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Vintage games, anvil blasting featured at Gold Rush Days

The two-day annual event begins Saturday in South Pass City.

Gold Rush Days in South Pass City are set to kick off Saturday.
The South Pass City ...

Impounded van might be linked to vehicle thefts

Police have impounded a suspect vehicle in connection with a string of thefts reported recently in Riverton.
The silver Chrysler Town and Country contained ...

Construction begins at new justice center

In a fitting scene for Fremont County, dignitaries turned the first ceremonial spadefuls of dirt for the Riverton justice center on Friday before a back drop ...

Norman 'Norm' Davis

Norman "Norm" Davis, of Riverton, died Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. He was 85 years old.
A private family service will be at ...

James 'Jim' Anthony Sable

James "Jim" Anthony Sable, of Lander, died Friday, July 4, 2014, at Westward Heights Care Center in Lander. He was 91 years old.
Memorial services will be at ...

Womens' half marathon finish went down to wire in Fourth of July racing

Marina Fleming and Tiffany Hartpence were less than four minutes apart Friday for the race for the women's title in the Lander Half Marathon.
Fleming climbed ...

State fastpitch this weekend in Riverton; 35 teams coming

Riverton's U.S. Energy team is a contender for the state girls championship.

A couple of Riverton U.S. Energy fastpitch softball teams have focused ...

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BLACKBURN
Yvette R. Blackburn, 50, of Arapahoe, died Friday, July 4, in Casper. Funeral services were Thursday, July 10, at 50 Miller Lane in ...

Imagine driving your local public swimming pool down the highway at 30 mph, and you have an idea of the size of Westech's water tanks. The huge vessels, ...

Westech serves global energy economy from shop in Mills

CASPER -- One of theprevalent political catch phrases of the day is "global economy." We hear and read about this concept often but it rarely appears on our ...

Timing on the new Cindy Hill probe worked out in advance

Editor:
Timing is everything. Some of my friends and I have been befuddled by the recent rule changes made by Tom Lubnau's "investigative committee" looking ...

Lack of financial regs leaves U.S. too vulnerable

Six years since the financial industry had to be resuscitated by the federal government, the American economy still remains at risk from another catastrophic ...

How we got from there to here

It's well worth remembering, even 238 years later

How old was our country on its last birthday?
Did I hear someone moan, "History ... boring ... ...

Our summer festival

Riverton Rendezvous truly comes close to 'something for everyone'

One of the tired-out phrases employed to promote an event or destination is ...

Absentee voting beginning for primary election

CHEYENNE -- Absentee voting is now open for Wyoming's primary election.
The 40-day period for absentee voting began Thursday and ends on Aug. 18, the day ...

ID made in murder case after 31 years

GILLETTE -- A homicide victim found in northern Wyoming nearly 31 years ago has been identified as Mary Lynn Andersen, a Gillette resident who had moved to the ...

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Four finalists for Cody administrator
CODY -- Cody officials have identified four finalists for the job of city administrator.
The Cody Enterprise ...

Hot spot melting road in Yellowstone

The ever-changing thermal geology of Yellowstone National Park has created a hot spot that melted an asphalt road and closed access to popular geysers and ...

LARAMIE -- Firefighters have extinguished spot fires created by a larger wildfire burning southwest of Laramie in the Medicine Bow National Forest.
The ...

Sister-in-law of current commissioner running for shot to challenge her

A St. Stephen's woman is running as a Republican for Fremont County Commission District 1. Valaira Whiteman said she hopes to bring a personal touch to the ...

 
 

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