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Gregory Reed Alesna

Gregory Reed Alesna of Hudson died Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, at Sage West Health Care in Lander. He was 45.
A memorial service starts at noon Saturday, Nov. 7, ...

Victoria Bessey of Riverton has earned a master of science in nursing with an emphasis in education. She graduated Oct. 16 with a grade-point average of 4.0 ...

Geography Bee sign-up open through Jan. 18

Registration is open for schools interested in participating in the National Geographic Bee.
The nationwide competition challenges students to learn more ...

Make It With Wool is Nov. 14; fabric wanted

A wool swap will be held during this year's Make It With Wool contest 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Reach Foundation, 622 N. Eighth St. W. in ...

By Alejandra Silva
Staff Writer

The Riverton Police Department presented new personnel to the Riverton City Council Tuesday during the regular council ...

Walton, Noble wed Aug. 21 in Logan, Utah

Parker Walton of Riverton and Katie Noble of Kuna, Idaho, were married Aug. 21 at the LDS Temple in Logan, Utah.
The bride is the daughter of Susan Noble and ...

Keysaw, Kearl set to marry on Nov. 20

Earl and Tammy Keysaw of Riverton are announcing the engagement of their daughter Chelsea Lynn Keysaw of Riverton to Miles Paul Kearl of Riverton.
The bride ...

Letter on the myths of domestic violence was accurate, helpful

Editor:
I am thankful for Sydney Moller's letter to the editor of Oct. 29 about the "myths distorting domestic violence."
A situation of domestic violence ...

New people, ideas, focus for Arts Council

The Wyoming Arts Council's national partner, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), is in the process of celebrating its 50th anniversary.
Now 48 years ...

Veterans Day ought to be election day

One of the saddest statistics in America today is the low rate of voter turnout. In the 2012 presidential election only 57.5 percent of eligible voters turned ...

Rec center dreams

Everything comes down to money

It is both an encouragement and a relief to learn again and again, as we do through news coverage, that our community ...

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) -- Park officials say Yellowstone National Park attracted an unexpectedly large amount of visitors this year.
The Bozeman Daily Chronicle ...

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Woman burned to death at bar
RAWLINS (AP) -- Police in Rawlins are investigating the apparent burning death of a woman at a local bar.
The incident ...

Researchers unearth duck- billed dinosaur in Elk Basin

POWELL (AP) -- For more than 70 million years, it sat preserved underground until the front leg and shoulder of a hadrosaur, a type of duck-billed dinosaur, was ...

Help Center set for holiday assistance

An open house is planned Sunday to inform residents about the center, which opened in March 2014.

A new resource for local residents in need has been ...

A jury can hear a recording of a defendant saying he hit his wife in the head with a hatchet if his case goes to trial, a judge ruled at a Nov. 2 hearing in ...

Vesicular stomatitis cases still shrinking

Officials say the number of open cases of vesicular stomatitis virus in Wyoming has dwindled, and the majority of quarantines have been released since an ...

Convicted murderer Jeremiah Shull was sentenced to life in prison on Nov. 5.
Lander District Court Judge Norman E. Young chose the penalty over the only other ...

Jane V. Bender

Jane V. Bender, of Morris Plains, N.J., who also had a home in Lander, died Friday, Oct. 2, 2015.
Born in Montclair, N.J., to the late William Warren and ...

Ina May (Smith) Settlemire

Ina May (Smith) Settlemire, a longtime Riverton resident who later moved to Kansas, died Friday, Oct. 16, 2015.
She was 96 years old.
A memorial service will ...

 
 

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