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Nursing student shot to death; husband now in FBI custody

Children were present, investigators say

Federal officials are investigating a fatal shooting incident reported Saturday on the Wind River Indian ...

Riverton Middle School eighth-grader Brannan Ibach looked for an open teammate on Saturday against Jackson at Spartan Gym.
Photo by Tibby ...

Turkey-day football tradition

Family, food and, of course, football.
And presidents.
"Politics is an astonishing profession - it has enabled me to go from being an obscure member of the ...

Central Wyoming College's men's basketball squad lost a pair of games to Snow College and Utah State-Eastern.

The Central Wyoming College men's ...

Cowgirls lose to St. Mary's in close contest

LARAMIE -- Nine straight free throws by its opponent and scoring drought in the final minutes of the game proved to be key in the Cowgirl basketball teams (1-0 ...

Wolverines land three on all-state football

Three Riverton Wolverine football players have been named to the 2015 first-team Class 3-A all-state team, the Wyoming Coaches Association has ...

Runway rebuild was city's biggest '15 construction job

Infrastructure spending in Riverton tops $2.6 million, with major projects complete for the year.

About $2.6 million was spent on infrastructure ...

Fort Washakie advocating for 'Indian Education for All' concept

Fort Washakie school officials believe all native and non-native students deserve a comprehensive education inclusive of basic knowledge of Wyoming's first ...

The communities of Lost Cabin and Lysite were founded early in the 20th century, although settlement in the area dates to the late 19th century. Both once were ...

Kenneth R. Jones

(Kenneth R. Jones died Nov. 14 in Lander.
He was born to Donald R. and Evelyn Gronski Jones Sept. 6, 1952, in Sheridan. He grew up in Billings, Mont., and ...

Mike M. Vinich

Longtime Hudson resident Mike M. Vinich died Monday, Nov. 16, 2015, while living with his daughter in Indianapolis. He was 91 years old.
Mike Vinich was born ...

Significant county presence at UW

Almost 250 students from Fremont County were enrolled at the University of Wyoming campus in Laramie during the spring semester of 2015, according to a recent ...

Suit to be filed in traffic death of RPD staffer

The daughter of a woman killed by a drunken driver Nov. 13, 2014, has begun a wrongful death suit.
Court documents filed so far do not indicate who the woman ...

Ramona Kay Hungary

Ramona "Moni" Kay (Plume Woman) Hungary died Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015, with her family at her side. She was 50 years old.
Ms. Hungary was born Feb. 20, 1965, ...

Second-degree murder verdict reached in hatchet attack

Twelve jurors found Terry L. Schmuck guilty of attempted second-degree murder on Friday after a week-long trial in Lander District Court.
Schmuck avoided the ...

Two Fremont County women recently were named volunteers of the year for Make-A-Wish Wyoming.
Lori Griffin of Lander and Linda Treese of Riverton were ...

The Shoshoni boss led Lady Blue to a fourth-place finish at the Class 2-A state tournament in Casper following a sparkling season.

Only one ...

Money and priorities

Don't make education bear too much load

For the most part, the new century has been a lucrative one for Wyoming state government, and public ...

Use 1 percent money for plows

Editor:
I like all the road and street fix-up that is going on with the 1 percent tax money we voted for.
In my opinion, a good idea wold be to use some of ...

My season of farm breakdowns

The Oliver 1850 baler proved to be the real puzzler.

"Chop your own wood, and it will warm you twice," Henry Ford once said.
Ford was referring to ...

 
 

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