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Continuing progress reported for injured rural firefighter at burn center in Colorado

The firefighter who was burned last month during an incident in rural Fremont County continues to show improvement at a hospital in Colorado, officials said ...

Five applicants so far for vacant CWC trustee slot

Five people had completed applications for the open spot on the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees as of Thursday afternoon.
The applicant pool ...

Gov. Matt Mead has chosen Sergio Maldonado as the state's new liaison with the Northern Arapaho Tribe.
Maldonado is scheduled to begin serving as liaison Oct. ...

Swimmers set for final regular-season meets

The Riverton Lady Wolverine girls swim team will head north with a dual meet in Sheridan on Friday and an invitational meet in Gillette on Saturday.
They will ...

One-game playoff seriously flawed

Here I thought baseball's regular season was only 162 games.
Silly me.
Tell that to Pirates and Yankees fans right about now, following their respective ...

The Rustlers fought valiantly, but fell to conference rival Casper College.

The Central Wyoming College volleyball team returned home for its first ...

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Deaths
BARQUIN
James "Little Jim" Barquin III, 67, of Kinnear, died Tuesday, Oct. 6, at Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. Services are ...

Fall's favorite fruit plays nice with others in both sweet and savory dishes.

They're crunchy and delicious out of hand. Not to mention crazy ...

Government 'would have been crazy' to turn down grouse plan

Editor:
The federal government would have been crazy to turn down the sage grouse plan put together by the working group in Wyoming, which is why I thought ...

Answering the call

Notice our special Fire Week pages today, and salute our firefighters

In the early 1900s, when Riverton, Pavillion, Shoshoni, Dubois, Hudson, ...

Digest

Reward upped for missing woman
CASPER -- The family of a Casper woman who has been missing since last October is increasing the reward offered for ...

Man sentenced in fossil case

CHEYENNE -- A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced a Colorado man to one year of probation for understating the value of unspecified fossils imported from China ...

Yellowstone sets new record with 3.8 million visits this year

Yellowstone National Park has set a record this year with more than 3.8 million visits at the end of September, and is on track to top 4 million visits by the ...

Man arrested for pointing, firing weapon

A Riverton man was arrested Tuesday evening after pointing a gun at his neighbor and then, reportedly, firing the weapon into the air.
No one was injured in ...

Local departments observe National Fire Prevention Week through Saturday.

During National Fire Prevention Week, local firefighters spend time ...

Suit challenges law on data gathering; LeBrun a defendant

A lawsuit filed Sept. 29 aimed at invalidating two Wyoming laws restricting data collection on open land names Fremont County Pat LeBrun as a defendant. ...

Wind River and Shoshoni renew their high school football rivalry Friday at Bailey Field in Shoshoni. Kickoff is at 7 p.m.
The rivalry started in 1954, 15 ...

RHS volleyball hosts Casper opponents

The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team begin their second round of Class 4-A West conference play with games Thursday and Friday in Wolverine ...

Today

Deaths
BISBEE
Claudean F. Bisbee, 89, of Pavillion, died Sunday, Oct. 3, at Help for Health Hospice Home. A viewing will be 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, ...

Recoil Tactical on the 900 block of Webbwood Road in Riverton is offering a unique line of items for firearm enthusiasts.
Owner Chris Abernathy, opened the ...

 
 

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