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Woman killed by gunshot; thought accidental

A Lander woman has died after being shot in the abdomen Saturday afternoon in her home.
Officials said the accident was initiated by the woman's husband, who ...

First dirt being moved at justice center site --for testing

Passersby should soon see the first dirt moved at the site of the proposed Riverton justice center project.
But it won't be for construction.
Rather, ...

Kathryn "Kathi" Lynn Tibbets

Kathryn "Kathi" Lynn Tibbets died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, in Wichita, Kan., after a five-year battle with breast cancer. She was 45 years old.
An informal ...

Woodrow James Allen

Woodrow James Allen, formerly of Lander, died after a six-year battle with cancer Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, surrounded by friends and family. He was 69 years ...

Geboe "Sonny" William Day Jr.

Geboe "Sonny" William Day Jr. died Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, at the University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City. He was 53 years old.
Services have ...

Chiefs crush St. Stephen's 86-6 in 6-man play

The last football game played at St. Stephen's before Friday night saw the Eagles shut out the Jackson Hole Broncs 24-0 on the old field just west of the ...

Rams still unbeaten in 6-man after downing Hulett

The Dubois Rams survived their toughest challenge of the season in the shadow of Devils Tower with a 68-40 win over the previously unbeaten Hulett Red Devils. ...

Whiting over the line first at home XC meet

Micah Whiting had enough left in his tank to sprint to a winning time for the Lander Valley High School Tigers on Thursday at the Lander Invitational cross ...

Wranglers whip Burlington for first win of the season

It was a grueling week of practice for Shoshoni's offensive line. After poor rushing efforts in the first two games of the season, assistant coach Drew Peregoy ...

Tigers lose tough home battle 38-27 Friday night vs. Jackson

Jackson erupted for 22 points in the third quarter to hold off the Lander Valley High School Tigers 38-27 on Friday night in the annual Homecoming football ...

RHS boys are West 4-A golf champs

The Wolverines are one of the favorites for the state championship starting Friday in Rock Springs.

Five boys and one girl earned all-conference ...

Big-play Cody team sinks Riverton 40-17

The Wolverines open East 3-A conference play this Friday in Rawlins.

The Cody Broncs used a strong, physical running attack and superior special ...

Lady Wolverines get big VB win on road vs. Casper Natrona

CASPER -- The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team bounced back from a quick three-set loss (25-16, 25-21, 25-20) at home Friday against conference-leading ...

UW in health research pact

LARAMIE, (AP) -- The Uni-versity of Wyoming has joined a research network to help address regional health concerns such as access to care, cancer, obesity, ...

Digest

No change in Wyo. rig count
HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs actively exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. decreased by seven this week to ...

Buffalo Bill photos at museum to be digitized for viewing

CODY (AP) -- There's a ghostly, wispy hologram image of a life-sized William F. Cody that greets visitors to the Buffalo Bill Center of the West.
But it is ...

New coal rules blasted by governor, delegation

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead and members of the state's congressional delegation reacted quickly on Friday to new U.S. Environmental Protection ...

Environmental toll compounds misery of Colorado floods

DENVER -- When the worst of the flooding began for Weld County last week, Cliff Willmeng, on a hunch, took his 2003 Subaru and drove east.
The county's roads ...

South Dakota couple gets $8 million award for 2009 car wreck

(AP) -- A federal jury has awarded a South Dakota couple more than $8 million for losses they suffered in a 2009 traffic accident in Sweetwater County.
A ...

The Way It Was: Homecoming court -- 1968

Lander Valley High School played its Homecoming football game Friday night, the first in Fremont County this year.
In 1968, the Shoshoni Wranglers held that ...

 
 

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