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Hunters, trappers and outdoor enthusiasts have a unique opportunity to gather Friday at the Fremont County Fairgrounds in Riverton for the Wyoming State ...

Bennett says his office uses plea deals fairly

Despite recent criticism, Fremont County and Prosecuting Attorney Michael Bennett thinks his administration uses plea agreements fairly.
"I think (plea ...

Local public school administrators analyze a lot of data each year from tests like the annual Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students.
Joanne Flanagan, ...

Charles R. "Chappy" Heider

Charles R. "Chappy" Heider died Wednesday, July 31, 2013, at Westward Heights Care Center in Lander. He was 99 years old.
Per the request of the family, ...

The periodic arrival of smoke from the Hardluck Fire has turned Riverton-area skies orange and changed the appearance of the sun as well. This scene greeted ...

Practice opens for RHS volleyball; McNamee in sixth season as coach

Riverton High School volleyball players hope the optimism of a new season will trump the bitter memories of last year's Class 4-A West regional tournament ...

Wolverine golfers confident heading into 2013 season

The Riverton High School Wolverines climbed all the way into the third spot last year at the Class 4-A state golf tournament.
Now, the Wolverines are looking ...

Crew in B-1 bomber crash identified; all ejected plane

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. -- The Air Force has released the names of the four South Dakota crew members who safely ejected from a B-1B bomber that crashed ...

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PARRILL
Bruce A. Parrill, 73, formerly of Lander, died Monday, Aug. 12, at his home in Laramie. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, ...

County man sentenced for wedding night beating

CASPER -- A 37-year-old Wyoming man is headed back to prison for beating his new wife hours after their wedding.
U.S. District Judge Nancy Freudenthal ...

Working cow horse contest Saturday

The Cowboy State Stock Horse Association will have the final two shows of its summer series this weekend at the Pavillion outdoor arena. The shows begin at 9 ...

Man faces third sexual assault charge

The Lander man who already faced two first-degree sexual assault charges now faces a third. Lander Circuit Court Judge Robert B. Denhardt bound over the new ...

Man's life was worth more than a four-month sentence

Editor:
On July 28, 2011, our brother, nephew and grandson, Alvin Lee Talks Different, was hit by a man in a truck and was killed. He lay just outside of ...

Mexico right in wanting to open oil industry to investors

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto still needs to fill in details about his intriguing proposal to open up more of Mexico's energy industry to foreign ...

What everyone 'knows' of Wyoming

Not very much, judging by an online search.

Many Americans couldn't find Wyoming on a map.
Most likely, few of our fellow citizens around the ...

Critics carrying the day

If there are supporters of a single director for the county museums, they are keeping quiet.

On the single-director concept for the county's museum ...

Digest

Road near fire open again
Yellowstone National Park officials have reopened a road closed by a wildfire but tell visitors at the tail end of the park's ...

Hill's and state's attorneys questioned by high court

CHEYENNE -- It would be a "train wreck" if the Wyoming Supreme Court ruled that the superintendent of public instruction has authority over the Legislature to ...

Woman in high speed chase on the lam again after Salt Lake hospital allowed her to go

A woman who led police on a high-speed chase that ended with a damaging wreck in Riverton is at large again after being released mistakenly from a Salt Lake ...

Gunshot death investigated at trailer park in Riverton

Officials are investigating a shooting death that took place overnight at the Cozy Mobile Home Park in Riverton.
The victim's name and age were not available ...

 
 

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