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Paskett instructs welding, a core curriculum at Wind River Job Corps Center

Riverton resident Jeremy Paskett is ready to greet his first students as the welding instructor at the Wind River Job Corps Center.
Paskett can accommodate up ...

Job Corps students vow to make most of the opportunity

Breanna Shakespeare is a 20-year-old from Fort Washakie studying office administration.
Kaitlyn Hart, 20, from Penrose, Colo., is studying carpentry.
Acardo ...

Four flashing crosswalk signals have been installed in the 100 block of East Sunset Drive where 7-year-old Sophia Archer was killed in May.
Installation ...

Kinder, Dewey marry

Taunya M. Kinder and James D. Dewey, of Riverton, were married June 13, 2015, at the Chapel of the Sacred Heart on the south shore of Jackson Lake.
Bill ...

Riverton student earns speaking award at Yale

For the second consecutive year, a Riverton student has been named a top speaker at his university.
Robert H. Peck is a 2015 winner of the De Forest Prize at ...

Restored wagons donated to Lander museum

Freight wagons, surreys and buggies were how goods and people got around Fremont County in the early days. A recent donation to the Fremont County Pioneer ...

Violence within tribes is evident

Editor:
I am not against doing studies and tests to see if there is racism in the police department or violence on Native Americans by whites. If there is, it ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

There are things we all can do to protect 'spaceship Earth'

Editor:
I very much enjoyed Chris Peck's last two columns, but especially the ...

Raisin' a Ruckus 'round Riverton

Since 2007, my ride around town when the weather has cooperated, and a few times when perhaps a different mode of transportation was warranted, has been my ...

Matt Wright stood atop a slab of concrete while skaters, BMXers and scooters zoomed about the freshly-laid landscape, flying through the crisp morning air ...

Tuesday notes

Smoke on high
Smoke-filled skies, watery eyes, runny noses and afternoons in the upper 60s is a weather report more typical of -- what, Los Angeles in ...

Farmers market succeeding in new location; top produce now

The market is open from5 p.m. to 7 p.m.everyWednesdayin the parking lot of St. John Lutheran Church, 606 N. Eighth St. W.

It's peak growing ...

Space at fair 'can be used better'

Editor:
I agree with the letter from Ms. Desenfants on the use of the old armory building at the county fair.
A lot of the woven products were folded up so ...

Finding mental health services for those unable to pay is crucial

Editor:
I read the editorial on mental health issues. You are completely right as far as individuals and families who are desperate to find mental health ...

Wind turbines a lot more visible than coal mines

Editor:
When you drive south toward Denver on Interstate 80 and down into Colorado, the big windmills are everywhere. Now they are going to build more. It is ...

Tuesday notes

Thermometer's plunge
Rarely at any time of year in Fremont County do we see such a rapid decrease in temperature such as occurred Monday evening. In ...

Peace march was a success

Editor:
I thank the community for coming out Aug. 8 to participate in the inaugural peace march. It was a rousing success, and those of us who helped to ...

 
 

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