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Individual pacing sets new alternative high school apart

It's only October, but the first graduates of Riverton's new alternative high school, ...

Empty Bowl fundraiser benefits Center of Hope Shelter, 5:30 p.m. Thursday

The event allows guests to enjoy a simple dinner to emulate meals one might have at a soup kitchen.

Volunteers of America will hold its annual Empty ...

County ambulance service talks continue with private helicopter firm

There is no set timeline for the discussions or for when a decision on privatization of county services will be reached.

Negotiations with Guardian ...

Can anything be done to reduce animal deaths along roadsides?

Editor:
On Oct. 15 I left Jeffrey City on my way west. The first thing I noticed is a couple of men were looking around a blood-covered dead antelope or ...

Panel rejects bill challenging climate plan

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A legislative panel has rejected a proposal that would have required approval by the Legislature or a final court decision before Wyoming could ...

Airport on pace for fewer than 5,000 boardings this year

Figure topped 12,000 just two years ago

With just over two months left in the year, Riverton Regional Airport is not expected to hit even half the ...

Cougars mauled by Cokeville on road

Wind River put up a solid defensive effort, but it wasn't enough in small school Wyoming's version of "Death Valley" at Cokeville on Friday afternoon in a 28-0 ...

Climate-change workshop Tuesday night at Riverton Branch Community Room

Linda Olinger leads a workshop on climate change at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, in the Riverton Branch Library Community room, 1330 W Park Ave.
The ...

RHS v-ball ends season with loss

The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team closed its regular season with a Class 4-A West loss Friday at Green River 3-0 (25-23, 27-25, 25-20).
Riverton ...

October a good time to prep for winter driving conditions, NWS official says

Vehicles should be equipped with an emergency supply kit complete with non-perishable food, water, essential medications, a flashlight and a First Aid kit. ...

Wagner opera shown Saturday in Lander

The Lander Library Carnegie room will feature the Metropolitan Opera's Live in HD performance of Richard Wagner's "Tannhauser" at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. ...

Tribe hosts Halloween carnivals

The Northern Arapaho Tribe is joining with community sponsors to host its annual Halloween carnivals.
The first event will be held 5-8 p.m. Oct. 27 at Blue ...

Bighorn Bash set Nov. 7 at Dubois center

Doors to the National Bighorn Sheep Interpretive Center Bighorn Bash open at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, at the Headwaters Arts and Conference Center, 20 ...

These days, overkill is planned policy

So long as proposals are viewed automatically as failure by one side or the other, there will be no solutions.

Unforeseen outcomes are often ...

A store that recently opened west of Riverton soon will begin selling alcohol.
The Fremont County Commission approved a new retail liquor license for the ...

Lander and Riverton doctors worked in tandem with Fremont County Public Health Nurse Esther Lebens of Lander to vaccinate local children against diphtheria and ...

One last game on the home turf. Maybe.
The Riverton Wolverines football squad will host the Lander Valley Tigers in its last regular-season game Friday night ...

Murphy main man for Mets

Move over, Reggie Jackson.
There's a new Mr. October, and his name is Daniel Murphy.
With all due respect to the Bronx Bomber, who built his reputation on ...

Sky Lee Reed

Sky Lee Reed died Oct. 19 in his parents' arms surrounded by loved ones at the Ronald McDonald house in Salt Lake City after struggling with congenital heart ...

Warren Scholebo

Warren Scholebo, 56, of Riverton, died at his home on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015.
A memorial service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, at Davis Funeral ...

 
 

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