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Man accused in hatchet attack denied new trial

Terry L. Schmuck appeared in Judge Nor-man E. Young's court on Dec. 29 to file an appeal for a new trial, which was denied.
Schmuck, 46, of Kinnear, was ...

Wind River snowpack at 81 percent at year end

Snowpack in Fremont County is below average as the year comes to an end, but it has grown steadily over the past two weeks.
New "snotel" data from the ...

Lodging study reveals growth, potential for local tourism

A group that completed a local lodging survey says Fremont County is "evolving into a burgeoning year-round destination."
Berkeley Young of Young Strategies ...

Pot bust finds hundreds of plants indoors at city home

The Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation has announced the confiscation of about 640 "high grade" marijuana plants from a Riverton home.
DCI conducted ...

City OKs extending decorative lights on N. Federal

The Riverton City Council has approved several changes to plans for the North Federal Boulevard reconstruction project set to start in 2017.
As part of the ...

Citizens were right to get organized and stop re-zone

I am glad that there is a city policy in place that allows for citizens to protests a zoning change like the one that would have put a store into the ...

Family displaced from home after Christmas Eve fire call

The American Red Cross provided support and temporary lodging Christmas Eve for local a family that was displaced due to an electrical problem at their ...

CWC auditor notes issue common to all colleges

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees has accepted the school's audit for fiscal year 2015
The audit earned CWC a "good opinion" according to Wayne ...

Elvina M. Warpness

Elvina M. Warpness of Riverton died Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015, at her home in Riverton.
She was 90.
Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 30, at ...

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- It remains unclear if a proposal to extend health coverage to about 20,000 Wyomingites will be debated during the 2016 legislative ...

Walt Leonard Westling Jr.

Walt Leonard Westling Jr. died Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015, at his ranch home near Kinnear, with his family present.
He was 84 years old.
Funeral services are ...

Cyndi Faler

Lander resident Cyndi Faler died Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. She was 65 years old.
At her request, cremation has taken place ...



Divorces granted in Fremont County District Court:

- Cheryl Leigh Myers from Travis Charles Myers. ...

Fond recollection of seeing Santa arrive on an airplane

I hope everything is good in old Riverton. I was a little kid there when my dad worked heavy equipment in the Gas Hills.
What I remember most about ...

Some Christmas gifts don't cost a thing

"Not all those who wander are lost," declares J.R.R. Tolkien in the epic novel "The Fellowship of the Ring."
So I hope you'll agree with my suggestion that ...

Riding with the Rangers

Santa letter duty is an annual delight
The first Santa letter arrived the day after Thanksgiving. We finally typed up the last one Tuesday morning.
There ...

In Merry Measure

Celebrate Christmas this year with a song in your heart

Many of the Christmas carols we sing in 2015 date to the mid-19th century, which is about the ...

NORAD to track Santa all night long

Santa Claus is coming to town, and for the 60th consecutive year, the North American Aerospace Defense Command will continue its tradition of telling ...

A 'white Christmas' likely across the county

If your definition of "white Christmas" is snowfall on Dec. 25, then this year fits the bill.
Weather forecasters predict as much as an 80 percent chance for ...

Christmas break for Wind River Job Corp began Dec. 17 and will last through Jan. 6.
But not everyone there is heading home for the holidays.
Of the 135 ...


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