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Damp August sets record in Riverton

August 2014 was the wettest on record for the Riverton area based on numbers from the National Weather Service office northwest of town.
Meteorologist Brett ...

Patricia Marie Warren

Patricia Marie Warren died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Elko, Nev. She was 76 years old.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at the First ...

Challenges women can meet

I've always felt we were endowed with leadership qualities often unrecognized or not put to use where they could make a difference.

Isn't this an ...

Riverton woman's cabin vandalism case transferred to District Court

The fourth defendant in the case of a pair of vandalized Sinks Canyon cabins waived her preliminary hearing and had her case transferred to District Court on ...

Decker Mine to be sold; deal grants access to coal port planned in Washington

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Coal companies announced an agreement Thursday to consolidate ownership of a Montana mine in a deal aimed at boosting exports of the ...

'Just say no' to phone callers who want your financial information

Editor:
Reading about the new and improved ways to scam people over the telephone just blows me away. How can people continue to be so gullible? It shouldn't ...

Fremont County isn't a friendly place for its own employees

Editor:
Mr. Price is exactly right. (...

Can we be just a hologram?

Holy matrix! Do we live in a hologram? What's a hologram?
One scientist used the hologram you see on your credit cards to describe the idea. I guess that's ...

Off with their heads

Reporters used to be cultivated by rebellious militants, not killed by them

Cutting the heads off of reporters is a new and, at least historically, ...

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Driver cited in fatal crash
CODY -- A Cody man has been cited for careless driving in a crash that killed a motorcyclist from Colorado.
The Wyoming ...

GILLETTE -- Recent heavy rain and congested rail lines have caused a Powder River Basin coal company to lower its production estimates for this year, and the ...

Jackson waits on landslide options

JACKSON -- Jackson's town council has decided not to immediately award contracts to design a stabilization plan for a creeping landslide.
Council members had ...

Pedestrian killed by car north of Riverton

Ivan R. Pine, 34, of Riverton, died in a traffic collision early Monday while he was walking on Wyoming Highway 789 north of the city.
Wyoming Highway Patrol ...

Man who robbed two in their home sentenced to 12-15 years

The man who robbed an elderly couple in May while he was on the run from a halfway house is to spend the next 12 to 15 years behind bars.
District Court ...

Graduation rates better at WIHS

Editor's note: This is the first in a series exploring graduation rates among American Indian students in Fremont County and efforts being taken to improve ...

Disposing of the unwanted donations in the landfill costs the store hundreds of dollars every month.

In a glance, Neat Repeat store manager Denise ...

City defends its effort on weed control; hundreds of contacts made

Responding to criticism from residents, Riverton city staff say departmental employees are working to control weeds in town.
The topic came up again Tuesday ...

Charlotte Belle 'Sug' Kersting

Charlotte Belle "Sug" Kersting, formerly of Riverton, died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, surrounded by her family and friends after a long and courageous battle with ...

Good showing for Shoshoni volleyball in Douglas

The Class 2-A Wrangler girls beat three Class 3-A opponents.
Three wins over Class 3-A volleyball opponents at the Douglas Invitational placed the ...

Jurassic Classic bike race planned for Saturday

The annual Jurassic Classic has turned into a popular event for Fremont County cyclists
The third annual race takes place this Saturday, Sept. 6, at Johnny ...

 
 

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