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A son was born to Melvena Oldman of Arapaho at 10:00 a.m. June 1 at SageWest Health Care at ...

Sierra Hernandez was all-conference for the girls squad.

The Riverton Wolverines boys soccer squad added some individual honors to go with a ...

The Knights put up a 10-run fourth inning on their way to an 18-1 victory to win the annual wood-bat tournament.

Riverton and Green River both won ...

De'ette Maria Pitt

De'ette Maria Pitt of Mount Vernon, Texas, died Tuesday, May 31, 2016, at Titus Regional Medical Center. She was 61.
She was born Sept. 8, 1954, in Butte, ...

Ada Marie Compton

Ada Marie Compton of Fort Washakie died Tuesday, May 31, 2016, in Lander. She was 83.
Funeral services were Tuesday, June 7, at the Rock Hall in Fort ...

Ada Burgess

Ada Burgess died Saturday, June 4, 2016, at her home with family by her side. She was 80 years old.
She was born June 16, 1935, in Fort Washakie, the ...

Bat retriever of a pleasingly different kind

It didn't seem odd that he was warming up with a tennis ball as his team, the Eastern League New Hampshire Fisher Cats, was finishing batting practice.
Game ...

Cowboys land new forward

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) -- New Wyoming head basketball coach Allen Edwards has landed another transfer player to his squad.
Edwards announced Monday that Brodricks ...

More lottery?

The longer our revenue crunch continues, the more tempting the idea

Wyoming lawmakers looked at creating a state lottery for a decade or more before ...

Stauffenberg named new Lander AD

The former Central Wyoming College head womens basketball coach and Riverton alum will take over the the Tigers' program.

Serol Stauffenberg was ...

Ridge McCoy's walk-off, inside-the-park grand slam cemented Riverton's 13-2 defeat of Powell.

When Ridge McCoy stepped into the batter's box in the ...

Baseball like it ought to be

Perhaps no sound in all of sport is sweeter than the crack of a bat hitting a baseball.
A wood bat, that is.
Not the annoying "ping" of the aluminum variety, ...

Wyoming digest


Plant society holding annual meeting in Dubois
The Wyoming Native Plant Society will host its annual meeting June 17 to 20 in Dubois.. Activities ...

Solid Waste Distrist aims for faster response after flooding

The board of directors for Fremont County's landfills voted at their May meeting to allow supervisor Andy Frey to waive fees for waste associated with natural ...

Four DUIs, 200-plus tickets issued over holiday weekend

As part of the county-wide "Click it or Ticket enforcement operation over Memorial Day weekend," Fremont County law enforcement wrote 209 speeding tickets, ...

Pavillion's water clean, but rural contamination nags at small town's image amid fracking

First in a two-part series

When news of contamination in rural areas northeast of Pavillion, possibly tied to hydraulic fracturing, first broke, ...

New air service shows off jetliner in Riverton; first flight 27 days away

The Riverton Regional Airport held an open house Saturday to show off the ...

Accused killer of wife nixes plea bargain; trial coming

A trial is set to proceed this month against the man accused of fatally shooting his wife in front of their children last November in Fort Washakie.
The court ...

Work in canyon made the route safe, and it was enjoyable to watch

Editor:
I happened to be traveling through Wind River Canyon during the work that was undertaken to stabilize the rock wall in places where rainfall eroded ...

Shoshoni Days events start Friday

The arrival of warm days, chartreuse leaves, and baby animals brings the anticipation of summer days on the cool, refreshing Boysen Reservoirin Fremont ...

 
 

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