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Shoshoni's Thompson to play hoops at CWC

She is the 2015 Fremont County girls high school Player of the Year.

SHOSHONI -- Olivia Thompson, the 2015 Fremont County Girls Basketball Player ...

RHS boys top Evanston, go 9-1 on soccer season

Riverton hosts Gillette at 2 p.m. Saturday.

The Riverton Wolverines boys soccer team scored three unanswered second-half goals to power past ...

Evanston takes early lead, beats Wolverine girls 5-2

Lightning struck the Riverton Lady Wolverines girls soccer team literally and figuratively Thursday afternoon in Evanston.
Lightning caused a delay in the ...

Rustler golfer leads women in Torrington with first-round 85

Freshman Kristen Day shot an 85 Thursday afternoon in Torrington for the Central Wyoming College golf team, taking the early lead after the first day of ...

State Dems to elect officers Saturday

The Wyoming Democratic Party Central Committee will meet Saturday to elect officers as well as discuss strategy for the upcoming year. Only Central Committee ...

ATV association invites volunteers to clean up public land

The Fremont County ATV Association and the Bureau of Land Management Lander Field Office plan to clean up of public lands at 9 a.m. Saturday in the Government ...

Wyoming FFA announces 2015 proficiency award winners

Two FFA members from Fremont County won agricultural proficiency awards April 8 at the 2015 Wyoming State FFA Convention in Cheyenne.
The recipients were ...

Students encouraged to apply for Thomas foundation scholarships

Applications for fall semester scholarships from the Craig and Susan Thomas Foundation are due May 1. Wyoming students may apply.
"I believe strongly in ...

FFA member and two teams win their career development events

One FFA member and two teams from Fremont County were recognized in their respective career development events at the 2015 Wyoming State FFA Convention, held ...

What 'middle class' means in 2015

In Wyoming, we're keeping up better than many states

If you live in Wyoming and consider yourself a member of the middle class, you're doing ...

Near-miss on highway showed dangers of texting while driving

Editor:
I would like to remind everyone of the serious danger with texting and driving.
While driving from Lander to Riverton recently, I noticed a car ...

Seeding the clouds

Research shows promise, and the costs ought to be weighed against effects of drought

For many years the idea of "seeding" clouds over mountain ...

Huge magma reservoir under Yellowstone contains enough to fill Grand Canyon 11 times

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Scientists have spied a vast reservoir of hot, partly molten rock beneath the "supervolcano" at Yellowstone National Park. It's big enough ...

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Man struck, killed on I-80 shoulder
WAMSUTTER (AP) -- Authorities say a 32-year-old man who was working on a disabled truck in the emergency lane of ...

More juveniles held in Fremont County Detention Center last year

The number of juveniles detained in Fremont County more than doubled from 2013 to 2014 according to statistics released this month.
Twenty-nine juveniles were ...

Arapaho tribe asks court to deny Yellowbear a place in border lawsuit

The Northern Arapaho Tribe filed a brief Friday opposing Andrew John Yellowbear's recent request to join a lawsuit affecting the boundary of the Wind River ...

Cloud-seeding looks promising enough in Winds to draw interest throughout the West

A cloud-seeding project in the Wind River Mountains has drawn interest from parties throughout the Colorado River Basin struggling to cope with continued ...

Shoshoni school taking shape; 2016 occupancy on schedule

Roads are built, footings are poured, and athletic fields are prepped for summer grass seeding at the site of the new Shoshoni School.
The kindergarten ...

Future 1 percent projects to benefit from 'holistic' analysis

The City of Riverton plans to use optional 1 percent sales tax money to assess the quality of streets in Riverton.
Public works director Kyle Butterfield ...

Wolverines tapped for all-star basketball this summer

Three Riverton High School seniors have been selected to play in the annual Wyoming vs. Montana high school basketball all-star games, and a fourth RHS player ...

 
 

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