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Obama may hold key to border fix

Some in Congress say wholesale legislative changes may not be necessary and that the president already has the authority to return the children to their ...

Improvements to library's Community Room worthy goal for all

Editor:
As a youth growing up in Riverton, I can remember my excitement at the building of the new Riverton Branch Library in 1983. I lived several blocks ...

Tuesday notes

Rainout
Not too many events get rained out this time of year in Fremont County (or any time of year, for that matter), but that is what happened Friday ...

Digest

Basin officer shoots man
BASIN -- Police in Basin say an officer shot and killed a man who pointed a gun at him.
The officer had gone to a residence ...

Air Force asked to reconsider big expansion of bomb training range

BILLINGS, Mont. -- A Montana congressman said Monday that he wants the U.S. Air Force to scale back a proposal that would expand a bomber training site over ...

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- A road in Yellowstone National Park has reopened after it was melted by a hot spot in the ground.
Last week, park officials had to ...

Locals object to plan for Pavillion water reports

CHEYENNE -- People dealing with polluted groundwater in the Pavillion area have objected that a gas developer can review and comment on two state investigations ...

Officials net fourth suspect in canyon cabin vandalism case

A fourth person is in custody related to a cabin vandalism case in Sinks Canyon.
Maxine Lawson, 19, of Riverton, was arrested on Fremont County warrants for ...

Man beaten, arrested after picking fight with Riverton bar patrons

Michael Thomson, 32, of Appleton, Wis., was arrested for public intoxication, interference and two counts of simple assault after an incident that was reported ...

Larry Charles Obert

Larry Charles Obert, of Riverton, died Thursday, July 10, 2014. He was 66 years old.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, July 17, at Mountain View ...

Lucy Mascarenaz-Esparza

Lucy Mascarenaz-Esparza, formerly of Riverton, died Saturday, July 5, 2014, at her home in Ontario, Canada.
She was born in Riverton and graduated from ...

Irma Eileen (Welch) Tomberlin

Irma Eileen (Welch) Tomberlin, formerly of Riverton, died July 11, 2014, in Idaho Falls, Idaho. She was 89 years old.
Visitation is at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July ...

Verna Ann Wagon No Ear Willow

Verna Ann Wagon No Ear Willow died Thursday, July 10, 2014, at the University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. She was 45 years ...

City seeks bigger voice in county solid waste picture

Members of the Riverton City Council requested more communication from the Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District during a regular meeting this month. ...

Ivan Randall Wanstall

Ivan Randall Wanstall died Friday, July 11, 2014. He was 50 years old.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 16, at 842 Ethete Road. Interment ...

Land sales, marriage applications/certificates for June

Land sales
- Grantor: GOMENDI RICHARD BRUCE Legal: Sub/Mine: RENEGADE FIRST ADDITION MI Lot: 4 City: MISCE... Grantee: GRIFFIN JOSEPH VERN, GRIFFIN ...

Lander fields Babe Ruth all-star team for tourney

Manager Ernie Vierra keeps on pushing for Lander baseball to expand at all age levels, and he has decided to enter a 14-year-old (and younger) Lander all-star ...

Riverton all-stars sweep first games as postseason begins

Riverton celebrated two victories Saturday in Lander to start the district Little League baseball tournament.
In the 11- and 12-year-old all-star division, ...

Nicaraguan sentenced for killing Wyoming missionary

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Owen Fire containment stalls at 80 percent

The fire is burning slowly in rough terrain, and no further spread is expected.

LARAMIE -- A wildfire burning in southeast Wyoming may not be fully ...

 
 

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