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Honor Dog program on hiatus amid state personnel hiring freeze

The Wyoming Honor Farm's program that trains dogs from the local Paws for Life animal shelter is on hold after the retirement of Gary Klentz, who ran the Honor ...

Sheriff ends hauling of mental subjects; civil rights a worry

County officials are struggling to solve issues with the local Title 25 program, which became dysfunctional after area law enforcement agencies announced they ...

Video game used in attack that broke man's skull

A Riverton man is in custody on charges he assaulted his ex-girlfriend's boyfriend last week in an apartment on Spire Drive.
One of the weapons believed to ...

Douglas hosts high school rodeo finals

Several Fremont County athletes will be looking to secure buckles at the state event this weekend.

Cowboys and cowgirls from across the state will ...

Central Wyoming College volleyball has recruited a brand new class of recruits for the upcoming season.

Central Wyoming College's volleyball squad ...

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Births

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A son was born to Melvena Oldman of Arapaho at 10:00 a.m. June 1 at SageWest Health Care at ...

Sierra Hernandez was all-conference for the girls squad.

The Riverton Wolverines boys soccer squad added some individual honors to go with a ...

The Knights put up a 10-run fourth inning on their way to an 18-1 victory to win the annual wood-bat tournament.

Riverton and Green River both won ...

De'ette Maria Pitt

De'ette Maria Pitt of Mount Vernon, Texas, died Tuesday, May 31, 2016, at Titus Regional Medical Center. She was 61.
She was born Sept. 8, 1954, in Butte, ...

Ada Marie Compton

Ada Marie Compton of Fort Washakie died Tuesday, May 31, 2016, in Lander. She was 83.
Funeral services were Tuesday, June 7, at the Rock Hall in Fort ...

Ada Burgess

Ada Burgess died Saturday, June 4, 2016, at her home with family by her side. She was 80 years old.
She was born June 16, 1935, in Fort Washakie, the ...

Bat retriever of a pleasingly different kind

It didn't seem odd that he was warming up with a tennis ball as his team, the Eastern League New Hampshire Fisher Cats, was finishing batting practice.
Game ...

Cowboys land new forward

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) -- New Wyoming head basketball coach Allen Edwards has landed another transfer player to his squad.
Edwards announced Monday that Brodricks ...

More lottery?

The longer our revenue crunch continues, the more tempting the idea

Wyoming lawmakers looked at creating a state lottery for a decade or more before ...

Stauffenberg named new Lander AD

The former Central Wyoming College head womens basketball coach and Riverton alum will take over the the Tigers' program.

Serol Stauffenberg was ...

Ridge McCoy's walk-off, inside-the-park grand slam cemented Riverton's 13-2 defeat of Powell.

When Ridge McCoy stepped into the batter's box in the ...

Baseball like it ought to be

Perhaps no sound in all of sport is sweeter than the crack of a bat hitting a baseball.
A wood bat, that is.
Not the annoying "ping" of the aluminum variety, ...

Wyoming digest


Plant society holding annual meeting in Dubois
The Wyoming Native Plant Society will host its annual meeting June 17 to 20 in Dubois.. Activities ...

Solid Waste Distrist aims for faster response after flooding

The board of directors for Fremont County's landfills voted at their May meeting to allow supervisor Andy Frey to waive fees for waste associated with natural ...

Four DUIs, 200-plus tickets issued over holiday weekend

As part of the county-wide "Click it or Ticket enforcement operation over Memorial Day weekend," Fremont County law enforcement wrote 209 speeding tickets, ...

 
 

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