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Lander overcame a nine-run deficit to shock Cody 15-14 Thursday night in Park County, earning a spot in the Wyoming Little League 11- and 12-year-old state ...

Laramie bests Raiders to start district tourney

Riverton still could earn a state tournament bid.

The Laramie Rangers opened the Class A South District American Legion baseball tournament beating ...

15-year-old Babe Ruthers dominant so far at state play

Riverton has outscored its opponents 25-2 in two games, trying to advance to Saturday's state championship game.

Riverton secured a spot Thursday in ...

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Deaths
GIMPLE
Evelyn R. Gimple, 98, of Lander, died Tuesday, July 22, at Westward Heights Care Center in Lander. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. ...

Girl Scouts look for volunteers in Lander

Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming are looking for Lander volunteers and troop leaders.
According to press release from Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming, ...

Gold Rush Days a 'great success'

This year was the first time the Carissa Mine and Mill was open during the event.

Organizers for South Pass City's Gold Rush Days called the weekend ...

Downed jetliner shows weakness in NATO alliance

The ongoing crisis in Ukraine has claimed yet another casualty: the NATO alliance.
Most assuredly the human costs -- the loss of 298 lives in the shootdown of ...

The guy who follows a legend

Cristobal Valdez has that task; give him a chance

I haven't met new Central Wyoming College president Cristobal Valdez yet, but I sympathize with his ...

County fair's rule on showing animals punishes baseball team

Editor:
Riverton's 13-14-year-old Babe Ruth baseball team won the state championship July 19 in Torrington. This qualifies them to go to regionals in Montana. ...

Must everything be political?

Driven by media commentators who need us to fight, we politicize almost everything

This summer a quarrel has emerged in Wyoming over whether it is ...

Digest

Lawmaker: Investigate Mead
CHEYENNE -- A state lawmaker is asking for a special prosecutor to investigate Gov. Matt Mead and his staff.
Republican Rep. ...

The number of fires to date is about 70 percent of the 10-year average, and the area burned is less than half.

GRANTS PASS, Ore. -- Widespread drought ...

'Red flag' fire warning takes effect locally

The National Weather Service has issued a "red flag" fire warning for residents in Riverton, Lander and throughout the Wind River Basin.
The status does not ...

Late fair parade entries welcome

The annual procession starts at 6 p.m., with check-in beginning at 4:30 p.m. at Smith's Food and Drug on West Main Street.

It may be too late to ...

Attorney, coroner, sheriff candidates debate at forum

Republican candidates for elected offices locked horns Wednesday evening during a forum at Central Wyoming College's Little Theatre. Members of the 100-strong ...

Evelyn R. Gimple

Evelyn R. Gimple, of Lander, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at Westward Heights Care Center in Lander. She was 98 years old.
Cremation will take place, and ...

David Wes 'D.W.' Harry

David Wes "D.W." Harry died Sunday, July 20, 2014, at New Horizons Care Center in Lovell. He was 91 years old.
A viewing will be at 1 p.m. Monday, July 28, at ...

It's been a great summer for Riverton Babe Ruth ball

There is no question Saturday had to be one of the best days the Riverton Babe Ruth baseball league produced in a number of years.
The two all-star teams ...

Run, ride, swim Saturday at Go Fremont County's fourth annual competition

The Go Fremont County Parade Day 5K, Cycle or Swim takes place this Saturday, July 26, in Riverton and signups will be accepted on Saturday morning.
Three ...

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Births
TIMBANA
A daughter was born to Leona Timbana of Arapahoe and Troy Timbana of Arapahoe at 6:30 a.m. May 9 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. ...

 
 

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