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Former Wolverine star now athletic director at state champ Cody

Tony Hult is tasting success as the activities director at Cody High School.
The former Riverton High School athlete witnessed the Cody football team capture ...

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Deaths
BELL
Helen (Maulik) Bell, 75, formerly of Riverton, died Tuesday, Nov. 18, in Littleton, Colo. A memorial service will be at a later ...

RHS teams compete in Taco John's contest

Riverton High School students Rachael Wright and Shayna Hodge were the runners up in the annual Taco John's Culinary Cup competition Wednesday in Cheyenne. ...

City praises former airport board member

The Riverton City Council gave special recognition to former Riverton Regional Airport Board member Jim Matson on Tuesday at the council meeting. Matson ...

Blakeman wins second term as Dubois mayor

Twila Blakeman won a second term as Dubois mayor in the Nov. 4 general election with a win over Grant Miller. The count was 262 to 130, according to official ...

Women elected to Shoshoni Town Council want to restore civic pride

Both of the women elected to the Shoshoni Town Council on Nov. 4 spoke about their desire to restore civic pride in the rural community.
Officials results ...

Tax volunteer service valuable to low-income people and others

Editor:
If one or more of your readers would like to support a worthwhile community service program and have some fun doing it, I have a suggestion. Become a ...

Learning to be thankful, not fretful

Too often we serve up a plate full of holiday anxiety

Do you have a doozy of a story about a bad Thanksgiving?
Sorry. I don't want to hear ...

Power of the pen

Executive orders from a president are nothing new in this country

As expected, President Barack Obama on Thursday announced his executive order on ...

Wyoming teen convicted of killing guard in Nebraska

GERING, Neb. -- A Wyoming teenager has been convicted of second-degree murder in the death of a jail guard he strangled when she entered his cell at a juvenile ...

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Jackson propane blast investigated
JACKSON -- An explosion at a propane dealer in the Wyoming tourist town of Jackson forced the evacuation of several ...

New recommendation says sage grouse need three-mile buffer zone

BILLINGS, Mont. -- A government report with significant implications for the U.S. energy industry says the breeding grounds of a struggling bird species need a ...

No tuition increase for CWC students in 2015

Tuition at the University of Wyoming is going up next year, but Central Wyoming College is not following suit.
Students attending CWC and the state's other ...

CWC Health and Science Center to be named for McFarland

The new Health and Science Center at Central Wyoming College will be named in honor of former president Jo Anne McFarland.
The CWC Board of Trustees approved ...

New projects using 1 percent tax take shape; others done

Several more projects funded by Fremont County's optional 1 percent sales tax are in the works as the first few are finishing.
At a Fremont County Commission ...

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Births
CLARK
A son was born to Karyn Clark of Riverton and Spencer Clark of Riverton at 4:48 a.m. Aug. 3 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby ...

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Births
CONDON
A daughter was born to Melissa Arthur of Riverton and Sylas Condon of Riverton at 10:55 a.m. Oct. 8 at SageWest Health Care. The baby ...

Gioacchino Rossini's opera "The Barber of Seville" will be presented by the Met Opera at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Fremont County Library in Lander.
Rossini ...

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UW approves tuition increase
LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees has approved a 5 percent tuition increase for some courses for ...

Changes in nuke missile command set in Wyoming, Montana, North Dakota

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- The Pentagon will spend an additional $10 billion to correct deep problems of neglect and mismanagement within the nation's ...

 
 

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