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The sound of cement mixers and other ...

Wildlife warning reflectors and canvas bags have proven effective in reducing wildlife-vehicle collisions during a three-year study in three Wyoming ...

Saturday morning's community peace march in Riverton almost had the feel of events from a half-century ago. The cause was different, but the climate was ...

Twins, 90, went west to work as World War II riveters

Back when Marge Currah and Maggie Layton were born in 1925, there was no scientific way to ...

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Registration ongoing in Pavillion
Fremont County School District 6 is getting ready for the 2015-2016 school year, with new students able to register ...

Lander football organizational meeting set for Aug. 16

The Lander Valley High School football season begins with a players meeting (parents are welcome but need not be present) and gear check-out at 7 p.m. Aug. 16 ...

Akanewich new sports editor for Ranger, county weeklies

Central Fremont County's newspapers have a new sports editor. Scott Akanewich took over the position July 27. The U.S. Army Veteran comes to Fremont County ...

Cowgirl soccer set to begin with drills Wednesday

LARAMIE --The University of Wyoming Cowgirl soccer team will begin its 2015 season with the first practice on Wednesday. Fourth-year head coach Pete Cuadrado ...

Ready for some football? Jolly good show

So, the first football game of the season kicked off this weekend and I'm absolutely thrilled to death to have it back.
Oh, wait, you probably thought I was ...

Data collected on sage-grouse populations so far in 2015 is encouraging, but the year still could be less-than-favorable for the birds.
Experts say climate is ...

Privatizing Fremont County EMS service 'is a huge risk'

Editor:
So now we are going to privatize the ambulance service? What's next, the sheriff's office and the fire department?
The county commissioners are ...

Rock Springs driver wins Saturday demolition derby

Pat Bettolo of Rock Springs was the overall winner Saturday at the Fremont County Fair demolition derby before a packed house at the grandstand arena.
Bettolo ...

Brion Riley and Clay Johnson couldn't be more different.
The pair of Wyoming Central College freshman cross-country runners hail from polar opposites of the ...

Church to host musical and pet services

The United Presbyterian Church in Riverton will host two outdoor services in the coming months.
The church's youth group will lead a musical outdoor service ...

Wyoming Catholic College welcomes largest freshman class in school history

The student body is larger than ever and consists of more than 150 students.

Wyoming Catholic College has welcomed the largest class in the college's ...

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Marcinda L. Gardner, 27, of St. Stephen's, died Tuesday, Aug. 4, in Riverton. A rosary and wake will be at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 10, at ...

Achievers

Spratt makes dean's list
Kristen Spratt of Lysite was named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Houston State University in Huntsville, ...

TripAdvisor gives award to Sinks Canyon State Park

Sinks Canyon State Park is one of seven Wyoming state parks, historic sites and trails venues to be awarded the TripAdvisor 2015 Certificate of Excellence ...

VFW auxiliary member earns leadership award

Rebecca Darnell, president of the Department of Wyoming Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW, was named Outstanding Runner-Up Department President in her membership ...

Riverton grad earns scholarship from angler organization

Riverton High School graduate Kasandra Kister has received a scholarship from the Popo Agie Anglers, a Trout Unlimited chapter located in Lander.
Kister was ...

 
 

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