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Braves edge Rockies for perfect season

The team is the No. 1 seed in the annual Little League postseason tournament.

The Braves of the Riverton Little League major division won the regular ...

LVHS hires Rounds as new head football coach

John Rounds has been hired to replace Doug Hughes as the head football coach for the Lander Valley High School Tigers.
Hughes has stepped into the LVHS ...

Berg named Golf Coach of the Year

Terry Berg was shocked.
The longtime Lander Valley High School golf coach said he couldn't believe it when he was named the National High School Athletic ...

Republicans spooked by Cantor's defeat

Let's be perfectly blunt. Ever since House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost his Virginia primary to the underfunded Dave Brat, we political pundits (yes, I'm a ...

Government shouldn't have to pay 'liaisons' who are simply working as lobbyists for tribes

Editor:
The state legislature and the governor are doing the right thing by cutting out funding for the "tribal liaison" positions. They aren't liaisons at ...

A new buzz cut every week

The clippers my dad used were eerily similar to those found around the fair building during livestock shows.

One of the intrigues, not necessarily ...

Beetles and the economy

Tree-fall hazards threaten to dent the Wyoming outdoor season

When a Wyoming resident or visitor imagines a mountain hike, a day of fishing or ...

During the excitement of the 1960s "space race," Fremont County caught space fever as well. NASA astronauts were frequent visitors to the Lander One Shot ...

The Bureau of Land Management Lander Field Office is inviting volunteers to show pride for their public lands by celebrating National Public Lands Day on ...

After "overwhelming success" in its first year, Sinks Canyon State Park will host a second annual Run Like a Bighorn trail run in July.
The race will begin ...

Digest

Pile burning planned in forest
The Washakie Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest is planning to burn piles next week as weather conditions ...

Construction is progressing along Airport Road where the Wind River Job Corps Center is set to open in May 2015.
"It's moving rapidly," said Sandy Barton, ...

Maldonado wants Senate District 25 slot

Sergio A. Maldonado Sr. has always been comfortable being "one of the Indians in the charge" as opposed to "the chief." But when it was suggested that he run ...

Riverton part of coming fiber optic upgrade; 50-fold speed hike likely

Work will begin soon on upgrades to the state's fiber optic network, including an improved connection to Riverton.
When those are complete, lightning-fast ...

City population up 3.53 percent since 2010

After rolling up a sizable population gain in the two years following the 2010 U.S. Census, Riverton's growth paused by a minuscule amount last year.
The ...

The free shows will alternate between Riverton City Park and the Lander outdoor amphitheater.

Popular Ten Sleep musician Jalan Crossland is the guest ...

Sinks Canyon overlook closing for construction

The project will take two to three days to complete.

The overlook at the "sinks" in Sinks Canyon State Park will be closed Tuesday for construction. ...

College booster club selling raffle tickets for Denver Broncos games

The new athletic booster club at Central Wyoming College is looking to "gain momentum" this summer by raffling off season tickets to the see the Denver ...

Margaret 'Nan' Ada Gilmour

Margaret "Nan" Ada Gilmour, of Arapahoe, died Friday, June 20, 2014, at Westward Heights Care Center in Lander. She was 98 years old.
Funeral services will be ...

Four CWC trustees up for election

Central Wyoming College Trustee Roger Gose has announced that he will not seek re-election to the board this year.
Gose has represented the Riverton-Shoshoni ...

 
 

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