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  • All that remains of a house at 625 Rattlesnake Road following a fire last week are the frozen reminders of unsuccessful efforts to save the home and piles of destroyed belongings scattered around the property. The community is rallying around homeowners Jack and Pam Bailey to help them recover from the tragedy.

    02/14/2019 - 05:20
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    Senior Ian Knudsen talks strategy with teammates during a stop in action late in the second half of a home game last month against Big Horn. Knudsen is one of nine seniors leading the Panthers on the court this season. 

    02/14/2019 - 05:20
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    Grace Trandahl (center) signed her National Letter of Intent to play volleyball at Sheridan College Jan. 30 with Wright head coach Sarah Seamands (left) and Sheridan head coach Jennifer Stadler at her side. 

    02/07/2019 - 05:20
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    Vicky VanVleet (left) and Maren Glasser (right) stand with teacher Kimberly Miller after performing at All-State Band.

    02/07/2019 - 05:20
  • 02/01/2019 - 18:53
  • Eddie Poe photos
    The Wright Lady Panthers embrace one another following last Friday night’s upset win over Big Horn at Wright Junior/Senior High School. Wright held off the Lady Rams in the closing moments of the game for a 49-47 win. The Lady Panthers have now won four-straight games as they prepare for the final five games of the regular season.

    01/31/2019 - 05:20
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    Preston Seamands wraps up a Belle Fourche wrestler during the Christmas Duals Invite held at Wright Junior/Senior High School last month. 

    01/24/2019 - 05:20
  • Jayce Allguer photo
    Alicia Devine and William Knutz stand in their new business shared with Lori Gosset, bringing in a detail and custom work shop to Wright.

    01/24/2019 - 05:20
  • Jayce Baumann photo
    Kayla Carter (left) and Jamie Swingholm stand next to one of the displays of essential oils in their new shop across from the bowling alley in the Latigo Hills Mall.

    01/10/2019 - 05:20
  • Eddie Poe photo
    Ian Knudsen pulls up for a shot through the Glenrock defense. 

    01/10/2019 - 05:20
  • Crystal O’Bryan photos
    Students from the third and fourth grade at Cottonwood Elementary entertain family and friends during their holiday program Dec. 10. The evening consisted of songs and students reading “T’was the Night Before Christmas.”

    12/20/2018 - 05:20
  • Eddie Poe photos
    Kagen Baker overwhelms a Belle Fourche wrestler during Wright’s Christmas Duals Invitational Dec. 15. The invite included Hulett, Kelly Walsh, Belle Fourche, Lusk and Torrington among a swath of other schools.

    12/20/2018 - 05:20
  • Mike Moore photo
    The Wright Panthers celebrate after scoring a point against Greybull Dec. 8 at the Herder Classic. 

    12/13/2018 - 05:20
  • Crystal O’Bryan photos
    The entire trombone section of the Wright Jr/Sr High School ends the holiday concert with Jingle Bones, which features the brass instruments. The Dec. 6 concert at the community center was just one of many holiday events happening around town this holiday season.

    12/13/2018 - 05:20
  • Crystal O’Bryan photo
    Amanda Brown (from left) and her family Hailey, Charlie Jr., Brandon and Charlie Sr. have fun at the photo booth and pose for a silly photo during the Sock Hop at the Cottonwood Elementary gym Nov. 29. The evening was also a night for food and book donations for the Wright food bank and the Wyoming Reads program.

    12/06/2018 - 05:20

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Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead listens to his wife, Carol, after winning the primary election over challengers Taylor Haynes and Cindy Hill, during a primary election party in August 2010. (Photo by Blaine McCartney, Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

Japheth Frauendienst dumps straw onto compost to aid with the decomposing Tuesday afternoon at ACRES Student Farm. Students working with the Zero Waste Initiative plan to pitch the idea of large-scale composting once they have gathered data on the volume and variety of waste generated by campus. (Photo by Shannon Broderick, Laramie Boomerang)

News

All that remains of a house at 625 Rattlesnake Road following a fire last week are the frozen reminders of unsuccessful efforts to save the home and piles of destroyed belongings scattered around the property. The community is rallying around homeowners Jack and Pam Bailey to help them recover from the tragedy.

02/14/2019 - 05:20

It is everyone’s worst nightmare: A spark that can flicker and quickly change  into a huge, roaring fire ball that swallows up whatever is in it’s path.

Sports

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Senior Ian Knudsen talks strategy with teammates during a stop in action late in the second half of a home game last month against Big Horn. Knudsen is one of nine seniors leading the Panthers on the court this season. 

02/14/2019 - 05:20

Wright head coach Pat Neely fondly recalls walking into opposing gyms last season and hearing voices of sympathy from the stands because his team featured no seniors.
In a way, the Panthers wore it as a badge of honor.

Opinion

05/31/2018 - 18:56

So, Jim and I got married! No more planning, decisions or dreaming of the perfect day.
I can honestly say that we were both so incredibly happy with our day, smiles were plastered on our faces for a few days after.

Obituaries

James (Jim) Edward Drake, Sr.

06/27/2018 - 17:32

James (Jim) Edward Drake, Sr., resident of Phoenix, Ariz., and a former resident of Gillette, Wyo., passed away in his sleep Saturday, April 21, 2018.

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