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The precipitation fell in areas of Yellowstone National Park and on Togwotee Pass between Dubois and Jackson.

(AP) -- Yellowstone National Park is ...

Wrangler, Cougar VB teams see top competition at Big Horn

By Bruce Tippets
Sports Editor

Big Horn sent the Shoshoni Wranglers home early in single-elimination bracket play on Saturday in a 18-25, 25-21, 25-21, ...

Deal to open grouse habitat to oil drilling

ByR00;Mead Gruver
Associated Press

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- A deal between Chesapeake Energy and the Wyoming governor's office would guide drilling of ...

NOLS students hurt while dodging avalanche

It took parts of two days to bring them to safety from the Wind River range.
Officials have detailed the harrowing account of two students from the ...


CWC's Health and Science Center ranks among our county's greatest achievements

On Friday, at the peak of the day, Central Wyoming College welcomes the ...

Everything is clear at altitude

That goes for scenery, air and another's needs

"Are you sure we should be up in the high hills alone after Labor Day?" I ask my mate. "Most ...



A daughter was born to Regina B. and Russell T. Underwood, of Riverton, at 4:05 p.m. Sept. 11, 2013, at Lander Regional Hospital. She ...

One Shot returns to Lander for the week

The One Shot Antelope Hunt returns to Lander for the 70th time this week.
Born around a campfire in 1939, the event was first held in 1940 but was suspended ...

Meth crackdown continues with three new busts

A traffic stop near Green River has led to felony drug charges against three Fremont County residents.
Elaine Laverne Fasthorse, of Riverton, Rose Marie Bell, ...

Mistake to lift the ban on liquor sales on Rez

It would be a very big mistake to start putting bars on the Wind River Indian Reservation again.
I say congratualtions to the county and the tribes for ...

CWC hosts evening of innovation speakers at Arts Center

TED, a non-profit organization, began by bringing together the worlds of technology, entertainment and design.
Through conferences and media it expanded to ...

RHS tennis teams swamped by three 4-A opponents

The Riverton Wolverine tennis teams lost three matches in a span of two days on Friday and Saturday in Laramie.
Laramie, Gillette and Sheridan all swept the ...

Both teams are 1-1 on the season.

The season is still young, but Friday's Riverton Wolverine home football matchup with the Cody Broncs is ...

Rustlers down 18th-ranked juco volleyball team in Arizona

A signature victory was produced by the Central Wyoming College Rustlers after knocking off nationally ranked New Mexico Military in four sets last weekend in ...

Riverton girls earn 'Q times' at swim meets in Park County

After swimming a weekend in Park County, the Riverton Wolverine girls swim team will be back in the Riverton Aquatic Center for a meet Thursday with Green ...

Riverton now looks forward to an important pair of conference matches for this Friday at home against Kelly Walsh and Saturday on the road at Casper ...

Geboe William "Sonny" Day Jr.

Geboe William "Sonny" Day Jr. died Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, at the University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City.
He was 53 years old.
Traditional ...

The allure of chrome and fins

I still have a soft spot for my 1963 Travelall -- at 5 mpg
If you like old cars, there is only one place on Earth you want to be next week.
Pierce, ...

Farmers market is fun; city park move is worth a try

I can't disagree with the letter from Margaret Harless of Riverton about the advantages of the farmers market in Riverton.
I have attended the one ...

All eyes

False positives on sightings of escapee are reasonable price to pay for vigilance

The power of suggestion is no small thing.
Proof can be found in ...


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