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Anti-litter converts

Spend some time on highway cleanup,
and you'll never want to litter again

No one who has ever worked a couple of hours cleaning up a roadside will ...

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Births

LEBEAU
A daughter was born to Kaylei Weed of Fort Washakie and Wade LeBeau of Fort Washakie at 11:51 a.m. ...

Enzi apologizes for 'guy in tutu' remark

By Mary Clare Jaolnick
and Mead Gruver
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Republican senator from Wyoming said Tuesday he regrets his poor choice of ...

Donald Francis Hornecker

Lifelong Lander resident Donald Francis Hornecker passed away April 22, 2017.He was 80 years old.
A visitation will be at 9:30 a.m. Friday, April 28, 2017, ...

Part of coaching basketball at the community college level is constantly restocking one's roster.
At most, players only stick around for two seasons and ...

Compassion and support are hallmarks of senior center

Editor:
One step in the door of the Riverton Senior Citizens Center revealed a special place filled with warmth, good food, fun, and everyday reasons to ...

Dogs, Frisbees and free time in Golden State

First, thanks for the needed time off.
Now, let me introduce you to the sport of flyball.
Our vacation took us, among other places, to the campus of the ...

Cold, windy conditions with brief snow flurries limited top performances, but the Dubois Invitational ran well in spite of the weather.
The Shoshoni boys ...

Arts, academics need advocates against cutbacks

Editor:
First of all, I did appreciate Mr. Pauley's letter defending sports programs from cutbacks during budget cutting. He mentioned other programs also, ...

Obstetrics being restored at SageWest Riverton

SageWest Health Care will be reinstate obstetric services at the Riverton hospital.
Last year all OB services had been consolidated at the Sage West Lander ...

Tuesday notes

Like a song
The British rock band Supertramp had a few hit records some years back, including "Give a Little Bit" and "Bloody Well Right."
Some would ...

Eagle traffickers indicted; case has connections to Wyoming

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) -- Federal officials in South Dakota said Monday that 15 people have been indicted for illegally trafficking eagles and other migratory ...

Wyoming digest

Man struck by two vehicles dies
CASPER (AP) -- A man who was struck by two vehicles in Casper has died of his injuries.
Casper police say the man in ...

Fake gunfights to return in Cody

CODY (AP) -- The Cody City Council has approved the return of gunfight re-enactments on a city street as long as The Cody Gunfighters have a safety manager who ...

Another storm arrives; roads shut

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Heavy snow is making for difficult travel in parts of northeast Wyoming.
A 100-mile stretch of Interstate 90 from Gillette to Sheridan and a ...

City OKs new temp merchant rules; park-use fees updated

The Riverton City Council unanimously approved a temporary merchant ordinance on first reading Tuesday after several discussions and suggested changes to the ...

Two members of the Riverton Police Department had a brush with a mountain lion Monday after the animal was spotted on Sunset Drive near Jaycee Park.
RPD Sgt. ...

Levi Manzanares, left, did his part on Earth Day by gathering trash with Doni ...

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Deaths

Streeter
Joseph "Joe" K. Streeter Jr., 59, of Big Piney died April 9, 2017, at the University of Utah ...

Peggy Jo Jevne

Peggy Jo Jevne of Riverton died Thursday, April 13, 2017, at her home. She was 61 years old.
Cremation has taken place and no services are planned.
Peggy Jo ...

 
 

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