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When Reece Prosser lost in the finals of the prestigious Ron Thon Memorial wrestling tournament in February, he was determined not to have a setback again. ...

Despite playing some of the second half in snowy conditions, the Lander Tigers blanked the Rawlins Outlaws 12-0 in the Class 3-A Southeast girls soccer ...

An easy fix to texting while driving

But just because it's easy doesn't mean it's every going to happen.

I looked out the window as son-in-law Adam accelerated through late-morning city ...

Holiday of the sun

It's Easter, more than any other

Human eyes are watching the sky.
At Easter, we hope for nothing so much as a sunny day.
Our weather forecast for ...

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Elk die when ice breaks
JACKSON -- Wildlife officials say more than 30 elk died after they fell through the ice on Palisades Reservoir, which straddles ...

University chief stresses value of cooperation with Cheyenne

CHEYENNE -- A strong relationship with Cheyenne may be key to maintaining and improving the University of Wyoming.
Economic development and partnerships with ...

Riverton was being transformed in the mid-1950s due to the huge uranium discoveries east of town. The population was growing fast, and many civic improvements ...

An art piece by Northern Arapaho artist Robert Martinez will find its permanent home this month at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in ...

Hunter takes world-record elk with crossbow

It is not easy setting a world record.
Albert Henderson found that out the hard way in September when he used a crossbow to harvest a monster bull elk on ...

Bagpiper to perform, speak at museum event in Lander

"Fremont County's Scottish Heritage" is the second program in the Discovery Speakers Series.
The presentation begins at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Fremont County ...

College OKs renewed tax mill levy for BOCHES

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees is planning to renew the half-mill levy that funds the Fremont County Board of Cooperative Higher Education ...

Jobless rate better in February; labor force tally improves

After slumping as the new year began, Fremont County's job market brightened across the board in February.
The improvements weren't spectacular, but they did ...

The jackhammers will return Tuesday on South Federal Boulevard in Riverton. A crack that stretches from one side of the newly paved road to the other end near ...

Rustler golfers open spring season in Colorado, Montana

Two spring golf tournaments are in the books for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers.
The Rustlers participated in Trinidad, Colo., last Thursday and ...

County sends three students to state spelling bee; all advance to oral contest

The competition included spellers from Riverton and Lander.

All three of Fremont County's contestants at the 2015 Wyoming State Spelling Bee advanced ...

Tyler attends powwow in Denver to represent tribe

Hundreds attend the Denver March Powwow each year to compete, dance, sell crafts, eat and gather with family members. Tribal members from across the United ...

Riverton student on UW range management team that placed third at contest

The University of Wyoming placed third and five team members placed in the top 10 percent among the 158 students from 25 colleges and universities competing in ...

District 25 looking to buy land for future expansion

Fremont County School District 25 is working to acquire land to house its growing student population.
Superintendent Terry Snyder said a capacity study ...

Consumer scams are no joke, so beware of three common ones

April Fools' Day is over, but the perpetrators of scams and fraud pull pranks every day of the year. This means people of all ages need to be vigilant about ...

Bolstering Wyoming's bison

There is a lot more upside to it than downside

The wood bison have made it back to Alaska's wilds.
Wood bison are bigger cousins to the plains bison ...

 
 

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