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Riverton drops first two games at Pacific Northwest regionals

The Riverton 14-year-old baseball all-stars dropped an 11-0 decision to Montana on Wednesday night to end the first day of the Pacific Northwest regionals in ...

U.S. Energy team starts pool play at Western Nationals

Riverton U.S. Energy manager Mark Stone says he entered his team in the Under-18 fastpitch division at Western Nationals to gain exposure against other elite ...

Raiders fall to Cody 13-2 in first state game

The Riverton Raiders lost their first-round American Legion baseball Class-A state playoff game 13-2 to Cody Thursday afternoon in Laramie. The game was ...

Sometimes you can judge the work of an entire season by one play. After watching the Riverton 15-year-old Babe Ruth team play in the state semi-finals against ...

Younger Babe Ruth stars shelled 15-2 by Oregon

Riverton has three more pool play games at the regional tournament inR00;Montana.

Southern Oregon defeated the Riverton 14-year-old all-star ...

Raiders rained out of state tourney opener

Wet weather made officials postpone the first day of the American Legion baseball state tournament for the Riverton Raiders.
A rainstorm in Laramie on ...

A steady rain in Riverton on Tuesday provided muddy conditions for the final evening performance of the PRCA Ram Rodeo at the Fremont County Fairgrounds.
The ...

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Deaths
COLLINSWORTH
Misty Collinsworth, 34, died Friday, July 25, in Green River. Traditional Indian funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. ...

A useful step back from unfair drug sentencing

The nation's retreat from a mission to arrest and imprison our way out of our illegal drug problem has taken another important step.
A federal commission has ...

It's confusing, but legal, for candidate to use two names

Editor:
In response to Rex D. Flemish's letter to the editor regarding the question of how a candidate can run under two names in an election, I would like to ...

Mother Nature 'delisted' mustangs

Evolution doesn't simply take a break for 12,000 years.

According to scientists, indigenous modern horses died out in the so-called New World at the ...

The city lot

Is there a bona fide reason to impose new regulations?

The sight of commercial vehicles from a couple of companies occupying spaces around the clock ...

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Flooding in southeastern Wyoming
CHEYENNE -- Heavy rain soaked parts of southeastern Wyoming on Tuesday, prompting flash flood warnings for parts of ...

Gay marriage lawsuit allowed to continue

CHEYENNE -- A state judge declined Tuesday to suspend a lawsuit contesting a Wyoming law that specifies marriage is limited to one man and one woman. Instead, ...

Hill, Mead mix it up at governor debate

Republicans Taylor Haynes and Democrat Pete Gosar also
participated.

CHEYENNE -- State Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill lashed out at ...

Around the fair: July 30

- Residents have reported long delays driving near the fairgrounds after evening entertainment.
Some were stuck in traffic for as much as half an hour between ...

Pocket Pet show brings odd critters to fairgrounds

In a typical scene at the Fremont County Fair, a group of youths gathered to show their prized animals to a panel of judges Monday afternoon. What were not ...

Close calls illustrate fire danger

A cigarette butt thoughtlessly flicked into a tree line last weekend at Grannier Meadows nearly sparked a disaster for the Shoshone National Forest. Flames ...

No one was injured in a structure fire that caused significant damage to a home at 801 N. N. 16th St. E.
After investigation, officials believe the 6 p.m. ...

Solid waste district purchasing equipment, targeting efficiency

The Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District is moving forward with purchasing several pieces of heavy equipment, some of which is part of a plan to ...

 
 

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