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City plans to do away with alley trash pick-up, require curbside only

The Riverton City Council has approved new, four-day-a-week operation of sanitation services for residents in order to accommodate changes from the Fremont ...

Barton K. 'Bart' Bakker

Barton K. "Bart" Bakker, formerly of Riverton, died Friday, May 2, 2014, in Mission Hills, Calif. He was 50 years old.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. ...

Roger Brooks

A memorial service and luncheon for Roger Brooks will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, June 7, at Wind River Indian Baptist Church, 29 Ethete Road, Fort Washakie. The ...

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Safe holiday on roadways
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Highway Patrol says that so far, it has received no reports of fatal crashes in Wyoming over the ...

Bodies recovered from crash site

CODY -- A rescue team has recovered the bodies of two brothers whose small plane crashed into a mountain near Yellowstone National Park three weeks ago.
The ...

Big flood-protection effort in Saratoga

CHEYENNE -- Crews continued stacking sandbags to protect the town of Saratoga from the rising flows in the North Platte River on Tuesday as weekend rains on top ...

CASPER -- Casper College was locked down briefly Wednesday after a report of shots fired nearby.
Casper police Sgt. Lyle Berg says reports came in just after 4 ...

Amateur dueled pro winner at Saltwater

Collegiate Justin Kelley had the lead through the 17th hole on Monday before being overtaken by pro Zahakai Brown.

Riverton Country Club golf pro ...

Strong showing by RHS seniors at state track meet

Four seniors capped their Riverton Wolverines track and field careers Saturday at the Class 4-A state meet, finding their way to the podium in Casper.
Shepp ...

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Births
NAJERA
A daughter was born to Adelle and Elder Najera, of Riverton, at 1:54 p.m. April 14, 2014, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 ...

Tribal member says he sought proper practice of tribal law

Eastern Shoshone tribal member Wade W. LeBeau came before the Shoshone General Council and Business Council during a council meeting April 5 with an issue that ...

Man's death attributed to meth overdose

A Lander man who died May 3 did not suffer a heart attack as initially reported.
Toxicology results from the Fremont County Coroner's Office stated Gregory A. ...

Second class graduates from Fort Washakie High School

A second group of seniors graduated from Fremont County School District 21 on May 17. The Fort Washakie school honored its three graduates -- Maria Enos, ...

LeBrun details his view on jurisdiction, county attorney's role

Fremont County attorney candidate Patrick LeBrun made a campaign stop at the May 5 meeting of the Fremont County Republican Women. The group made no decision ...

Woman in wheelchair carried from burning house by firemen

The fire had penetrated the structure while she was still inside.

Firefighters rescued a disabled woman Tuesday from a burning home on Sherry ...

Michael 'Mike' Widmayer

Michael "Mike" Widmayer, of Riverton, died Sunday, May 25, 2014, at his home. He was 73 years old.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, May 30, at the First ...

Donald H. Jevne

Donald H. Jevne, formerly of Riverton, died Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at his home in Springdale, Ark. He was 70 years old.
A viewing will be 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 ...

Flood warning still in effect

A flood warning remains in place through the weekend for the Wind River near Dubois and Riverton.
According to the National Weather Service, "very warm" ...

Ruth Francis Spoonhunter

Ruth Francis Spoonhunter, of Tucson, Ariz., died Friday, May 23, 2014, at Avalon Health Care in Tucson, Ariz. She was 82 years old.
A memorial service ...

Constance 'Connie' Hays

Constance "Connie" Hays, of Riverton, died Friday, May 23, 2014, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. She was 66 years old.
Funeral services were Tuesday, ...

 
 

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