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Lovell girls corral SHS

The top-seeded Lovell girls got their offense going from the start to roll past the Shoshoni Wranglers 62-21 in a first-round game during the Class 2-A West ...

Comeback win for St. Stephen's girls Thursday in 1-A tournament

It was a roller coaster ride for the St. Stephen's girls in opening round Class 1-A West girls basketball action Thursday at Lander Valley High School.
The ...

The third period was Wind River's nemesis with poor performances in both its 2-A West regional contests.
Wind River played even for a half with second seeded ...

Chief girls whip Kemmerer, reach semis

Wyoming Indian advanced to a 3 p.m. Friday semifinal matchup with the Kemmerer Rangers after cruising to a 67-44 win over Thermopolis in opening round Class ...

Evanston refuses to play RHS on Saturday; games moved to Monday

Riverton's boys and girls basketball regular-season finales against Evanston have been postponed from Saturday evening to Monday because of pending weather ...

Wind River girls down Greybull, earn semifinal tournament slot Friday

A big step toward the state tournament was taken Thursday by the Wind River Lady Cougars in a 65-57 win against Greybull in the opening round of the Class 2-A ...

Seesaw game tips late for Rams in 1-A first rounder

It was a game of surges Thursday night, with Dubois taking the final one to edge Encampment 65-58 in Class 1-A West regional tournament play at Lander Valley ...

Chiefs wallop Thermop 78-34 to open regional

After trailing early, WIHS allowed the Bobcats just 12 points in the second half.

Tournament jitters are a common theme, even for teams as familiar ...

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Births
ABEYTA
A son was born to Melissa and Mike Abeyta Jr., of Riverton, at 3:27 p.m. Jan. 10 at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 10 ...

Stoll named to college honor roll

Teal Stoll of Pavillion has been named to the full-time president's honor roll at Gillette College for the fall 2013 semester.
For students to earn a place on ...

New food label a healthy update for consumers

The Food and Drug Administration has known for years that people who read nutrition labels eat healthier than those who don't.
But the FDA only last year ...

Commission correct to ask county employees to pay more on insurance

Editor:
Applause to the Fremont County Commission for requiring more employee financial input to the county's health insurance plan. I don't hold anything ...

Seven county teachers earn NBC

In 2013, seven teachers made National Board Certification in Fremont County --a process described as "rigorous."
Kristi Jones, a first-grade teacher at Fort ...

Spelling champ, 40 years ago

Forty years ago this week, my father took a picture. It's of me at age 12 (I became a teenager two weeks later), the day I won the Fremont County spelling ...

State/federal cooperation

It works well enough on highway funding, which could be a model for Medicaid as well

Wyoming legislators are still tossing around the idea of finding ...

Fed research shows grizzlies not in decline

BILLINGS, Mont. -- A government-sponsored research team has concluded there are no signs of decline among Yellowstone's grizzly bears as officials consider ...

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Wyoming top C02 state per capita
CHEYENNE -- The worst state for carbon dioxide emissions per person isn't smoggy California or bustling New York, but a ...

School bus cameras survive as Senate debates safety legislation

CHEYENNE -- With the death of a Fremont County girl on their minds, Wyoming state senators has embraced the idea of the state helping school districts equip ...

Bill authorizes state to 'get aggressive' in EPA disputes

Local legislators say they approve of a bill that would limit the rule-making authority in Wyoming of the Environmental Protection Agency and other federal ...

Thomas Coffey

Thomas Coffey, of Riverton, died Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, in Salt Lake City. He was 67 years old.
Per his request, there will be no services.
Thomas Wayne ...

 
 

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