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Two county schools to participate in UW robotics research project

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'Skimmer' found at truck stop in Cheyenne

A "skimmer" was found Tuesday at a truck stop in Cheyenne.
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Jackson bans phones while driving
JACKSON -- The town of Jackson has banned the use of cellphones while driving or biking.
The Jackson Town Council ...

At Christmas time 51 years ago, much of Fremont County's mail from out of state was delivered via Rawlins, where there was a large regional mail sorting ...

Medical marijuana in Wyoming? Bill to be introduced

CHEYENNE -- A debate over whether Wyoming should legalize marijuana may be about to flare up.
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Rez youths put their talents on display

Members of the Wind River UNITY council and the Eastern Shoshone Cross-Age Peer Education project had a busy weekend hosting their first talent show Dec. 7 to ...

Germaine M. Wayt

Germaine M. Wayt died Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, at her home in Lander. She was 86 years old.
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Cheryl Lynn Eagle

Cheryl "Jabaar" Eagle, of Arapahoe, died Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, in Casper. She was 32 years old.
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Lander boys in Douglas Classic field

Three Class 3-A East boys basketball opponents close out the December schedule for the Lander Valley High School Tigers this weekend at the Douglas Classic. ...

Tiger girls to host Lander Classic

A trio of Class 3-A East girls basketball teams will enter the Lander Classic this weekend with undefeated marks.
Wheatland, Douglas and Rawlins have not ...

Wolverine girls can't hold early advantage, fall by 30 in Flaming Gorge opener

The Riverton Wolverine girls basketball team jumped out to an early 8-2 lead Thursday but then fell behind and lost to the Cheyenne East Lady Thunderbirds ...

RHS boys lose on buzzer- beater to third-ranked East as three-day slate begins

The Riverton Wolverines, with a new point guard and a refined offense, gave the third-ranked Cheyenne East Thunderbirds a fight to the finish but fell short at ...

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Births
HEREFORD
A son was born to Tishina Duran and Charles Hereford, of Ethete, at 1:03 p.m. Nov. 30, 2013, at Lander Regional Hospital. He weighed 8 ...

Elks request donations in holiday meal delivery

Members of the Elks Lodge in Riverton hope to deliver 150 holiday meals to local families next week, but the group needs more donations from residents.
People ...

Northern Arapaho scholarship applications due March 1

The Northern Arapaho Endowment Scholarship Committee is accepting applications from full-time students for scholarship awards at the University of Wyoming. The ...

Riverton student receives Rocky Mountain Power Foundation grant

The Rocky Mountain Power Foundation awarded $35,000 to the University of Wyoming Foundation during the past fiscal year for education and research programs, ...

ESCAPE mentors finish training

Fifteen youths from the Wind River Indian Reservation received certificates of completion Dec. 8 that honored the more than 240 hours of training they have ...

 
 

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