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Riverton girls edged by one point in Cheyenne by Windsor, Colo., team

Trailing by three points at halftime, the Riverton High School girls basketball team exploded to outscore Windsor (Colo.) 16-3 in the third quarter but ...

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Births
BLACKBURN
A daughter was born to Genivee and Ricky Blackburn Jr., of St. Stephen's, at 1:44 p.m. Nov. 20, 2013, at Lander Regional Hospital. ...

No one injured in Thanksgiving mattress fire

Emergency responders in Lander had an early morning wakeup call Thanksgiving Day, when a mattress caught fire in an apartment on Pushroot Court.
Lander fire ...

Library to be open Sunday for high school finals week

The Riverton Branch Library will be open from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday for high school finals week.
All library services will be available, and free coffee ...

Chief Washakie scholarship applications available

Scholarship applications are available from the Chief Washakie Memorial awards committee for the 2014-2015 academic year at the University of Wyoming. The ...

Riverton school board gains variety of awards at state conference

District 25 also was recognized with the 2013 Standard of Excellence Award.

The Fremont County School District 25 was honored with many awards Nov. ...

Cellphone calls on commercial flights? Ugh

To the already jumbo-size list of air-travel indignities -- snaking security lines, intrusive pat-downs, baggage fees on top of rising fares, and brown-bag ...

Time for a re-examination at UW

Well, that was short.
University of Wyoming President Bob Sternberg took office in July with great fanfare.
"We believe Dr. Sternberg is a great fit for the ...

CREG's main role is providing cover for Wyoming legislators

Editor:
Concerning how the state bases its revenue forecast, I agree with the editorial that the CREG group underestimates it year after year. It's ...

Mandela

Humanity has lost a colossus

If ever a man had reason to harbor resentment in his life, it was Nelson Mandela, who had been imprisoned, beaten, ...

Antelope in decline; study wonders why

GREEN RIVER -- State and federal wildlife researchers are undertaking a study of pronghorn antelope in south-central Wyoming.
Researchers with the University ...

Governor requests $500K for added data collection on juvenile offenders

CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead is asking state lawmakers to budget $500,000 for a system that would allow officials to track information about juvenile offenders in ...

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Events canceled due to cold
LARAMIE -- Laramie is postponing its annual downtown holiday parade and tree lighting because of the continuing cold.
The ...

UW trustees meet for first time since Sternberg left

LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees was meeting Friday for the first time since President Bob Sternberg's resignation after less than five ...

Police hope the public can supply information about the perpetrator.

The Riverton Police Department is asking the public to help identify the ...

Suspect arrested after residents tackled him

A Riverton man faces one count of burglary after two men apprehended him while he was breaking into their home Nov. 10. The charge against David Varney, 37, ...

Bazaar among holiday highlights this weekend

Ovens in Riverton have been bursting with baked goods this month as organizers get ready for the annual Christmas Bazaar at United Methodist Church, one of ...

Three men in the running to be next director of county ambulance service

Three candidates for the open Fremont County Ambulance director position were interviewed Tuesday by the Fremont County Commission. The county board has not ...

Kathleen (Kate) Moore

Kathleen (Kate) Moore, also know as "Nurse Kate," died suddenly Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at home.
Per her request, cremation has taken place. A private memorial ...

Ivy Pierson

Ivy Pierson, formerly of Riverton, died Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, at Rapid City Regional Hospital in Rapid City, S.D. She was 83 years old.
Memorial services ...

 
 

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