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Tigers welcome big group for track season; first meet April 5

Lander Tigers track and field coach Bob Harms can't wait for the 2014 season to get into high gear.
The reason for the optimism? Tigers have 60 athletes ...

The RHS girls host Friday against Worland, while the boys are home Saturday.

Both the Riverton High School boys and girls soccer teams will be ...

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Births
MARTINEZ
A daughter was born to Veronica Martinez, of Riverton, at 8:05 a.m. Feb. 20 at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 10 ...

USDA microloan program open to farmers and ranchers

Area agriculturalists learned about programs that could help keep their operations safe and financially supported during seminars at the Fremont County Farm ...

Acupuncturist offers 'new medicine'

Alisha Bynum says the practice can be used to treat a variety of health conditions.

When there's no other medicine or procedure that can eliminate ...

NSA reforms a small step on right path

Having conducted a months-long review of the issue, President Obama soon will announce a proposal to end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of data ...

Cowboy license plate on its way to pupil in Iowa school

Editor:
I was touched by the letter from the elementary pupil in Iowa who wanted Wyoming information for a school project. That used to be a big thing in ...

One last (I hope) winter cold

I'm also battling the mom-guilt that goes with it

This week my words are borne upon a river of hot coffee and tea, and my head is in a cloud of ...

John Philp

The unassuming rancher from Lysite built an outstanding public career

John Philp made a good impression on people.
No doubt that is why an ...

Digest

UW tuition increase weighed
LARAMIE -- University of Wyoming trustees are considering increases in tuition and fees at the state's only four-year, ...

Drillers entitled to repayment of lease funds if Wyo Range wells nixed, says BLM

JACKSON -- A U.S. Bureau of Land Management official says the government would need to repay $2.6 million to petroleum companies if the U.S. Forest Service ...

CHEYENNE -- The leader of the Wyoming Lottery Corporation said Friday he is confident lottery tickets will go on sale in the state in June.
Jon Clontz, chief ...

State audit gives high marks to WDE under Hill's tenure; Mead sees 'serious concerns'

A highly anticipated audit of federal spending by Wyoming government agencies was released Wednesday, with the Wyoming Department of Education receiving high ...

The former three-term Fremont County commissioner died Friday at age 92.

Those who served with him remember former Fremont County Commissioner John ...

School officials and the invited public got a first look Tuesday at the proposed design for the planned K-3 elementary school for Fremont County School ...

Evelyn B. Nickeson

Evelyn B. Nickeson, of Riverton, died Monday, March 24, 2014, at Help for Health Hospice Home. She was 96 years old.
A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. ...

Robert 'Bob' Rowley

Robert "Bob" Rowley, of Riverton, died Monday, March 24, 2014, at his home. He was 61 years old.
Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 29, at ...

My NCAA men's hoops pick still alive in Sweet 16

I usually cheer for Mountain West Conference teams in the postseason, but not this week.

My NCAA men's bracket took some major blows in the first ...

SHOSHONI -- First-year track and field head coach Brady Slack wants to keep the Shoshoni Wrangler boys and girls teams competitive in the Class 2-A division. ...

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Births
LINDEN
A daughter was born to Casey Brown and Sam Linden, of Riverton, at 8:21 p.m. Jan. 8 at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She weighed 4 pounds, ...

 
 

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