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Woman's body identified; foul play not likely

Officials have identified the woman whose body was found July 12 south of Riverton.
Katherine Elizabeth Silverhorn, 40, was found dead at about 10:30 p.m. ...

Raiders stay alive at district in 10-0 victory

The win lifted Riverton into another must-win game Friday afternoon vs.R00;Torrington.

In a do-or-die American Legion A district baseball game, ...

Delegation pushing energy agenda

Wyoming's federal delegation agrees with a recent statement by Gov. Matt Mead emphasizing the future of the state's coal industry requiring access to coastal ...

Woman found Sunday had been dead for weeks

The woman whose body was found Sunday south of Riverton had been deceased for up to a month, according to local officials.
"The remains have probably been out ...

Murder defendant said he 'lost it' after seeing man in bed with wife

The prosecution in Jeremiah Shull's case rested Friday morning

The prosecution's last witness in a murder trial in Lander District Court gave support ...

Victim in Tuesday's fatal accident wore no seatbelt

Information from Wind River Indian Reservation law enforcement was unavailable Friday regarding a fatal crash Tuesday on Mill Creek Road south of Ethete.
The ...

We had to flee a forest fire

Our cabin in Idaho was one of the survivors

"I smell burnt toast,'' my wife said one morning while we were on vacation.
Only it wasn't.
It was ...

Baldes, Medina to wed Aug. 29

Angeline Baldes and Dontee Medina, both of Riverton, have announced their engagement.
The future bride is a 2006 graduate of Riverton High School.
She is ...

Olson, Murfitt to marry

Heather Olson and Selmer Murfitt, both of Riverton, have announced their engagement.
The future bride is 1998 graduate of Kelly Walsh High School in Casper ...

CES receives $2,500 to fund camp

Community Entry Services has been awarded a $ 2,500 grant from the Rocky Mountain Power Foundation.
The donation will be used for the CES Summer Camp ...

Lander's 11-12-year-olds have a shot at the district championship.

Both of the Riverton Little League all-star teams won must-win baseball games ...

Enrollment rise a new challenge for university

LARAMIE -- About 100 more students will attend the University of Wyoming this fall than last year, but the added enrollment could pose a problem for some ...

Thermal feature found in Yellowstone

Scientists have been watching the area's thermal activity since May and measured a temperature as high as 152 degrees.



A son was born to Pam Hull of Riverton and Jason Hull of Riverton at 3:43 p.m. May 28 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby ...


A daughter was born to Madison Johnson of Riverton and Levi Hallock of Riverton at 12:33 p.m. June 10 at SageWest Health Care at ...


A son was born to Melanie Felter of Ethete on May 28 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby weighed 6 pounds, .5 ...

July Outside

July 15 -- Brooks Mountain Day Hike is at 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. hosted by Wyoming Wilderness Association. Participants should bring a lunch for the moderate ...

Thousands of climbers visit the Lander area each year to scale routes famous the world over.
The climbers literally trust their lives to steel anchors ...

Camping, grilling or out on the lake? The advice is the same: Cover up

When temperatures in Riverton hit the 90s in recent weeks, mosquito activity increased in the region.
Riverton Mayor Lars Baker, who retired as supervisor of ...

HPMA motocross race Sunday

The association includes riders from Wyoming, Montana and Colorado.

The second High Plains Motocross Association race of the summer is Sunday in ...


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