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Local students present at UW symposium

Three students from Fremont County were among the 14 students will that presented their summer research projects Tuesday during the University of Wyoming's ...

SS services grow

Social Security Administration has expanded its service in Fremont County with the Video Service Delivery.
The service is a face-to-face interaction over a ...

Championship expedition race set for Wyoming this month

For the first time in its 16-year history, the Adventure Racing World Championship will be held in the United States as the Cameco Cowboy Tough Expedition Race ...

As back-to school nears, District 25 set for Aspen's new preschool

A new three-day-per-week preschool is set to debut at Aspen Early Learning Center this fall, a further expansion of the Fremont County School District 25's ...

It's called the Fremont County fair but a team roper made the long trip from Honolulu, Hawaii, this year and the rodeo lineup was dotted with entries from ...

Roadwork near Sweetwater Station now under way

A $2.85 million project starting this week between Lander and Muddy Gap will repair a pair of bridges and improve 5.98 miles of highway.
Prime contractor is ...

A year into the work, county's public-lands initiative gets wider attention

A year after Fremont County began working on land-use recommendations for more than 50,000 acres of Wilderness Study Areas, outside scrutiny has started to ...

No change in state rig tally

Wyoming's rig count was unchanged for the week, with no oil and gas drill rigs reported working in Fremont County.
The number of rigs exploring for oil and ...

Slide repairs commence Togwotee Pass

Repair of two landslides on U.S. 26/287 is under way between Dubois and Moran Junction.
The slides are located at mileposts 20.9 and 28.3 on U.S. 26/287, ...

Tibetan teacher plans retreat in Fort Washakie

The Buddhist master will also hold talks in Riverton and Lander.


Tibetan Buddhist teacher Shar Khentrul Rinpoche will visit Fremont County this ...

Officer injured during arrest process; Tasers used for third time in a week

A Riverton police officer suffered minor injuries early Thursday while attempting to arrest a suspected drug user.
It was the third time this week local ...

Yellowstone developing bison quarantine facility

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) -- Yellowstone National Park has decided to convert part of its bison trap into a temporary brucellosis quarantine facility.
The Bozeman ...

Wyoming man new Navy secretary

JACKSON (AP) -- A Wyoming man is now secretary of the U.S. Navy.
Richard Spencer was sworn in for the job Thursday in a ceremony at the Pentagon in Washington, ...

Wyoming digest

Students getting rabies treatment
JACKSON (AP) -- Public health officials are evaluating a group of people as a precaution after being exposed to wild ...

All kinds of cows were on display Friday morning at the Fremont County Fair and Rodeo.
The day began with youth beef cattle showmanship, followed by the ...

Case keeps pushing for an increase to wind tax

The Lander legislator has been a leading advocate for raising the rate from $1 per megawatt.

A Thursday discussion about wind energy was only ...

Hazy days

The Wind River Basin got a double dose of smoke this week from fires in other parts of the country.
During the first part of the week, National Weather ...

'Fremont County's Got Talent' Saturday at fair

Entries in any talent category are invited to the free stage at the fairgrounds for the contest, which runs Saturday from noon to 4 ...

Riverton's interim police chief, Eric Murphy, was sworn in Tuesday night as the permanent replacement to Mike Broadhead, who left the Riverton Police ...

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A son was born to Danielle Amos of Lander and Christian Amos of Riverton at 7:34 p.m. Aug. 1, at ...

 
 

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