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Cougars pummel pair of opponents

Wind River made quick work of Kemmerer and Big Piney on the road.

The Wind River Cougars made the wintry trek over recently opened South Pass to ...

Good library management must be a top priority for the county

Editor:
It has been reported that the county still has not found a director for the library system. The Riverton library has a director vacancy also.
I ...

Maldonado to resign as tribal liaison; half funding still in place

Sergio Maldonado has resigned from his post as Northern Arapaho tribal liaison to Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead.
Although it was just made public on Friday, ...

Lady Tigers defeat Wranglers, 52-49

Raylee Nipper led Lander with 21 points in Saturday's road victory.

Raylee Nipper is truly coming into her own as a high school basketballer, the ...

Three-day DUI crackdown brings four arrests in county

Fremont County law enforcement arrested fourdrunken drivers Feb. 3-5 as part of a county-wide, multi-agency enforcement operation.
No traffic fatalities were ...

Bills tweaking Hathaway program get House action

CHEYENNE (AP) --Wyoming lawmakers are considering three bills that could allow more students to get Hathaway scholarships to attend the state's
flagship ...

Wild West Winter Carnival names ice sculpture winners

Winners were named in four categories in the annual ice sculpture contest as part of the Wild West Winter Carnival. This year's competition took place Saturday ...

Cowboys shoot down Air Force in MWC hoops matchup

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - Sophomore guard Justin James scored 26 points and dished out a career-high seven assists to lift the Pokes (15-9, 5-6 MW) past ...

Five Wolverines swimmers qualified for state meet

Riverton will host the Class 3-A West conference event.

Five Riverton High School boys swimmers have now qualified for the Wyoming High School Class ...

Eagles lose to Longhorns, beat Rams

St. Stephen's boys split their only two-game homestead of the season.

St. Stephen's picked up a weekend split in Class 1-A Northwest action with a ...

Snowplow crews are 'doing the best they can'

Editor:
I thought the letter from Carole Anderson criticizing the editorial on snow removal was hilarious. Pretty much every word she wrote confirmed exactly ...

Tuesday notes

About time
We never really got the local weather phenomenon this year referred to commonly as "the January thaw." On Monday, we got the February ...

UW athletic chief against campus carry legislation

LARAMIE (AP) -- University of Wyoming athletics director Tom Burman said he has concerns about a bill working its way through the state Legislature that would ...

Wyoming digest

Grouse might be moved farther from airport
JACKSON (AP) -- The National Park Service is supporting an initiative to move sage grouse away from the ...

Two candidates for CWC vacancy; deadline is Friday

As of Tuesday morning, two people had applied to replace Mickey Douglas on the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees.
Douglas will resign from the board ...

Rewrites to schools bill remove talk of taxing to find funds

An amendment the Wyoming House adopted Monday to double the sales tax increase in the Legislature's main school finance bill quickly became fodder for anti-tax ...

Tribal liaison funding reduced sharply

Wyoming's Joint Appropriations Committee has decided on only partial funding for the state's tribal liaison positions for fiscal year 2018.
The JAC ...

Farm and Ranch days set to open Wednesday at the fairgrounds

Fremont County Farm and Ranch Days returns for the 33rd time Wednesday and Thursday at the Fremont Center at the Fremont County Fairgrounds in Riverton.
This ...

Donald Walker Juvan

Donald Walker Juvan died Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, after a five-year battle with cancer. He was 82 years old.
His family said he fought the battle with cancer ...

Yvonne Jean Clair Bigknife

Yvonne Jean Clair Bigknife passed away Friday, Feb. 3, 2017, at her home.She was 69 years old.
She was born June 26, 1947, in Lander, to the late Delphine ...

 
 

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