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American Indian performers came to Riverton schools in May to teach students about various cultural aspects, including dances, history
and food. Local ...

Our semi-wild Wyoming world

Life-and-death battles are going on all around use, and sometimes I'm drawn in.

To live in rural America often resembles an Audubon Society tour. ...

Ada Marie Compton

Ada Marie Compton died Tuesday, May 31, 2016.
An all-night visitation will begin at 5 p.m. Monday, June 6, at Rocky Mountain Hall in Fort Washakie. ...

Raiders DH rescheduled

The Riverton Raiders double-header against Rock Springs scheduled for Tuesday at Roy Peck Field was postponed to June 14.
The Raiders will host the Roy Peck ...

Sizzle cooks at Casper tourney

The U14 Riverton AAU volleyball squad finished third in a field of 27 teams at the regional event.

Volleyball squads from across Wyoming took to ...

State soccer magical event

When I arrived at the Big Horn Equestrian Center in Sheridan for the Wyoming state soccer championships on Saturday, I was truly awed by the lush, green ...

Rustlers head coach Al Lara added another Riverton Wolverine to his growing stable of athletes.

Central Wyoming College head cross country coach Al ...

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Births

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A son was born to Marie Rose Washington of Lander and Daniel Jay Washington of Lander at 2:51 ...

Fremont County law enforcement part of Click It or Ticket campaign

For the first quarter of 2016, Fremont County reported 151 traffic crashes, one person killed and 25 injured.

Through June 5, Fremont County law ...

Hazel J. Strader

Hazel J. Strader died May 23, 2016. She was 92.
She was born June 7, 1923, to Irvin and Bernadette (Hereford) Johnson in Evanston. She is survived by children ...

Vernon "Vern" Cole

Vernon "Vern" Cole of Dubois died at his home on Sunday, May 15, 2016. He was 82.
There are no services planned.
Vernon Peter Cole was born on July 10, 1933, ...

Sex assaults at UW may be up due to better reporting

Editor:
The University of Wyoming reports sexual assaults have increased on campus. That is not good news. But it also is possible that there aren't actually ...

Tuesday notes

Back in the saddle
Your daily newspaper staff appreciated the day off on Monday. Our publication schedule was not affected, but we did keep the doors ...

National parks expect to see record year

CHEYENNE (TNS) - First, a woman was caught on video trying to pet the national mammal.
Then, a pair of French Canadian tourists put a calf of said animal in ...

Wyoming digest

Laramie, North Platte still running high
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Minor flooding continues along parts of the Laramie River in southeast Wyoming.
The river is ...

Lottery expansion facing long odds despide potential to boost revenues

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- As the state loses millions of dollars in revenue from its declining minerals extraction industry, the new Wyoming Lottery has started ...

Spring enrollment up at CWC; numbers could boost revenues

This spring's enrollment totals at Central Wyoming College "just barely" exceeded the numbers recorded during the same time last year.
Institutional ...

Riverton saving $30K on pooling, drainage work

Carpet replacement was cancelled due to budgetary constraints.


The City of Riverton is saving money on a local improvement project to resolve the ...

Three locals to serve at Dem convention

Three Fremont County residents will attend the Democratic National Convention this summer in official capacities.
During the Wyoming Democratic Party ...

Home for Horses

New sanctuary in county provides safe place for wild mustangs

At a spacious ranch north of Lander on the Wind River Indian Reservation, 130 wild ...

 
 

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