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Nationals' season ends in consolation bracket at district tournament

Riverton's Minors all-stars were defeated by Bridger Valley by a 9-7 score to eliminate them from the event on their home fields.

Ryan Watson and ...

More evac at fire near Dubois in hot, windy conditions

Changing winds and continued hot weather worsened conditions Saturday at the site of the Lava Mountain Fire in the Wind River Mountains near Dubois.
At 3:50 ...

National rig count gains, but not in state

The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 15 this week to 462.
A year ago, 876 rigs were active. Depressed energy prices ...

Riverton man gets seven years for drug trafficking

A Riverton man was sentenced to almost 7 years in prison this week for charges related to drug trafficking.
Joe Cruz Proo, 46, of, Riverton, was arrested ...

Charges may be reconfigured in auctioneer case

County attorney Patrick LeBrun expects his office to bring more charges in coming weeks against auctioneer Clyde Stone, who's recently become embattled with ...

Lander arts org wants exhibits on sage grouse

ATLAS, an arts and scineces organization in Lander hopes to host educational and interactive display on sage grouse and sagebrush next spring.
The ...

Shortcuts? Don't count on them

Preparation and diligence in life pay off every time.

People like a shortcut, a method of reducing time, labor or cost and often, all three.But ...

Whose land is it, anyway?

With an eye toward more local input, FreCo leads way on BLM wilderness assessment

After months of planning, members of a newly organized local ...

Full circle on recycling

After all the angst, the program will continue largely as before

Fremont County has followed a long and winding road in attempting to economize and ...

Americans beaten by Big Horn in losers bracket

Riverton's second Minors all-star squad dropped a tight, 4-3 contest in being eliminated from the District 1 tournament.

The Riverton Americans ...

Head-on collision in Yellowstone Park kills person, closes park road

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- Yellowstone National Park officials say a head-on collision killed one person and closed a portion of the park's main roadway ...

Man saved repeatedly by first responders now cycling across the nation in gratitude

After being clinically dead twice and undergoing 23 heart ...

Vote limits tribe general council's authority on personnel

The Eastern Shoshone Business Council had called for the referendum after the general council voted last month to remove high-ranking officials from the ...

Toxicology tests show the man who died after rolling a commercial truck July 12 in the Wind River Canyon was not under the influence of drugs or ...

No one was injured in a Thursday evening grass fire that threatened homes in the neighborhood behind Tonkin Stadium.
"It could've been pretty bad," Riverton ...

Lava Mountain Fire doubles overnight; conditions worsen

Traffic on heavily used U.S. Highway 26 is a major concern now.

The Lava Mountain Fire doubled in size overnight west of Dubois.
As of Friday ...

A close game was blown open by a 15-run onslaught in the third and fourth innings.

Riverton's Americans competed with their counterparts from Cody ...

Wyoming all-stars seek respite from heat wave

Riverton's softball squad continued to get ready for their opening game in California with practice and a plunge.

Anytime one travels from Central ...

Jace LeClair, Blake Dale and Derrick Lange combined on the mound for a two-hitter.

Bridger Valley's majors all-stars arrived at Ron Saban Little ...

Cowboys set fundraising new record

Laramie -- University of Wyoming athletics shattered its annual fundraising record in the 2015-16 fiscal year as donors to Cowboy and Cowgirl athletics ...

 
 

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