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Yellowstone National Park's winter season draws to close; road plowing already starting

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- Yellowstone National Park is marking the end of its winter season with the last of the groomed roads closing to snowmobile and snow ...

The way it was: State tournament -- 2003

Fremont County played for hardware at the Class 3-A /4-A state high school basketball tournament this weekend, and the same thing happened 12 years ago.
Both ...

Library continues film series

The Riverton Branch Library will continue its second annual Native American Film Series on Wednesday with "The Activist," an award-winning film set in 1973 ...

CWC developing rubric to evaluate sabbatical requests

Faculty seeking sabbatical leave from Central Wyoming College will have to justify their requests in the future based on criteria being developed by academic ...

Experts provide support to high-altitude gardeners

With winter's end only a week away, some Fremont County residents are busy planning their gardens. Across Wyoming, people also are making preparations for ...

New law mandates buffer zone for cyclists

The so-called "3-foot law" passed by the Wyoming Legislature already is in effect in two dozen other states.

A bill passed by the Wyoming Legislature ...

Pioneer Museum to mark centennial anniversary with special events, treks

In March 1915, a group of Lander pioneers gathered and built the original cabin that would become the Fremont County Pioneer Museum. Their intention was to ...

Judge rules for Arapaho in flap over eagle killing

A federal judge has ruled the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service improperly denied a permit to kill bald eagles to the Northern Arapaho Tribe on its central ...

Jackson principal to retire; school board rehires administrators

The Fremont County School District 25 Board of Trustees has accepted the retirements or resignations of several faculty, approved the hiring of new officials, ...

Top-seeded Lander dropped by Wheatland at 3-A state

In the most-surprising score from the opening-day of the Class 3-A boys basketball tournament, the Wheatland Bulldogs ran away from the Lander Valley High ...

Cowboys close out Utah State for spot in semifinals

LAS VEGAS - Thursday's game between the University of Wyoming and Utah State featured five ties and 16 lead changes.
It entertained the crowd at the Thomas & ...

CASPER -- The Riverton Lady Wolverines played Gillette close for two quarters but were outscored 43-24 in the second half and fell to the Lady Camels 81-56 in ...

Riverton meet Gillette in the state semifinals Friday night.

CASPER -- The Riverton Wolverines pulled to an 11-point lead with 2:47 left in ...

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Births
ROBINSON
A son was born to Morgen Robinson of Riverton and Anthony Keele of Riverton at 11:57 a.m. Feb. 5 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. ...

PTK honor society inducts Riverton student

Eastern Wyoming College has announced that 29 students, including Aaron Nirider of Riverton, were initiated into the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society on Feb. 9. ...

Dozens make Wind River Middle School honor roll

Wind River Middle School recently recognized the students who were named to the second-quarter honor roll for the 2014-2015 school year.

Principal's ...

Habitat for Humanity receives $6,000 gift

Habitat for Humanity, Wind River Country recently received a donation of more than $6,000 from the estate of the late Robert F. Bolding of Riverton.
The ...

RHS student council invites community to paint mural

The $150 kits will go on sale in April.

The Riverton High School student council plans to create a long-lasting piece of art at the school but not ...

Buying your seat in office is not the same as earning it

Editor:
To all of Wyoming's Republicans, and Washington's also, I cannot believe that the Republicans are willing to kill and/or hamper in the U.S. Homeland ...

Fretting about firing squads

Our state hasn't got capital crime figured out very well

Shooting someone to death can get you killed in Wyoming.
The state has a death penalty ...

 
 

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