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Pavillion native to Harvard for grad school

When Dalyn Grindle was deciding on a career, she was encouraged to go into a professional track, such as becoming a teacher or a nurse. Those are "solid, ...

UW prof to speak on eclipse in Lander

University of Wyoming astronomy professor Tim Slater has traveled to into deeply rural Africa to catch a glimpse of the disappearing Sun, and on Tuesday, will ...

3 locals on ENDOW

Three residents from Fremont County have been named to the 25-person executive council helming Gov. Matt Mead's Economically Needed Diversity Options for ...

The moisture that's come early and often to Fremont County this year bodes well for farmers, but it's certainly making weeds happy, too.
Chorispora tenella, ...

Lander, Dubois Mule deer collared

Personnel from Wyoming Game and Fish's Lander office have coordinated a new batch of collaring for mule deer and bighorn sheep.
This was the second year for ...

Canyon open to traffic after rock blockage

Wyoming Department of Transportation personnel reopened U.S. 20/Wyoming 789 through Wind River Canyon to traffic Saturday morning.
The route had been closed ...

Local man pleads guilty to sex abuse

Harold Friday has pleaded guilty to three counts of sex abuse of minors after taking a plea deal this week.
The terms of that deal have not yet been ...

Fremont County's Elks Lodge recognized high school students from several communities as April wound down 56 years ago this week. Ted Baldwin of Lander, grand ...

U.S. bill to be renamed after Big John

At the Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council meeting this month, Wally Gladstone from Northern Engineering and Consulting Inc. came before the council to ...

Finalists set for open slot on Riverton City Council

Riverton residents Richard Bennett, Lance Geode, Rebecca Schatza and Scott Wilcox will be interviewed Tuesday during the regular meeting of the Riverton City ...

Voters to decide Tuesday on plan to pay for CWC Jackson center

On Tuesday, voters in Teton County will decide whether to use money from a special purpose excise tax to buy property for a new Central Wyoming College center ...

 

Sports

Trio of state champs highlights all-county wrestling selections

Riverton's Hayden Wempen and Ridge Briggs and Lander's Palmer Schafer claimed crowns in Casper.


It was a banner season for Fremont County ...

Weather washes out week that wasn't; grapplers awash in glory

Well, Fremont County sports fans, we should have had plenty to talk about again this week, with soccer and track seasons coming down the stretch with all the ...

Riverton's Naya Shime has qualified in four different events at the Casper Classic.


In spite of some of the worst spring weather for track and ...

Riverton's girls allowed six unanswered goals ageist the Fillies in a road loss.


The undefeated Cody Fillies scored six straight goals in the ...

Slade Becker scored a pair of goals in a 3-0 victory.



The Riverton Wolverine boys soccer team, ranked second in Wyoming Class 3-A boys soccer, ...

Cowboys' Hill, Roullier drafted by Falcons, Redskins

LARAMIE-- University of Wyoming junior running back Brian Hill realized his dream of being drafted by an NFL team when the NFC Champion Atlanta Falcons ...

Opinion / Community

'Get more people involved' in support for jet airline service

Editor:
I am glad to see that Denver Air Connection wants to keep flying the jet route from Riverton Regional Airport to Denver International. It has been a ...

The Riverton Kiwanis club hosed the 10th annual Books and Breakfast book fair Saturday at St. Margaret's School gymnasium. A free breakfast was served by the ...

Glad for a tax?

For new reasons, the optional 1 percent levy on sales is making us look wise

The over-my-dead-body posture many Wyoming leaders take against any new ...

Education cutters will target wrong things

The desire to protect bureaucracy will surpass all else.

It was one of the most honest, accurate and revealing comments I'd ever heard from a ...

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