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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 ...

Over the top

Let's come together and raise the final match needed to build the skate park

Great news arrived last week for the drive to build a modern, safe, ...

Digest

Guilty plea in fatal fight at hotel
CASPER -- An Arizona man charged after a fight at a Casper motel that left a New Mexico man dead has pleaded guilty ...

McMurry death ruled a suicide

CASPER -- The family of Mick McMurry has issued a statement saying the wealthy Casper businessman and philanthropist had serious health problems that affected ...

Schools to get more funds for salaries and supplies

RAWLINS -- Wyoming school districts are getting more money from the state for salaries, supplies and other on-going costs.
The state Legislature and Gov. Matt ...

Riverton High School Hall of Fame's first inductees announced

The inaugural class of the Riverton High School Hall of Fame has been announced.
Inducted in the inaugural celebration planned for September will be:
- The ...

Today

Births
PALMENO
A daughter was born to Terra Palmeno of Lander and Jacob Palmeno of Lander at 7:46 p.m. Feb. 12 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. The ...

 
 

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