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Shoshoni's trio of Raine Pingetzer, Tammy Maddock and Katelyn Jennings swept the top three in the Class 2-A girls triple jump.

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Simpson double champion at Class 3-A regional meet

The Lander senior won both the 110 and 300-meter hurdle events, while Tigers teammate Josh Trembly won the discus at the Class 3-A West championships in ...

Tigers round up Dogies, 6-0

The win came two days after LVHS shut out rival Riverton by a 3-0 count.

Lander Valley High School's Tigers hit the road for a soccer matchup against ...

Fremont County soccer derby a cracker

In soccer lingo, a derby (pronounced "darby") is a rivalry game between two teams from the same geographic area and my first Fremont County derby was no ...

Richardson 4-A West long, triple jump champion

The Riverton junior took home the title in both events at the Class 4-A West meet in Green River.

Alec Richardson continued a stellar junior season ...

Flood fix-up

Picking up the pieces will be easier this time, thanks to the optional 1 percent tax

As assessment of last weekend's flooding and its impact ...

Politics 'worse than sports' in producing sour grapes when the results don't match hopes

Editor:
I am responding to the letter from Mr. Vranish of Evanston about what he called unfairness in the Wyoming Republican Party's convention, when Ted Cruz ...

Sarah Thompson knew Daniel Jarvis was working a hayfield near their family homes in Hidden Valley, so she wasn't surprised when he asked her to come out to the ...

Riverton's track and field athletes compete at the Class 4-A West meet on Friday and Saturday.


Riverton High School's runners, jumpers and ...

Cowgirl wins national title on local horse

Barrel racer Kathy Korell-Rach triumphed in Oklahoma City, winning over $14,000.

Everyone knows that football is a game of inches, but the world of ...

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Births


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A son was born to Autumn Tillman of Fort Washakie and Diago Duncan of Fort Washakie at 12:31 ...

Elise Wesaw

Fremont County native Elise Wesaw died Saturday, May 7, 2016, in Casper.
She was 65 years old.
Wake services are at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, at the ...

Trump's comments on Japanese internment show 'awful ignorance'

Editor:
In light of recent misguided political commentary--the most egregious coming from the mouth of the leading Republican presidential candidate--the Heart ...

Freezing to death

This should have disappeared from civilized communities long ago

A half-dozen times in recent months, our newspaper has carried a headline and ...

Wolverine had been 'chipped' in Wyoming before N.D. death

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- A wolverine that was shot and killed by a western North Dakota rancher spent time during its life in at least two western states.
The ...

Northwest College cuts journalism, broadcasting

POWELL (AP) -- The Northwest College Board of Trustees has approved eliminating the journalism, broadcasting and farrier programs at the college in ...

Wyoming digest

Jobless claims rise in state
(AP) -- The number of people applying for unemployment benefits in Wyoming grew by almost 40 percent in the past year, ...

Fremont County received record amounts of rain over the weekend, and soils remain saturated with water this week.

A landslide appeared about three ...

CWC president Valdez seeking job in Kentucky

An online video by Central Wyoming College president Cristobal Valdez indicates he could be leaving his post in Riverton soon.
The video is an interview for ...

Attorney's budget cut; county freezes hiring

Fremont County Commissioners are ordering County Attorney Patrick LeBrun to make additional -- and drastic -- cuts to his budget after the county's elected ...

 
 

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