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UW reflects on triple OT game

LARAMIER00;-- There was a lot to reflect on following the University of Wyoming's 70-65 triple-overtime win at Fresno State last Saturday.
The story was ...

Tigers host two days of cross country ski races

Two days of cross country ski races were jam -packed with athletes from around the state at the Lander Valley High School Invitational,
In Friday's ...

Raiders set organizational meeting for Thursday

A preseason/registration meeting for the Elks-Legion Raiders baseball team is 7:30 pm, Thursday, Jan. 22, at the Riverton Library.
Players are asked to bring ...

Northwest College saved its offensive explosion for the final minutes Tuesday night to rally for an 86-72 win against the Central Wyoming College Rustlers in a ...

Deadlocked with Northwest College 50-50 in the final two minutes, the Central Wyoming College Rustlers women's basketball team didn't fold under pressure ...

Wyoming water panel looks over projects added by lawmakers

The programs include $2.6 million for spillway work at Bull Lake.

CHEYENNE --Some members of the state Water Development Commission voiced concerns ...

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Community calendar
FRIDAY
Family Movie Night is 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the activity room at the Dubois Library, 202 N. First St. Popcorn and lemonade ...

How are those New Year's resolutions working out for you?
Many resolutions to eat better and lose weight are born from holiday binge-eating guilt and regret. ...

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Deaths
BAKER
George L. Baker, 75, formerly of Fremont County, died Saturday, Jan. 17, at his home in Wheatland. A funeral service will be at 1 p.m. ...

Medicaid talks to begin in Legislature's second week

The Wyoming Legislature this week will start what promise to be contentious hearings about whether to expand the federal Medicaid program in the ...

Defendants sign plea deals in Sinks Canyon vandalism case

A special prosecutor also has been appointed for three of the four defendants.

Several cases related to vandalized cabins in Sinks Canyon have seen ...

Modelers park will have to relocate

The Wyoming Modelers Park Association is looking for a new home in Fremont County now that the state has decided to sell the land occupied by the current WMPA ...

New coroner says county can't store bodies while families debate

Charging for storing bodies and a grave site for paupers were among the potential policies new Fremont County Coroner Mark Stratmoen discussed with Fremont ...

Library hosting film series

The Riverton Branch Library will continue its Second Annual Native American Film Series on Wednesday with "California Indian," a contemporary story that cuts ...

The way it was: County commissioners -- 1963

The Fremont County Commission has five members now, but it was a three-person body for most of its existence. This picture from 1963 shows four men, but one ...

Wyoming PBS to screen 'Shakespeare Uncovered'

Wyoming PBS and the Lander Library will host a special screening of "Shakespeare Uncovered: The Taming of the Shrew" at 7 p.m. Thursday at the library, 451 ...

Winters wants Medicaid discussion, more funding for counties

State Rep. Nathan Winters, R-Thermopolis, said county funding is an issue that needs to be raised during the current legislative session.
Winters, who has ...

Beating a cheat

County group to try an experimental, biological agent to suppress cheatgrass

Cheatgrass pops up in just about every environmental, land management ...

Wyoming Indian holds off Wind River 65-59 in rugged contest Friday

ETHETE -- For the second time this season, Wyoming Indian held on to beat rival Wind River 65-59 Friday night. The game was the first in conference play ...

 
 

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