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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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New business council boss picked
LARAMIE -- Shawn Reese will be the new chief executive officer of the Wyoming Business Council.
Reese was selected ...

The river runs through Saratoga, but no homes or businesses in the town of 1,700 have been damaged there so far.

The amount of rain that falls Friday ...

County planning chief files for commission

Two people who already had announced plans to run for Wyoming governor submitted their filing paperwork for the position on Thursday.
Democrat Pete Gosar of ...

Dual-credit enrollment at RHS and CWC reached new high in 2013-14 term

More students from Riverton High School are taking advantage of the dual credit program with the Central Wyoming College Board of Cooperative Higher ...

Missing trio found after 60 hours in mountains

Their car got stuck Sunday in the Mosquito Park area of the Wind River range.

The subjects of a search and rescue operation initiated Tuesday ...

Fingers crossed as Wind River teeters near flood stage

Fremont County Emergency Management officials will be monitoring local waterways for signs of flooding this weekend, when rain showers could send melted snow ...

Home opener Friday night for Raiders

The Riverton Raiders dive into the meat of their American Legion baseball schedule with their home opener Friday night vs. the Lovell Bulldogs.
The first ...

 
 

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