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Chicks, ducklings a common source of salmonella bacteria

A Wyoming Department of Health representative wants to remind the public that chicks and ducklings -- animals that often are bought in the spring -- can carry ...

Outreach enrollment growing at college; dip noted in Dubois

Second Wind program ends in June

Dubois was the only Central Wyoming College service area to see a decrease in outreach participation last ...

Digest

Trial coming in murder scheme
CASPER -- A Wyoming State Penitentiary inmate accused of trying to hire someone to kill his parents so he could collect ...

Airline on-time performance up, but boardings sharply lower

About 770 people boarded a flight at Riverton Regional Airport in January and February. That's about half of the roughly 1,200 who flew in those months in ...

Wyoming digest

Plane lands on highway near Thermopolis
THERMOPOLIS -- A pilot safely landed his single-engine plane on a highway in rural central Wyoming after the ...

The way it was: Toastmistresses -- 1974

Among the Toastmasters service club's missions is to instill confidence in public speaking among its members. The club was prominent in Fremont County 41 years ...

BLM to conduct prescribed burn in county

The Bureau of Land Management will conduct a prescribed burn along the foothills of the south side of Green Mountain in an area known as the Hadsell Pasture, ...

Antique Easter decor on display

A new display in the lobby of the Fremont County Pioneer Museum shows some vintage Easter decorations and cards from the late 1800s through the 1930s.
The ...

Library hosting LEGO Robotics club in April

The Riverton Branch Library is inviting children to sign up for LEGO Robotics in April.
The club is open to children ages 8 to 12 who want to build and ...

Museum selling commemorative coin to mark 100th anniversary

The Fremont County Pioneer Association is producing a pure silver commemorative coin to mark the 100th anniversary of the Fremont County Pioneer Museum.
Only ...

UW Extension offices offering pesticide schools

The Fremont County Extension Service and Fremont County Weed and Pest are planning two private pesticide certification schools this spring.
Any farmer, ...

Man cited for DUI after rolling car three times

A deputy found the abandoned vehicle about 250 feet off of the highway down a 25-foot embankment.

A Lander man who had been released on bond for ...

Pneumonia has been killing bighorn sheep in Fremont County, and scientists don't know why.
So they went to the mountains to try to find out.
The illness ...

County population slides 0.9 percent, still up since 2010

Perhaps affected by the beginnings of the energy downturn, Fremont County's estimated population fell last year after posting gains every year since 2010.
New ...

Businesses selling recreation vehicles feeling oil slump

Last in a series

Between November and the beginning of January Wyoming oil producers idled six oil rigs. Many remain operating, however, production ...

Man pleads not guilty to assault of two foster children in his care

The alleged crimes occurred seven years ago.

A Lander man pleaded not guilty to two charges of sexual abuse of a minor Thursday at an arraignment in ...

Museum's April events to discuss soldiers, sheep, Scottish heritage

The Fremont County Pioneer Museum kicks off its spring schedule in April with two speakers programs and a Children's Exploration program.
"Buffalo Soldiers at ...

County GOP elects new officers

The Fremont County Republican Party elected new leadership March 17. Former Riverton City Council member and mayoral candidate Rich Gard was chosen as the new ...

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Deaths
NANEZ
Manuel DeLean Nanez (Lion), 65, formerly of Riverton, died Saturday, March 7, in Loveland, Colo. Cremation has taken place. Condolences ...

Digest

Bird flu found in Wyoming
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Game and Fish Department on Thursday urged people to be careful handling wild or domestic fowl because ...

 
 

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