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Merging schools discussion necessary, leaders say

Wyoming legislators have asked local school administrators to compile a list detailing the pros and cons of district consolidation in Fremont County.
The list ...

Chance Phelps Foundation schedules 5K in Dubois

The Chance Phelps Foundation will present the annual Run4Chance 5K, Chance Challenge Obstacle Race, and Kids Fun Run on Saturday, Aug. 12 at Town Park in ...

Darrick DeVries and Kaden Chatfield each had three hits in a Little League victory.

Darrick DeVries and Kaden Chatfield each had three hits atop the ...

Christian journalist speaks Thursday

Dr. Anthony Harper, White House correspondent for Inter Mountain Christian News, speaks at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 22, at Neighborhood Alliance Church, 4440 ...

Mary Ann (Flock) Millis

Mary Ann (Flock) Millis of Lander passed away April 28, 2017. She was 87 years old.
She was born Dec. 27, 1929, in Chicago.
She was a beloved wife to Robert ...

Lila L. Hursh

Lila L. Hursh of Riverton died at her home Tuesday, June 13, 2017. She was 60. Services are at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 17, at Davis Funeral Home in ...

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John Tillman Bekken, 66, of Lander died on June 15, 2017, at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. ...

Loop Road open to Worthen Meadow

The Washakie Ranger District of Shoshone National Forest has opened Louis Lake Road (Forest Service Road 300), also known as the Loop Road, from Sinks Canyon ...

Local girl finishes Wyoming's Cowboy Challenge Academy

On Saturday, Angel Burson of Riveron was among 41 cadets who walked across the stage for their graduation at Wheatland High School from the Wyoming's Cowboy ...

Riverton students earn college honors

Hally Milleson of Riverton is one of 301 Chadron State College named to the spring 2017 President's List. Milleson earned the honor by earning a 4.0 cumulative ...

Class motto good, but expanded one better

Editor:
In reference to the editorial about the 2017 high school class mottoes, I was struck by the first one, which reads "Live the life you have imagined," ...

Beetles that catch lightning

Fireflies are beetles. I always thought they were, well, flies, or something fly-like.
No, they have shell-looking backs when perched on something, and their ...

Reaping and sowing

Making quick politics out of the shooting of a congressman

It sounds as if people on both sides of the political aisle are, for the most part, in ...

Five-victim car wreck raises fatality total in county to 11, far ahead of 2016 pace

The quintuple-fatal traffic incident that took place June 3 south of Riverton brought the tally of fatalities for the year in Fremont County to 11, Fremont ...

'Carriage right' extended; will keep LeClair water flowing to city's plant

The "carriage right" between the City of Riverton and the LeClair Irrigation District has had 20 more years added to its long-standing partnership.
The ...

Teenagers from the Riverton Branch Library's teen department read, performed and entertained children Tuesday during their Rebel Storytime event. Ashley ...

Minerals can't 'save the day' for schools, state lawmaker says

The Wyoming Legislature is expects to have a contractor in place to recalibrate the state's K-12 school funding model by July 3.
Matthew Willmarth, the school ...

Kayak guide dies in Yellowstone Lake during rescue attempt on guided trip

MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS (AP) -- A kayak guide in his first season on the job in Yellowstone National Park has died while trying to rescue a park visitor who ...

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Runaway truck net halts bus
JACKSON (AP) -- A bus driver has proved that a runaway truck system on a highway in western Wyoming works as ...

Riverton's Brandy Little looked in for a sign before delivering a pitch during a game at the "Ruckus at the Rendezvous" ASA softball tournament at Honeycutt ...

 
 

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