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Marine Corps League commandant Grant Clark saluted the Veterans of Foreign Wars monument in Mountain View Cemetery at a Memorial Day service held Monday ...

Three locals to serve at Dem convention

Three Fremont County residents will attend the Democratic National Convention this summer in official capacities.
During the Wyoming Democratic Party ...

Riverton saving $30K on pooling, drainage work

Carpet replacement was cancelled due to budgetary constraints.


The City of Riverton is saving money on a local improvement project to resolve the ...

Spring enrollment up at CWC; numbers could boost revenues

This spring's enrollment totals at Central Wyoming College "just barely" exceeded the numbers recorded during the same time last year.
Institutional ...

Lottery expansion facing long odds despide potential to boost revenues

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- As the state loses millions of dollars in revenue from its declining minerals extraction industry, the new Wyoming Lottery has started ...

Wyoming digest

Laramie, North Platte still running high
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Minor flooding continues along parts of the Laramie River in southeast Wyoming.
The river is ...

National parks expect to see record year

CHEYENNE (TNS) - First, a woman was caught on video trying to pet the national mammal.
Then, a pair of French Canadian tourists put a calf of said animal in ...

Transition help key to addiction battle

For those battling addiction, the steps towards sobriety can be difficult.
While attending an inpatient facility to learn how to treat and manage an addiction ...

Fremont County law enforcement part of Click It or Ticket campaign

For the first quarter of 2016, Fremont County reported 151 traffic crashes, one person killed and 25 injured.

Through June 5, Fremont County law ...

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Births

WASHINGTON
A son was born to Marie Rose Washington of Lander and Daniel Jay Washington of Lander at 2:51 ...

Sports

Riverton's three-time defending Class 4-A state champion golfer will play in a sectional qualifier in Memphis, Tennessee on June 6.


Riverton High ...

The Rockies won their first two games of the season, while Lander's Giants are the only unbeaten club.


Nearly a month into the season, the Red Sox ...

Words of wisdom

Anthony Black, left, of the Giants, got some advice from coach Travis Draper during a game against the Yankees at Saban Little League Complex in Riverton on ...

Sheridan good, but can be better

Next year, when the first two rounds of the Wyoming high football playoffs begin, there may be some changes.
Fans, you'll need to bring your own lawn chairs ...

Opinion / Community

Tuesday notes

Back in the saddle
Your daily newspaper staff appreciated the day off on Monday. Our publication schedule was not affected, but we did keep the doors ...

Sex assaults at UW may be up due to better reporting

Editor:
The University of Wyoming reports sexual assaults have increased on campus. That is not good news. But it also is possible that there aren't actually ...

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