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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 ...

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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 ...

State Historical Society selling photo calendar

Once again the Wyoming State Historical Society has partnered with the American Heritage Center and created a calendar of Wyoming history.
With more than a ...

Strong Town presentation aims to help communities

The first program will be Monday at the Fremont County Library in Lander.

Starting Monday, the Wyoming Rural Development Council will host the first ...

Make It With Wool contest set for Nov. 2

The 2013 Make It With Wool contest will begin at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 2 at the REACH Foundation, 622 N. Eighth St. W., Riverton.
Each entrant will receive 2.5 ...

Lander to host drought workshop

The Wyoming Department of Agriculture will host a series of workshops across the state to help United States Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management ...

Foundation awards $5K grant to Riverton skate park remodel

The Central Wyoming Skating Association has been awarded its first grant, with $5,000 coming from the Tony Hawk Foundation to help build a skate park in ...

County might agree to take on road near Dubois

There are several conditions that would have to be met, however.

Fremont County Commissioners have signaled they would be willing to accept a road ...

Hill speaks her mind at WACO confab; blasts lawmakers who diluted her job

Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill disparaged moves to limit her office's powers and accused state officials of malfeasance while speaking ...

It's Homecoming Week at RHS

The theme for Riverton High School's 2013 Homecoming is "A Homecoming Too Awesome For Words!"
Daily festivities begin Monday and conclude with Friday night's ...

With Uden case cracked, past sheriffs recall years of worry

It was a Friday night, and Fremont County Sheriff Tim McKinney was watching the Lander Valley High School football team play in an early-season game.
Football ...

Snowy weather ruins Friday sports schedule

The Riverton Wolverines' football game at Buffalo has been postponed until 1 p.m. Saturday because of the fall snowstorm.
The game had been set for 7 p.m. ...

Eloise Anna Flater Himes

Eloise Anna Flater Himes died Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, in Riverton. She was 79 years old.
Services will be at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, at Riverton Christian ...

 
 

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