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Have an actual election to replace retiring councilman

I see that another city council member in Riverton is resigning. So much for getting elected, eh? My main point in writing in is to say that I think ...

Bumps and burns on vacation

And I wouldn't want my time off any other way

Here's how my summer vacation has been going so far.
Day One: Slipped on rocks. Skinned knee.
Day ...

Design funding set for CWC ag project, Jackson center

Central Wyoming College has received funding to move forward with plans for two new facilities --one in Riverton and one in Jackson.
State lawmakers during ...

Wife of murder suspect arrested in connection with meth ring

Julie Shull is a witness in her husband's case.

The latest person to be arrested in connection with a methamphetamine distribution ring in Fremont ...

Judge 'perplexed' on fed challenge of reinstating Eaton's sentence

A Wyoming judge is weighing a request to appoint lawyers to represent inmate Dale Wayne Eaton in a possible new death penalty hearing even as a federal judge ...

DEQ draft on Pavillion-area water due by August

The report's conclusions could have an effect beyond Wyoming, as some of the first worries about hydraulic fracturing in the United States arose because of ...


Gillette air service contract to cost less
GILLETTE -- Flights in and out of Gillette will cost the Campbell County Commission about 85 percent less ...

Pennies for crosswalks

Safety concern is high now, and improvements could be made using optional 1 percent funds

Something close to unanimity has emerged in and around ...


A daughter was born to Alma Campbell of Riverton and Colt Connelly of Riverton at 3:28 p.m. June 1 at SageWest Health Care at ...


A daughter was born to Rebekah Mills of Riverton and Keith Beck on June 24 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby weighed 7 pounds, ...


Francis Behan Jr., 36, of St. Stephen's, died Monday, July 6, at Lakeview Hospital in Bountiful, Utah. Services are ...

South Carolina community's non-violent reaction to Bible study shootings is admirable

It is shocking what happened at the church in South Carolina, where the nine people were shot at the Bible study meeting.
It is hard to believe ...

My 16-foot garage door was a no-go

Twenty years later, however, the unacceptable trusses are still holding the extra weight.

July 4, 1995, marked the unofficial halfway point of ...

Beyond the years

A beautiful, patriotic son was inspired by an easterner's visit to the Mountain West

Katharine Lee Bates was the head of the English department at ...

Daniel Bolding, a 2015 Lander Valley High School graduate, has been named a Scholar All-American by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America for the ...

On final mission, Riverton officer key to carrier group

Navy Cmdr. Chad Kennedy is retiring after a 20-year Naval career.

The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson launched 2,400 combat missionsin Syria and ...

Man pleads guilty in death of RPD staffer; sentencing to come

Reuben Revere pleaded guilty on Thursday in Lander District Court to aggravated vehicular homicide in the death of Riverton Police Department employee Carolyn ...

Wyoming digest

Casper man killed in rollover
WHEATLAND -- A 62-year-old Casper man was killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash north of Wheatland.
Wyoming Highway ...

The way it was: Wildfires - 2001

The first week of July was a rough one for wildfires 14 years ago. Blazes near both Lander and Dubois required all-out effort to contain, and a fire truck was ...

Fireworks banned in state parks

Visitors also are urged to use caution when using campfires.

Visitors to Wyoming's state parks and historic sites are reminded that the possession ...


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