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Lander hosting Jackalope Jump to benefit Special Olympics

The fourth annual Jackalope Jump will take place March 25 in Lander.
Two Lander Special Olympics teams -- the Lander Masters and the Lander Valley -- will join ...

Central Wyoming College's speech and debate team preps for nationals

Central Wyoming College's speech and debate team is hoping to repeat the success it had last year while learning a new style of debate.
Coach Josh House has ...

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BHSU students named to dean's list
The Office of Academic Affairs at Black Hills State University has released the dean's list for the fall 2014 ...

Yale mock trial team champs at Duke tournament

A former Riverton High School speech and debate standout is enjoying success again this year in collegiate speech competition.
Robert Peck captained his mock ...

Court says firing of library director was legal

The Wyoming Supreme Court recently ruled it was legal for the Fremont County Library System to terminate the former director of the Dubois Branch Library in ...

County well-represented at music festival

Riverton High School was well-represented at the recent Wyoming high school all-state music festival in Sheridan. Students rehearsed and performed music for ...

Empty Bowls fundraiser Saturday

The Lander Care and Share Food Bank will have its Empty Bowls fundraiser from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Senior Citizen's Center, 205 S. 10th St., in ...

Self-defense workshop free for tribal members

A women's self-defense workshop is 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Renew Fitness Studio, 309 E. Main St., in Riverton.
Wind River Indian Reservation tribal ...

New race to accompany annual sled dog contest

A new two-day race will be added to the 20th International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race.
The Eight Dog Classic Sled Dog Race will kick off the event Jan. ...

New mayor brings administrative changes to LPD

The Lander Police Department chief has been demoted and a lieutenant has resigned after a recent administrative shift within the department.
In November, ...

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Medow named to president's list
Rachael Medow, of Riverton, was among 277 students named to the Chadron State College president's list for the fall ...

Lander man pleads guilty to sexual abuse

The owner of Lander's Subway restaurant admitted Jan. 7 to fondling one of his underage employees. The confession was necessary to support his guilty plea to ...

RHS military science student earns award

School resource officer Cody Myers presented Riverton High School sophomore Kasey Rizor with the Outstanding Military Science award Tuesday before the Fremont ...

'First Day Hike' Jan. 1 in state park

For the fourth consecutive year, Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites and Trails are providing First Day Hikes,a way for Wyoming residents to celebrate New ...

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Student receives math scholarship
Zachary Zenk, a math major from Riverton, was awarded the Max Durgin Math Scholarship at Black Hills State University ...

Riverton resident graduates from Western College of Auctioneering

The officers and directors of Western College of Auctioneering have announced the graduation of Brandon Haun of Riverton.
Haun completed the course of ...

RHS junior first teen to compete in Wyoming Women's Antelope Hunt

While her friends were cheering at the Riverton High School Homecoming game, Christie Wildcat was celebrating her success at the Wyoming Women's Antelope Hunt. ...

LVHS named 'Battle of the Belts' winner

A Fremont County rivalry was renewed in November, and students from Lander Valley High School edged students from Riverton High School in the second Battle of ...

WRTA collecting toys for children in need Saturday

The Wind River Transportation Authority is collecting new, unwrapped toys and gifts for children during its "Stuff the Bus" campaign Saturday in Riverton. ...

State selling day use, camping gift certificates

The Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites and Trails Headquarters is selling gift certificates good for annual daily use or overnight camping permits at the ...

 
 

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