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Little change in winter park tourism
JACKSON -- The number of tourists who visited Yellowstone and Grand Teton this past winter was comparable to the ...

Two GOP candidates join race for Secretary of State

Two Republicans are among the first people to say they're running for Wyoming secretary of state.
They are Rock Springs City Council member Clark Stith and ...

Museums chief getting $63K salary

Fremont County's first-ever countywide museums director will be paid $63,000 annually.
The county museums board approved the salary for Scott Goetz on a 3-1 ...

First look at school plan available Tuesday

The public is encouraged to attend a meeting next week to see a preliminary sketch of Riverton's new K-3 elementary school.
The Fremont County School District ...

Investigators know what caused church fire, not why

Investigators are almost finished with their official report on the structure fire that destroyed an old church building and adjacent apartment last week in ...

Getaway driver enters guilty plea in armed mugging at city store

A Lander woman pleaded guilty Thursday to accessory before the fact to robbery in connection with a November mugging at Walmart.
"That is something that ...

County puts three girls on 1-A/2-A all state list

Three Fremont County girls have been voted Class 2-A all-state for their play during the basketball season.
Wyoming Indian is represented by Jasmine McGill ...

The RivertonR00;Wolverines are sending a big contingent to the Early Bird Invitational in Casper.

A strong nucleus of underclassmen has lifted the ...

William 'Bill' Harold Koenig

William "Bill" Harold Koenig died Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at Hot Springs County Memorial Hospital in Thermopolis after a period of declining health. He was ...

Slow start hurts Wyoming vs. Texas A&M

COLLEGE STATION, Texas - A horrific start doomed the Wyoming men's basketball team in a 59-43 loss to Texas A&M in first round action of the College Basketball ...

Burnet takes barrels for CWC as spring rodeo season starts

Central Wyoming College cowgirl Kaylee Burnett won the barrel racing title Sunday at the Gillette College rodeo to begin the spring season.
Burnett posted a ...

The pieces are there for the Riverton Wolverines to be an elite boys soccer team this year in the Class 4-A division.
Riverton has experienced players on ...

Forbes ranks First Interstate as one of best banks in United States

BILLINGS, Mont. --First Interstate BancSystem, Inc. has been named one of the best banks in America by Forbes Magazine.
"First Interstate is driven by strong ...

Brunton plans to grow Riverton facility

The company has moved one department to Boulder, Colo., but the president says the Fremont County operation is staying put.

Brunton plans to grow by ...

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Births
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A daughter was born to Brittny Keller, of Riverton, and Morgan James Henry, of Lander, at 12:38 p.m. Feb. 5 at Lander Regional Hospital. ...

'Who really cares' about what Russia is doing in Crimea?

Editor:
Regarding Ukraine, Crimea and the Soviet Union ... I mean, Russia, who really cares? The U.S. isn't going to do anything about it. It's not like ...

See you Monday, Finnegan

Why it's good to be a little bit Irish every spring

St. Patrick's Day, spring, Son's birthday --which do I write about? Or do they all blend together ...

Congress can right itself, but it's time to begin

These are hard times for Congress. Our democracy's keystone political institution is widely derided as ineffective, unproductive, irrelevant, and sadly out of ...

Seize the season

Today ends an old-style winter that won't be missed very much

By the time readers see today's edition, winter will have ended across our hemisphere. ...

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Extra $4 million for Casper schools
CASPER -- Casper's two main high schools are getting extra funding for reconstruction projects.
State lawmakers ...

 
 

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