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Reynold 'Rastus' Scott Hereford

Rastus Hereford passed away Monday, June 26, 2017. He was 46 years old.
He was born Dec. 10, 1970, in Lander, the son of the late Sherman Jackie and Beverly ...

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Deaths

HEREFORD
Rastus Hereford, 46, passed away Monday, June 26, 2017. An evening service will be held at 7 ...

Delisting the grizzly is appropriate

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on June 22 announced that grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem have sufficiently recovered and will be ...

Veronica Moen

Veronica Moen of Riverton died Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at the Help for Health Hospice Home. She was 93 years old.
A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. ...

Cameron Boyd C'Bearing

Lifelong Fremont County resident Cameron Boyd C'Bearing died June 23, 2017, at St. Stephens. He was 42 years old.
Funeral service were at 10 a.m. Tuesday, ...

Tuesday notes

Blowing in the wind
Was that a hot summer wind or a cool summer breeze blowing Tuesday morning? The answer probably depends on the individual's point ...

'Hang on to your hat' on more budget cutting

Editor:
Well, I see the county is now cutting anther $70,000 from the libraries, which already are running on a shoestring. We've already made the ambulance ...

Two men killed in separate motor vehicle accidents

Two men died Monday in separate motor vehicle incidents in Fremont County.
Coroner Mark Stratmoen said a 46-year-old Fremont County man died of blunt-force ...

The Hot Notes/Cool Nites summer concert series sounded off for the 2017 season Monday night at Riverton City Park. Above, Talyiah Lamb made friends with a ...

'Combat Raider' air training starts over state

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Two years after the Air Force opened a massive training complex over Wyoming and three other states, ranchers who have complained about ...

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Skier dies after long fall in mountains
CODY (AP) -- A 19-year-old man has died after falling 2,000 feet (610 meters) while backcountry skiing with his ...

Construction has been completed for the new 1,250 foot section of canal for the Riverton Valley Irrigation District.
However, the continuing high volume of ...

Arapaho Tribe loses federal funds lawsuit; no separate funding

The Northern Arapaho Tribe has lost the bulk of its lawsuit against the federal government over the issuance of self-determination contracts.
Monday's ruling ...

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Births

BROWN
A son was born to Emma Brown of Riverton at 8:07 a.m. June 22 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. ...

Cody Frazier drove in the eventual game-winning runs with a double in the seventh inning for Riverton's first victory against the Cubs in four ...

Need for state youth baseball tourney glaring

As local youth baseball regular seasons wind down all across Wyoming, and traveling club teams in other communities ramp up their schedule of weekend ...

Despite falling behind early by six runs, the Halos fought back to make it a one-run game.


Friday's championship game at Riverton Babe Ruth Field ...

Bug bites and a Braves crown

In a nine-inning baseball game, there are 27 outs.
That's roughly the same number of mosquito bites I found on my person following another week of Fremont ...

Alcohol in the park

The city is giving it a try this summer for 'Live at Five'

Riverton has made a public commitment to reinvigorate community life at Riverton City ...

Tuesday closure set for canyon

A two-hour closure of U.S. 20/Wyoming 789 through Wind River Canyon is scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday to help rockfall mitigation crews have adequate time to ...

 
 

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