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At some point, all this will end.
One of these weeks, the Lander Valley High School Tigers will walk off the field victorious.
Unfortunately, that night ...

The home team battled nationally ranked Gillette College, highlighted by freshman Kate Kling's second-place run in the women's race.

Never before in ...

Wolverines put up fight, lose to Torrington, 48-21

Riverton hosts Rawlins this Friday for its homecoming game.

TORRINGTON -- Behind a powerful and unstoppable offensive line, the Torrington ...

Wranglers roll past Saratoga on road, 57-0

The Shoshoni Wranglers continued to roll through the Class 1-A West with a 57-0 drubbing of Saratoga on the road Friday night in Carbon County.
The win lifts ...

U.S. rig count declines by 4; Wyoming unchanged

HOUSTON -- Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. this week declined by four to ...

Newly discovered spring shows fickle nature of Yellowstone thermal features

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- Last April, Yellowstone National Park officials noticed a new spring on Upper Terrace Drive near a popular parking lot that ...

Big country needs lots of power

Editor:
I appreciated the thoughtful discussion in the editorials about the future of coal in the nation.
I wish I could run my truck on the sun. I would ...

College pal was farm-boy strong

The UW running back was a heck of piano player too.

My friend J.C. Fowler grew up working on the huge produce farms his father managed as ...

A lesson to us

With the sage grouse, Wyoming proved a different path to resolving conflict can work

Against long odds at the outset, the greater sage grouse will ...

Native American Day observances reached into Wyoming Indian Elementary School 28 years ago this week.
The day was encouraged nationally by President Reagan ...

Digest

Meeting on road work Tuesday
A public meeting to discuss 2016-2017 highway improvements to North Federal Boulevard is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday ...

Head Start centers celebrate 50 years

The Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho Head Start celebrated 50 years Friday at the Fort Washakie center.
More than 4,000 children have enrolled in the ...

The Riverton Hospital Auxiliary donated $15,000 to the Central Wyoming College Foundation on Aug. 3.
"The donation will benefit scholarships designated for ...

An animal-related call is made to the Riverton Police Department almost every day. In October, Becki Weber will complete her first year as the RPD's first ...

CWC reworks pay structure; raises on the way for some

Employees with salaries below market rates also will receive retroactive pay.

Twenty-eight employees at Central Wyoming College will receive pay ...

Man pleads to string of shed, garage thefts from same night in March

A Riverton man has pleaded guilty to burglarizing a string of cars and garages one night in March.
Jeramie Vanzane Lewis, 30, on Friday pleaded guilty to ...

With grouse deal done, Species Act targeted for improvement

Wyoming Gov. Matt heads to Washington, D.C., this week to push for improvements to the Endangered Species Act.
Mead leads the Western Governors Association ...

Homecoming week at RHS features Harry Potter theme; parade on Friday

Riverton High School is looking toward a magical homecoming this year.
The Harry Potter-themed homecoming week"The Wizarding World of the Wolverines"kicks ...

East end of 17 Mile Road now reservation roadway

The first 11.57 miles of 17 Mile Road (Wyoming Highway 137) is officially under the jurisdiction of the Northern Arapaho and Eastern Shoshone tribes on the ...

Cowgirls v-ballers beat bengals in MWC

LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming Cowgirl volleyball team opened MW play with a 3-0 (25-22, 25-18, 25-19) victory over Boise State Thursday in the UniWyo ...

 
 

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