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Ideas told for tribe-owned land near Honor Farm

Developers hope to build retail stores, apartment buildings, a theater and a bowling center on the property.

The Eastern Shoshone Tribe recently ...

A silver 2013 Ford F150 pickup rear-ended a parked 1998 Freightliner semi truck at about 11 a.m. Tuesday on the 1000 block of North Federal Boulevard in ...

In third day of Morrison trial, disputes over who did what, when

When James Morrison drove down a Union Pass road April 7, defense attorneys said neighbor Paul Good put a hand on a gun and shouted curse words at Morrison, ...

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Corrections

- Tuesday's page one article "Riverton Hall of Fame inducts second group" should have said Alison Rees participated in Odyssey of the ...

Shakespeare 'First Folio' exhibit ending Friday at state museum

This first-ever national tour of one of the world's most influential books, Shakespeare's First Folio, celebrates 400 years of Shakespeare and his legacy. The ...

Wyoming digest

School enrollment down 1,000-plus statewide
GILLETTE (AP) -- Wyoming public schools reported losing more than 1,000 students between October 2015 and ...

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Births

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A son was born to Sami McRae of Lander and Mike McRae of Lander at 5:38 a.m. September 22 at ...

More officials now favor siting new state prison

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming lawmakers must decide whether to repair the crumbling state prison in Rawlins or spend even more to build a new facility.
Shifting ...

Neighbors for nearly a decade, James Morrison and Paul Good were also friends before their relationship soured a few years ago.
According to defense attorney ...

The second Riverton High School Hall of Fame class was inducted Sept. 24 at Riverton Middle School.
The class consisted of six individuals and one team ...

Threat at senior center 'taken very seriously,' authorities say

After receiving food from the Riverton Senior Citizens Center Aug. 31, Cassandra Goggles drunkenly shouted "I'm gonna kill every one of you" in a fit of rage ...

Fall begins with wettest non-snow period ever for dates

The wettest September period that did not include snowfall finally relented Saturday night in ...

$25k spent for primary county commission races; Allen used the most

The race for the Fremont County Commission dominated campaign expenditures during the primary cycle, with at least $25,500 spent among all candidates.
Gary ...

Fire season in Yellowstone region worst since '88 blaze

Wildfire season this summer in the greater Yellowstone region is being called the worst in decades.
A larger percentage of Yellow-stone National Park itself ...

Fremont County digest

Music sessions at Dubois Museum
Due to popular demand the jams are back, not cherry either. The Dubois Museum is starting their second season of ...

Splash Pad hits fundraising milestone with eye on 2017

September has been a good month for the Riverton Wyoming Splash Pad group, which is working hard to raise money to build a water feature at the Riverton City ...

Colorful ceremony at rural fire hall follows outing for veterans

His infectious grin, his quick sense of humor and the glint in his eye made everyone ...

Wyoming game touched by student demonstration at Eastern Michigan

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) -- Eastern Michigan University strongly supports the right of students to peacefully demonstrate about issues that are important to them, ...

The way it was: Schwartz for Senate -- 1936

In the depths of the Great Depression, both Wyoming and Fremont County went for the Democratic presidential candidate -- incumbent Franklin D. Roosevelt -- in ...

Trooper was trying to stop wrong-way car before collision

Details have emerged in the head-on collision between at a Wyoming Highway Patrol cruiser and Chevrolet passenger car that was driving the wrong way on ...

 
 

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