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Free e-waste disposal available to residents

Fremont County residents will be able to dispose of electronic waste for free on Saturday.
The Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District will be ...

Rising water ushers irrigation

System managers 'charge' ditches first, then fill agriculture requests

With snow melting fast and water streaming off mountains encircling Fremont ...

Shoshoni's superintendent has new post in District 25

The Fremont County School District 25 Board of Trustees approved new contracts and resignations in May.
The district awarded contracts to the following:
- ...

'Meta major' program aimed at getting students to focus interests sooner

Central Wyoming College hopes to initiate a new set of academic programs this fall to help students identify preferred areas of study.
The "meta majors" were ...

Raiders sweep Rawlins, Lovell on home diamond

Four victories in a span of two days started the Riverton Raiders home American Legion baseball season at Roy Peck Field.
The Raiders swept two from the ...

All eyes are on the Wind River and tributaries this weekend as fast-melting snowpack raises flood risk to the critical point. Flooding was a problem in early ...

Betty Bingel

Betty Bingel, formerly of River-ton, died Wednesday, May 28, 2014, in Warsaw, Mo.
She was 75 years old.
Services are Monday, June 2, in Warsaw, and ...

Uranium mine on hold; owner says startup still anticipated in future

Energy Fuels had announced plans to develop a 5,400-acre mine in the Gas Hills.

Permitting for a new uranium mine in the Gas Hills has ceased because ...

Wyoming athletes running at nationals

Harry Fisher was the University of Wyoming track and field team's highlight during Thursday's opening action of the NCAA West Preliminary. The graduate student ...

Nicholls gets breakaway roping title in busy rodeo weekend for high schoolers

Fremont County's cowboys and cowgirls had an action-packed weekend, with three different rodeos in three days.
The first stop was Saturday, May. 24, in ...

No surprise -- most county Students of the Year are sports competitors as well

Take one look at The Ranger Students of the Year. Athletes dominate the list.
Sterling Baker (Dubois), Casey Winger (Lander Valley High School), Charles ...

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Births
ROMAN
A son was born to Molly and Francisco Roman, of Riverton, at 1:31 p.m. April 8, 2014, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, ...

Performance arts fellowship apps due on June 30

The Wyoming Arts Council invites instrumentalists and vocalists to apply for the 2014 performing arts fellowships in music performance. The application ...

Students raise nearly $5K for American Heart Association

Shoshoni Elementary School students recently put their jump roping skills toward a good cause and raised nearly $5,000.
Janie Nirider said her physical ...

Perryman, Amend to marry June 28

Bruce and Christine Perryman of Cheyenne are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Sady Lynn Perryman of Riverton to Rex Allen Amend of Los ...

Wolverine Readers end 14th year

The Riverton High School Wolverine Readers wrapped up their 14th year with a luncheon and reading activity party April 16.
Fifty-four students completed the ...

'Bad deal for Riverton' if R Recreation funds cut

Editor:
I read in the newspaper of the cut in funding for the services the city is supporting. It will be a bad deal for Riverton if they make cuts in R ...

Criminal masterminds they aren't

The weird case of the fire at the Hitching Post Inn

Do you ever wonder about the way people think?
Particularly after they mess up. Big time.
In ...

VA secretary had been on borrowed time for a while

WASHINGTON -- Republicans and Democrats alike want it both ways when it comes to any misdeeds at veterans hospitals, each side accusing the other of seeking ...

Dumping dumpsters

If the City of Riverton follows through on its announced plan to eliminate trash pickup from alley "dumpsters" and require everyone to use curbside rollout ...

 
 

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