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After Jackson loss, LVHS boys crush Torrington

The Lander Valley High School Tigers quickly shook off a boys soccer loss to Jackson Tuesday by blasting Torrington 6-0 Friday night at home.
Jackson pulled ...

Our country has an unreasonable obsession with image

It is disgusting, it is immoral, it is repulsive. But it surrounds us.
Living on the edge of the Rockies, in the high desert we call home here in Wyoming, we ...

U.S. POWs had it worse

Editor:
I think before we get all concerned about how "badly" Mr Mihara and his family were treated during their internment during World War II, we need to ...

One man who gave politics a good name

There's a hit new movie this spring, "42," the story of how in 1947 Jack Roosevelt Robinson made baseball history and American history by breaking the color ...

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Replacing the Clerk of Court should not be a walk-over, and it won't be

The news Wednesday that a second candidate is seeking appointment to the ...

New fishing regs weighed by state G&F

CASPER -- The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is taking public comment on proposed fishing regulations for the 2014-2015 fishing seasons.
A change in the ...

Mead chides GOP leaders over criticism of Hill bill

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Re-publican Party Central Committee acted too hastily in addressing a new state law changing the powers and duties of the state ...

Marjorie Joanne Knobel

Marjorie Joanne Knobel of Riverton died Thursday, May 2, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital from complications resulting from an illness. She was 79 years ...

Graduation at Riverton High School was approaching in 1938 when the school staged its all-school play at the original RHS gymnasium on "high school hill" on ...

Class sends care packages overseas

A local soldier stationed in Kabul, Afghanistan, will be receiving several care packages soon from Becky Dechert's Riverton High School sophomore English ...

NWS wants to educate residents during Flood Awareness Week

Floods can stem from snowmelt, heavy rain and rainfall within fire scar regions.

The National Weather Service is using Wyoming Flood Awareness Week, ...

CWC music faculty to host chamber recital

Central Wyoming College music performance faculty will present a chamber recital at 7:30 p.m. this Monday, May 6, at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theatre in ...

Guide can help landowners prepare for wildfire season

Wyoming resource experts have written a 48-page guide to help landowners prepare for and cope with wildfires.
The "Living with Wildfire in Wyoming" guide ...

Nominations sought for the Kurt Bucholz Award

The recognition will be given to someone who represents the conservation values of the award's namesake.

The Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust is ...

Graduations begin Friday with CWC

Graduation season in Fremont County kicks off Friday, May 10, with the 43rd class of Central Wyoming College.
Commencement at the college is from 7:30 p.m. to ...

BLM evaluating big energy plays in Bison Basin field, southern Fremont County

Both projects are proposed to take place on BLM land in greater sage grouse core area.

Two projects in the Bison Basin oil field are seeking a green ...

A large shipment from Paradise, Calif., arrived April 27 at the Riverton residence of Doug Newlin. He's a beekeeper, among other things.
Several bee colonies ...

As revenue shrinks, county starts budget work

Beginning Tuesday, county commissioners hold budget hearings through May and into June, with the final budget due July 7.

As it begins to set a ...

Tryston Truempler of the Cubs in the minor division of Riverton Little League smacked the baseball Thursday in the first game of the season at Ron Saban ...

'42' is a great movie both for sports and for history

The movie "42" captured my heart in more ways than one on Thursday night.
After trying to get my wife to attend the sports movie with me for almost two ...

 
 

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