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Henry finishes in fifth at CWC cross country team's first meet

Hugh Henry paced the Central Wyoming College Rustlers cross country team with a fifth-place finish Friday night in Gillette.
The dual with national ...

LVHS runners log 30 to 50 miles during first week

Cross country coach Kevin Green has 25 boys and 10 girls out for the Lander Valley High School program this fall, and he expects to recruit more runners as the ...

It didn't take long Saturday to remember that the Riverton High School football team just started its 2014 football campaign with practices Monday.
Midway ...

A pair of Lander Valley High School golfers cracked the top 10 Friday during the Riverton Invitational.
In the boys individual standings, Trey Massey ...

The Wolverines opened their Class 4-A golf title defense after crushing the rest of the field by 61 strokes at the Riverton Invitational.
Riverton High ...

Speed a factor in Loop Road crash

Officials say a Lander man refused treatment after his vehicle plunged nearly 90 feet off the Loop Road near Lander.
According to the Fremont County Sheriff's ...

Friends of South Pass is hosting Run for the Gold, an ATV poker run and mine tour, on Aug. 31 at the state historic site.
Funds raised with the event will ...

District 21 board reviews student progress on tests

The Fremont County School District 21 Board of Trustees has reviewed results from the Measures of Academic Progress and Standardized Testing and Reporting ...

Wyoming digest

Missing student found dead in park
MOOSE --A Russian student who went missing in Grand Teton National Park has been found dead.
The body of ...

Officer charged in hot-car death of police dog

MILLS (AP) --A Wyoming police officer has pleaded not guilty to an animal-cruelty charge that alleges a police dog died after he left it in a hot patrol car ...

County pushes state to establish funding disbursement system

The program had been collecting money for five years, but rules for distributing it had never been finished.

Casting about for financial help for the ...

Malek retiring from candidacy

Joe Malek of Lander --who could be described as a "perennial candidate" for local office --is hanging up his campaign hat for good after losing to incumbent ...

Paying for wildland fires

It's time the federal government updated an outmoded funding model for this crucial function

Wyoming can thank two things for its easy wildfire ...

Man arrested after falling on officer

Sistenes Tofoya, 28, of Riverton, was arrested for battery and resisting arrest Aug. 17 after reportedly falling on top of an officer in the parking lot of ...

Alice Uden to be sentenced for killing husband in 1970s

The 75-year-old faces at least 20 years in prison but could get up to a life sentence.

CHEYENNE -- Alice and Gerald Uden were quietly living out their ...

The Wyoming Department of Education held its Fifth Annual Native American Education Conference on Aug. 12 and 13 at Central Wyoming College in Riverton.
The ...

Help take care of 1838 site before it is too late

Editor:
I was requested to have a portable toilet at the 1838 rendezvous site for use Aug. 15, 16 and 17 by the Riverton Jaycees, who had a permit to at the ...

Giving land a voice

Organizations seek to shield parts of Shoshone National Forest from motorized use

Flying at 14,000 feet gives an entirely different perspective of ...

WCC volunteers on a 10-day conservation project in county

The crews helped with resource management work on Crooks Creek, Middle Cottonwood and Cooper Creek.

Wyoming Conservation Corp recently volunteered ...

UW to host symposium marking the end of water adjudication

A lengthy, high-profile and often contentious case involving the adjudication of water rights in Wyoming's Wind-Big Horn River system is the subject of a Sept. ...

 
 

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