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Participants can hone hiking, study sailing with NOLS scholarships

More than $25,000 in scholarship money is available to local residents interested in taking a course with the National Outdoor Leadership School this year.
A ...

Shoshone Forest plan solidifies

No cycling in the Dunoir and no recommendations for a wilderness designation.
These are just two of many instructions officials offered in response to ...

Griffin Leemon and Tucker Russell have posted some blazing swim times for the Lander Valley High School Tigers in the Class 3-A division.
In the 50-yard ...

In the first eight games, Shoshoni's Gary Medicine Cloud is No. 1 in scoring at 14.9 points per game. Triston Parrish is a close second, putting in 13.1. ...

Knowing just the right people

Cronyism and nepotism is a good way to earn the public's distrust.

It was the talk of the technology boom of the late 1980s and early 90s and was ...

As reservation facilities grow, improvement a top priority for utilities

Improvements for residents of the Wind River Indian Reservation remain a high priority for agencies in Fremont County.
The Wyoming Legislature's Select ...

State exhibition to include work of five county artists

The works of 48 Wyoming artists will be included in the 2015 Governor's Capitol Art Exhibition and Sale.
Now in its 15th year, the juried exhibition will be ...

Grand jury vs. preliminary hearing: Lawyers say state system has benefits

Each proceeding serves the same purpose, but it is accomplished in different ways.

Grand juries have stirred up controversy in other states recently, ...

Wyoming and Montana both see benefits in water decision

CHEYENNE -- A senior lawyer with the Montana Attorney General's Office said he sees areas of victory for the state in a hearing officer's recommendation this ...

Riverton's snowfall totals were trumped by Lander's over the past few days, with up to 13 inches on the ground in the Fremont County seat.
By comparison, ...

Arch Coal's teacher award nominations due Monday

The nomination phase of the Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards Program is quickly coming to an end.
"Nominations close Jan. 5, 2015," said Greg Schafer, ...

The Lander Tigers and Riverton Wolverines renewed their annual cross-county basketball rivalry 21 years ago this week with a pair of entertaining contests -- ...

Elk Refuge only place to see elk from a sleigh

JACKSON -- Horse-drawn sleigh ride, anyone?
If hopping into a sleigh for a National Elk Refuge journey sounds like a fun activity, you're in luck.
Because ...

Wyoming's top news

Wyoming's news year in 2014 touched on politics, the environment, social policy, crime, education and more. Some of the year's top news involved Fremont ...

Wyoming digest

Flu activity high in state
CHEYENNE -- Wyoming continues to see the spread of influenza viruses.
As of Dec. 20, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control ...

Richard Burnett Sr.

Richard Burnett Sr. died Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015, at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, following to a lengthy illness. He was 77.
He was born April 16, ...

Rosalie Irene Arndt

Rosalie Irene Arndt died Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015, at Wind River Health Care and Rehabilitation in Riverton. She was 87.
Funeral services are at 11 a.m. ...

CWC women on win streak before holiday intermission

A four-game winning streak couldn't not have come at a better time of the season for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers women's basketball team
The streak ...

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Deaths
BLACK
William Howard Black, 90, formerly of Riverton, died Saturday, Dec. 27, in Las Vegas, Nev., following a brief illness. There will be no ...

Column made responsible case for Medicaid expansion

Editor:
I wish that the recent column by Chris Peck headlined "When rich dictate to poor" (...

 
 

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