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RHS boys play soccer in opposite corners of state Thursday, Saturday

The Riverton Wolverine boys soccer team will rack up plenty of bus miles with a non-conference game on the road this Thursday in Gillette against the ...

PAVILLION -- Sometimes the path of life takes you down a longer road than you might like. That could be the story for 2013 Wind River High School graduate ...

Wolverines host golf invitational Thursday at noon

The Riverton Invitational has drawn a mixture of Class 3-A and 4-A golf teams to the field.
The 18-hole tournament takes place Thursday afternoon at the ...

Organized run to Moccasin Lake challenges 'body and soul'

Eighteen miles. For most people, running that distance alone would be daunting. But when the route involves climbing to the top of a mountain, it can become ...

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Births
MOORE
A daughter was born to Alysen Prockish and Jessie Moore, of Shoshoni, at 6:00 p.m. March 12, 2014, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She weighed 8 ...

Museums board donates electricity to Wyoming PBS

The Fremont County Museums Board of Trustees has agreed to let Wyoming PBS use electricity at the Dubois Museum.
During the board's meeting March 13, the ...

Man pleads no contest to assault for pointing gun at wife

A Lander-area man pleaded no contest March 20 in Lander District Court to aggravated assault for pointing a gun at his wife Oct. 25. The defendant, Harold Dean ...

Plea agreement reduces charges for Lander man

A Lander man has pleaded guilty to one count of taking immodest, indecent or immoral liberties related to allegations dating from 1999.
The plea was in line ...

It's doubtful that members of Congress have read poem

Editor:
During the argument about Russia, Ukraine and Crimea, I wrote about members of Congress who are all fired up about it probably couldn't have found ...

Government as innovator? You bet

Five years ago, the federal government spent $169 billion to fund basic research and development. This fiscal year, it's down to $134 billion.
People who ...

The blood moon and the night streets of town

There's only one way to see a lunar eclipse that peaks at 2 a.m.
So I stayed up until 2 a.m. Tuesday to try to get a look at the "blood moon."
I wanted a ...

Countywide elections

Those that remain are an antidote to the anti-voter lawsuits and districts of recent years

The political season is building speed in Fremont County, ...

Digest

Strangling suspect to get mental tests
GERING, Neb. -- A mental health evaluation has been scheduled for a 15-year-old Wyoming boy charged with killing ...

Road grading may have caused Wyoming hill slide

JACKSON -- A consultant says road grading projects may have contributed to a slow-moving landslide that has displaced nearly 60 residents and damaged homes and ...

Former State Rep. McOmie running for Lander mayor; held job 1975-87

Former Lander mayor and State Rep. Del McOmie is running for mayor again, 27 years after he last held the job.
McOmie announced Wednesday that he will run to ...

The second egg in The Ranger's annual Easter Egg Hunt has been found, but the winner has something different in mind for his prize.
The egg was found Tuesday ...

Man with gun rammed RPD squad car

A Pavillion man was arrested on multiple charges early Saturday after a reported attempt to run over a police vehicle with his truck.
Justin Whitt, 24, of ...

Three men vying to become the next president at Central Wyoming College are in Riverton this week for interviews with school staff, members of the public and ...

Julia May Ramsey

Julia May Ramsey died Saturday, April 12, 2014, at home in the arms of her husband after a brave battle with multiple illnesses. She was 74 years old.
A ...

Woman charged with first-degree murder for death of newborn

Federal prosecutors charged an Eastern Shoshone woman with first-degree murder on Tuesday in the death of a newborn boy three weeks ago.
An affidavit in the ...

 
 

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