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Evelyn Bunker

Evelyn Bunker, of Lander, died Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. She was 80 years old.
Per her request, cremation has ...

Wyoming Extends Contract for Larry Shyatt through April, '19

Shyatt Has Won Over 60 Percent of His Games as Head Coach of the Cowboys

LARAMIE, Wyo. (June 17, 2014) - University of Wyoming Athletics ...

Paxton edges fellow Riverton golfer Waxler for state match play title

Early in the title match, Waxler grabbed the early lead, but Paxton caught fire on the last four holes to win the tournament.

In an all-Riverton ...

Good start for Riverton team at big softball event

The Riverton U.S. Energy Under-18 team is off to a 2-0 start in its home fastpitch softball tournament.
In early pool play games on Saturday, Riverton edged ...

Barquin and Vogel qualify to compete in National High School Finals Rodeo

One Fremont County cowboy and cowgirl qualified for the National High School Rodeo finals on Saturday afternoon in the state finals in Douglas.
In the team ...

Kaylee Burnett was calm under pressure all season long on her way to winning the women's all-around rodeo title in the Central Rocky Mountain Region.
Burnett ...

Wyoming digest

Nearly half state's oil, gas wells uninspected
CHEYENNE -- Almost half of all newly drilled oil and gas wells considered high pollution risks in ...

Program helps single moms climb to independence

LARAMIE -- Clutching tissues and smiling at their children, seven women commemorated the start of a new chapter in their lives during a CLIMB Wyoming graduation ...

Bureaucracy's boring old battles

Our nation's quagmire of legal hurdles and safeguards is one of life's great annoyances.

Sometimes you just need to vent your frustrations.Experts ...

Consider the 'whole picture' on the welfare of animals

Editor:
This is in reply to the rather callous mindset of Jenny Larnder's letter regarding helping the little dog out of a bad situation.
Such attitudes ...

The Dad questionnaire

Use part of this day to understand the old man a little better than before

Several times now we have mentioned the office visit of a teen-ager a few ...

Riverton sent five delegates to American Legion Auxiliary Girls State 63 years ago this week for a mock legislative session, a mock election, mock courtroom ...

Agency hosting new safety fair on reservation

The Wind River Summer Safety Fair will be Wednesday in Ethete.
The event will have fire trucks on display and a rollover crash simulator, fire house and DUI ...

Organizations from the Wind River Indian Reservation say they had a successful event for young people again this year during the Wind River Youth Conference at ...

The South Pass City State Historic Site will offer public tours of the Carissa Mine at 2 p.m. Thursday through Sundays through Labor Day.
The public will be ...

Prices increase for Fremont County Fair evening tickets

Going to the Fremont County Fair night shows is going to be slightly more expensive this year.
Night show tickets have gone up by $2, meaning adults will pay ...

Pollinator Party to introduce citizens to area bees, butterflies

The University of Wyoming Biodiversity Institute will host a Pollinator Party from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at Sawmill Campground in Sinks Canyon State Park. ...

The Wind River Environmental Quality Commission gave a demonstration May 19 of a new trash-hauling truck paid for with funds from a $999,000 grant.
Ryan ...

Solid waste district eyes personnel savings

Cost-cutting measures already implemented this year include reducing facility hours, switching to compacting trash, and sending all household trash to the ...

College to eliminate course credit for rodeo practice

A change in course fees and credits for equine studies at Central Wyoming College should have a positive financial impact on students in the Rustler rodeo ...

 
 

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