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A new ambulance is on the way for Fremont County. Grant money from the State Loan and Investments Board is paying for most of the vehicle. Fremont County ...

Riverton man pleading not guilty in March robbery case

A Riverton man pleaded not guilty May 7 to three charges related to an armed robbery in March at a Lander hotel.
John Michael Dick, who was 27 at the time of ...

Riverton has had several swimming pools in its 109-year history, but this one was the first.
The "reservoir pool" used water from the Riverton Canal that was ...

A 7-0 victory against Newcastle was a perfect way for the Lander Tigers to end the Class 3-A boys soccer regular season Saturday at Tiger Field.
Jackson, the ...

The Class 1-A West boys regional track meet was a coronation of sorts for the Cokeville Panthers. Anyone wondering why the Panthers were so good in football ...

Lander man receives probation for sexually abusing minor

The owner of Lander's Subway restaurant was sentenced to three years probation on April 2 for sexually abusing an underage employee. He would see three to five ...

Riverton girls take sixth seed heading into regional play

The Wolverines face third seed Casper KellyR00;Walsh on Thursday in Rock Springs.

The Riverton Wolverines girls soccer team generated its first ...

Scholarship applications due May 31 for women's antelope hunt

The Wyoming Women's Foundation has announced that scholarship applications for the 2015 Wyoming Women's Antelope Hunt are due May 31.
The foundation founded ...

Brooks Lake Campground allowing only hard-sided camping

The area has seen more bear activity in recent years.

The Wind River Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest has decided to allow only ...

Library to host screening of sage grouse program Tuesday

Wyoming PBS is hosting a series of public screenings of "The Sagebrush Sea," a documentary from the award-winning series Nature.
Each screening will be ...

No injuries in blaze that destroyed home

No one was injured in a structure fire that destroyed a home at about 3 p.m. May 2 on Paintbrush Drive north of Riverton.
Officials were unsure how the blaze ...

Researchers making big strides with Cheyenne supercomputer

CHEYENNE --To see it in operation, "glamorous" probably isn't the right word to describe the Yellowstone supercomputer, with its dozens of rows of Spartan ...

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Revenue projections make budgeting a chore

Sometimes when we are living through extraordinary circumstances, we are so busy dealing with them that ...

Arapahoe school to revisit Impact Aid funding agreement with RHS

The Fremont County School District 38 Board of Trustees has agreed it should revisit and possibly update for the next school year the Impact Aid funding ...

Feds required to consider carbon effect of mines

Agencies that OK mining projects have been told to take into account coal's indirect environmental impact.

DENVER --Beset by power plant closures, ...

Police arrest teenager for allegedly babysitting while drunk

An 18-year-old Riverton woman was arrested April 25 for allegedly babysitting while intoxicated.
Tialyssa Armour, 18, of Riverton, was charged with minor in ...

Program offering 'mental health first aid' training Wednesday

The Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho Methamphetamine Suicide Prevention Initiative says it is hosting Fremont County's first-ever training on "mental ...

EPA ought to concern itself with more important tribal jurisdictions than Riverton's

Editor:
Where does it say the EPA has any authority to return lands to the Native Americans? If, in fact, they do, why don't they go after some real ...

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Cities mull anti-discrimination ordinances
CASPER --Laramie's ordinance prohibiting discrimination against gays and transgender people will be used as ...

Montana looks at trapping regs near parks

HELENA, Mont. --Montana wildlife officials are considering stricter regulations in an effort to reduce the chances of Canada lynx being caught in traps set for ...

 
 

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