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Lander won for the first time in three years in a 19-0 road defeat Friday night on the road.

It's finally over.
On Friday night on a blustery, ...

Red Crossneeds help to install reservation alarms

About 300 homes have made appointments.

As part of the Home Fire Prevention Campaign, the American Red Cross of Wyoming will be installing ...

Brothers make it their business to pick up after Big Horn litterbugs

POWELL (AP) -- It bugged them so much that they decided to address the unsightly mess.
Powell boys Quincy and Devon Barhaug, aged 9 and 7 respectively, made it ...

Hail to Tigers football, Lady Chiefs runners

Well, Fremont County, our long national nightmare is finally at an end.
The Lander Valley High School Tigers finally snapped their 22-game regular-season ...

Documents indicate tribal chairman may have misused fed cash

Shoshone leader says action was appropriate

When the Shoshone Business Council issued lay-off letters Sept. 30 to employees of the shared tribal ...

Deferred term for Riverton suspect in strangulation

Aaron Holliday, who choked his girlfriend last month and then hid from police, will received a deferred sentence as part of a plea deal.
Instead of ...

Dubois demolished St. Stephen's by a final score of 76-7.

Dubois picked up their second win of the season in a big way at St. Stephen's on Friday ...

UW scholarships available for reservation students

Scholarship applications are now available from the Chief Washakie Memorial awards committee for the 2017-18 academic year at the University of Wyoming, with ...

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Births

LITTLETHUNDER
A daughter was born to Emmaline Yellowfox of Riverton and Thunder LittleThunder of Riverton at 1:01 a.m. October 5 at SageWest Health ...

Joseph Engavo Jr.

Joseph Engavo Jr. died Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016, at his home located at 16 Grove Lane in Fort Washakie, surrounded by his family after a long battle with ...

Joseph F. Palmeno

Joseph F. Palmeno of Hudson died Friday, Oct. 7, 2016, at his home. He was 81 years old.
Visitation is from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, at the Chapel of Mount ...

Governor can, and should, relax 'good time' provisions

Editor:
"Good time" has proven to be an effective management tool for both incarcerated and paroled offenders. Increased good time encourages positive ...

Here and now

Homecoming Week isn't just fun, it's a local community service


On Monday afternoon, members of the Riverton High School FCCLA club painted the ...

Court says roundup not required for wild horses

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday against Wyoming officials who sought to require the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to round up wild ...

Lawmakers suggest fines for edible marijuana

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A legislative panel has suggested specific graduated penalties for possession of marijuana edibles that police say are increasingly coming into ...

Wyoming digest

Man charged with murder, cutting up bodies
GILLETTE (AP) -- A judge set bail at $2.5 million Tuesday for a Gillette man charged in the deaths of two men ...

Opening night for Central Wyoming College's performance of William Shakespeare's "The Tempest" is at 7 p.m. Thursday, October 13 at the Robert A. Peck Arts ...

Economists say statewide recession leveling off

A hot summer increased the demand on power plants to fuel air conditioning, which in turn boosts the natural gas price and makes coal more ...

Tribes getting $3M from new settlement in coming weeks

The administrator of a class-action lawsuit against the federal government has informed the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes that they'll receive ...

At last, boardings increase at airport

September figure doubles last year's

After thee years of dwindling numbers, passenger boardings began to rebound over the summer at Riverton ...

 
 

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