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Rural Justice Center paying off, says RPD chief

The center has been open for almost five years, providing training sessions primarily to rural law enforcement agencies throughout the state and region. ...

CWC staff, faculty want role in hiring replacement for McFarland

Employees at Central Wyoming College want to be included in the upcoming search for a new school president.
The CWC Board of Trustees meets Wednesday, Jan. ...

District 25 choir director retires unexpectedly to care for parents out of state

School District 25 is losing its new high school and middle school choir director unexpectedly.
Vocal music teacher Pamela Schweigert requested the board ...

FCAG backs challenge to rez border ruling; calm response urged

The recent Environmental Protection Agency opinion that ruled Riverton to be part of the Wind River Indian Reservation hasn't changed how the county and ...

When party loyalty really mattered

After having worked in or reported on the last 12 U.S. presidential elections, I am convinced that successful politicians who regularly run for and win public ...

The Cindy Hill charade continues

Near the end of John Steinbeck's "The Grapes of Wrath" a study in duplicity takes place. As the people at the government camp hold a dance, a police squad ...

Riverton competes at two tournaments this weekend.

Early momentum was on the side of the Riverton Wolverines, but the Worland Warriors won the last ...

Riverton Lady Wolverine Kiley Ridgway scored a game-high 19 points and pulled down 11 rebounds to lead Riverton over its cross-county rival Lander 45-40 ...

With the outcome of the annual rivalry game in the balance, junior guard Brandon Fullerton calmly sank two free throws with 7 seconds on the clock to cap a ...

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Births
ALLEN
A daughter was born to Heidi and Ralph Allen, of Lander, at 10:20 a.m. Dec. 6, 2013, at Lander Regional Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, ...

EPA ruling changes nothing for time being in Riverton

Editor:
As mayor of the city of Riverton, I feel a strong obligation to respond to the recent EPA ruling declaring Riverton as Indian Country.
First of all, ...

Are Wyoming girls playing it safe?

Not a single Wyoming girl took the Advanced Placement Computer Science exam in high school in 2013.

What do girls want?
The answer in Wyoming, it ...

The packed gym

Two old rivals gave the best they had Thursday, as they always do

In one sense it's true that basketball games between Riverton High School and ...

Digest

Murder convict resentenced
SHERIDAN -- A man serving life without parole in a Sheridan home-invasion killing will be eligible for parole after 35 years, ...

Court hears case on griz records

CHEYENNE -- Attorneys argued before the Wyoming Supreme Court on Thursday over whether Gov. Matt Mead's administration properly withheld from an ...

LARAMIE -- Eschewing a formal search and its own procedures, a divided University of Wyoming Board of Trustees on Thursday promoted Dick McGinity to president ...

City names six to parks, trails plan committee

The City of Riverton has named six new members to the Parks and Trails Master Plan Committee, which will serve as a planning group for the parks and trails in ...

Tribe declines to give formal testimony on EPA decision

Representatives from the Northern Arapaho Tribe say it is inappropriate for them, at this time, to discuss formally a recent ruling by the Environmental ...

Former Lander resident suing CDS on behalf of son

A woman has filed suit against Child Development Services of Fremont County and others for damages after a CDS employee is alleged to have driven over her ...

Work at the Wind River Job Corps Center property near Riverton Regional Airport is progressing on schedule, according to government representatives associated ...

 
 

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