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South Broadway between Main Street and Washington Avenue closed down for Riverton's "Alive at 5" on Thursday, July 21, with music, bouncy houses, food and ...

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Music on the Lawn: Lost Springs Band, a classic rock and country ...

Smaller fire near Lander fully contained

From staff reports
The Shoshone Lake Fire west of Lander has been contained.
It was reported July 19 about 15 miles west of Lander on the Washakie Ranger ...

Judith Elaine DuBry

Fremont County native Judith Elaine DuBry of Gothenburg, Nebraska, died Wednesday, July 20, 2016, in Kearney, Nebraska. She was 69 years old.
She was born ...

Good turnout and good times at Pavillion reunion

Editor:
A big thank-you to all those who helped organize the reunion of Pavillon High School graduates, spouses and staff.
There were 165 who attended at ...

Tuesday notes

Mother Nature's warmth
Weather forecasters who predicted 2016's hottest stretch of weather in the Wind River Basin last week had it right. We saw ...

Ferrets returning to area where they nearly vanished

The release will complete the circle of a story that began in 1981.

MEETEETSE (AP) -- Long gone from these parts, black-footed ferrets still appear on ...

Man charged in father-son kidnap, murder case hangs himself in jail

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Adding a new twist to an already bizarre kidnapping and murder case, a man charged in the killing of a Utah train worker has died after ...

FCAG funds to requesters total $285k for the year

Ten organizations in Fremont County are receiving a total of $284,517 after the Fremont County Association of Governments finalized last week its distribution ...

Wyoming digest

Fugitive has Wyoming ties
RAPIC CITY (S.D.) -- The U.S. Marshals Service has added a South Dakota man who has been on the run for nearly eight years to ...

Allen says his second term would stabilize commission

Fremont County Commissioner Larry Allen is the board's only incumbent seeking re-election this fall.
If he's defeated, he said the board would lose important ...

The Lava Mountain Fire west of Dubois covered 8,020 acres Tuesday morning, having grown more than 1,150 acres overnight.
It remains 0 percent ...

New carrier's passenger boardings beat projections so far

New jet service provider Denver Air Connection already is exceeding passenger projections at Riverton Regional Airport since starting service July 1. The new ...

Betty Jean Ferris

No service is planned for Betty Jean Ferris, age 82, who died on July 8 at Brookdale Nursing home in Kerrville Texas.
She was born Jan. 13, 1934 in Akron, ...

Higher state park fees better than cutbacks in public access

Editor:
Referring to the news of how state park entrance fees might be raised, I would be all for it.
People around here have no idea what a great deal they ...

Victory in the second-place game punched the Majors all-stars' ticket to the state tournament.

Paxton Rees stepped to the plate in the bottom of the ...

Sauger on rise in local waters

For the past four years, a cooperative effort involving Wyoming Game and Fish, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the Shoshone and Arapaho tribes has aimed to ...

CWC set to accredit Job Corps courses

The Wind River Job Corps is working to get some of its curriculum accredited at Central Wyoming College, which would allow the center's students seeking ...

Asher Adams homered in a 17-6 setback, which eliminated the all-stars from the tourney.

Lander's Majors all-stars scored four runs in the first ...

Fundraising for Whiskey Mountain Conservation Camp under way

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has launched a campaign to raise money to renovate and preserve theWhiskey Mountain Conservation Camp outside Dubois. The ...

 
 

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