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No one was injured in a fire that destroyed a trailer home early Sunday in the 700 block of Rendezvous Road south of Riverton. Firefighters didn't know what ...

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BAUMANN
Robert "Trapper Bob" Baumann, 72, of rural Shoshoni, died from complications from esophageal ...

Two in county win LifePoint Mercy Awards

SageWest Health Care has announced that David Kauffman and Linda Tice have earned the 2016 Mercy Award, for the Lan-der and Riverton campuses, ...

Program educates on diabetes risk

A Wyoming Department of Health official is encouraging residents to take advantage of a new national campaign to learn more about their potential risk for ...

Drug coupons and vouchers can complicate prescriptions

What would make your medicines cheaper?
That's a question Americans are asking every time they go to the pharmacy and find the price of a maintenance drug ...

Washington coal terminal denied permit

The venture would have sent Wyoming coal to the seaside port for export to Asia.

SEATTLE (AP) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Monday denied a ...

Wyoming digest


Judge investigated after remark
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Some current and former Wyoming lawmakers as well as national religious groups are supporting a ...

Plan would triple kills in wolf hunt

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Montana officials want to triple the number of gray wolves hunters and trappers can kill in an area bordering Yellowstone National Park, ...

Flooding brings trouble to county

A resource center has opened at the Fremont County Fairgrounds in Riverton for residents affected by the flood.

Water levels were receding Tuesday ...

City preps new budget with state funding set to change

The city of Riverton is preparing for a tighter budget next year in light of funding changes produced during the state's recent legislative session.
The ...

When the same automobile dealership has been in the same family and the same place for 50 years, the big shots take notice. So, when the Guschewsky family ...

An emergency rock scaling project for the removal of large rocks from a hillside above U.S. 20/Wyoming 789 began Thursday in Wind River Canyon.
The $41,000 ...

Donelson, Stalley earn CWC emeritus honor

Two women have earned the professor emeritus distinction for their work at Central Wyoming College.
Patricia Stalley and Charlotte Donelson are this year's ...

'Madame Butterfly' encore Saturday; storm interfered with first airing in March

Lander Met Opera will bring Puccini's unforgettable masterwork Madame Butterfly back to Lander for a special encore performance on Saturday, May 14.
The ...

Wild horse, burro adoption May 21 at Honor Farm

The Bureau of Land Management and the Wyoming Honor Farm host a wild horse and burro adoption May 21 in Riverton.
It's the first of two adoptions to be held ...

Fremont County digest

Car seat safety event Monday
Monday, May 9, is Car Seat Check Event for Safe Kids Day in Fremont County. The event is observed locally from 2-6 p.m. ...

It was the wonder of the age when it arrived on the railroad in Buffalo back in 1913. The smoking, steaming behemoth arrived directly from the Case factory in ...

Rig count dips to another low

The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. dropped by five this week to 415, another all-time low amid depressed energy prices.
A year ...

Extending an abnormally wet spring, a record-breaking rainstorm drenched central Fremont County on Saturday, causing widespread flooding problems in Lander and ...

Union Pass killer won't return home before trial

Rain records smashed; flooding likely through Sunday

James Morrison, who shot and killed his neighbor April 12 near Dubois, will not be released on ...

 
 

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