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It took years of work by several members of the ...

Defendant takes stand in rape trial; jury hears recorded telephone call

The defendant took the stand Thursday in Lander District Court on the third day of a rape trial. He said he did have sex with the alleged victim, his cousin, ...

A heavy downpour forced the home plate umpire to call Tuesday's American Legion baseball game in the fifth inning with the Riverton Raiders leading the Lovell ...

Trial begins for man accused of raping cousin

An Arapaho man on trial for sexual assaulting his cousin intends to argue the encounter was consenting and to impugn the credibility of the alleged ...

Flashing light at crosswalks seen elsewhere

Editor:
If the crosswalks do get repainted around Riverton, I think paying people or finding good volunteers around the clock will be hard to do. Maybe they ...

Tuesday notes

Holiday
Your daily newspaper appreciated the day off for the Independence Day holiday. The advertising staff took Friday off, while the rest of us ...

On final mission, Riverton officer key to carrier group

Navy Cmdr. Chad Kennedy is retiring after a 20-year Naval career.

The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson launched 2,400 combat missionsin Syria and ...

Jury trial starts Monday for man accused of rape; alleged victim is cousin

A jury trial is set to begin July 6 for an Arapahoe man charged with sexually assaulting his cousin.
The Fremont County Attorney's Office charged the ...

Veterans assistance available in July throughout Fremont County

A State of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in Wyoming cities throughout ...

Good Samaritans help extinguish fire in ditch

Local fire officials said they were grateful for the help of passersby who stopped to extinguish a small grass fire at about 2:20 p.m. Saturday near Lewis Road ...

Hot Notes Cool Nights music series starts Monday

The 67th Annual Army Band will perform at the first concert.

"Wyoming's Own" 67th Annual Army Band is the guest of the first Hot Notes Cool Nights ...

Stricter rules for older drivers not too much to ask for safety

Editor:
As a professional driver who is also a senior citizen I have absolutely no problem having my eyes tested on an annual basis.
I have driven ...

Driver in DUI death signs deal, could get 12 years

Reuben Revere would spend up to12 years in prison if a judge accepts a plea agreement the Ethete man signed with prosecutors. Revere had been charged with ...

Court ruling means health coverage can be maintained

Editor:
I am one of the people happy about the Supreme Court decision on Obamacare. This does not make me a bad person. I could not get health insurance for ...

1838 Rendezvous open, continues to Sunday

Anyone camping or selling goods at the site is required to dress and act in a pre-1840s fashion, and visitors are encouraged to dress for the period as ...

Man arrested for alleged knife attack; earlier call at same place

A Riverton man was arrested for domestic violence Monday reportedly after cutting his live-in girlfriend in the throat.
The woman was treated and released at ...

Officials say they have found the local teenager who was "at risk" and missing Tuesday.
The girl, who only was identified as "Jordan" by law enforcement, was ...

Older drivers less likely to be distracted

Editor:
There is a lot of talk about older people and proper driving since the little girl was hit in the crosswalk. Cars are dangerous, no matter who is ...

Teen missing Monday, officials seek help in locating her

This story has been ...

To much of the world, Wyoming is as alien as the desert bug planet Klendathu from the science fiction film "Starship Troopers."
In fact, that movie was ...

 
 

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