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John Michael Jacoby

John Michael Jacoby died Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, at Westward Heights Care Center in Lander. He was 80 years old.
Per his request, cremation will take place, ...

Violet Elmeda Millsap

Violet Elmeda Millsap died Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, at Wind River Healthcare in Riverton. She was 98 years old.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, ...

Rocky Lee Merrill

Rocky Lee Merrill died Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, at his home in Bar Nunn. He was 60 years old.
A memorial service will be at a later date.
Rocky Lee Merrill ...

Wranglers jump to early lead but fall to Rocky Mountain

Shoshoni's playoff hopes took a major downturn because of the running of Rocky Mountain's Travis Willis and the throwing arm of junior quarterback Kirby ...

Rams whip Pokes

LARAMIE -- Colorado State coach Jim McElwain may have been the only person who expected his 2-4 team to come to Wyoming's home field and absolutely dominate in ...

Meeteetse rolls up 85 points in 6-man victory over St. Stephen's

The visiting scoreboard resembled a runaway pinball machine Friday afternoon at St. Stephen's. The unbeaten and top-ranked Meeteetse Longhorns rolled in and ...

It was a gunfight for a while Friday night in Basin as Wind River and Riverside combined for nine touchdown passes. The Cougars played well early, but ...

Eight-TD explosion by Baker powers Dubois over Little Snake River in 56-0 shellacking

Sterling Baker has had some outstanding games running the ball for the Dubois Rams but perhaps none better than the eight-touchdown performance he tallied ...

Central Wyoming College evened its conference mark at 5-5 with a volleyball sweep of Sheridan College and Northwest College this weekend. CWC moved to 14-15 ...

Tigers down Rawlins, host RHS on Thursday

RAWLINS -- A 31-18 victory over Rawlins on Friday night at Outlaw Stadium has vaulted the Lander Tigers into the Class 3-A football playoffs.
Now, the stakes ...

Three first-half interceptions --one a pick six on Riverton's first offensive play --proved too much to overcome as the Douglas Bearcats topped the Wolverines ...

RHS girls solidify state tourney berth

With a four-set road win over the Rock Springs Tigers on Friday night (25-21, 29-27, 23-25, 25-23), the Riverton Wolverines volleyball team clinched a ...

The loss of Gordon Cooper

He and the other astronauts were the heroes of my youth.

They were the heroes of my youth. Even the Marvel and DC comics I collected had ...

If monthly per capita payments aren't workable, try quarterlies

Editor:
Like most tribes, we get our monthly per capita payments from the gaming revenues.
So in our next general council meeting , we can vote on that ...

Last legs?

With the Wyoming State Winter Fair struggling to survive, here's a suggestion --again

It is sad news indeed that the Wyoming State Winter Fair's ...

Wyoming digest

Small quakes rattle states
POCATELLO, Idaho --Police agencies in western Wyoming and eastern Idaho say two small earthquakes occurring near each other ...

LVHS campus to be closed for drill Wednesday

The Lander Police Department in conjunction with Lander Valley High School will be conducting a school emergency response drill from 2:35 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. ...

The last picture show

POWELL -- The autumn moon has taken its seat low in the evening sky as the cars arrive at Wyoming's last drive-in theater. Pokey Heny stands ready to indulge in ...

Sometimes technology develops faster than infrastructure, which was the case with automobile traffic in Fremont County.
Cars became available before good ...

Officials find 'felony amount' of marijuana in misplaced bag

Barbara Chamberlain, 54, of Kinnear, was arrestedOct. 4 on charges of possession of marijuana with intent to deliver.
According to law enforcement reports, ...

 
 

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