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Lilly Wright, 15, has been raising goats all her life. She participated the pee wee goat show with a pygmy goat named Gracie when she was 1 year old. This ...

Malek takes another crack at commission seat; cites county knowledge

Joe Malek, who lives near Ray Lake off of Highway 287, is hoping to replace Fremont County Commissioner Andi Clifford next year to represent District 1.
It's ...

BIA set to take over programs; tribes still split

Federal control could come in October
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has told the Shoshone Business Council to prepare for the federal government to take ...

Wyoming digest


Progress seen in lake trout battle
CODY (AP) -- Wildlife managers are making headway with their programs to reduce the number of voracious lake trout ...

Missing teen located in Teton Park; had changed appearance

MOOSE (AP) -- Searchers located an Ohio teen who went missing in Grand Teton National Park on Saturday and tracked her down after she fled when authorities ...

Rig count up one in U.S.; Wyoming stays the same

HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by one this week to 464.
A year ago, 884 rigs were active. Depressed ...

Circus parade names winners

The annual Shrine Circus Parade in Riverton crowned winners in six themed categories. Children ages 11 and younger came dressed as clowns, entertainers and ...

Kaitlyn Kiser, 11, competed in intermediate poultry showmanship Friday. Joyce Conger, left, judged all poultry shows Friday at the Fremont County ...

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- Tuesday's page 1 rodeo photo in the print edition should have said 90-year-old World War II veteran Jack ...

Eli Griffin and his cat named Jake were among many competitors in the pee wee cat show that offered fun categories such as longest cat tail and best costume ...

Watson says he'd bring innovation to council

Randy Watson is often seen coaching or volunteering in Riverton, but now hopes to represent Ward 3 on the city's council, too.
Watson, along with former ...

Wyoming digest

Evac orders lifted on B-T fire
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Fire officials hope to have full containment by Sunday on the largest wildfire in Wyoming this ...

UW employment might dip by 400

LARAMIE (AP) -- University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols says UW may have as many as 400 fewer employees after accounting for budget cuts and other ...

City man gets 40 to 50 years for second rape

After his arrest for rape in 2014, a Riverton man spent 648 days in jail before finally being sentenced Thursday.
Jeremy Michael Williams claimed his couldn't ...

Bebout says ethics flap may be tied to Cindy Hill controversy

This week's ethics complaint against state Sen. Eli Bebout, R-Riverton, and other members of Wyoming government was brought by several residents who say they ...

Cody-area fire takes two houses; reservoir closed

CODY (AP) -- More firefighting resources and calmer winds on Thursday helped curtail a wildfire that destroyed two rural homes and six outbuildings in northwest ...

Overheard at the fair...

The rush of the fair shows and exhibits had worn down by about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday. The swine were asleep, and some goat and sheep settled into their favorite ...

Behind the wheel of this big-wheeled vehicle named Wicked was Kreg Christensen of Utah, who bounced off squashed cars Thursday during the monster truck show at ...


Mady Dolcater won fair's top prize with 'substitute' animal


If anyone at the Fremont County Fair could be considered a prodigy of sheep showing, ...

County to ease Title 25 concerns with outside hire

Fremont County plans to hire a new employee to drive involuntarily-detained psychiatric patients from local hospitals to other facilities in the state.
The ...

 
 

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