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Jobless rate dips to 5.7 in county

Fremont County's employment picture looked good in March, with every major statistical category showing improvement for the mont and the year.
March's figures ...

Rodney L. Jealous of Him Jr.

Rodney L. Jealous of Him Jr. died Saturday, May 3, 2014, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He was 31 years old.
A rosary was Wednesday, May 7, at Blue Sky Hall. ...

Carolyn Johnson

Carolyn Johnson, of Riverton, died Friday, May 9, 2014, at her home. She was 68 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and her ashes will be buried at Mountain ...

LeRoy Edward Shoopman

LeRoy Edward Shoopman died Saturday, May 10, 2014, at Morning Star Manor in Fort Washakie. He was 88 years old.
Graveside services with military honors will ...

Abandoned, loyal little dog made heart-wrenching choice

Editor:
This is an open letter to whoever lost or, probably, dumped a little black-and-tan dog on Cooper Road.
This little dog showed up on Tuesday ...

LARAMIE -- This weekend's National Football League draft saw two former Wyoming Cowboys selected, marking the first time since 1997 that the Cowboys have had ...

A Lander eighth-grader gave his all during the wrestling season and it paid off at the state level, winning in three different styles.
De'Aundre Velarde ...

Ram boys third Friday in big Thermop invitational

THERMOPOLIS -- In one of the biggest meets of the season, 21 teams converged in Thermopolis from three different classifications for the annual Bobcat ...

No. 1 Green River girls shut out Wolverines regional next for RHS

A pair of second-half goals for Green River spoiled the final home match for the Riverton Wolverines in a Class 4-A West girls soccer contest Friday night at ...

Tiger girls end regular season with 14-1 record

The Lander Tigers completed an undefeated girls soccer regular season against Class 3-A opponents with a 3-1 victory Saturday afternoon in Newcastle.
Lander ...

Familiar names on podium at Shane Brock track in Lander

Lander's Jaxon Hedges had the single oustanding event overall in the meet with a career bes and sate-leading distance of 23-4 in the long jump.

The ...

With the conference championship on the line Friday, Riverton downed Green River 2-1 on Friday.

Caleb Richmond headed the game winner into the net ...

Digest

Snow King harmless in fall
JACKSON -- A jury has ruled that Snow King Resort was not at fault for a 7-year-old's 2009 tumble from a ski lift.
The final ...

Mead blasts EPA on coal plant proposal

CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead of Wyoming, the nation's leading coal-producing state, is calling on the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to withdraw ...

'Big Boy' reaches Cheyenne; restoration to start

CHEYENNE -- Hundreds of people crowded along the railroad tracks Thursday afternoon to watch as one of the largest steam engines ever built rolled into ...

Innovative study of aspen decline led by University of Wyoming student

LARAMIE -- Northern Idaho native Emily Richardson is using remote sensing to better understand how environmental factors, such as precipitation and elevation, ...

Treasure, and time, in a kitchen crevice

Oh, the things you find between the dishwasher and the wall.

In July of 2012 Voyager I became the first man-made object to enter interstellar space. ...

Knowing character when you see it

Personal political scandals have a typical script: penitent wrongdoer is diagnosed with a previously unnoticed medical condition and, almost miraculously, ...

Ask Mom

Our species can do many thing the others can't. Three of them are inquire, remember and reminisce. On this Mothers Day, we ought to do all three.
Few people ...

This week marks the 100th birthday of Dubois.
The community, known previously as Never Sweat, conducted a referendum of the 156 residents to determine if ...

 
 

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