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River Rats beaten in shootout for state championship

The Riverton River Rats, a high school-aged hockey team, placed third Sunday at the state tournament in Casper.
After beating Sheridan in the first game of ...

Rams drop close first-round game to Guernsey at state

CASPER -- In the most entertaining game of the opening round at the state 1-A/2-A basketball tournament, the Dubois Rams battled the Guernsey Sunrise Vikings ...

Good showing for Fremont County wrestlers this season

Fremont County wrestlers didn't back down from anybody on the mats this season.
The teams and individuals found success at different levels to close out the ...

Eagle girls fall behind early, lose in Class 1-A state tourney opener

CASPER -- Experience has its benefits, especially in culminating events. The quartet of Lingle Fort Laramie seniors Kaylee Greenwald, Shaylee Rickard, ...

Mileto's career-high 30 not enough; Cowgirls fall 84-80 to Utah State

LARAMIE -- Despite a career high 30 points from Kaitlyn Mileto and a double-double from Fallon Lewis, the Wyoming basketball team fell short 84-80 against the ...

Wyoming Indian High School enters its Class 2-A state basketball tournament opener in familiar territory. The Chiefs finished the 2013 season with a ...

Lander boys enter 3-A West regional as top seed

Momentum is on the side of the Lander Tigers this week heading into the Class 3-A West boys and girls regional tournaments in Mountain View.
After sweeping ...

Tough draws for Dubois boys, St. Stephen's girls top open Class 1-A state

Guernsey-Sunrise is a surprise opponent for the Dubois Rams in their Class 1-A state tournament basketball debut Thursday at the Casper Events Center. The ...

Matsen takes third in state breaststroke; Horyza sets school record in 50 free

Riverton's Tyler Matsen swam to an all-state, third-place finish in the 100-yard breaststroke at the Wyoming High School Swimming and Diving Championships over ...

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Births
BRANHAM
A daughter was born to Katy and Paul Branham, of Riverton, at 7:54 a.m. Jan. 29 at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 6 ...

Shortage of volunteer firefighters a growing crisis

Editor:
It is a sad day in our community. Another long-standing tradition has gone by the wayside. The Morton-Kinnear annual fireman's pancake supper, an ...

Russia sanctions easier said than done

The first step, a likely boycott of an international summit in Sochi, Russia, in June, is largely a public relations slap.

WASHINGTON -- As Russia ...

March 5

It's our newspaper's birthday.

There had been numerous other newspapers in Riverton before March 5, 1953. On that day, the two survivors -- the weekly ...

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UW wins ranchland lawsuit
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled against a Denver woman who sued to block foundations at the University ...

Simpson among GOP expressing their support for same-sex marriage

SALT LAKE CITY -- A group of Republicans has come out in support of legalizing gay marriage in Utah and Oklahoma, arguing that allowing same-sex unions is ...

Coroner waiting to confirm ID of found body

The Fremont County coroner is waiting to confirm the identity of a man who was found dead Feb. 26 in a residence north of Lander.
"He had been there for quite ...

Commissioners move to end health benefit plan for county retirees

Fremont County commissioners voted Feb. 4 to stop offering the health benefit plan to retirees at the end of the calendar year.
The decision ran against a ...

Lander chamber director named first county museums chief

For the first time, Fremont County has a central director of museum operations.
The Fremont County Museums board of trustees has named Scott Goetz to the new ...

Officials expect Fremont County's assessed value to rise by $24 million, or 2.6 percent, for fiscal year 2015 to $930 million.
The increase should spell a ...

CWC adding golf, cross country to sports lineup

Soccer teams could be created within two years, college leaders say.

Central Wyoming College administrative officials have preliminarily endorsed the ...

 
 

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