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Business, community support needed for books program

Enrolled children receive one free book a month until they are 5 years old.

United Way of Southwest Wyoming has teamed up with the Dolly Parton ...

Hill's victory gives 'glimmer of hope' against 'unruly few'

Editor:
Something happened last week that resulted in a huge win for the citizens of Wyoming.The lower court acted on the Wyoming Supreme Court's decision ...

What spring proves at my house

We're halfway through a lovely spring. Tulips are peeking, days are warming, and the Boston Bruins are doing very well.
That last fact brings me only ...

Asking why

Establishing motive is an important part of the probe into a baby's death

No one learning the details surrounding the arrest of the young Wind River ...

Wyoming digest

Residents of Opal allowed to return
OPAL -- Residents were allowed to return home Thursday, nearly 22 hours after an explosion at a natural gas processing ...

Easter fire at motel requires evac; no injuries or big damage

Guests at the Tomahawk Motor Lodge in Riverton had to evacuate their rooms on Easter Sunday after a fire began in the motel's basement laundry room.
No one ...

Second suspect in thefts from museum reports to authorities

Nine days after prosecutors filed charges against him, Joseph E. Spriggs turned himself in Wednesday afternoon to the Fremont County Sheriff's office in ...

Big settlement checks arrive for Arapahos; Shoshones to get theirs in a few more days

Oil and gas settlement checks for Northern Arapaho tribal members began arriving in Fremont County this week. One immediate effect was an uptick in trade at ...

Flu season 'active' this year, with at least two deaths confirmed

Two Fremont County residents have died as a result of influenza this year, according to Coroner Ed McAuslan.
A third death may be attributed to flu as well, ...

It's been an honor covering Dan Howlett's soccer teams

"Respect" is the word that comes to mind when thinking about Lander Valley High School boys soccer coach Dan Howlett.
In the past 11 years, I have had the ...

CWC women climb to third in regional rodeo

Rustler cowgirl Kaylee Burnett leads the all-around cowgirl standings.

Behind the performance from Kaylee Burnett, the Central Wyoming College ...

Edward R. Behan Jr.

Edward R. Behan Jr., of Riverton, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation-Wind River. He was 72 years old.
A rosary will be at 7 ...

Lander girls control Riverton 2-0

One goal early in the first half and one in the final half lifted the Lander Tigers to a 2-0 win over the Riverton Wolverines in windy conditions Tuesday in ...

Leemon scores hat trick for Lander vs. Riverton Wolverines

RHS will now return to the Class 4-A West league and play Rock Springs on Friday night.

Kyle Leemon stole the show Tuesday for the Lander Tigers, ...

It was a very quick track meet Tuesday afternoon at Riverton High School for the Wolverine Twilight with competition completed in 17 events in the boys and ...

UW booklet highlights native plants

Regionally native plants that mix attitude and altitude with beauty are showcased in a new publication from the University of Wyoming.
These plants will ...

Better programming among goals of new museums director

The new countywide museums director hopes the residents of Fremont County realize how unique the museums system is while looking forward to a "better" future ...

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Births
WIMBER
A son was born to Angela and Eric Wimber, of Riverton, at 8:10 a.m. March 14, 2014, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, ...

Continuing delay on XL pipeline in embarrassing

That metallic sound you hear is President Barack Obama again kicking the politically tough decision on the Keystone XL pipeline down the road.
This is ...

State planning 'property grab' by ordering closure of Thermop pool

Editor:
On Thursday April 10, citizens of Thermopolis found out that the state parks department would be making aproperty grab.The Tepee Poolsin Hot ...

 
 

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