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SHS brings experience and talent to gridiron for '13 campaign

Shoshoni seniors will have their third head coach in four years this fall, as former assistant Tony Trumpler takes the Wrangler helm after the departure of ...

Wyoming Indian High School Chiefs cross country coach Chico Her Many Horses is stacked with returning talent for the 2013 cross country season. Expect WIHS to ...

Mary Frances Wooten Stevens-Lane

Mary Frances Wooten Stevens-Lane, of Lander, died Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, with her family at her side. She was 87 years old.
There will be no services. ...

Donna Jean Kramer

Donna Jean Kramer died Friday, Aug. 9, 2013, at Help for Health Hospice in Riverton after a lengthy illness. She was 79 years old.
Per her request, cremation ...

Rustlers get one win at tough Idaho tournament

The Central Wyoming College Rustlers came home with a 1-3 record Friday and Saturday to
begin the 2013 volleyball season in a tournament in Twins Falls, ...

Got any plans for the next dozen weekends? Try this

What are your plans for this Friday night? And what about next Tuesday? And next Thursday, Friday and Saturday? And the next week, and the week after ...

Justice Voigt to leave Wyoming Supreme Court

CHEYENNE -- Justice Barton Voigt says he's planning to retire in January from the Wyoming Supreme Court.
Voigt is 64 and says the timing seems right to retire. ...

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ALCANTAR DE VARGAS
Marcela Alcantar de Vargas, 58, of Riverton, died Friday, Aug. 23, in Fruita, Colo. Visitation will be 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. ...

Hill did a good job, and costly investigations are a waste

When a change is made in an office, there are some employees who will not like it. When you take a bureaucracy and change it into a working office, as ...

As first 9/11 trials planned, loved ones of victims getting some relief

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba -- The visitors getting VIP treatment from the U.S. military sat through days of legal debate so dense that even lawyers yawned ...

Tuesday notes

No more 90?
Here is a seasonal question we like to ask this time of year: Are our 90-degree days over for the year? Weather watchers know it's rare to ...

Digest

Moisture helps hay production
CHEYENNE -- Hay production in Wyoming is improved over last year thanks to early snows, moderate temperatures and a ...

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- Another day of scattered thunderstorms is expected in Yellowstone National Park, helping keep a lid on five wildfires burning in ...

City settles on overlay paving using money from 1 percent

The Riverton City Council has approved the recommendations from the Fix Our Roads Citizens Committee on pavement overlay projects on Watt Court to Dave's ...

County backs off Pitt meth case after federal prosecutors intervene

Federal prosecutors have taken over the case against Timothy Pitt, the Hudson man accused of leading a ring of methamphetamine dealers.
"He's being ...

Marcela Alcantar de Vargas

Marcela Alcantar de Vargas, of Riverton, died Aug. 23, 2013, in Fruita, Colo. She was 58 years old.
Visitation will be 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28, ...

Roy Clyde of the Riverton parks department gave a planter in downtown Riverton a drink on a hot August day. The planters have a mix of flowers and grasses ...

Fremont County School District 25 superintendent Terry Snyder, right, and principal Curt Collins gave students, teachers and parents the go-ahead to enter ...

John R. Horton

John R. Horton died Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. He was 84 years old.
Visitation will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28, at ...

Griz seen at elk refuge for first time since 1994

JACKSON -- A grizzly has been spotted at the National Elk Refuge for the first time in nearly 20 years.
A sow, with three cubs, was seen on Aug. 20 feeding on ...

 
 

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