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Baseball weather, wood bats and leather

We love this time of year.
When we can actually watch a baseball game without being wrapped in blankets and hoping it doesn't go extra innings so we can warm ...

Dianna Nordeck

Dianna Nordeck ofRiverton died Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at her home.She was 66 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and a family service will be held at a ...

Riverton's Main Street Dance studio presented its 13th annual spring concert Saturday at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center. From left, Loxley Kirkland, Alivia ...

As summer neared in 1956, Riverton prepared for the biggest community event in its history. The town was turning 50 years old, and everyone was celebrating. ...

Marshall Everett Friday III

Marshall Everett Friday III died Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Tualatin, Oregon.
He was 18 years old.
Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Tuesday June 6, at Blue ...

Class mottoes

Our high school seniors strive for the profound -- and sometimes find it

We are a county of only about 40,000 residents spread across more than 9,000 ...

Cardinals close out Rockies in minors

Sean Dean Brown's home run highlighted a 6-2 victory.


Sean Dean Brown cranked a three-run homer in the third inning during a 6-2 majors victory ...

Leadership group graduates new class

Leadership Fremont County celebrated 15 graduates on Friday at the Museum of the American West in Lander.
The Fremont County residents have successfully ...

Ronald Wayne Kruske

Ronald Wayne Kruske of Riverton died May 28 due to a motorcycle accident. He was 54 years old.
A celebration of life will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, June 4, 2017, ...

Shoshoni senior gets scholarship

Patrick Cornell, a graduating senior at Shoshoni High School, has been selected to receive a $16,000 college scholarship from the ConocoPhillips Dependent ...

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Births

YELLOWFOX
A daughter was born to Stacie Tidzump of Lander and Blaine Yellowfox, Sr. of Riverton at 12:04 ...

Conditions have combined to create flood concerns for the next few weeks in the Wind River Basin.
"It's all coming together," National Weather Service ...

The school year is coming to an end, but Ashgrove Elementary saw a new beginning this week when hundreds of students gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at ...

Standoff leads to man's suicide

(AP) -- Authorities say a man is dead following a domestic disturbance and standoff in northeast Wyoming.
The incident occurred on Memorial Day in Crook ...

New Indian education bill a long time coming; draws praise for years of persistence

Part 1 of 2

A law that will incorporate American Indian education in schools across Wyoming was applauded recently for the years of work that it took ...

With greatest care

Preserve every possible dollar for public education in Wyoming

School is out. Several Fremont County public school districts end classes today. ...

Delegation applauds U.S. withdrawal from climate-change accord

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming's Republican congressional delegation is applauding President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate ...

Maximum sentence for man who had 71 pounds of pot

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A Kansas man is on his way to a Wyoming prison after being sentenced with the maximum penalty for felony marijuana possession.
35-year-old ...

Wyoming digest

UW museum gets big donation
LARAMIE (AP) -- The University of Wyoming Art Museum has received an anonymous donation of $2.3 million, the largest in ...

Riverton Girl Scout a top cookie seller in the West

Savannah Warren of Troop 1126 sold 1,545 boxes of Girl Scout cookies this year, the 12th most in the two-state region of Montana and Wyoming.
The Girl Scout ...

 
 

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