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Road work inspired yard work

Have you noticed how Riverview Road is beginning to take on the shape of a fine city street?
No? Has the construction road shaken your brains until you hear ...

National mammal

Our celebration of the bison hardly jibes with its treatment in the past

The push nationally to declare the bison the national mammal of United ...

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New ski lift proposed
JACKSON -- Jackson Hole Mountain Resort is seeking approval for a new ski lift.
The project still needs approval from state and ...

BILLINGS, Mont. -- A federal judge on Wednesday set a 2018 deadline for the government to complete a long-delayed recovery plan for imperiled Canada lynx in the ...

Don't micromanage nuke officers, commander says

One-third of the nation's intercontinental nuclear missiles are operated in Wyoming.

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- The key to improving morale in the ...

Wyoming advocates like marriage ruling

Gov. Matt Mead wants to know how Wyoming's law prohibiting gay marriage can continue to be defended.

CHEYENNE -- Advocates of same-sex marriage in ...

String of car burglaries continuing

Officers in Riverton have responded to at least six more calls regarding car burglaries, continuing a recent trend.
One resident reported seeing a suspect ...

Fremont County residents could see a $3 per year increase to their telephone bills in the next year in the form of a higher 911 surcharge.
Officials say ...

Feds OK plan to protect sage grouse; no listing

Eager to avoid possible federal protections for sage grouse that could cripple energy production and curtail other activities on public lands in the West, the ...

State asked to help pay for planned CWC Jackson center

The Wyoming Community College Commission has agreed to ask state lawmakers to fund construction of a Central Wyoming College facility in Jackson.
"They're ...

Minor tweaks in new school design; bigger changes could come

Riverton school district staff members are continuing to consider the design for the city's new K-3 school, which will be built at 1200 W. Monroe ...

Four-game homestand this week for Raiders

It begins with a doubleheader Thursday against Green River.

After losing four games at the Powell tournament, the Riverton Raiders will host four ...

The Braves and the Orioles locked up spots in the Riverton Little League major division baseball championship with victories on Monday night.
In one of the ...

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Deaths
GROATHOUSE
Robert "Bob" Groathouse, 66, of Riverton, died Friday, June 20, at Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. A memorial service will ...

Does upstream storage even get talked about any more?

Editor:
There was a lot of talk about flooding in this county over the past month, but nothing really came of it. We can be thankful for that. It did make me ...

Best bet against ISIS? It might wreck itself

The group threatening to overthrow Iraq is so extremist that even al-Qaida expelled it earlier this year for being too violent against fellow ...

No pigeon holes

Primary elections in other states aren't giving a clear picture, but there are lessons

Another primary election, another confounding result for those ...

JACKSON -- Protecting a recently discovered mule deer migration corridor in western Wyoming will require cooperation among a host of government agencies and ...

Mine worker identified in fatality

BILLINGS, Mont. -- A worker at a southeastern Montana mine was killed in an accident involving a truck used to haul coal.
The Big Horn County Sheriff's Office ...

Search to replace Schiffer begins in Story

SHERIDAN -- The process of finding a replacement for the late Republican Sen. John Schiffer has begun.
Schiffer, of Kaycee, died last Thursday with two years ...

 
 

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