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The way it was: Schwartz for Senate -- 1936

In the depths of the Great Depression, both Wyoming and Fremont County went for the Democratic presidential candidate -- incumbent Franklin D. Roosevelt -- in ...

Easton Paxton and the Riverton boys defended their Class 4-A state golf crowns, while Lander's Macy Jacobson and the Lady Tigers won 3-A ...

Great week for Fremont County golf

Last week in this space, we highlighted (or lowlighted, if you prefer) the struggles of the county's local football squads (which, by the way, continued with a ...

Unintended consequences

Seemingly isolated events can combine to form perfect storms.

The exact origin of the term "perfect storm" is unknown, but the first recorded use of ...

Trooper was trying to stop wrong-way car before collision

Details have emerged in the head-on collision between at a Wyoming Highway Patrol cruiser and Chevrolet passenger car that was driving the wrong way on ...

Attorney quits county government, cites leadership failure from commissioners

Deputy county attorney Jason Gay is leaving the Fremont County courthouse, telling commissioners last week that their management of the attorney's office was ...

Defamation suit won't alter Clifford's role on county board

Andrea Clifford's status as Fremont County Commissioner will not change as a result of a recent defamation conviction she received Sept. 12.
Clifford was ...

Riverton VB advances to gold bracket

Riverton's young front line of Naya Shime, Hannah Reinig and Ella Hauck combined for 38 kills in Casper.

The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball ...

Judge Roberts receives judicial excellence award

The Wyoming State Bar and the Wyoming Supreme Court has announced that Wesley Roberts, Ninth Judicial Circuit Court Judge in Riverton, is this year's recipient ...

Local auctioneer facing five new felony charges

Just as he had quelled a $150,000 civil dispute, Riverton auctioneer Clyde Stone is now being charged with five felony counts of obtaining property by false ...

Column on old gym sparked memory of boyhood in Idaho

Editor:
Randy Tucker's column on the old Shoshoni school gym reminded me of my old gym in Idaho when I was in junior high.
It had been the high school gym ...

Multi-year prison term for 21-year-old who beat up his girlfriend in March

Cody Limberhand has been sentenced to three to five years imprisonment for an assault at a Riverton motel that ended with his girlfriend being life-flighted to ...

Eileen Urbigkeit

Eileen Urbigkeit of Crowheart died Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. She was 87 years old. Cremation has taken place, and a ...

Traveling exhibit moves to Riverton

Fremont County's first traveling exhibit, "Wind River Visions," has now been installed at the Riverton Museum
The "Wind River Visions" program identifies ...

The Wolverines will look to Treyton Paxton at quarterback in place of the injured Brady Fullerton.

It's hard to call the very first Class 3-A East ...

Riverton's McKenzie Kellner, foreground and her doubles teammate Emily Roseno waited for the ball as they battled opponents from Cody in a doubles match ...

Late summer is prime time for afternoon thunderheads. This enormous formation loomed over downtown Riverton for hours on Sept. 14, but no rain ...

Blake Dale (1) fired a pass downfield under a heavy rush during Riverton Middle School's 14-0 loss Saturday to Rawlins on Saturday at Wolverine ...

Watt wins second straight event

Central Wyoming College's freshman golfer has won back-to-back tournaments after a triumph in Colorado.

Colorado has been good to Baillee Watt so far ...

Work pays for No. 3 Wyoming wideout

LARAMIE(AP) C.J. Johnson has worked hard to become Wyoming's third wide receiver.
The redshirt freshman saw that hard work pay off in the Cowboys' 45-22 ...

 
 

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