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Youth invited to participate in 2016 Wyoming State Spelling Bee

As a new school year begins, hosts of the 2016 Wyoming State Spelling Bee want students to consider entering the annual contest.
"Winning the Wyoming State ...

The coal imperative

An initiative akin to the moon landing could save coal and provide energy security

At least twice in the past century, the United States of America ...

"A Rambling Stretch," a concert of contemporary jazz music inspired by the beauty of the Cowboy State by composer and Riverton native Tyler Gilmore, will visit ...

Workers to spray trees in forest campgrounds

Spraying operations may start on or after Sept. 8 and should conclude before Oct. 1.

Several Shoshone National Forest campgrounds will be closed for ...

Interviews for Riverton council vacancy Tuesday; Ward 1 seat likely to be filled this week

Riverton Mayor Lars Baker and the Riverton City Council are reviewing letters from three candidates interested in filling the Ward 1 council vacancy left by ...

A wandering mind at a funeral

Scanning the crowd at Dave Gardner's send-off brought memories flowing like water after a summer thunderstorm.

I first read Thomas Wolfe in a ...

Tour featuring drunk driving simulator to stop in county

Safe Communities Wyoming and the Wyoming Governor's Council on Impaired Driving are sponsoring a drunk and distracted driving simulator and education program ...

After the first two buildings on the Central Wyoming College were completed in 1968, it took five more years for another round of construction to arrive. In ...

Second Elders Picnic set for Friday

Watching community members gather to visit, laugh and enjoy each other's company at last year's Elders Picnic gave Lee Spoonhunter a good feeling.
"It gives ...

Riverton school board commends NWBOCES

The organization assists "emotionally disturbed" youth in grades K-8.

Northwest Wyoming Board of Cooperative Educational Services presented good ...

The commemorative tile project at the Fremont County Pioneer Museum is complete.
The final 53 tiles were installed in the west stairwell under the Red Canyon ...

Cowgirls begin volleyball season with tough schedule in tow

LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming Cowgirl volleyball team and head coach Chad Callihan will begin the 2015 season Friday, by hosting the Rumble in the ...

Baseball 'book' an urban legend

Somewhere, deep in the recesses of dugouts across America, it sits.
Managers refer to it countless times during games every day across the sprawling sporting ...

Both meets are on the road before the RHS home opener Sept. 4.

With 14 swimmers on their roster, the Riverton Lady Wolverines will interrupt ...

Numbers are good at Ethete as fall approaches, with 30 players reporting for Wyoming Indian football.The Chiefs were winless a season ago after returning to ...

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Births
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A son was born to Nellie SittingEagle of Riverton and Rueben Behan of Riverton was born at 11:35 p.m. Aug. 15 at SageWest Health Care at ...

RHS Hall of Fame inducting first group

The first inductions to the new Riverton High School Hall of Fame are set for Saturday night at the RHS Commons.
Dinner tickets for the 6:30 p.m. banquet and ...

Past board members testify in ex-director's trial

Carol Thiesse is charged with stealing from the Fremont County Pioneer Museum, which she once oversaw.

The defense began mounting its case Friday ...

Fire still burning in nearby states, but smoke dissipating

Residents in Fremont County woke up Thursday able to see the surrounding mountains as smoke from regional wildfires started to diminish.
Kelly Allen, lead ...

Dubois Museum hosting book signing Saturday

Local historian Steve Banks will do a book signing 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Dubois Museum.
Banks edited the second edition of "Recollections ...

 
 

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