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Riverton marching band state runner-up

Lander Valley High School earned a rating of II, or Excellent, at the competition.

Riverton High School musicians again earned elite honors at the ...

Here's definition of 'sole sovereignty'

Editor:
In response to Stella Montoya's published letter to you, sovereignty means control over an area or a people and sole sovereignty means it is not ...

Wyoming people not getting full access to health insurance options

Editor:
Thanks for the beauty of scenic vistas, open spaces and a high quality of life. Right out of the old cowboy song, "Don't fence me in." Right? Now, ...

A wild party, cemetery-style

Mountain View Cemetery it wasn't.
My mind's eye has a clear picture of what a cemetery should be. Until last weekend, that picture was Mountain View -- the ...

Blockbuster

Gerald Uden is an extraordinary man, in the most terrible of ways

Lots of headlines have crossed our newspaper's front page through the decades, but ...

Digest

Group recommends delisting griz
BOZEMAN, Mont. -- A subcommittee of the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee is recommending lifting federal protections ...

Panel nixes records proposal from DOC

LARAMIE -- A legislative committee on Thursday rejected a proposal from the Wyoming Department of Corrections to change state law to specify that it could deny ...

State nearing requirement for baseline water testing before new oil-gas drilling

The Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission is poised to require the companies that drill for oil and gas in the state to first test nearby water wells and ...

Supporters pack room during Winter Fair meeting

After seeing a possible end to the Wyoming State Winter Fair, community members turned out Oct. 24 to show their support for the event.
During a ...

Medicaid expansion for tribes and descendants possible under new bill

The state of Wyoming so far has opted not to expand Medicaid for all residents due to concerns from Gov. Matt Mead on whether the federal government would ...

Tim Despain Pence

Tim Despain Pence, formerly of Lander, died Tuesday, July 30, 2013, in Forest, Miss., where he was working as a field engineer for Raytheon Corporation. He was ...

Bonnie L. Fields

Bonnie L. Fields, formerly of Fremont County, died Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, in Arvada, Colo.
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at ...

Fern Kathleen Dennis

Fern Kathleen Dennis died Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation-Wind River. She was 92 years old.
A funeral service will be at 1 p.m. ...

Robert Bolding

Robert Bolding, of Riverton, died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, at his home. He was 82 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and military graveside services will be ...

Tough first-round loss for CWC at Region IX

Sheridan College swept the Central Wyoming College Rustlers in the opening round of the Region IX volleyball tournament Wednesday afternoon in ...

Two RHS spikers named all-state volleyball

Juniors Kiley Ridgway and Jensyn Pettit earned the distinction, and Ridgway is the West 4-A player of the year as well.

Tabbed as the Wyoming Class ...

Arrington for Wind River, Dechert for Shoshoni get all-state VB recognition

Macayla Arrington and Annika Dechert represent Fremont County on the Class 2-A all-state volleyball team.
Arrington is a senior for the Wind River Lady ...

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Births
DURAN
A son was born to Laura Friday and Kyle Duran, of Lander, at 6:28 p.m. Oct. 27, 2013, at Lander Regional Hospital. He weighed 4 pounds, ...

Digest

Algae blooms in river tributary
JACKSON -- A new federal study says a tributary of the Snake River that's heavily flanked by development has high ...

CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead has named a diverse panel representing the timber products industry, government and environmentalists to examine how to improve the ...

 
 

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