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County fair's rule on showing animals punishes baseball team

Editor:
Riverton's 13-14-year-old Babe Ruth baseball team won the state championship July 19 in Torrington. This qualifies them to go to regionals in Montana. ...

Must everything be political?

Driven by media commentators who need us to fight, we politicize almost everything

This summer a quarrel has emerged in Wyoming over whether it is ...

Digest

Lawmaker: Investigate Mead
CHEYENNE -- A state lawmaker is asking for a special prosecutor to investigate Gov. Matt Mead and his staff.
Republican Rep. ...

The number of fires to date is about 70 percent of the 10-year average, and the area burned is less than half.

GRANTS PASS, Ore. -- Widespread drought ...

'Red flag' fire warning takes effect locally

The National Weather Service has issued a "red flag" fire warning for residents in Riverton, Lander and throughout the Wind River Basin.
The status does not ...

Late fair parade entries welcome

The annual procession starts at 6 p.m., with check-in beginning at 4:30 p.m. at Smith's Food and Drug on West Main Street.

It may be too late to ...

Attorney, coroner, sheriff candidates debate at forum

Republican candidates for elected offices locked horns Wednesday evening during a forum at Central Wyoming College's Little Theatre. Members of the 100-strong ...

Evelyn R. Gimple

Evelyn R. Gimple, of Lander, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at Westward Heights Care Center in Lander. She was 98 years old.
Cremation will take place, and ...

David Wes 'D.W.' Harry

David Wes "D.W." Harry died Sunday, July 20, 2014, at New Horizons Care Center in Lovell. He was 91 years old.
A viewing will be at 1 p.m. Monday, July 28, at ...

It's been a great summer for Riverton Babe Ruth ball

There is no question Saturday had to be one of the best days the Riverton Babe Ruth baseball league produced in a number of years.
The two all-star teams ...

Run, ride, swim Saturday at Go Fremont County's fourth annual competition

The Go Fremont County Parade Day 5K, Cycle or Swim takes place this Saturday, July 26, in Riverton and signups will be accepted on Saturday morning.
Three ...

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Births
TIMBANA
A daughter was born to Leona Timbana of Arapahoe and Troy Timbana of Arapahoe at 6:30 a.m. May 9 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. ...

Start Up Institute returns to Jackson

Silicon Couloir and Central Wyoming College have partnered to bring the third session of the Start Up Institute to Jackson in the fall.
The Start Up ...

City coffee roastery using custom bike to make deliveries

The family-owned business uses the machine to bring customers bags of roasted beans.

Brown Sugar Coffee Roastery has an eye-catching new promotional ...

A fair sales tax for online shopping is a good proposition

It's been nine years since Congress first took up online shopping's unfair sales tax advantage over brick-and-mortar retailers. But Virginia's Bob Goodlatte, ...

CERA meeting 'over-hyped' and didn't amount to much

Editor:
On the letters by Mr. Laidlaw and Ms. Williams about the CERA meeting in Riverton, this was a hyped-up meeting that didn't amount to a hill of beans. ...

Sometimes ordinary is pretty great

We'd all do well to celebrate the basics more often

"We're all so busy chasing the extraordinary that we forget to stop and be grateful for the ...

Parade needs you

Here are a few ways almost anyone can participate

The Fremont County Fair deserves a proper kickoff in the public eye, and the fair parade is a great ...

Digest

School under-funding alleged
A coalition of seven Wyoming school districts says the state had underfunded K-12 schools by $151 million in recent ...

Hill: Latest salvo by Legislature a 'smear campaign'

CHEYENNE -- The special legislative committee investigating Wyoming schools Superintendent Cindy Hill released its final report on Wednesday, formally rebuking ...

 
 

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