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New instructor bringing show choir to District 25

Fifteen students have joined Riverton High School's choir program since new vocal instructor Jon Marquez began work Feb. 17.
Marquez, the choir teacher for ...

Fred Phelps was outclassed by those he asked us to hate

Fred Phelps's life work, if that's what hate-mongering can be called, depended on getting attention, so we will keep this short.
Phelps and his pseudo church, ...

No guarantee for Mead on a second term as governor

Editor:
I agree that Matt Mead has a lot of advantages when he runs for his second term, but I do not think he is guaranteed anything. Remember, he was the ...

Sometimes, we need a referee

The dispute over the EPA ruling on the reservation's border fits that description.

My heart is with Keja Whiteman on this one.
The Fremont County ...

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Friday's meeting on local air service was depressing -- but not hopeless

Air service is a community issue.
If a single thought ought to be carried ...

Chase starts in Wyoming, ends in South Dakota

SPEARFISH, S.D. -- Two Florida residents were taken into custody after a police chase that began in Wyoming and ended in South Dakota.
The Wednesday night ...

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Little change in winter park tourism
JACKSON -- The number of tourists who visited Yellowstone and Grand Teton this past winter was comparable to the ...

Two GOP candidates join race for Secretary of State

Two Republicans are among the first people to say they're running for Wyoming secretary of state.
They are Rock Springs City Council member Clark Stith and ...

Museums chief getting $63K salary

Fremont County's first-ever countywide museums director will be paid $63,000 annually.
The county museums board approved the salary for Scott Goetz on a 3-1 ...

First look at school plan available Tuesday

The public is encouraged to attend a meeting next week to see a preliminary sketch of Riverton's new K-3 elementary school.
The Fremont County School District ...

Investigators know what caused church fire, not why

Investigators are almost finished with their official report on the structure fire that destroyed an old church building and adjacent apartment last week in ...

Getaway driver enters guilty plea in armed mugging at city store

A Lander woman pleaded guilty Thursday to accessory before the fact to robbery in connection with a November mugging at Walmart.
"That is something that ...

County puts three girls on 1-A/2-A all state list

Three Fremont County girls have been voted Class 2-A all-state for their play during the basketball season.
Wyoming Indian is represented by Jasmine McGill ...

The RivertonR00;Wolverines are sending a big contingent to the Early Bird Invitational in Casper.

A strong nucleus of underclassmen has lifted the ...

William 'Bill' Harold Koenig

William "Bill" Harold Koenig died Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at Hot Springs County Memorial Hospital in Thermopolis after a period of declining health. He was ...

Slow start hurts Wyoming vs. Texas A&M

COLLEGE STATION, Texas - A horrific start doomed the Wyoming men's basketball team in a 59-43 loss to Texas A&M in first round action of the College Basketball ...

Burnet takes barrels for CWC as spring rodeo season starts

Central Wyoming College cowgirl Kaylee Burnett won the barrel racing title Sunday at the Gillette College rodeo to begin the spring season.
Burnett posted a ...

The pieces are there for the Riverton Wolverines to be an elite boys soccer team this year in the Class 4-A division.
Riverton has experienced players on ...

Forbes ranks First Interstate as one of best banks in United States

BILLINGS, Mont. --First Interstate BancSystem, Inc. has been named one of the best banks in America by Forbes Magazine.
"First Interstate is driven by strong ...

Brunton plans to grow Riverton facility

The company has moved one department to Boulder, Colo., but the president says the Fremont County operation is staying put.

Brunton plans to grow by ...

 
 

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