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BIRCKHEAD
Edward "Ed" L. Birckhead, 78, formerly of Fremont County, died Monday, March 9, at his home in Green River after a long battle with ...

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Births
VAUGHN
A daughter was born to Abbigail Mae Vaughn of Riverton and Travis James Vaughn of Riverton at 5:57 a.m. Feb. 5 at SageWest Health Care ...

UW to play Northern Iowa

LARAMIE -- Wyoming will playNorthernIowa in the NCAA Tournament on Friday in Seattle. The Cowboys are making their first appearance in the tournament since ...

The spectacle of two men pummeling each other with their bare fists arouses strong emotions.
Such was the case after a March 7 event in Riverton featuring ...

Bighorn sheep moved near Sinclair

POWELL -- Game managers have transplanted 25 bighorn sheep from the Big Horn Mountains in northern Wyoming to the Seminoe Mountains in the south-central part of ...

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State senator resigns seat
DOUGLAS -- Republican Party leaders in Converse and Platte counties have nominated three people to fill the state Senate seat ...

Swan numbers look good

JACKSON -- Trumpeter swan numbers in Wyoming, Idaho and Montana have risen about 25 percent from a year ago thanks in part to the birds learning to find new ...

Next three 1 percent jobs coming

The Riverton City Council has approved seeking bids for three neighborhood concrete repair projects recommended by the city's Fix Our Roads Citizens Committee. ...

Enrollment in federal health exchange near double this year

The number of Wyoming residents enrolled in a federal health insurance marketplace has nearly doubled this year.
In the second year of the marketplace, 21,092 ...

Other county offices in Riverton could find new homes as well once the new building is occupied.

The new Riverton justice center is projected to be ...

Consolation trophy out of reach for Lander boys as hoops season ends

CASPER -- Star Valley broke a scoreless tie in the last two minutes Saturday, outscoring the Lander Valley High School Tigers 9-2 to win the Class 3-A boys ...

Pokes are going dancing

LAS VEGAS -- Wyoming's Charles Hankerson Jr. ran over to the scorer's table and gave TV analyst Reggie Miller a giant bear hug.
"That's Reggie Miller!" he said ...

Gloom-and-doomers rarely get it right

Once it was predicted that traveling 30 mph by train would kill all the passengers.

When the small coal-burning locomotive dubbed Stephen's Rocket ...

Wyoming and Montana weigh moves on Powder River lawsuit

CHEYENNE -- Lawyers for Wyoming and Montana are weighing how to proceed in a lawsuit involving a dispute over allocation of water on the Tongue River.
The U.S. ...

Alternatives to bison slaughter proposed

BILLINGS, Mont. -- State and federal officials on Friday offered an array of options to overhaul a 15-year-old agreement that's led to the slaughter of ...

Yellowstone National Park's winter season draws to close; road plowing already starting

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- Yellowstone National Park is marking the end of its winter season with the last of the groomed roads closing to snowmobile and snow ...

The way it was: State tournament -- 2003

Fremont County played for hardware at the Class 3-A /4-A state high school basketball tournament this weekend, and the same thing happened 12 years ago.
Both ...

Library continues film series

The Riverton Branch Library will continue its second annual Native American Film Series on Wednesday with "The Activist," an award-winning film set in 1973 ...

CWC developing rubric to evaluate sabbatical requests

Faculty seeking sabbatical leave from Central Wyoming College will have to justify their requests in the future based on criteria being developed by academic ...

Experts provide support to high-altitude gardeners

With winter's end only a week away, some Fremont County residents are busy planning their gardens. Across Wyoming, people also are making preparations for ...

 
 

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