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Restored wagons donated to Lander museum

Diving and soaring


Wolverine swimmers hope to make splash for success

Lit warning sign in place at site of fatal collision in May

Fire still burning in nearby states, but smoke dissipating

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UW donations dip, still top $40 million

CHEYENNE -- Private contributions to the University of Wyoming dropped for the second year in a row to about $46 million, a $10 million decrease from the record ...

Bus driver pleads guilty to fatal crash

GILLETTE -- A Gillette bus driver accused of killing three people after a crash last year in a construction zone will avoid prison after pleading guilty to ...


Company to move to Laramie
LARAMIE -- A San Diego-based manufacturer is planning to move its production operation from China to Laramie.
Plans were ...

Dubois Museum hosting book signing Saturday

Local historian Steve Banks will do a book signing 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Dubois Museum.
Banks edited the second edition of "Recollections ...

Fire still burning in nearby states, but smoke dissipating

Residents in Fremont County woke up Thursday able to see the surrounding mountains as smoke from regional wildfires started to diminish.
Kelly Allen, lead ...

Four flashing crosswalk signals have been installed in the 100 block of East Sunset Drive where 7-year-old Sophia Archer was killed in May.
Installation ...

Past board members testify in ex-director's trial

Carol Thiesse is charged with stealing from the Fremont County Pioneer Museum, which she once oversaw.

The defense began mounting its case Friday ...

RHS Hall of Fame inducting first group

The first inductions to the new Riverton High School Hall of Fame are set for Saturday night at the RHS Commons.
Dinner tickets for the 6:30 p.m. banquet and ...


Numbers are good at Ethete as fall approaches, with 30 players reporting for Wyoming Indian football.The Chiefs were winless a season ago after returning to ...

Both meets are on the road before the RHS home opener Sept. 4.

With 14 swimmers on their roster, the Riverton Lady Wolverines will interrupt ...

Baseball 'book' an urban legend

Somewhere, deep in the recesses of dugouts across America, it sits.
Managers refer to it countless times during games every day across the sprawling sporting ...

Cowgirls begin volleyball season with tough schedule in tow

LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming Cowgirl volleyball team and head coach Chad Callihan will begin the 2015 season Friday, by hosting the Rumble in the ...

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Diving and soaring

This week's spectacular gyrations in stock prices can be unnerving

If you had never invested in the stock market before and chose Monday as the day ...

Hackers, threats and embarrassment

Take two lessons from the Ashley Madison fiasco --one personal, one technological.

Every ZIP code in Wyoming has someone who signed up online for ...

Violence within tribes is evident

I am not against doing studies and tests to see if there is racism in the police department or violence on Native Americans by whites. If there is, it ...

Restored wagons donated to Lander museum

Freight wagons, surreys and buggies were how goods and people got around Fremont County in the early days. A recent donation to the Fremont County Pioneer ...

Riverton student earns speaking award at Yale

For the second consecutive year, a Riverton student has been named a top speaker at his university.
Robert H. Peck is a 2015 winner of the De Forest Prize at ...

Kinder, Dewey marry

Taunya M. Kinder and James D. Dewey, of Riverton, were married June 13, 2015, at the Chapel of the Sacred Heart on the south shore of Jackson Lake.
Bill ...

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