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Energy industry gives opportunity to make a good living in Wyoming

Editor:
I always make a point of going through your Ranger mining edition every year. I had an uncle and two cousins who worked in uranium mining in the 1960s ...

Slam-N-Jam off to Florida for national tourney

Slam-N-Jam, a Riverton AAU volleyball team, is ready for a new experience.
The journey from Riverton started Thursday morning when the team's players and ...

Better have Plan B

Wyoming mustn't simply bank on winning the C02 battle in court or the ballot box

There is nothing wrong with the state of Wyoming fighting the ...

Charles 'C.R.' Shaffer

Charles "C.R." Shaffer, of Riverton, died Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at his home. He was 74 years old.
A private family service will be at a later ...

Connections to the Worland Municipal Airport has helped boost flight numbers in the past months at Riverton Regional Airport. Since the beginning of the year, ...

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Births
BRAY
A daughter was born to Melissa Bray of Riverton and Devon Bray of Riverton at 12:02 p.m. May 27 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The ...

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Mead appoints new judge
CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead has appointed Tom Lee as the new Circuit Court judge for the First Judicial District in Laramie ...

State women's amateur this weekend at RCC course

The top female golfers in the state compete Friday through Sunday in the 92nd Women's Amateur Championship in Riverton.
The 54-hole tournament is set for the ...

Raiders capture nightcap on road vs. Rock Springs

The split puts Riverton at 9-9 overall. The Raiders are 3-1 in their conference.

Steven Reinig and Brayden Draper kept Rock Springs in check in the ...

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Births
ANDREW
A son was born to Erin Washut of Lander and Kyle Washut of Lander at 6:13 p.m. June 4 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. The baby ...

Amazon ties new phone to its services

SEATTLE -- Amazon unveiled its first smartphone ever on Wednesday, a device that assists shoppers by using six cameras that can make sense of its user's face ...

Kintzler earns counselor credential

Terrayne Fleak Kintzler of Riverton has attained certification as a National Certified Counselor through the National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. ...

TripAdvisor honors hotel

The Wind River Hotel and Casino was honored by TripAdvisor with a 2014 Certificate of Excellence award.
TripAdvisor is the world's largest travel site and ...

Bureau of Land Management outdoor recreation planner Jared Oakleaf has received the 2014 Legends Award from the American Recreation Coalition.
Oakleaf was ...

Studio gets award for excellence

The Dance Academy in Lander has received the Studio of Excellence Award from the American Dance Competition Corporation.
Studio owner Susan Cooper said she ...

Did U.S. waste billions of dollars in Iraq war? Senators asking top brass

WASHINGTON -- Senators challenged the nation's top military leaders Wednesday over the recent chaos in Iraq, asking how Iraqi troops could be fleeing their ...

E-cig debate involves a manufactured cry of danger

Editor:
I have seen coverage in your newspaper of "e-cigarettes." Here comes the sound of anti-smokers talking about the harms of e-cigarettes, you know, the ...

Love and a very strong leash

Last weekend, I was tasked with caring for my brother's dog, Dreiko, while my brother was away.
Usually my brother has great judgment, so we won't condemn ...

A relief to see it go

It appears that the Hudson homicide case finally might have come to an end

The combination of crime, investigation, trial, sentencing and news ...

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Retirement system shows good return
LARAMIE -- The Wyoming Retirement System is doing better than expected thanks to increases in the state's ...

 
 

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