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All-around buckle for Burnett at CSU rodeo; team second

Kaylee Burnett won two individual events Sunday for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers rodeo team on her way to the women's all-around title at Colorado ...

Wyoming prepares for spring game

LARAMIE -- Wednesday morning's Cowboy football practice saw the Pokes practice in full pads for the last time prior to the spring game on Saturday, April 19. ...

Huge field wrestled for medals at Riverton's USA tournament

The Riverton USA wrestling club had nearly 300 athletes battling for medals Saturday at the Rumble at the Rendezvous tournament at Wolverine Gym.
The ...

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Births
QUIVER
A son was born to Lorencia and Reno Quiver, of Fort Washakie, at 11:40 a.m. March 6, 2014, at Lander Regional Hospital. He weighed 7 ...

City approves lowest bid for concrete work

The Riverton City Council has selected contractor Major Equipment of Riverton for an upcoming miscellaneous concrete repair project on city streets.
The ...

A New Orleans taste is migrating from Pavillion to Riverton this month with the opening of Miss Ginny's Roost at 400 N. Federal Blvd., formerly the location of ...

Writer stands corrected on remark on Americans 'answering the call'

Editor:
I stand corrected for my statement concerning whether our men would answer the call if it came in.
Thank God we do have the personnel that answer the ...

Pulitzer Prize for Snowden coverage both important and well-deserved

There were other worthy contenders for the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service, but no reporting was more deserving than the revelations about the National ...

Let's all practice 'holy peace'

The magic of this story is that of new life. It is also a story of Easter. And of spring itself.
I've strolled the aisles of stuffed toys and candy displayed ...

Coal, speak up

The industry relies too much on political wishful thinking to confront its problems

A U.S. senator from West Virginia has a good idea for ...

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Engineers build wall to stop landslide
JACKSON -- Workers in Jackson are building a massive wall officials hope will temporarily stop a landslide that ...

CHEYENNE -- Experts retained by an aircraft preservation group say underwater video shot in the South Pacific yields no evidence of the wreckage of the missing ...

Human activity may have caused three recent fires

The Riverton Volunteer Fire Department responded to three weekend fires that may have been started by humans.
No one was injured in any of the incidents.
The ...

Not just 'sows, cows, plows'

It's centennial year for 4-H in county

After 100 years in Fremont County, 4-H has made many changes to stay relevant and expand from its rural base ...

Wood, only internal candidate for CWC presidency, says he is ready to move up

One of the three candidates for president at Central Wyoming College already was familiar with the audience that assembled Tuesday for a public forum to learn ...

Big settlement checks due for Arapahos next week; Shoshone process delayed

The Northern Arapaho Business Council has released a public notice stating that long-awaited mineral settlement checks will be mailed to enrolled tribal ...

Gwen N. Nicol

Gwen N. Nicol, of Riverton, died Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. She was 90 years old.
A viewing will be 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. ...

Cowboys make up depth chart

LARAMIE -- Monday saw head coach Craig Bohl and his coaching staff release the first depth chart of 2014 spring practice.
The release came at the beginning ...

My team won't be in the NBA playoffs, so I'll root for Thunder

The National Basketball Association ends its long and winding 82-game regular season tonight with a full schedule of games.
The 82-game season needs to be ...

RHS boys play soccer in opposite corners of state Thursday, Saturday

The Riverton Wolverine boys soccer team will rack up plenty of bus miles with a non-conference game on the road this Thursday in Gillette against the ...

 
 

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