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Rail sale won't be opposed
PIERRE, S.D. -- Gov. Dennis Daugaard said Friday that he will not oppose the sale of the west end of the Dakota, Minnesota & ...

Wednesday preliminary hearing for woman charged with embezzling thousands

Rachel Marie Cox, 41, of Riverton, made an initial appearance Feb. 12 in Riverton Circuit Court for seven charges alleging she embezzled from her former ...

Business was good at the Derby Saloon in Shoshoni in the spring of 1917. The 10-year-old town was on the Chicago and North Western Railroad, and local leaders ...

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CWC volunteers to prepare taxes
Former and current Central Wyoming College accounting and income tax students will provide free help preparing 2013 tax ...

Tribe meeting to address possible resolution change

The Northern Arapaho Tribe will have public meetings Tuesday and Thursday to discuss a proposed change to General Council Resolution 6663.
The change would ...

"The Music Man," Central Wyoming College's spring musical, is a light-hearted throwback to a simpler time of brass bands and Fourth of July Americana.
CWC ...

District 24 receives clean audit

Fremont County School District 24 received a clean audit for the year ending June 30.
McKee, Marburger and Fagnant, P.C. of Lander evaluated the district's ...

A group of Riverton High School students traveled to Laramie in January to participate in Wyoming's All State music programs.
For many, it was their first ...

Superintendent, principals all rehired by District 25

AR00;new choir director also has been hired, effective Monday, to fill an unexpected vacancy in the high school and middle school ...

When anatomy professor Tara Womack-Shultz describes the human body to her students at Central Wyoming College, she doesn't simply point to a diagram in a ...

CWC pushing lawmakers to fund 'success project'

Administrators at Central Wyoming College hope state lawmakers approve funding for at least one of the school's capital construction projects during the ...

New ambulance chief on job; plans fiscal, equipment reviews

A new director is at the wheel of Fremont County's Ambulance Department. Joseph Zillmer started work Feb. 10.
Zillmer said he thinks highly of the service ...

Hope D. Cavaness

Hope D. Cavaness died of congestive heart failure Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, at her home in Riverton. She was 35 years old.
Cremation will take place. A memorial ...

Leroy Shakespeare

Leroy Shakespeare died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. He was 75 years old.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 17, ...

Donna Jean (Martinez) Elder

Donna Jean (Martinez) Elder, formerly of Riverton, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, at Close to Home Hospice House in Gillette. She was 61 years old.
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Pokes play at SJSU on Saturday

Following a thrilling 68-62 upset of No. 5 San Diego State on Tuesday, the University of Wyoming men's basketball team gets back to action with a trip west to ...

No playoffs for Shoshoni boys after loss to Kemmerer

Several tight games in the Class 2-A Southwest boys basketball conference haven't gone the right way for the Shoshoni Wranglers.
Shoshoni has been eliminated ...

The Wolverines fell behind 38-15 before winning the last four matches.

Early pins by Lander Tigers held up against Riverton for a 38-36 victory ...

 
 

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