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Friday night lights returns

Riverton golfers get in swing in Valley of the Sun

Anti-bias 'ombudsman' job being advertised

After second trial, jury says man not guilty of rape

Hay on fire

Moccasin Lake Challenge run set for Saturday

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After second trial, jury says man not guilty of rape

After four hours of deliberation at the conclusion of a four-day trial, a jury on Thursday acquitted a local man of first-degree sexual assault.
It was the ...

Anti-bias 'ombudsman' job being advertised

The job opening was posted Aug. 28 on the City of Riverton website.

The Riverton Police Department has begun seeking applicants for a part-time ...

Bus drive-bys investigated; 'zero tolerance' for offenders

Police are investigating three separate traffic reports involving school bus drive-bys in Riverton.
A fourth report was made Wednesday by a parent who was ...

Loud storm caused fire calls, brief power bump

A quick, loud storm that blew through Riverton overnight generated just enough thunder and lightning to cause problems for firefighters early Friday.
Crews ...

An appreciative crowd honored the first 10 inductees to the Riverton High School Hall of Fame in ceremonies Saturday at RHS.
A dinner crowd of about 200, plus ...

Obamacare outreach funding in place for three more years

The idea is that by the time funding does run out for ACA outreach efforts, public understanding of the insurance marketplace should be established common ...

Grizzly trapping to begin Tuesday

JACKSON -- Officials at Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks are continuing to keep track of grizzly bear populations in the parks with routine trapping ...


Truck damages I-90 bridge
GILLETTE -- A Wyoming transportation official says it will take a year to fully repair an Interstate 90 bridge over South ...

Oil production drop noted in Laramie County

CHEYENNE -- Oil production in Laramie County continues to drop after record-high figures in December.
The latest data from the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation ...

Fall wild horse adoption Sept. 11

The Bureau of Land Management and the Wyoming Honor Farm will host a wild horse and burro adoption and gentling clinic Sept. 11 to Sept. 12 in Riverton. The ...

Moccasin Lake Challenge run set for Saturday

This year's Moccasin Lake Challenge run is set to take place Saturday in Fort Washakie. Runners and walkers should meet at Rocky Mountain Hall beginning at 6 ...



The Wolverines are competing in a prestigious national event in Arizona.

The Riverton High School Wolverines golf team is in Scottsdale, Ariz., ...

Friday night lights returns

Well, folks, here we are at last.
Roll up your sleeves, strap on your helmet and shoulder pads, and get all lathered up with excitement.
It's once again high ...

Welcome changes at The War for new season

LARAMIE -- Game days at Wyoming's War Memorial Stadium this season will offer numerous upgrades for Cowboy Football fans, and Wyoming Athletics hopes fans will ...


Opinion / Community

Hay on fire

An ag fire can be as impactful in some ways as a big wildland blaze

For the most part, Wyoming has been spared during what has been a ferocious ...

Things to lose sleep over

Apparently, there are lots of them these days

After a particularly sleepless night spent worrying, plotting, imagining how things might go the ...

Information sought on local Navy seaman killed in 1951

A resident of the Riverton community died in a Navy ship collision and fire on May 14, 1951, of Cape Henry on the East Coast. He was Seaman Apprentice ...

A majestic Kestrel sitting on a fence post, the Milky Way gleaming above the canyon cliffs, a sled dog peeking from a kennel, and a fisherman casting a fly on ...

Johnson, Neuhaus to marry

Heather Johnson and Neil Neuhaus have announced their engagement.
The future bride is the daughter of Steve Johnson and Linda Johnson of Riverton. She is a ...

City council OKs use of powder cannon for RHS football games

The Riverton City Council has approved a fireworks permit application from Riverton High School.
Activities director and assistant principal Jeremy Hill ...

Myers enrolls at ENMU

Jayden Myers, of Riverton, will begin her first semester this fall at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales, N.M.
Eastern New Mexico University, a state ...


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