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Tigers to play at Big Horn Basin tournament Friday and Saturday

For the first time this boys basketball season, the Lander Valley High School Tigers are preparing to play away from Bob Carey Memorial Fieldhouse.
The LVHS ...

Shoshoni girls look forward to two battles with area rivals

Two Fremont County rival girls basketball games open January for the Shoshoni Wranglers.
The Wranglers (3-5) travel to Wind River (0-8) Friday for a contest ...

Three-day tourney begins 2015 chapter of RHS basketball

The Riverton basketball teams begin the 2015 portion of their athletic campaign with a tournament Thursday through Saturday in Cheyenne.
The Wolverine boys ...

Doing away with ticket quotas is right move

Editor:
I would like to thank State Sen. Eli Bebout for his putting a stop to the quota system the Wyoming Highway Patrol was using to evaluate its officers. ...

Scaffolding on the dome

Does it signal something for the new Congress convening this week?

Is it illustrative in some way that the U.S. Capitol dome is encased in ...

Trial set for teenager charged in hospital crash

CASPER -- A judge has set a trial date for a girl accused of using inhalants before she crashed into the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, killing her two ...

Jewell orders fire strategy that protects grouse

BOISE, Idaho -- Interior Secretary Sally Jewell is calling for a new wildfire-fighting strategy to protect a wide swath of intermountain West sagebrush country, ...

Three employees cited after RPD 'sting' operation

Employees at three Riverton businesses were cited Dec. 29 for selling tobacco to a minor.
The employees were subjects of a "sting" operation conducted by the ...

Riverton mayor, council members take oath of office

It was an emotional meeting Tuesday night for the Riverton City Council as Ron Warpness handed over his mayor seat to Lars Baker after he took the oath of ...

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Phyllis Prigmore Boardman, 89, of Dubois, died Sunday, Dec. 28, at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation-Wind River. Per her request, ...

January Outside

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Jan. 1 Resident and non-resident hunting-license application period ...

Hybrid duck reports help research

CASPER -- Hunters bagging a hybrid duck can help waterfowl research by donating the duck or even just a tissue sample.
Hunters who think they may have bagged ...

Participants can hone hiking, study sailing with NOLS scholarships

More than $25,000 in scholarship money is available to local residents interested in taking a course with the National Outdoor Leadership School this year.
A ...

Shoshone Forest plan solidifies

No cycling in the Dunoir and no recommendations for a wilderness designation.
These are just two of many instructions officials offered in response to ...

Griffin Leemon and Tucker Russell have posted some blazing swim times for the Lander Valley High School Tigers in the Class 3-A division.
In the 50-yard ...

In the first eight games, Shoshoni's Gary Medicine Cloud is No. 1 in scoring at 14.9 points per game. Triston Parrish is a close second, putting in 13.1. ...

Knowing just the right people

Cronyism and nepotism is a good way to earn the public's distrust.

It was the talk of the technology boom of the late 1980s and early 90s and was ...

As reservation facilities grow, improvement a top priority for utilities

Improvements for residents of the Wind River Indian Reservation remain a high priority for agencies in Fremont County.
The Wyoming Legislature's Select ...

State exhibition to include work of five county artists

The works of 48 Wyoming artists will be included in the 2015 Governor's Capitol Art Exhibition and Sale.
Now in its 15th year, the juried exhibition will be ...

Grand jury vs. preliminary hearing: Lawyers say state system has benefits

Each proceeding serves the same purpose, but it is accomplished in different ways.

Grand juries have stirred up controversy in other states recently, ...

 
 

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