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No. 1 Green River girls shut out Wolverines regional next for RHS

A pair of second-half goals for Green River spoiled the final home match for the Riverton Wolverines in a Class 4-A West girls soccer contest Friday night at ...

Tiger girls end regular season with 14-1 record

The Lander Tigers completed an undefeated girls soccer regular season against Class 3-A opponents with a 3-1 victory Saturday afternoon in Newcastle.
Lander ...

Familiar names on podium at Shane Brock track in Lander

Lander's Jaxon Hedges had the single oustanding event overall in the meet with a career bes and sate-leading distance of 23-4 in the long jump.

The ...

With the conference championship on the line Friday, Riverton downed Green River 2-1 on Friday.

Caleb Richmond headed the game winner into the net ...

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Snow King harmless in fall
JACKSON -- A jury has ruled that Snow King Resort was not at fault for a 7-year-old's 2009 tumble from a ski lift.
The final ...

Mead blasts EPA on coal plant proposal

CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead of Wyoming, the nation's leading coal-producing state, is calling on the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to withdraw ...

'Big Boy' reaches Cheyenne; restoration to start

CHEYENNE -- Hundreds of people crowded along the railroad tracks Thursday afternoon to watch as one of the largest steam engines ever built rolled into ...

Innovative study of aspen decline led by University of Wyoming student

LARAMIE -- Northern Idaho native Emily Richardson is using remote sensing to better understand how environmental factors, such as precipitation and elevation, ...

Treasure, and time, in a kitchen crevice

Oh, the things you find between the dishwasher and the wall.

In July of 2012 Voyager I became the first man-made object to enter interstellar space. ...

Knowing character when you see it

Personal political scandals have a typical script: penitent wrongdoer is diagnosed with a previously unnoticed medical condition and, almost miraculously, ...

Ask Mom

Our species can do many thing the others can't. Three of them are inquire, remember and reminisce. On this Mothers Day, we ought to do all three.
Few people ...

This week marks the 100th birthday of Dubois.
The community, known previously as Never Sweat, conducted a referendum of the 156 residents to determine if ...

Wyoming Honor Farm to host wild horse adoption

The Bureau of Land Management and the Wyoming Honor Farm will host a wild horse and burro adoption and gentling clinic Friday and Saturday in Riverton.
On ...

Driver partially ejected in one-vehicle rollover

A female driver suffered non-life-threatening injuries after a one-vehicle rollover April 27 that closed an intersection on the Wind River Indian Reservation. ...

Author to speak, give workshop at the Riverton Branch Library

Writer Ron Carlson will give an author talk at 7 p.m. Friday and conduct a workshop at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Riverton Branch Library.
Both events will take ...

Summer job opportunities available for reservation youth

The Eastern Shoshone 477 Program in Fort Washakie is now accepting applications for its summer youth program. The 477 Program brings employment education and ...

Lifetime of genealogy work keeps searcher busy and inspired

It all started with a question: How was it that half of the town of Lander seemed to be related to him?
With Lander's population about 3,300 in the 1950s when ...

Drugs or booze likely factors in wreck that closed U.S. Highway 20

Officials believe alcohol or drugs were involved a traffic accident that closed U.S. Highway 20 north of Shoshoni.
According to reports, Roark Fairchild of ...

Thursday night's 2014 Spring Showcase Concert at Central Wyoming College marked Professor Robert Hussa's last performance as director of the collegiate ...

Elected officials make pitch for a pay increase

Commissioners have final say

Salaries for Fremont County's elected officials are up for review this year, the outcome is uncertain. Commissioners ...

 
 

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