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The new school bus "Z Pass" will be an optional feature for Riverton students this year, but Riverton school officials are hoping parents will "buy-in" to help ...

Man sentenced for near-fatal stabbing; said he had been jumped, beaten often

A Lander man has been sentenced to five to eight years in prison for a stabbing incident that took place in April.
The victim in the stabbing, Tyler Raines, ...

If anything, forecasters say, it could enhance the viewing experience.


Even if the smoke that has been hanging around the Wind River Basin remains ...

District 21 ends bus agreement with Lander and Pavillion schools

The Fort Washakie school board voted in June not to renew its transportation agreements with Lander and Pavillion schools.
The resolution states school buses ...

Riverton's four-time defending state champions hit the course this season with a slew of fresh faces.


It's all about trust.
In your game. In your ...

Catholic College welcomes largest incoming class

Wyoming Catholic College has welcomed to Lander the largest class in the College's history: 59 freshmen from 26 different states.
With this incoming class, ...

Investment in health care is of more benefit than hoarding the rainy day fund

The Founders promised that ours would be government by, of and for the people. It appears that the governed are being ruled by the governing. The servants are ...

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Deaths

WASHBURN
Kim A. Washburn, 58, of Riverton died Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, at Wind River Healthcare. A ...

Grazing meeting 7 p.m. in Riverton

A meeting Thursday at 7 p.m. will examine the history of the current system of grazing on Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service lands. Permit ...

Rustlers volleyball and cross country will headline as the new school year starts.


As the leaves change colors before falling to the ground on the ...

Today

Births

BROWN
A daughter was born to Megan Park of Lander and Bryan Brown of Lander at 4:21 p.m. June 28 at ...

Tuesday afternoon's fierce rain drove most people indoors, but Gannon Quinn seized the immediate aftermath to float leaves in a gutter filled by the storm. ...

Triple Taser zaps Tuesday fail to subdue disruptive shoplift suspect

A Riverton Police Department lieutenant said the devices are
old and in need of replacement.


Three shocks from a Taser were not enough to subdue ...

Revenue committee drafting tax bills

Several approaches are being explored, including raising the state sales tax by half a percent.



Legislators from the Joint Revenue Committee of ...

County gets disaster declaration for June floods; relief offered

President Donald Trump has approved a major disaster declaration for Wyoming, specifically Fremont County and the Wind River Indian Reservation as well as Park ...

This year's Native American Education Conference kicked off Tuesday with a variety of sessions and activities for educators, students, parents and other ...

'Win or lose,' new lawyers will cash in from the tribes

Editor:
My opinion on the new lawyers for the tribes in the case about whether Riverton is on the Wind River reservation is the lawyers are going to bleed the ...

Keep to the high road

'Fire and fury' threats on North Korea don't make Kim Jong Un look crazy, they make him look right

Immediately after Donald Trump threatened Tuesday ...

Days after killings, house where they happened burns

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A house on Montana's Crow Indian reservation where three people were shot and killed last week has burned to the ground, officials said ...

Man who ditched his car in Wyoming faces three first-degree murder counts

BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Prosecutors have charged a missing Utah man with three counts of first-degree murder after two additional bodies found in a shed near a ...

 
 

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