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The Riverton Raiders split with the Casper Drillers to end the American Legion baseball regular season Saturday night at Roy Peck Field.
In the opener, ...

Braun sets bad example for big leaguers

Yankees manager Joe Girardi's message to kids Monday night was simple: "If you cheat, you will eventually get caught."
That message was echoed Saturday ...

Lorene 'Lory' Franklin

Lorene "Lory" Franklin, 84, of Riverton, died at her home on Sunday, July 21, 2013.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 25, 2013, at ...

Jerome Andrew Clemetson

Jerome "Jerry" Clemetson, 66, of Riverton died at Riverton Memorial Hospital on Saturday, July 20, 2013. As were his wishes, cremation has taken place.
A ...

Health officials offer tips to guard against smoke damage

The following precautions will help people avoid the negative effects of smoke damage or smoke inhallation during the dry summer months when wildfires are ...

Two more fires in Wyoming

(AP) -- Two other wildfires are burning in Wyoming in addition to the Fairfield Hill blaze near Sinks Canyon.
To the north, a 50-acre wildfire is burning in ...

Tuesday notes

Sinks Canyon fire
A frank reminder of an rare unpleasant side of life in the West is being provided in close-up detail again this week via the wildfire ...

TUESDAY EVENING UPDATE 6:10 p.m.: The U.S. Forest Service now says the fire perimeter has increased to 1686 acres with growth seen on the western edge ...

Fast-moving fire burning in Sinks Canyon

A fast moving wildfire, estimated by the Shoshone National Forest Service at 1,200 acres as of Tuesday morning, is burning 10 miles southwest of Lander near ...

Lander downs Riverton 9-10 all-stars to claim championship

The timely hits dropped for the Lander 9- and 10-year-old all-star baseball team in a 9-5 win over Riverton in the district championship game Saturday at the ...

Riverton pitcher Jaren Draper struck out a Cody batter with the bases loaded for the final out to lock up his squads thrilling 4-3 victory in the 11-and ...

Subsidy might be best in attracting a different airline

Editor:
On this question of Wyoming towns paying a subsidy to airlines to protect air service, has a subsidy ever been pad to Great Lakes?
It seems to me ...

The snake consuming itself

q Some Wyoming legislators have rushed headlong into the very acts they claim State Superintendent Hill is guilty of.

Perhaps the name Uroboros doesn't ring ...

Donnybrook

Liz Cheney Has a famous name, but beating Mike Enzi will require a bruising confrontation

All of a sudden, the national political news media are ...

Wyoming digest

Date set for Hill case

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Wyoming Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Aug. 20 in state schools Superintendent Cindy Hill's legal ...

Charges dropped against Wyo. man after 23 years

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Andrew J. Johnson stopped at the court clerk's office in Cheyenne on Friday and picked up an order signed by a district judge dismissing ...

Forest Service property in Jackson under contract

JACKSON (AP) -- The U.S. Forest Service has entered into a contract to sell 10 acres at Bridger-Teton National Forest headquarters in Jackson.
Real estate ...

James Burrell

James Burrell of Riverton died at his home surrounded by his family on Thursday, July 18, 2013.
He was 57 years old.
Cremation has taken place as was his ...

James Richard Evans

James Richard "Jimmy" Evans of Casper died Tuesday July 16, 2013 surrounded by his family.
He was 75 years old.
He was born in Byron on Aug. 2, 1937, to ...

William John Humphrey

William John Humphrey died suddenly at his home in Lander early on Monday, July 8, 2013. He was 59 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and celebration of ...

 
 

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