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Shoshoni hosting big wrestling tournament

The second step in the wrestling season for the majority of Fremont County's teams comes at the annual Zach Parish Memorial duals on Saturday in Shoshoni. ...

David Everton Fenn

David Everton Fenn, formerly of Lander, died Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, after battling myelodysplasia syndrome at Huntsman Cancer Institute in Salt Lake City with ...

Mary Ellen Quam

Mary Ellen Quam, of Riverton, died Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, at Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. She was 95 years old.
Per her request, cremation has ...

New Shoshoni Wranglers boys basketball coach Brady Slack felt his players put in a productive opening weekend on the court, going 2-1 at the Thermopolis ...

SHS girls win two, lose one in Thermopolis

A 2-1 start was posted by the Shoshoni Wranglers girls basketball team at the Thermopolis Invitational.
The Wranglers picked up a 54-38 win vs. St. Stephen's ...

Bohl collects coaching award

New University of Wyoming head football coach Craig Bohl has been selected by the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) as the Region 4 FCS Coach of the ...

Lander boys demolish Green River; girls win their matchup 53-44

Everything was in high gear for the Lander Valley High School Tigers boys basketball team Tuesday.
The Tigers steamrolled to an 80-49 victory over Class 4-A ...

There is a case to be made for an even higher gasoline tax

Ah, to be in the U.S. economy of the 1990s, a decade when the gross domestic product grew by about one-third and unemployment dropped from 7.5 percent to 4 ...

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Births
DANIELS
A daughter was born to Jamie Wright and Danny Daniels Jr., of Riverton, at 5:03 p.m. Oct. 22, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She ...

Gift-giving is an art form

This year, apparently, my artistic talents have failed me

The discussion at my house this week centered on Christmas gifts.
It wasn't ...

Overreaching

The EPA can't change the border of the Wind River reservation any more than it could decree the Nebraska Panhandle to be part of Wyoming

It would be ...

Digest

Flu advisory issued
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Department of Health is urging state residents to take common-sense steps to prevent becoming ill with ...

State claims Hill not entitled to documents

CHEYENNE -- Attorneys for the state contend Wyoming schools Superintendent Cindy Hill is not entitled to certain records and correspondence from the governor's ...

Proposed UW budget has money for raises, upgrade to College of Engineering

LARAMIE -- Gov. Matt Mead's budget recommendation for the University of Wyoming recognizes the importance of giving faculty and staff pay raises, UW Board of ...

Research: Grizzlies not so dependent on pine nuts

Grizzly bears in the greater Yellowstone ecosystem have a varied diet and are minimally affected by the decline in the number of whitebark pine trees, federal ...

Robert and Nancy Antelope of Riverton weren't really looking for The Ranger's decorated football on Tuesday, but they found it anyway.
The Antelopes, ...

'Medical event' likely cause of property-damage wreck

No one was injured, but a boy complained of chest pain afterward.

Officials said a medical problem caused a one-vehicle traffic accident west of ...

They have been place at several intersections along the Rails to Trails pathway.

With a wave of a little orange flag, pedestrians now can be more ...

Tribe says it is ready for talks with Riverton leaders

Northern Arapaho tribal leaders have invited Riverton officials to discuss the potential effects of a federal agency's ruling regarding the boundaries of the ...

State ready to fight reservation border decision by EPA

State lawmakers say they plan to take a "strong, proactive position" against a recent decision by the Environmental Protection Agency impacting the boundaries ...

 
 

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