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Donald R. Armstrong

Donald R. Armstrong, formerly of Fremont County, died after a fall Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, in Idaho Falls, Idaho. He was 88 years old.
No services are ...

There are no PACs for the poor have no PACs

Among the citizens who qualified for food-stamp assistance last year were 5,000 Americans serving on active duty in the U.S. military defending their ...

Only the ignorant cast history aside

Bulletin: We aren't the first people to have walked the Earth.

It's a natural to assume you're the first person to ever experience something. It's a ...

Entrepreneur course was useful to young generation

Editor:
This is a letter of recognition to Shoshone Higher Education, Harmony Spoonhunter, Rory Robinson and staff Rosa Burnett and Randy Nagitsy. Through ...

The wide array

Three decades of Student of the Week

Student of the Week is about to begin its fourth decade.
On page B-6 of today's edition, you'll find the second ...

Wyoming PBS to host topic on sports injuries

Wyoming PBS will be airing a block of national and local programming Tuesday, October 8, beginning at 7 p.m. on the subject of sports and brain injuries.
The ...

It's a game that almost wasn't.
Thursday's and Friday's winter storm closed South Pass and blocked the Farson-Eden Pronghorns from crossing over from ...

Bouncing back from only loss, Rams throttle Ten Sleep

Lopsided scores are common with the limited enrollments of schools playing 6-man football. Dubois had the run of the field Saturday afternoon in Washakie ...

Weather, illness slow down Lander's cross country team for week

The final stages are here for the Lander Tigers cross country season.
Mother Nature has played a big role recently, with rainy and snowy conditions greeting ...

Up 2-0, Lady Wolverines let Evanston v-ball match slip

The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team started quickly Saturday on the road, winning the first two sets, but fell to Evanston 3-2 (23-25, 16-25, 25-22, ...

No. 2 Douglas trounces the Lander Tigers 48-0

Douglas kept its perfect football season in line with a 48-0 victory over the Lander Tigers Saturday afternoon in Converse County.
The game was first planned ...

Wolverines gut it out vs. Buffalo

After waiting a day's postponement because of snowy weather, the game started nearly two hours late in Buffalo when officials didn't arrive on ...

New coach Pat Rafferty has the basketball bouncing for the Central Wyoming College men's program.
The first day of practice for the 2013-14 basketball ...

Digest

Storm leaves state, slaps neighbors
PIERRE, S.D. -- In the span of 24 hours, the scenic Black Hills in South Dakota were coated in up to three and a ...

Mead says 233 state employees face furlough amid fed shutdown

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead says the federal shutdown is forcing the state to place 233 state employees on furlough starting Monday.
Wyoming has 9,867 ...

Sex assaults, substance crimes down this year on university campus

CHEYENNE -- The University of Wyoming is reporting a drop in the number of rapes for the second straight year, while campus police dealt with fewer alcohol and ...

UW to help veterans impacted by shutdown

More than 400 veterans are students at the university, and the Office of Student Financial Aid and the Veterans Services Center help connect them with a ...

Brinda Jean Frost

Funeral services for Brinda Jean Frost are held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, at Davis Funeral Home in Riverton, with the Rev. Dave Case of the Lifeline Christian ...

State regulations requiring hunters to report their results are nothing new. This check station near Dubois was in full operation in 1957.
Mild weather ...

North Riverton acquires new game warden

Allen Deru is the new game warden for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department in north Riverton.
Wyoming game wardens are responsible for wildlife law ...

 
 

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