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New air service shows off jetliner in Riverton; first flight 27 days away

The Riverton Regional Airport held an open house Saturday to show off the ...

Accused killer of wife nixes plea bargain; trial coming

A trial is set to proceed this month against the man accused of fatally shooting his wife in front of their children last November in Fort Washakie.
The court ...

Work in canyon made the route safe, and it was enjoyable to watch

Editor:
I happened to be traveling through Wind River Canyon during the work that was undertaken to stabilize the rock wall in places where rainfall eroded ...

Shoshoni Days events start Friday

The arrival of warm days, chartreuse leaves, and baby animals brings the anticipation of summer days on the cool, refreshing Boysen Reservoirin Fremont ...

Penny D. McNair

Penny D. McNair of Gillette, who had relatives in Fremont County, died Wednesday, June 1, 2016, at University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City.
She was 63 ...

Willy O. Warpness

Riverton native Willy O. Warpness died Friday, May 27, 2016, in Rancho Mirage, California.
He was 87 years old.
Willy Warpness was born June 23, 1928, ...

Drought aid available for Fremont County ag producers

Fremont County is one of 10 counties in Wyoming now eligible for disaster assistance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture due to drought.
Governor Matt ...

State Senate leader says Capitol renovation job being handled properly


Two lawsuits challenge project methods




CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyo-ming Senate President Phil Nicholas says state lawmakers have acted properly in ...

American Indian performers came to Riverton schools in May to teach students about various cultural aspects, including dances, history
and food. Local ...

Our semi-wild Wyoming world

Life-and-death battles are going on all around use, and sometimes I'm drawn in.

To live in rural America often resembles an Audubon Society tour. ...

Ada Marie Compton

Ada Marie Compton died Tuesday, May 31, 2016.
An all-night visitation will begin at 5 p.m. Monday, June 6, at Rocky Mountain Hall in Fort Washakie. ...

Raiders DH rescheduled

The Riverton Raiders double-header against Rock Springs scheduled for Tuesday at Roy Peck Field was postponed to June 14.
The Raiders will host the Roy Peck ...

Sizzle cooks at Casper tourney

The U14 Riverton AAU volleyball squad finished third in a field of 27 teams at the regional event.

Volleyball squads from across Wyoming took to ...

State soccer magical event

When I arrived at the Big Horn Equestrian Center in Sheridan for the Wyoming state soccer championships on Saturday, I was truly awed by the lush, green ...

Rustlers head coach Al Lara added another Riverton Wolverine to his growing stable of athletes.

Central Wyoming College head cross country coach Al ...

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Births

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A son was born to Marie Rose Washington of Lander and Daniel Jay Washington of Lander at 2:51 ...

Fremont County law enforcement part of Click It or Ticket campaign

For the first quarter of 2016, Fremont County reported 151 traffic crashes, one person killed and 25 injured.

Through June 5, Fremont County law ...

Hazel J. Strader

Hazel J. Strader died May 23, 2016. She was 92.
She was born June 7, 1923, to Irvin and Bernadette (Hereford) Johnson in Evanston. She is survived by children ...

Vernon "Vern" Cole

Vernon "Vern" Cole of Dubois died at his home on Sunday, May 15, 2016. He was 82.
There are no services planned.
Vernon Peter Cole was born on July 10, 1933, ...

Sex assaults at UW may be up due to better reporting

Editor:
The University of Wyoming reports sexual assaults have increased on campus. That is not good news. But it also is possible that there aren't actually ...

 
 

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