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Backers line up to push putting 'rainy day' funds in stock market

Looking to stretch Wyoming's finances in the face of a combined downturn in energy revenues and the sagging bond market, state lawmakers are asking voters to ...

Shoshoni dropped a 28-6 decision at Cokeville.

Sometimes it is better to be lucky than good.
The Shoshoni Wranglers were flat in an unexpected ...

Men sentenced in separate meth offenses; one for two years, another for 10

Two Riverton men have been sentenced to years in prison for methamphetamine offenses.
An indictment filed July 22, 2015, charged Douglas Alan Bemus, 26, with ...

Go ahead and conduct the full review of ambulance compliance

Editor:
I believe the Fremont County government should go ahead and evaluate how well the new ambulance service company is doing on its contractual ...

Center of Hope plans fundraiser Thursday night

Volunteers of America will hold its annual Empty Bowl Event from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, at the Fremont County Fairgrounds Fremont Center.
All funds ...

Alfred Baldes

Alfred Baldes of Fort Washakie died Monday Oct. 17, 2016. He was 91 years old.
Cremation has taken place. There will be no services, as were his wishes. ...

Half of Arapaho council members don't survive primary election

Roughly 1,400 Northern Arapaho Tribal members submitted a vote Thursday for the primary election.
The Great Plains Hall location led the voter count with 754 ...

Bonnie Manchak

Longtime Fremont County resident Bonnie Manchak died Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, in Rowlett, Texas.
She was 85 years old.
Funeral mass is at 2 p.m. Monday, ...

Nothing like a Riverton-Lander football game

Nothing gets the blood boiling like a good rivalry.
On Friday night at Bill Bush Stadium in Lander, there was plenty of emotion on display in the annual ...

A close contest in the first half became a runaway for Riverton after the break.

John Rounds had his team ready to play.
The Lander Valley High ...

One of the most important businesses in a rural Wyoming community in the late 1800s and early 1900s was the livery stable and a saddle maker.
The Lander ...

Fremont County voters liked what they had in State Rep. Harry Tipton in 1994. Already a seven-term veteran of the Wyoming House of Representatives, the Lander ...

Cowboys backups to step up for injured Granderson

LARAMIE (AP) -- To no one's surprise, junior Nela Lolohea will start at one defensive end spot for the Wyoming football team this week in place of the injured ...

Riverton's girls finished as runners-up at the Class 3-A West meet on their home course, while the boys were sixth.

Last season as a freshman, Trysta ...

Attorney poll favors ballot retention for local judges

All three judges in Fremont County who face retention votes this year are favored to keep their gavels by polled attorneys, according to a survey released ...

Deeply divided nation gave us Lincoln

It seems unlikely we'll have such an outcome this time around.

Despised in every "red state," the candidate was a long shot to win the presidency, ...

Carbon research facility proposed in Campbell Co.

GILLETTE (AP) -- An Gillet-te economic development organization hopes to build a carbon innovation research facility.
Energy Capital Economic Development CEO ...

Wind River showed promise, but were out-gunned in a home defeat
by Cokeville.

It's an overused adage in sports, but the game was closer than the ...

Wyoming Indian scored their first points of the season in a road loss to Shoshoni.

A pair of milestones took place at Shoshoni on Friday afternoon in ...

Riverton's volleyball squad came up short in a hard-fought, five-set road defeat to the Lady Broncs.

Missing two regular players in Rachael ...

 
 

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