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Wind River takes girls crown at Shootout

The Wind River Lady Cougars ended a busy two days on the basketball court, celebrating a 62-50 victory over Wyoming Indian High School on Saturday night in ...

Riverton won't play again until Jan. 9.

LARAMIE -- Call it a mini-streak. Call it a statement. Call it whatever you want, but the Riverton Lady ...

Three more lopsided victories were collected Friday and Saturday by the Wyoming Indian High School Chiefs at the Fremont County Shootout boys basketball ...

DNA leads to arrest in 2006 case

POWELL -- Authorities say DNA testing has led to the arrest of a Worland man in connection with a 2006 assault on a Powell woman in her apartment.
39-year-old ...

No change in Wyoming rig count; U.S. tally down 11

HOUSTON -- Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. fell by 11 this week to 1,757.
The ...

Both avalanches occurred in the early afternoon, when the avalanche center had warned that slides were most likely.

JACKSON -- An Idaho man died in ...

Hunters must apply online

Beginning in January, hunters will be required to use an online application process to apply to hunt in Wyoming.
License section manager Jennifer Doering said ...

Grants available for budding Wyoming historians

The state historical society is offering cash to individuals pursuing research on the state's history.

The Wyoming State Historical Society is again ...

WGFD combines publications

As part of its ongoing efforts to recognize budget and staffing efficiencies, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department will merge two of its publications.
For the ...

Contractor asks for help with Riverview project

Citizens are reminded that it is a violation of state and federal laws to tamper with orange barrels and cones inside of a roadway construction work zone.
The ...

District 21 gets a 'clean opinion' in yearly audit

Fremont Count School District 21 recently received a "clean opinion" during the school's annual audit.
During the Fort Washakie board of trustees meeting ...

Feds show sage grouse plan favoring middle ground on protections

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service favor a middle path among the options they're considering for protecting habitat for the greater ...

City public works director fighting back from tumor, stroke

An important recovery process has taken over the daily life of a longtime Riverton municipal official.
Bill Urbigkit was diagnosed earlier in the year with a ...

Shop ruined, chickens safe after rural fire

No one was injured, and the incident does not appear to be
suspicious -- although it was unusual.

Firefighters were surrounded by chickens Thursday ...

Access changes at Boysen State Park draw fire

Boysen State Park is developing a master plan that calls for new restrictions on recreation, and that plan took criticism at a public meeting this ...

Willett 'Billie' Scarpelli

Willett "Billie" Scarpelli, of Riverton, died Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, at Westward Heights Care Center in Lander. She was 91 years old.
A viewing will be 3 ...

Dana J. Eagle

Dana J. Eagle died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, in Riverton. He was 36 years old.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31, at St. Stephen's Catholic ...

ETHETE -- The Wyoming Indian High School Chiefs dialed up eight first half 3-pointers on their way to an easy 89-52 victory Friday over the Saratoga Panthers ...

ETHETE -- In a battle of two Fremont County boys basketball teams searching for a much-needed victory, the Wind River Cougars delivered Friday morning in an ...

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Births
MORTON
A daughter was born to Abigail and Tyler Morton, of Riverton, at 1:01 p.m. Nov. 15, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 ...

 
 

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