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Three small-town races contested

Two of three write-in candidates win election

Contested races emerged this year in three of four small-town council races in Fremont County.
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Rustlers return home with 2-0 record

Central Wyoming College's men's basketball squad will host a pair of games to open its home schedule following a successful road trip to begin the ...

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Births

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A son was born to Ruby McClain of Riverton and Cody Headley of Riverton at 11:03 a.m. November 8 ...

Episcopal Foundation supports poverty alleviation, suicide prevention amid energy downturn

Episcopal Foundation supporting poverty alleviation,
suicide prevention amid energy downturn in Wyoming

Wyoming's recent budget cuts are having an effect ...

CWC graduate finds his niche in computer technology, IHS

After graduating from Central Wyoming College, Fort Washakie native Grant St. Clair is taking his computer science skills to work in the information technology ...

Book surplus turns into essay contest at Fort Washakie

When Fort Washakie School developed a collection of Diary of a Wimpy Kid books, with now more than 40 individual copies, the school made good use of ...

'Living memorial' kiosk humanizes fallen soldiers

The installation in the Riverton library tells the stories of post-9/11 Wyomingites.

The Riverton library is hosting this month one of Wyoming's ...

WCC tapping into theological muscle of peer scholars

Wyoming Catholic College has launched a new advisory board comprised of sixteen Catholic scholars from around the country.
The board is charged with ...

Picking a president

An arcane relic of early America has countermanded the majority of voters again

Today, on the final day of election week for our newspaper, we ...

Enjoying holiday decorations is all about the work-to-benefit ratio

This time last year, I wrote a column about putting up my Christmas tree a full month before December even began.
I defended the practice as a reasonable one ...

Montana will talk to tribes before cops go to protests

HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- Montana Gov. Steve Bullock said Thursday that he will consult with the state's Native American leaders before fulfilling any future ...

Liz Cheney begins her transition

CHEYENNE (TNS) - With only about two months until the next Congress convenes, Republican Rep.-elect Liz Cheney is already starting her transition to the U.S. ...

Mead plan should help economy

It's called the ENDOW Initiative, or Economically Needed Diversity Options for Wyoming.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead is undertaking ...

Wyoming digest

State board to certify election results
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- The Wyoming State Canvassing Board will convene next Wednesday in Cheyenne to review the ...

Body found in Wind River

A local resident found a dead body Thursday in the vicinity of the Wind River near South 3rd Street.
As police waited for staging of the body's removal in ...

Bat rabies on the rise

The five confirmed cases in Fremont County this year are half of the total statewide.

Fremont County has seen five confirmed cases of rabies in bats ...

Chief: Citizens responsible for dip in public intox arrests

Custodial situations involving public intoxication are down by half in Riverton.

Those who regularly follow the Riverton police reports may have ...

Hospital officials respond

Officials at SageWest Health Care responded to several questions regarding recent complaints that led to two visits from the Wyoming Department of Health this ...

Top library leadership is ousted

Just hours before her resignation, library system director Joann Collins expressed confidence that her tenure was not nearing an end.

Joann Collins, ...

For love of country

Riverton woman follows father's footsteps to serve in the Marines.

Heather Holbert of Riverton traveled to the east coast this summer to regain her ...

 
 

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