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Cody drubs Lander in playoff game

The Lander Tigers end their season with a 4-5 record, while Cody moves to the Class 3-A semifinals.

Cody exploded for 28 points in the fourth ...

Shoshoni grabs fourth-place trophy at state VB

It took a consolation semifinal victory Saturday over county rival Wind River to get SHS to the third-place match.

The Shoshoni Wranglers eliminated ...

The Rams whipped Hulett 64-14 to set up this Friday's game against the Midwest Oilers.

After a slow start Dubois erupted for four touchdowns and 30 ...

The Riverton Lady Wolverines bounced back after a tough first-round loss to eventual state runner-up Gillette and defeated Casper Kelly Walsh 3-2 and Cheyenne ...

Dems, don't pop the champagne yet

The numbers for the Republican Party are beyond discouraging. The Grand Old Party is hemorrhaging support.
In the most recent Wall Street Journal-NBC News ...

When privileged men went to war

It used to be commonplace, but now it is all but unheard of.

Sept. 2, 1944, could be viewed as a major turning point for the United States of ...

The time for tribal self-reliance is now; commerce is the key

Editor:
On behalf of the Eastern Shoshone Education Department, I wanted to thank Mr. John Enos for his support regarding the Youth Entrepreneurship Project ...

What did we expect?

There is no one to blame for intrusive electronic spying but ourselves

A boy grips a baseball, hurls it toward the kitchen window, and then is ...

Wyoming digest

Mead may seek more road money
CHEYENNE -- The passage of the state's fuel tax hike earlier in the year has not ended the debate about funding Wyoming's ...

Most roads in Yellowstone to close Monday

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- The roads to most Yellowstone National Park destinations will close to automobile travel on Monday as the park begins preparing for ...

New GED exams offer more options

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming students seeking a high school equivalency certificate will soon have three testing options instead of just one.
In January, the state will ...

Work starts on new energy curriculum

CHEYENNE -- Preliminary work has begun on a program that will teach Wyoming youngsters about energy development and natural resources in their state.
The ...

Law would allow quicker logging of trees burned in western forest fires

RENO, Nev. -- More than 200 biologists, ecologists and other scientists are urging Congress to defeat legislation they say would destroy critical wildlife ...

John Patrick Blust

Former Lander resident John Patrick Blust, 48, of Denver, died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013.
He was born in Lander on Oct. 21, 1965, the son of the late Richard ...

The way it was: Atlantic City mine -- 1960

Fremont County was in a full-fledged mining boom when this picture was shot in early November of 1960.
On the heels of the all-out development of uranium ...

Ocean Lake pond drained for maintenance

In an effort to increase habitat quality and hunting opportunities, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department has drained Pond 5 at Ocean Lake Wildlife Habitat ...

Digest

Jackie & Gary to perform at library
The Riverton Branch Library is bringing back "Jackie & Gary" for another round of folk music, including a tribute ...

CWC making changes to salary review process

Faculty and staff at Central Wyoming College said they are pleased the school included them in an organization-wide compensation and classification study ...

WHP offers tips for night driving

Drivers may find themselves driving home after work in the dark with the implementation of daylight saving time Sunday.
Wyoming Highway Patrol Troopers ...

Delegation to visit county

The Wyoming Congressional delegation will have its field staff members available to listen to questions and concerns from Fremont County residents Tuesday and ...

 
 

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