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As pilot shortage continues, Great Lakes quits ND service

The airline is the sole commercial flight provider at Riverton Regional Airport.

BISMARCK, N.D. -- Great Lakes Airlines will be leaving North Dakota ...

Some past county staffers can stay insured

Not all retirees have reached the age to be eligible for Medicare.

Some former county employees will be able to stay on Fremont County's health ...

Potential Job Corps operators asked for proposals by April 1

The U.S. Department of Labor on Wednesday released a pre-solicitation notice for operation of the Wind River Job Corps Center, which is set to open near ...

Children in crash died Tuesday after transport to SLC

Two Lander girls have died in Salt Lake City after being involved in a two-vehicle traffic accident Tuesday morning on Wyoming Highway 789 near Lyons Valley ...

Two children injured in Tuesday wreck die from injuries

The two Lander children injured in a Tuesday morning accident have died as a result of their injuries, according to a press release from Wyoming Catholic ...

Traffic delays expected Wednesday on Riverview Road

The asphalt driving surface of Riverview Road between Augusta Drive and Rein Road is scheduled to be removed Wednesday and Thursday as part of continuing ...

No postseason for Cowgirls

The University of Wyoming Cowgirls basketball team was left out of the postseason for the second time in three years on Monday.
Wyoming, despite its 20-11 ...

Pokes to play Texas A&M

LARAMIE -- In the three seasons since Larry Shyatt returned to coach the University of Wyoming men's basketball program, he has wanted to accomplish certain ...

New Cowboy football coach says kids ought to play all the school sports

Tucked away in my recent interview with new University of Wyoming football coach Craig Bohl was a surprise. The question to the coach was whether he was ...

Wyoming Indian High School Chiefs head boys basketball coach Craig Ferris is making it a habit of coaching in Class 2-A title games at the Casper Events ...

Today

Births
FRIDAY
A son was born to Rosa Burnett and Robert Friday, of Fort Washakie, at 8:41 a.m. Feb. 12 at Lander Regional Hospital. He weighed 7 ...

Wellness program could be healthy wager for county

Fremont County is betting heavily on an expanded wellness program for its employees, and the wager could pay off. Groups that have tried similar methods have ...

The dawn of Cold War II?

Here's a chilly thought: We are seeing the dawn of a second Cold War between Russia and the West. But this one should be easier to manage than the first ...

New museums boss needs to get Riverton Museum back on its feet fast

Editor:
I did not like the idea of hiring one museum director for the whole county, but now that is done. Time to move on. I do think they hired a good man ...

Tuesday notes

Three words
That was a ferocious little snowstorm that arrived Monday night. A fast mover, it took the green right out of St. Patrick's Day and left a ...

Digest

Alleged strangler says 'not guilty'
GERING, Neb. -- A 15-year-old Wyoming boy has pleaded not guilty to murder in the strangling of a western Nebraska ...

BOISE, Idaho -- A bipartisan effort under way in Congress would change the way the country pays to fight catastrophic wildfires, tapping natural disaster funds ...

More delays in Hill case; judge allows three more weeks for state analyses

CHEYENNE -- State schools Superintendent Cindy Hill will have to wait longer in her effort to regain control of the Wyoming Department of Education.
Laramie ...

RHS expands course offerings with animation, baking classes

Riverton High School has approved two additional courses to be offered to students in the next school year. "Animation" and "Baking and Pastry" will be offered ...

After two years as superintendent at St. Stephen's Indian School, Mike Hejtmanek has decided to resign from the position.
He announced his departure to the ...

 
 

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