was a teenager. She graduated from Riverton High School and was playing ball for Central ...

Larry Kusel unloaded 15 mattresses and box-springs for Eagles Hope on Dec. 1, when the Riverton homeless shelter reopened after being closed since August. ...

Willow Creek's third graders were in the Christmas spirit Thursday night at their holiday ...

Library screens Gannett Peak film

Wyoming PBS and the Lander Library will host a screening Wednesday of "Highpointers," a documentary which chronicles the adventures of two teenage girls as ...

Local groups collecting toys for needy children

Not every child in Fremont County is expecting a gift this Christmas.
That's why several community ...

Woman claims innocence in felony theft case

At a Thursday arraignment, defense attorney Valerie Schoneberger denied that her client, Janet Lea Shaw, stole funds from the mushroom farm in Shoshoni.
Since ...

'Modern gold'

Conservation leaders to revitalize Middle Fork of Popo Agie River

A year after becoming the executive director of the Popo Agie Conservation ...

The Lander library will air a free encore of the Metropolitan Opera live broadcasted performance of Mozart's "The Magic Flute." Ray Charles, chairman of the ...

Lockdown at Wyoming penitentiary

RAWLINS, Wyo. (AP) -- Structural problems caused by shifting soil at the Wyoming State Penitentiary led to an inmate lockdown while workers repaired several ...

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Births

DURAN
A daughter was born to Odetta Oldman of Riverton and Newell T. Duran II of Riverton at 4:59 p.m. ...

Wyoming digest

Police dog found after crash
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) -- A police dog has been found after jumping out of his partner's patrol car and running away following ...

Pepper spray prompts evac

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) -- Campus security briefly evacuated a building at Casper College after a student accidentally fired pepper spray into her purse.
Chemicals ...

Veterans Park Committee seeking donors to purchase memorial bricks

The Riverton Veterans Park Committee is getting ready to roll out the first phase of a park improvement project by beginning fundraising efforts.
Kent Cook ...

CWC to present Christmas concert, Bar J Wranglers

Central Wyoming College will present its annual Festival of Carols performance Sunday at 2. p.m. in the Robert A. Peck Center theater. This year's performance ...

DEQ: Pavillion study not a national statement on gas production practices

When the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality finalized its study last month on groundwater around the Pavillion Gas Field, pro-fracking mouthpiece ...

Mead doesn't want in Trump administration

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) -- Wyoming's governor says he wouldn't be interested in taking a job in Donald Trump's administration.
Mead has been governor of Wyoming ...

Jason Baldes, executive director of the Wind River Native Advocacy Center, gave a presentation Wednesday at Ashgrove Elementary School on the many ways the ...

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Deaths

MYERS
James C. Myers III, 16, died on December 5 at the Primary Children's Hospital in Salt Lake City, ...

 
 

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