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Lander chamber director named first county museums chief

For the first time, Fremont County has a central director of museum operations.
The Fremont County Museums board of trustees has named Scott Goetz to the new ...

Officials expect Fremont County's assessed value to rise by $24 million, or 2.6 percent, for fiscal year 2015 to $930 million.
The increase should spell a ...

CWC adding golf, cross country to sports lineup

Soccer teams could be created within two years, college leaders say.

Central Wyoming College administrative officials have preliminarily endorsed the ...

Justice center money included in budget passed by Legislature

One bill allocating state money for courthouse security died in the state House of Representatives on Monday, but the Legislature's approved budget set aside ...

Patricia Rose Hancock

Patricia Rose Hancock died Monday, March 3, 2014, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She was 76 years old.
Cremation has taken place. Funeral services will be at ...

Mary H. Lewis

Mary H. Lewis, recently of Riverton, died Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, in Wheat Ridge, Colo. She was 94 years old.
Cremation has taken place.
Mary Henderson ...

CWC women end year with loss to Eastern

The Central Wyoming College women's basketball team trailed by 28 points at one time only to lose to Eastern Wyoming College by just three, 68-65, in the ...

Cowboys to play final road game

LARAMIE -- Still in the hunt for a top-five finish in the Mountain West, the University of Wyoming men's basketball team plays its final road game of the ...

Kids, work can wait; take part in spring sports

Last call.
With the winter sports season (and winter, too, we hope) wrapping up, spring yields the last opportunity to participate in the school sports ...

In game played mostly by subs, Evanston nips RHS boys 51-50

Riverton opens the regional tournament Thursday vs. Evanston.

The Riverton Wolverine boys basketball fell to the Evanston Red Devils 51-50 in the ...

Riverton plays Monday's opponent, Evanston, again Thursday at the Class 4-A West regional.

Camey Fegler's drive and layup with 11 seconds remaining ...

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CARDINE
John Joseph Cardine Sr., 62, of Lander, died Friday, Feb. 28. A memorial service will be scheduled in the ...

New grant for heart health to grow tribe's wellness initiative

The Eastern Shoshone Tribe will amp up its cardiovascular education initiatives for tribal members with a grant from the Astrazeneca Healthcare ...

Take small steps when starting a workout

With "swimsuit weather" just around the corner and weight-loss resolutions waiting to be fulfilled, people are starting to look for the perfect exercise ...

U.S. options on Syria all bad

Faced with bad options in Syria, President Barack Obama is reviving a tactic he tried in an earlier war: leading from behind.
"Leading from behind," you'll ...

If Riverton is to be part of new reservation state, will governing council expand?

Editor:
I have been closely following the discussions concerning the recent EPA ruling which determined the inclusion of Riverton within the Wind River Indian ...

Tuesday notes

Lions and lambs
We've all heard the age-old proverb "March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb." Old sayings don't get to be old sayings for ...

Digest

Man pleads guilty to killing wife
CHEYENNE -- A Cheyenne man faces a minimum of 20 years in prison after admitting to shooting his wife to death during ...

JACKSON -- Researchers are studying the effects of winter recreation on wolverines in northwest Wyoming.
The research project headed by Round River ...

Fall shutdown cost U.S. national parks $414M

Some states used their own money to reopen parks during the federal impasses, but Wyoming did not.

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration says the ...

 
 

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