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Smith exhibit open at CWC; reception and readings Feb. 4

Selections from a five-year span of work produced by artist and poet Lynn Smith are displayed at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center gallery on the Central Wyoming ...

Casino layoffs necessary for business, tribal leaders say

Operators say the new restaurant has been a good move for the casino.

The Northern Arapaho Business Council said the recent decision to lay off more ...

Riverton Volunteer Fire Department hosted the Wyoming Mid-Winter Fire School in Riverton this ...

Fremont County's top financial official is critical of a proposal that would privatize the county's emergency management services, saying that the public ...

Why waste time 'refusing' to take refugees when Wyoming state law already prohibits it?

Editor:
I hope our officials in Cheyenne don't waste another second crowing about sealing up the state's borders against refugees.
It is against Wyoming law ...

I'm not averse to the 'Wyoming card'

It can come in handy when you're traveling out of state.

Too often we think of the place we live as wanting in comparison with other regions of ...

Ambulance changeover

Privatization is a drastic step, but our elected leaders aren't considering it simply on a whim

Fremont County residents are used to calling 911 when ...

Wind River prevailed in a battle of the top two-ranked teams in Class 2-A.

It was billed as a battle between No. 1 and No. 2, with top-ranked Wind ...

Chiefs beat Lander 70-60

Class 2-A Wyoming Indian defeated 3-A Lander in a rematch of a high-scoring affair earlier in the season.

A look at the boys bracket in the Big Horn ...

Wranglers win two of three over weekend

Shoshoni's boys lost their first game of the season in a tight 51-50 affair against ranked Pine Bluffs.

Brady Slack's Shoshoni Wranglers hit the ...

Tigers beat Glenrock, 63-48

Lander's Trey Massey hit for 19 points, including a trio of three-pointers in a 15-point victory over the Herders.

Three different players poured in ...

Wins remain elusive for the Riverton Lady Wolverines basketball team, as all three Cheyenne schools easily beat Riverton in the final two days of play at the ...

When turnovers exceed shot attempts, it usually means a long game for somebody.
That somebody was the Wind River Lady Cougars in opening-round Big Horn Basin ...

Despite dropping to Class 3-A next season, Riverton Wolverines head coach Stuart Mullins hopes his team can continue to compete in the mostly Class 4-A Taco ...

Tiger girls hold off Lady Chiefs Saturday in tournament

Wyoming Indian andLander traveled almost 200 miles to Cowley for a rematch in the girls consolation bracket of the Big Horn Basic Classic on Saturday.
The ...

Wyoming Indian handed both Wind River and Buffalo their first losses of the season.

The unbeaten Wyoming Indian High School boys advanced to the Big ...

Billy Plenty Bears

Billy Plenty Bears died Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015, at SageWest Health Care in Riverton. He was 60 years old.
Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 7, ...

Magdelina "Maggie" Kuhn

Magdelina "Maggie" Kuhn of Bonneville died at home on Sunday, Dec. 27, 2015. She was 31 years old.
A graveside memorial service is Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016, ...

Prison, probation for woman in meth case

Shasta Klistine Wesaw, 34, of Fort Washakie, has been sentenced for distributing five grams or less of methamphetamine and aiding and abetting.
Wesaw was ...

Jeanne March, Cedar City, Utah

Editor:
May I just say how much I appreciate the new ice sheet in the bowl at Tonkin Stadium, and I do not even skate.
I was in Riverton for the Christmas ...

 
 

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