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Plenty of fun in the mud on rodeo night at the fair

Once again, the PRCA Ram Rodeo brought some top-notch cowboys and cowgirls to the Fremont County Fairgrounds.
The biggest names turned out for Monday's ...

Raiders drop second straight, eliminated from state tournament

Rock Springs scored eight runs in the eighth inning to eliminate the Riverton Raiders 14-4 from the American Legion A state baseball tournament in Laramie. ...

Riverton picked up a critical 2-1 win over North Washington night during the 14-year-old Pacific Northwest baseball regionals Thursday afternoon in Columbia ...

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Curt Gottshall Meet and Greet is noon to 2 p.m. at North Side Park in Lander. Gottshall is an Independent candidate for U.S. ...

Wind River Middle School announces spring honor roll

Wind River Middle School recently recognized the students who were named to the fourth-quarter honor roll for the 2013-2014 school year.

Principal's ...

Perea named July Cadet of the Month

The National Guard Youth Foundation has announced that Serena Perea, a graduate of the Wyoming Cowboy ChalleNGe Academy in Guernsey, is the July Cadet of the ...

Negotiating fairgrounds traffic this year is 'such a hassle'

Editor:
Oh, my goodness, what a mess. Trying to get in or out of the fairgrounds this week has been such a hassle. When it rained besides, everything was even ...

A chem teacher with sense of humor

That was Bob Mower, a classroom legend in his own time

Bob Mower's obituary flipped on my memory switch, and the light made me smile.
Mr. Mower was ...

Pavillion report

State is right not to give gas company a sneak preview

It always seemed such a poor idea for the State of Wyoming to delay releasing its official ...

Digest

Trial called off in nose biting
CODY -- A lawsuit stemming from an assault that cost a Cody man part of his nose is close to being resolved.
A trial ...

Man shot by police gets three years probation

Officers say he failed to drop a gun during a standoff.

GERING, Neb. -- A 29-year-old Wyoming man who was shot by a Nebraska police officer during a ...

The item was stolen from the Wyoming State Museum nearly a century ago.

CHEYENNE -- A World War I gas mask stolen from the Wyoming Capitol and missing ...

Bills to toughen poaching rules eyed by lawmakers

A legislative committee meets Tuesday in Thermopolis to work on the possible laws.

A Wyoming legislative committee is preparing to discuss two ...

Park to host variety of birds in education event Sunday

Sunset Park will be bursting with birds at 3 p.m. Sunday during Central Wyoming Aviary's first-ever Parrot Rescue Awareness Day.
"There will be little birds, ...

Carolyn Louise Anesi

Carolyn Louise Anesi died Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. She was 88 years old.
A memorial Mass will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. ...

Around the fair: Aug. 1

- The hefty steer of Hannah Nicol, 16, of Fort Washakie, has been misbehaving quite a bit, most likely because of the heat, she said.
"On weigh day he got ...

Stacey Louis Swank

Stacey Louis Swank, of Riverton, died Monday, July 28, 2014, at his home. He was 46 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and no services have been ...

A closer look into the insides of a squid awed the collective audience Thursday at the Fremont Center during the dissection demonstration at the Fremont County ...

Stone challenging Hornecker for county sheriff job

Mark Stone doesn't want to wait any longer to serve the citizens of Fremont County as sheriff.
He says he thought about running for election four years ago ...

Charles Robert Tucker

Charles Robert Tucker died Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. He was 94 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and there will be no ...

 
 

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