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Hill back in the saddle at WDE; Crandall stays on during the transition

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill returned to the Department of Education on Monday. Her return ends nearly 15 months of exile ...

Tribal check distribution has law departments on high alert

Law enforcement officials throughout Fremont County have been preparing for a potential increase in criminal activity due to the distribution of oil and gas ...

City considers detox ownership request; no simple answer found

The center's operators would like to acquire the building from the City of Riverton, but a simple transfer of deed is not permissible.

The city of ...

Teachers say 'spiral' science method could improve student scores, retention

Riverton Middle School teacher Aziz Waheed is proposing changes to the school's science program.
He explained his idea to the Fremont County School District ...

Petition would halt removal of Shoshone councilmen

Eastern Shoshone tribal members showed support in a petition that circulated last week asking the Eastern Shoshone Business Council to place a stay on actions ...

Land values up, which means property taxes rising this year as well

Farmers and ranchers can expect to see a bigger number on their notices of property value arriving in the mail this week from the Fremont County Assessor's ...

Nadine Gustin

Nadine Gustin, of Kinnear, died Thursday, April 17, 2014, at Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. She was 85 years old.
A viewing will be 4 p.m. to 6 ...

Thornton makes big plays for UW in spring game

Tom Thornton was flying.
Late in the third quarter of Wyoming'sspringgame inside War Memorial Stadium on Saturday, the sophomore quarterback took a snap, ...

Tigers down Rawlins, Star Valley

Two victories started off the Lander Tigers boys soccer homestand in a span of three days.
Lander opened the stretch with a 5-0 conference win over the ...

Finishing their first round of Class 4-A West girls soccer matches, the Riverton Wolverines kept the Evanston Red Devils winless in league play with a 2-0 win ...

Rustler player coaching AAU hoops this spring

A basketball player at Central Wyoming College has been sharing his sports skills with Riverton sophomores this year as the coach of an Amateur Athletic ...

Riverton wins track dual vs. Lander

In a head-to-head track and field matchup, the Riverton Wolverines swept the Lander Tigers on Thursday afternoon at Bill Bush Memorial Stadium.
The Riverton ...

After a sub-par performance Thursday at Gillette, the Riverton Wolverines boys soccer team bounced back, got a quick goal at the start of the second half, and ...

Lander girls take two matches from Rawlins, Star Valley

Three early goals sparked the Lander Tigers to a 3-1 non-conference girls soccer victory over Star Valley on Saturday.
The match was played at the Lander ...

Putin playing a weak economic hand

In global affairs, as in domestic politics, symbolism can be as important as substance.
So when the world's major industrial democracies, known as the G-7, ...

Americans should not be so accepting of the 'overlong' Afghan war

Editor:
Why are there still more than 30,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan?
The case for invading Afghanistan was certainly stronger than the case for invading ...

A tough guy I was glad to know

There was a lot to George Swan, and I appreciated it all.

It was a little more than 40 years ago. My recently restored 1962 Chevy Nova was making an ...

Animal-control deputies

If we impose a new tax, then uniformed personnel for the specific job might be in order

It has been enlightening this spring to learn more about the ...

Nebraska joins wildfire compact with nearby states

LINCOLN, Neb. --Gov. Dave Heineman has signed a bill that will have Nebraska join forces with Colorado, Wyoming and the Dakotas in fighting ...

Golden eagle found in Sheridan ties record for second-oldest

SHERIDAN --A golden eagle that was apparently electrocuted near Sheridan was more than 30 years old, which ties the record for second-oldest in the species ...

 
 

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