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The Riverton club of the weight-loss program Weight Watchers is up and running again after a short pause.
Weight Watchers members meet at 6 p.m. every Monday ...

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 ...

Terms of CSU, UW foundation Y Cross Ranch sale and buyer undisclosed

CHEYENNE -- The University of Wyoming Foundation and Colorado State University Research Foundation on Monday declined to reveal the sale price and buyer of a ...

Experts to drill at contaminated former uranium mill site

Scientists are worried the contamination is not dissipating as fast as they expected.

Contamination levels at the site of a former uranium mill ...

City OKs $118,000 chip seal project on Broadway, Pershing

The Riverton City Council has approved a chip seal project for North Broadway and East Pershing avenues.
The bid was awarded to 71 Construction, Inc. for ...

Photographer establishes art gallery in city

Jim Brown has opened the space with his son and fellow artist Daniel Brown.

Riverton photographer Jim Brown has been selling his work in galleries ...

UW Extension educator earns national achievement honor

A University of Wyoming Extension educator serving the Big Horn Basin and Wind River Indian Reservation has received the Achievement Award from the National ...

New WLRC superintendent plans to upgrade facility

Allen Parks also anticipates developing a dual-diagnosis program for clients who are disabled and mentally ill, as well as a geriatrics-skilled facility for ...

Potential visitors have submitted to city nearly 15,000 requests for info this year

The Riverton Chamber of Commerce has responded to roughly 14,800 requests for information this year from visitors who are interested in seeing the city, ...

Interior seeks $6.9M penalty against Wyoming gas producer

The agency says the company has failed to document how much gas it has extracted in recent years.

CHEYENNE -- The federal agency in charge of ...

Gluten-free store in Riverton brings back unique salad bar

The dishes are mostly vegetarian and also corn-free, dairy-free, yeast-free, soy-free, egg-free, peanut-free and gluten-free.

For the gluten-free, ...

Lander native new interim chief of workforce services

Gov. Matt Mead has named Lander native Del McOmie as interim director of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services.
McOmie, 59, is currently chief ...

Super psyched: Outdoor expo organizers say inaugural event a big success

Organizers and vendors said the first Wyoming Outdoor Weekend & Expo held June 26-28 at the Lander Community and Convention Center was a success.
They would ...

Devon donates to youth fishing derby at Boysen

For the third consecutive year, three Wyoming State Parks and their Kids eXtreme programs will benefit from a $5,000 donation from Devon Energy. This ...

CWC professor receives Preserve Wyoming Award

Central Wyoming College professor Todd Guenther recently received a Preserve Wyoming Award from the State Historic Preservation office at the 2015 Preserve ...

Domestic violence alliance gains new leader

The Fremont County Alliance Against Domestic Violence lost two directors in June but gained a new member to lead the program.
Sydney Moller is the new ...

WHP trooper Pence promoted, assigned to county

Division "K" Trooper Lee Pence has been promoted to the rank of lieutenant by interim Col. Shannon Ratliff.
Pence is the new Division "I" supervisor that ...

Wind farm's backers expect final OK from BLM by end of 2015

A Carbon County project that would be the largest wind farm in the country is getting federal permits lined up. On its own, the Power Company of Wyoming's $5 ...

The restaurant has undergone a renovation and is now smoke-free.

The Cove Restaurant underwent a renovation this spring but is open again for ...

City awards bids for $1M in 1 percent tax projects

Some of the money will fund a survey of Riverton's streets.

Several pavement projects are slated to begin this summer in Riverton.
The Fix Our ...

 
 

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