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Calling all 'Bigs'; grown-up volunteers sought in area for Big Brothers/Sisters

Riverton school officials are looking for "Bigs" in the community as they partner with the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Wyoming to offer mentoring ...

Slide in Riverton PAWS scores reflects statewide trend; causes under study

The annual PAWS test measures student progress in grades three through eight in reading, math and science.

Results from the 2012-13 school year show ...

Cindy L. Maddux

Cindy L. Maddux, of Fort Collins, Colo., died Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013. She was 62 years old.
The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 16, at ...

Fisherman has brush with two bears north of Dubois

A fisherman who encountered two bears this weekend north of Dubois reportedly fired warning shots to keep the animals from coming too close.
Brian DeBolt, ...

The woman being pursued is wanted on at least 42 outstanding felony and misdemeanor warrants from multiple law enforcement agencies.

A woman wanted ...

County rancher Herbst on list of Liz Cheney advisers

The Republican is campaigning against three-term Sen. Mike Enzi.

Longtime Fremont County rancher Lois Herbst has been included in a list of ...

Prosecutor: Facts didn't support conviction in child's death

A lack of facts in the 2011 death of an infant boy led to a sentence of 10 years probation and a suspended 10 to 18 years in prison for the man convicted in ...

The last bowl appearance for UW was a 37-15 loss to Temple in the 2011 New Mexico Bowl.

LARAMIE -- University of Wyoming head football coach Dave ...

Don't take away fair traditions

Editor:
I am in agreement with the lady who wrote about canceling the pie contest at the Fremont County fair this year. A lot of good, old traditions at the ...

Jean B. Peterson

Jean B. Peterson died Sunday, July 28, 2013, at the Nathan Adelson Hospice in Las Vegas. She was 85 years old.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, ...

Kemper L. Sackman

Kemper L. Sackman, formerly of Riverton, died Thursday, July 25, 2013, in Homer, Alaska. He was 63 years old.
A celebration of his life will be 3 p.m. to 7 ...

Digest

Mead: No cash deal on park land
CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead said Monday he hasn't seen a proposal of what lands the federal government will offer to swap ...

Hunting atlas now available

CHEYENNE -- The 2013 atlas of walk-in hunting areas compiled by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department is available for review on the department's web site.
The ...

JACKSON -- Fewer lake trout are being caught per net in Yellowstone Lake, marking a turning point in the effort to knock the invasive species out of the big ...

Tuesday notes

Dog days?
We don't get too many days like these in Fremont County in mid-August, namely cool, mostly cloudy and something resembling humid. Take note, ...

This time I walked into the big league ballpark on my own

The last time I watched the St. Louis Cardinals play in Busch Stadium, my dad carried me in on his back.
This time I walked.
Back in 1971, in the days of ...

Two 'first friends' gone too soon

Kemper Sackman and Wesley Rice didn't know each other.
And they never will -- at least in this world.
Both men played memorable roles in my life. Both died ...

Today

Deaths
PETERSON
Jean B. Peterson, 85, died Sunday, July 28, at the Nathan Adelson Hospice in Las Vegas. Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, ...

Raiders land player on Legion all-state roster

One Riverton Raider was selected to the American Legion A all-state baseball list announced last week.
Baylor Beers from Riverton made the list.
The ...

Cowboys practice in full pads

Full pads was the story on Saturday at Wyoming's War Memorial Stadium as the Cowboys practiced in full pads for the first time this fall.
The offense ...

 
 

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