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RHS 'turned on Tonkin' to start '94 chase

Editor's note: This is the first in a series recalling the 1994 Riverton High School state-championship ...

Good weekend for ropers at high school rodeo in Jackson

The two-day competition concluded the fall high school rodeo season.

The breakaway roping competition was the best event last weekend for the ...

The elephant in the room measures 7,207 feet.
That's the difference in elevation between Laramie (7,220 feet) and Boca Raton, Florida (13 feet).
But when ...

Rustler golfers to Montana for second tourney of season

After almost a month of practicing and one fall tournament, Central Wyoming College Rustlers golf coach Pat Rafferty has his lineup set.
The No. 1 player is ...

Church to host 'respectful conversations' workshop

Dr. Jim Ryan will lead a workshop called "Respectful Conversations Lead To Respectful Communities" on Oct. 9 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lander. Organizers ...

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Births
CONARD
A son was born to Emilia Maertens of Lander on Aug. 4 at SageWest Health Care at Lander.

COOPER
A son was born to Jessie ...

Martinez's mark 50 years

John and Ruth Martinez recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a trip to Hawaii with their children.
The couple married Aug. 1, 1964, at St ...

Horn named semifinalist for teacher of the year award

Fremont County School District 2 instructor Jason Horn has received the District Teacher of the Year Award from the Wyoming Department of ...

No injuries in trailer home fire

No one was injured in a structure fire that destroyed a double-wide trailer home at about 5 a.m. Sunday in the 300 block of East Fifth Street in Hudson.
The ...

Elders bless grounds of new school

Fremont County School District 14 broke ground Sept. 12 on a new elementary school in Ethete.
Members of the community, staff, students, contractors and ...

Pay for Capitol remodeling from savings, not budget

Editor:
The Legislature has passed money to remodel and update the Capitol building in Cheyenne. Well and good as far as the job goes, but that money should ...

That 'so sorry for you' look

I see it around the U.S. when I say I work in newspapers

Strange things happen these days around the country when you tell people at a party that you ...

Honor Farm horses

National argument on wild horses needn't detract from fine local program

Opponents of rounding up wild horses and removing them from the grass and ...

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Gosar still wants to debate
CHEYENNE -- Democratic gubernatorial candidate Pete Gosar says he plans to hold more debates before the November general ...

CHEYENNE -- An oil boom in Wyoming has a filthy side effect: A string of accidents from a remote gulley in the Powder River Basin to a refinery in downtown ...

Sylvester Williams and Nathaniel Erb want to end human sex trafficking, and they are riding bikes across the country to promote their cause.
They pumped ...

Skate tournament at park a first for Riverton

The competition for skateboarders, BMX riders and scooter riders runs from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, with free admission for spectators.

Riverton City Park ...

Baker spent less in close mayor primary victory

Candidates for mayor of Riverton staged a close primary election race, and their funding was similar as well.
Former Riverton City Councilman Lars Baker spent ...

Airport won't hit 10,000 boardings

Riverton Regional Airport could lose $1 million in entitlement funding this year because of low passenger numbers.
Officials say they expect to tally ...

Long day for Cougar v-ball at Big Horn

Wind River now plays Saturday in the Thermopolis tournament.

Wind River was stacked in the top eight of bracket play competition on Saturday at the ...

 
 

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