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New mountain pine beetle activity was reported last year in Fremont County forests. Last week, the Wyoming State Forestry Division and the U.S. Forest Service ...

College funding changes survive initial reading

A bill to change the funding model for community colleges in the state passed on first reading Thursday in the Wyoming House of Representatives.
No ...

Funding for WLRC project challenged in Legislature debate

CHEYENNE - Funding to renovate the Wyoming Life Resource Center in Lander and another state-run health care facility became vulnerable during a heated debate ...

The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality has asked the state to provide $300,000 for a study of Pavillion well water, which residents have long ...

Fremont County Commissioners are reworking portions of the proposed contract with a private service provider.

After hearing public comment, all ...

College targets 'best practices' in student progress issues

Central Wyoming College's vice president for academic affairs Brad Tyndall outlined several strategies for addressing retention, persistence and learning ...

City 'ombudsman' on duty

Juve stresses communication, education in new position

During her first weeks on the job as Riverton's first community relations ombudsman, Jane Juve ...

Use the state's big rainy day money 'to help Wyoming'

Editor:
My feeling on the state of Wyoming's big "rainy day" fund is this. Use it to help Wyoming.
When the people of this state are struggling because they ...

Amber Strom

Amber Strom of Kuna, Idaho, formerly of Riverton, died Monday, Feb. 8, 2016 at St. Luke's Hospital in Meridian, Idaho. She was 29.
A memorial service will be ...

Renovation costs drop at WLRC, state hospital

CHEYENNE - Overhaul plans at the Wyoming Life Resource Center in Lander and Wyoming State Hospital in Evanston could cost less than originally estimated, ...

James W. Hoadley

James W. Hoadley died Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, at the SageWest Health Care at Lander. He was 65.
A memorial service was held Sunday, Feb. 14, at the ...

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Births
CUNNINGHAM
A son was born to Erin Cunningham of Riverton and Ron Cunningham of Riverton at 11:45 p.m. Feb. ...

Dubois loses big to Burlington

A long journey comes to an end for the Dubois Rams on Saturday when they travel to Sweetwater County and conclude the regular season against the Farson-Eden ...

Ashley Bennett and Jaycie Wells each had 18 points in a 44-39 win over Burlington.

The Dubois Lady Rams secured the second seed out of the Class 1-A ...

Finally, a home swim meet for the RHS boys

The "Last Chance" is the first chance and the only chance for the Riverton High School boys swim team, with a total number of swimmers you can count on two ...

Raimee Dempster had 19 points and 17 rebounds, leading four Wranglers in double-figures in a 59-31 victory against Riverside.

Raimee Dempster had ...

Lady Eagles clinch title

St. Stephen's secured conference bragging rights with a blowout of Ten Sleep.


The St. Stephen's girls locked up the Class 1-A Northwest regular ...

Tigers tame Panthers, 65-51

Kobey Simpson's 19 points led four Lander players in double-figures.

Kobey Simpson poured in 19 points as Lander defeated the Powell Panthers by a ...

Betty Louise Dewey

Betty Louise Dewey of Lander died Saturday, Jan 30, 2016.
She was 86 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and there will be no services.
She was born Aug. ...

Local volunteers responded to three vehicle fires in less than 12 hours Thursday to Friday, including one incident of suspected arson.
No injuries were ...

 
 

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