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Author to speak, perform at Riverton library

The University of Nevada Center for Basque Studies presents author David Romtvedt who will read from and talking about his novel "Zelestina Urza in Outer ...

Three meet filing date for council vacancy; interviews set for Tuesday

The last letter of interest for Riverton's Ward 1 City Council vacancy arrived Wednesday, leaving three candidates to be considered.
Patricia Granlund, Phil ...

Casper man gets three to five years for punching death of Lander student

LARAMIE --The man who punched and killed a University of Wyoming student from Lander last Halloween was sentenced Wednesday to three to five years in ...

Man charged in gun theft, shooting

Oliver Reed faces multiple counts for the July 24 incident.

A burglary case against Oliver Daryl Reed has reached District Court.
He is charged with ...

State may have to pay for Eaton hearing that might be ruled moot

The State of Wyoming was bracing Wednesday to cover the cost of a new death penalty hearing for a former Riverton man convicted murderer even as a federal ...

Listing or no listing, more federal money pledged to protect grouse

BILLINGS, Mont. -- The federal government plans to spend more than $200 million over the next three years on programs to protect greater sage grouse in Western ...

Yellowstone fire watched, not fought yet

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- A lightning-caused wildfire is being allowed to burn for now in a remote area of Yellowstone National Park.
The fire is on the ...

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Death penalty won't be sought
POWELL -- A Park County prosecutor says he won't seek the death penalty for a woman charged in connection with a plot to ...

Sports

The Riverton Wolverines football team hosts the Worland Warriors in a practice scrimmage Friday evening at Wolverine Field.
It's a continuation of preseason ...

New coach and former player takes over during a rebuilding season for the Wolverines.

With a volleyball squad light on varsity experience and a new ...

Sports provides words to live by

You know, I was thinking again.
Sport is intricately woven into the very fabric of our existence as human beings and has been since the dawn of man (except ...

 

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'Victims' of the online adultery site data breach shouldn't cry too much

One of those lists of funny-but-true police calls making the rounds in our ...

A day-one tardy slip for Mom

There is an ominous row of fine print at the bottom

I often say that my four children are sapping my IQ and, therefore, giving me progressive ...

Smoke from fires 'pollutes the air and ruins the forests'

Editor:
Mr. Peck's editorial about air pollution hit the nail on the head. I am not expert enough to know how much power plants burning coal harms the air, ...

Local experts say dip in stock market was overdue

The volatility of the U.S. stock market over the past week shouldn't have anyone panicked, according to local financial professionals.
The country's three ...

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