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New WDE boss: Reform efforts are worthwhile

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WHP says bike rider's death was a suicide

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PAWS scores show mixed results for Arapahoe schools

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Weather likely to keep Burroughs fire active for now

Dubois-area residents should get used to seeing smoke. Officials expect the Burroughs Fire to burn for a while longer.
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West Nile cases hit 10 in county; hot month extends biting season

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Rosemary H. Romer

Rosemary H. Romer died Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, surrounded by family at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. She was 82 years old.
Memorial services will be at 11 ...

David 'Chic' Spoonhunter Sr.

David "Chic" Spoonhunter Sr., of Arapahoe, died Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, at his home. He was 61 years old.
A rosary will be at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, at St. ...

Loretta Fay Brown

Loretta Fay Brown died Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. She was 79 years old.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. ...

Lauren Kurt Dewey

Lauren Kurt Dewey died Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He was 54 years old.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 9, at ...

John Big Knife

John Big Knife died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, at Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. He was 84 years old.
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County girls best finishers at Green River cross country

Wyoming Indian High School and the Riverton Wolverines both opened the cross country season last Friday at the Green River Invitational to set the measuring ...

I survived a night in the junior football trenches

The legs are sore.
I could barely get out of bed this morning to go for my daily walk, but I made it.
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RHS girls set to host big Riverton Invitational

Riverton's Jordan Settlemire qualified for the Wyoming high school state swim meet in five events during Riverton's first weekend meets of the season last ...

Beating Lander and Wright are early Shoshoni VB highlights

The Shoshoni High School Wranglers didn't back down against other Class 3-A volleyball schools, placing third Saturday at the Douglas Invitational.
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First-year coach Pat Patterson's team plays the defending state champions at 7 p.m.

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