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We had to flee a forest fire

Our cabin in Idaho was one of the survivors

"I smell burnt toast,'' my wife said one morning while we were on vacation.
Only it wasn't.
It was ...

Baldes, Medina to wed Aug. 29

Angeline Baldes and Dontee Medina, both of Riverton, have announced their engagement.
The future bride is a 2006 graduate of Riverton High School.
She is ...

Olson, Murfitt to marry

Heather Olson and Selmer Murfitt, both of Riverton, have announced their engagement.
The future bride is 1998 graduate of Kelly Walsh High School in Casper ...

CES receives $2,500 to fund camp

Community Entry Services has been awarded a $ 2,500 grant from the Rocky Mountain Power Foundation.
The donation will be used for the CES Summer Camp ...

Lander's 11-12-year-olds have a shot at the district championship.

Both of the Riverton Little League all-star teams won must-win baseball games ...

Enrollment rise a new challenge for university

LARAMIE -- About 100 more students will attend the University of Wyoming this fall than last year, but the added enrollment could pose a problem for some ...

Thermal feature found in Yellowstone

Scientists have been watching the area's thermal activity since May and measured a temperature as high as 152 degrees.



A son was born to Pam Hull of Riverton and Jason Hull of Riverton at 3:43 p.m. May 28 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby ...


A daughter was born to Madison Johnson of Riverton and Levi Hallock of Riverton at 12:33 p.m. June 10 at SageWest Health Care at ...


A son was born to Melanie Felter of Ethete on May 28 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby weighed 6 pounds, .5 ...

July Outside

July 15 -- Brooks Mountain Day Hike is at 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. hosted by Wyoming Wilderness Association. Participants should bring a lunch for the moderate ...

Thousands of climbers visit the Lander area each year to scale routes famous the world over.
The climbers literally trust their lives to steel anchors ...

Camping, grilling or out on the lake? The advice is the same: Cover up

When temperatures in Riverton hit the 90s in recent weeks, mosquito activity increased in the region.
Riverton Mayor Lars Baker, who retired as supervisor of ...

HPMA motocross race Sunday

The association includes riders from Wyoming, Montana and Colorado.

The second High Plains Motocross Association race of the summer is Sunday in ...

Next up is the state tournament in Douglas starting Wednesday.

Two blowout victories carried the Riverton 13-15-year-old all-star baseball team to ...

Wyoming digest

Video confirms accounts of shooting
GILLETTE -- Video confirms the account of Gillette police officers who shot and killed a 39-year-old woman in ...

Experienced sisters handled ordeal well

CHEYENNE -- Three Midwestern sisters lost for more than four days while lost in a Wyoming wilderness area are grateful searchers didn't give up.
The sisters ...

Wyoming 'ahead of the curve' on same-sex marriage, and it has not destroyed our state

I think Wyoming can be proud of being ahead of the curve on same-sex marriage.
The hyped-up Supreme Court decision a little while ago that made ...

We need reminders from the past

That's true even if they are unpleasant to some people.

We celebrated the 90th birthday of a friend a few weeks ago. A large gathering of family ...

44th star

125 years ago this weekend, the nation's newest state was being created

There are celebrations this weekend for Wyoming's birthday. It's the 125th ...


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