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Museum hires Crawford as visitor services coordinator

Jackson Crawford is the new visitor services coordinator for the Riverton Museum.
Crawford said he looks forward to bringing his skills as a teacher and ...

Ridgway earns performance award

The Wyoming Workforce Development Council has awarded Central Wyoming College's Lori Ridgway with the Outstanding Individual Performance Award at a state ...

We're jumping into the pool

I mean this both literally and figuratively

This week more than ever, I have been tempted to write from a well of cynicism --to point out the darker ...

'Start using our brains and our backbones' in this county

Editor:
I would like to comment on the recent CERA conference held on the 14th of this month. After readingChris Pecks's column on the 20th of June, I found ...

Listing the mustang

If the wild horse truly is 'endangered,' it will take strong sales pitch to make the case

When we think of an endangered species, there are certain ...

Digest

Yellowstone gate reopens
POWELL -- The highway to Yellowstone National Park's east entrance has reopened after a landslide covered it with mud, logs and ...

Rain puts an end to Owen Fire in Medicine Bow forest

LARAMIE -- Recent rains have helped firefighters contain a wildfire in southeastern Wyoming.
Officials announced that the Owens Fire in the Medicine Bow ...

Hill fires back at newest report by lawmakers, cites 'malicious slander'

CHEYENNE -- State schools Superintendent Cindy Hill said a draft report by a legislative panel investigating her administration of the state Education ...

The capital projects fund went from $4 million to $9 million to handle two upgrades.

Fremont County School District 25 passed a $66 million budget ...

Jury finds man guilty on one charge in store robbery

Curtis Oldman of Lander could face 10 years in prison for his role in the Nov. 10 crime.

A jury found a Lander man guilty Wednesday on one charge ...

House, cars donated to family after fire

A house and multiple cars have been donated to Feike and Noelle van Dijk after a horrific house fire Tuesday evening that killed two of their five young ...

Friday Night Cruise set for 6 p.m.

More than two dozen hot-air balloons are scheduled to fly in Riverton this weekend in conjunction with the 34th ...

Vonda Jo (Sides) Martinez

Vonda Jo (Sides) Martinez, formerly of Riverton, died Wednesday, July 9, 2014. She was 49 years old.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 17, at the ...

Pitching staff key for 13-14 team at state

The Riverton 13-14-year-old Babe Ruth all-stars open state tournament play in Torrington on Thursday against Sheridan.
This year's squad is managed by Mike ...

This year's Riverton 15-year old Babe Ruth all-stars are very familiar with each other as they prepare for postseason play.
"The team is the team's strength. ...

Raiders go 1-2 in Green River tournament; home games next on schedule

In the Saturday victory, Ryan Axthelm connected for a walk-off home run, a three-run blast.

The Riverton Raiders took a 10-9 victory over the Green ...

Fifth straight 'vintage' baseball crown for Lander at South Pass

Players use old-fashioned equipment and play under somewhat different rules from the modern game.

Lander won three consecutive games on the second ...

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Births
LONEBEAR
A son was born to Kerry Whiteplume of Ethete at 8:04 a.m. May 14 at SageWest Health Care at Lander.

MAYES
A daughter was ...

Construction ends on reservation's $8 million irrigation rehabilitation

It has taken nearly $8 million to complete rehabilitation work on several diversion structures on the Wind River Indian Reservation. The project consisted of ...

Meeting Cindy Hill at parade, she didn't have 'horns and a tail'

Editor:
On the Fourth of July, I had the opportunity to meet Cindy Hill, who was walking in the Lander parade. From what I had been reading and hearing in ...

 
 

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