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A tiny letter writer to Santa from long ago still sums up the season

The supposed "meaning of Christmas" might have almost as many definitions as ...

Lander's Antonio Cuando and Darwin St. Clair scored 20 and 18 points, respectively, in a victory over the Trailblazers at the Lander ...

VestaDe (Miner) Tanner

VestaDe (Miner) Tanner of Lander died on December 13, 2016, at the Westward Heights Care Center, after a brief illness. She was 87.
As per her request, ...

Shoshone Nat'l Forest plans bike route

The Shoshone National Forest is seeking comments on its Proposed Action for the Mountain Bike Route Designation Project by Dec. 30.
The plan which would add ...

Christmas time is associated with gifts for individuals, but a municipality can get a Christmas present, too. That's just what happened 45 years ago this ...

Close, but no cigar for Lady Wolverines

Riverton's girls dropped to 0-7 on the new season after a lost weekend at the Douglas Classic.

The Riverton Lady Wolverine girls basketball team ...

Riverton also beat Thermopolis and Wheatland at the Lander Classic to improve to 7-0 on the season.

After seven games this season, the top-ranked ...

Bighorn sheep center expands reach to classrooms

Since the National Bighorn Sheep Center hired its first education assistant in June, the Dubois organization has developed educational activities and lessons ...

Lady Tigers beat Bobcats at Douglas tourney, 55-29

Conner LeBeau led Lander with 14 points in a victory over Thermopolis at the Douglas Classic.

Conner LeBeau was on a mission for the Lady Tigers of ...

Fremont County digest

New voter fraud cases in Fremont County
Fremont County Clerk Julie Freese said she discovered seven new cases of voter fraud from the most recent ...

Local feedback essential to UW strategic planning

Editor:
Comments, observations and suggestions from the people of Wyoming are an essential element of the University of Wyoming strategic planning process. ...

Stuff the Bus toy drive nears record

As the toy drive neared its close Saturday, organizers said it could be a record year for Stuff the Bus.
For the past six years, the annual Stuff the Bus Toy ...

Kissing crazy cold goodbye for a week

On my way to work on Saturday afternoon, I glanced skyward and happen to notice a small flock of birds heading south over Main Street in Riverton and all I ...

Dorothy A. Stoll

Dorothy A. Stoll of Riverton died at her home on Monday, December 12, 2016. She was 69.
A memorial service will be held in the spring.
Dorothy Anne Agans was ...

Feds appeal injunction in suit from Arapahos

Federal attorneys are appealing a preliminary injunction issued against the Bureau of Indian Affairs in the lawsuit filed by the Northern Arapaho Business ...

Wranglers defeat Chiefs with last-second shot

Gary Medicine Cloud led Shoshoni with 25 points against Wyoming Indian.

Everyone in the gym knew who would take the final shot. With the score tied ...

State schedules hikes for New Year's Day

In what is becoming an increasingly popular New Year's Day activity, the state parks have planned "First Day Hikes," a way for Wyoming residents to celebrate ...

Restoring my '62 Chevy Nova - again and again

All it takes is a little ingenuity

You had to jiggle it a little bit, or in extreme cases, wedge a pencil in the upper left corner before it played ...

Tony "The Joker" Brekken Sr.

Tony "The Joker" Brekken Sr. of Federal Way, Washington, died December 1, 2016. He was 83.
George Henry Brekken was born on Jan. 12, 1933, in Riverton to ...

Young, disciplined soldiers saved the world

Those still with us deserve our utmost respect and admiration.

English author Arthur Wellesley, a soldier at the Battle of Waterloo, penned the oft ...

 
 

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