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Wranglers head to regionals with title hopes

Lady Blue is currently riding a 12-match winning streak during which they have won 34 consecutive sets as they head to Lander for the Class 1-A volleyball ...

Shoshoni will host its first home playoff game since 2001 on Friday when Southeast Goshen visits for an opening-round Class 1-A showdown.

The ...

Edna Rena Scott

Edna Rena Scott of Lander died Monday, Oct. 26, 2015, at her home with family by her side. She was 81 years old.
Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Thursday, ...

Sweetwater Station is closed, but it is not abandoned

Editor:
In response to the letter written by Kit Collings dated Oct. 25: We are the owners of Sweetwater Station. Because you stated publicly that Sweetwater ...

Tax per pack

Smokers should expect to see higher cigarette taxes in Wyoming soon

Among the many possibilities for dealing with part of the all-but-guaranteed ...

Death penalty expert disallowed in murder case

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A judge on Tuesday rejected a request for a death penalty specialist to represent a teenager charged with killing two good Samaritans on ...

Reclamation costs an issue if big coal mines shut down

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The risk that coal companies in Wyoming and elsewhere could leave the public responsible for millions of dollars in mine-cleanup costs is a ...

With WIN out of Wyoming, multi-state cooperative might be next

When WINHealth pulled out of the federal health insurance marketplace and then went out of business, Wyoming was left with only one company offering a plan ...

Halloween events in county run from border to border

From costume contests to trick-or-treating, there is plenty to do in Fremont County to celebrate the Halloween holiday this weekend.
Events begin as early as ...

Eleven of the 12 Wolverines set new personal-best times in Sheridan.

Riverton High School's cross country team made the journey Saturday to Sheridan ...

The Dubois Rams took on take on the St. Stephen's Eagles and got all they could handle from the home side after descending from the high country.
Despite a ...

Broncs' back is main man

Stop Theo Dawson.
That will be the challenge for the Riverton Wolverine defense as it prepares for the Class 3-A playoffs and a trip over possibly snowy ...

First field day at the river a success

Editor:
Last month Riverton High School began what we hope will become the annual Freshmen Academy Enrichment Day at the River.This field day provided ...

Tuesday notes

Frost-free
For some weeks now we've been wondering in print if this might be a year when central Fremont County gets clear to November before Mother ...

Hearing set for missile building

CHEYENNE (AP) -- State officials are holding a public meeting in Cheyenne to discuss their agreement with the U.S. Air Force as part of a plan to turn a Cold ...

UW enrollment down overall, but main campus count strong

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Overall enrollment at the University of Wyoming has dropped by nearly 100 students this fall, but more students are on the Laramie campus ...

Death penalty expert sought in case of teen who killed two

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Defense attorneys representing a Wyoming man charged with murdering a Montana couple on the Crow Indian Reservation are seeking the help ...

Digest

Park County: Delist bears soon
CODY (AP) -- The Park County Commission in northern Wyoming has passed a resolution urging the federal government to ...

Eastern Shoshone Business Council members suspended by tribal vote

All five members of the Eastern Shoshone Business Council were suspended this month in a decision by the tribe's General Council.
Darwin St. Clair Jr., Clint ...

Local officials believe they have arrested the person responsible for a robbery at gunpoint last week at a gas station in Riverton.
No one was injured in the ...

 
 

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