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Two motorcyclists died over the weekend in separate incidents in Riverton.
Officials said James Caples, 41, of Riverton, died of head trauma after crashing ...

Riverview fire was legal try to burn old house Friday night

The structure fire that drew the attention of motorists Friday evening in west Riverton was set intentionally and legally, officials said Tuesday. ...

Veteran Gary Reach, center, led a performance of "Taps" at a Memorial Day service Monday at Mountain View Cemetery in Riverton. Bagpiper, Hank Stuebkler, 15, ...

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Shauna Marie Lee-Carr, 56, of Lander, died Thursday morning, May 25, 2017 at Wind River ...

Riverton's four-time state champion lifted one final high school trophy at the Class 4-A West regional tournament in Casper.


Easton Paxton is one ...

Paxton Rees of the Yankees, center, found himself caught in a rundown between second and third base during the Giants' 18-17 win against the Angels at Riverton ...

Baseball marathons have charm all their own

If you're planning to head up to Riverton Babe Ruth Field to take in some local youth baseball anytime soon, it would certainly behoove one to count on a ...

Lee Martinez spent nearly a half-century as a Fremont County youth baseball umpire and was honored on Opening Day.

Anyone who has played youth ...

Lander's Sawyer Hitchew delivered a pitch during his team's 18-15 victory against the Yankees at Riverton Babe Ruth Field on ...

Aiming high in alpine science

Central Wyoming College hopes to develop its newly branded Alpine Science Institute into a nationally renowned program at the school.
The ASI exposes students ...

Volunteers turned out Saturday morning to prepare hundreds of graves at Mountain View Cemetery. Grace Fike placed Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign ...

Still facing deficit, county to tap savings one more time

A half-day budget-cutting effort last week barely dented the $2.3 million shortfall.

When the Fremont County Commission met Tuesday, it had a $2.3 ...

Holiday dates to post-Civil War period

The first Memorial Day in the United States was established May 30, 1868, for the purpose of placing flowers and decorations in recognition of comrades dying ...

Satisfied with lone magpie

Regular readers know that I'm a bird enthusiast. But I stop short of calling myself a birder, someone who goes out and finds and identifies birds, because I ...

FreCo residents get citizenship in Grand Teton

Residents from Riverton, Lander and Fort Washakie were among 17 became U.S. citizens Friday under the backdrop of Grand Teton National Park.
Judge Kelly H. ...

Ashgrove Elementary School students enjoyed a sunny day Thursday at Wolverine Field in Riverton, participating in the annual Spring Sports Day. Above, Cassidy ...

Summer fire season in Wyoming predicted to be easier than 2016

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Most of Wyoming, including the heavily forested northwest part of the state, is predicted to have a slightly below average to average large ...

Local student takes 2nd in literary contest

Lander 11th grader Chancelor Foutz placed 2nd in Wyoming Level 3 (grades 9-12) at the 2016-17 Letters About Literature competition. The Wyoming State Library ...

Lander PALS teams up with Arapaho artist

PALS, or Promoting Arts in Lander, teamed up with Arapaho artist Robert Martinez last week to be the featured visiting artist of their new program this year: ...

Wyoming digest

New state test called WY-TOPP
CHEYENNE (AP) -- A Wyoming sixth-grader has won the state's contest to name the new statewide assessment.
Aiden ...

 
 

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