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'Prince Igor' comes to Carnegie Room

Lander MetOpera will present Alexander Borodin's "Prince Igor" in a live HDTV broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera on Saturday.
The opera is famous for the ...

Optional 1 percent tax now generating about $170,000 per month

With money rolling in for the City of Riverton from the optional 1 percent sales tax, the city council approved advertising for bid schedules 1 and 2 as part ...

Aaron Foster has roots in agriculture stretching from his childhood on a small farm and ranch outside Wheatland. Now he is taking over as the supervisor of ...

Police calls to liquor-licensed establishments dip; figures can be misleading

The Riverton Police Department reported a slight increase in calls for service for 2013. Last year, the department handled 13,829 calls, while in 2012 it ...

Workers, employers would pay more for retirement under bill

A bill making its way through the Wyoming Legislature would require an increase in retirement contributions for state employees and their employers.
Wyoming ...

Tamra Ward

Tamra Ward died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, at her home surrounded by family. She was 54 years old.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 1, ...

WIHS girls down Wranglers 76-52

Thursday's win was the fifth straight for Wyoming Indian.

SHOSHONI -- The Wyoming Indian girls made it five in a row Thursday night in a convincing ...

NC Fillies rout Riverton 84-39

Riverton hosts KellyR00;Walsh at 1 p.m. Saturday.

CASPER -- The conference-leading Casper Natrona Fillies girls basketball team (16-4, 8-0 Class ...

CASPER -- Riverton's boys basketball team tried to play the role of spoiler Thursday night in the final game scheduled to be played on Jerry Dalton Court at ...

Basketball's best time of year starting this weekend

Fremont County has to be the best place to live if you are a high school basketball fan in Wyoming.
I don't think it's even close compared to other counties. ...

SHOSHONI -- Thursday night at Shoshoni featured a final regular season contest between two teams on very different trajectories.
The Shoshoni Wranglers' ...

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Births
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A daughter was born to Abigail Smits, of Papillion, Neb., and Eric Smits, of Ashland, Neb., at 8:20 p.m. Nov. 29, 2013, at Riverton ...

Northern Arapaho student earns 4.0 GPA at Montana college

Marlin Medicinehorse, an enrolled Northern Arapaho member, has earned a 4.0 GPA while studying at Little Big Horn College in Crow Agency, Mont.
He is in his ...

Freshman's idol reads his fan letter on national TV

Nick Nerli said he was "shocked" when his idol read his letter on national television.
In December, the Lander Valley High School freshman class president ...

An alternative to the imperial U.S. presidency

In his State of the Union speech to Congress last month, President Barack Obama drew widespread attention for pledging to use his executive authority to ...

Don't assume 'the sky is falling' due to EPA order

Editor:
Bravo, Mayor Warpness and ex-mayor Vincent. It's nice to see that at least a few of our leaders have not fallen prey to the "Chicken Little" theme ...

Background checks reflect troubled times

Unfortunately, we never can know enough, or test for enough things, to eliminate risk or bad situations down the road.

Something about the Fremont ...

A unique carbon copy

Building Pinedale's school in Riverton

Let's not spend even one second in Riverton worrying that the new elementary school now being planned is going ...

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Teen in jail slaying named
GERING, Neb. -- Two teenagers, one from Wyoming, are facing adult felony charges after a 24-year-old guard at a western ...

Bill would streamline effort to expand Cody business

Some questioned whether it was special legislation designed to benefit a single entity.

CHEYENNE -- A carefully tailored bill aimed at enticing a ...

 
 

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