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Sled dog race covers Lander route Tuesday

Mushers and their dog teams arrived in Lander Tuesday to complete the third stage of the Stage Stop Sled Dog Race.
Tuesday's 42-mile stage began in the ...

County Dems to push for expanded Medicaid

Fremont County Democrats say they are hoping to help working-class people get health insurance by pushing for the Wyoming Legislature to expand Medicaid. At a ...

Council expected to fill vacancies Tuesday

Seats in Ward 1 and Ward 3 are open following the resignation of two councilmen in December.

Riverton Mayor Ron Warpness and the city council have ...

Soaring health costs weigh on county as budget talks get going

Hoping to find an equitable method of compensating for county employees, Fremont County Commissioners are looking for a standard for comparing jobs and ...

Stephen R. Stone

Stephen R. Stone died Friday, Jan. 31, 2014. He was 61 years old.
There will be no services.
Stephen Ralph Stone was born Oct. 22, 1952, the son of Willie ...

Dorothy Jean Chapman

Dorothy Jean Chapman died Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, at Sugar Creek Alzheimer's Special Care Center in Normal, Ill. She was 91 years old.
A funeral service will ...

Robert 'Bob' Norris

Robert "Bob" Norris, of Atlantic City and Lander, died Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. He was 70 years old.
A memorial service ...

Joann Kanack

Joann Kanack, of Riverton, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, from complications following cancer surgery at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper with her son Terry ...

Law enforcement officers to increase patrols Sunday

Local and state law enforcement officers plan to increase patrols this weekend in an attempt to curb drunken driven on Super Bowl Sunday.
The football ...

SS loses entertaining rematch in Dubois

It was a tough weekend for the St. Stephen's boys against the two conference leaders.
The Eagles fell for the second time to Dubois on Friday, this time in ...

Lead vanishes for Lady Chief against Lovell

The Wyoming Indian Lady Chiefs let one slip away Saturday afternoon at home against top-ranked Lovell.
The Chiefs held a 12-point lead late in the third ...

KW girls hand Riverton 57-45 loss in Casper

CASPER -- The Riverton Lady Wolverines basketball team suffered its second consecutive Class 4-A West Conference setback Saturday afternoon with a 57-45 loss at ...

Adams leads Wyoming past Utah State 74-57

LARAMIE -- Josh Adams had 19 points and a career-high eight assists but wasn't around for the finish as Wyoming rolled to a 74-57 win over Utah State on ...

The win lifts the Wranglers to 2-3 in conference play,while the Cougars dropped to 3-22 with the loss.

SHOSHONI -- The Shoshoni girls threw the ...

RHS boys overpowered by Kelly Walsh

The loss keeps Riverton still looking for its first win in the Class 4-A West conference.

CASPER -- Fired up after a surprising loss to the Rock ...

Cody also defeated Riverton onR00;Thursday in Park County.

A short-term memory paid off for the Lander Tigers wrestling team in a pair of Class 3-A ...

Chief boys destroy rival Lovell 86-42

The rivalry between Wyoming Indian and Lovell is considered the best in all of Class 2-A boys basketball by fans across the western region of the state. In the ...

Cody hands Lander first league loss; Tigers take down Powell

Things tightened up in the Class 3-A West boys basketball conference when the Lander Tigers produced a 1-1 record against Cody and Powell in Park County over ...

Cougars put on clinic in 72-53 win Friday over SHS Wranglers

Wind River nailed 18 3-pointers in the game, nine of them by sophomore Caleb C' Bearing.

SHOSHONI -- Maybe the Wind River boys should request all ...

Why presidents often were governors

There are legitimate reasons why we voters have been a lot more willing to trust the tough job of president to governors.
It's happened 11 separate times, ...

 
 

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