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Gard responded to street concern as a councilman

Editor:
I have to first say that l am a very big supporter of voting. But where problems lie are when people vote blindly and not doing their research.
I ...

Baker solves community problems and helps citizen in need

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As a citizen of Riverton, I am pleased that we have two candidates running for mayor who are capable, well-versed on issues and have demonstrated ...

Past record shows Baker would be a good mayor

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Perhaps 15 years ago, Lars Baker, then the supervisor for the Fremont Weed and Pest department, asked if I would serve as the director from my ...

State's bear-meets-man stories

Is it sick to be fascinated by news of people being attacked by bears in Wyoming?
Well then, I'm a critically-ill patient.
Stories about bear-meets-man ...

Writing in Haynes

The dogged doctor will shake up percentages, not outcomes

Only in politics can 7 percent be trumpeted as a victory. But Dr. Taylor Haynes has been ...

Digest

State man's body found in wreck
BILLINGS, Mont. -- A group of hunters found the body of a Wyoming man in a sport utility vehicle that went off the road ...

One dead, one injured in tank blast

CHEYENNE -- Authorities say a welder was killed and another worker was injured when an oil tank exploded west of Cheyenne.
Rita Martin, a secretary at Tri ...

CHEYENNE -- The boarded-up structure about 25 miles north of Cheyenne doesn't look like much.
To the average passerby, it would likely appear to just be a ...

Shoshoni top seed at regional VB tourney

The Shoshoni Wranglers and the Wind River Lady Cougars have been put on the opposite side of the Class 2-A West regional volleyball bracket tournament.
The ...

RHS spikers open West regional vs. Rock Springs

The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team, one of the top blocking teams in Wyoming, will take its height and offensive punch to Green River as as the Class ...

Kickoff is at 6 p.m. at Wolverine Field, an hour earlier than normal, and admission will be charged.

With hopes of winning a first-round playoff ...

Today

Births
OSORIO
A son was born to Alejandra Silva of Riverton and Edgar A. Osorio of Riverton at 4:13 a.m. June 27 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. ...

Dubois mayor seeking second term; opponent hopes to grow economy

Incumbent Dubois mayor Twila Blakeman faces a challenger in Grant Miller. Voters will elect one to serve a four-year term on Tuesday.
Blakeman has been the ...

Shoshoni woman running for council as write-in

Kathryn Dewitt wasn't expecting to be a write-in candidate for one of two open spots on the Shoshoni Town Council.
"A couple people said, 'Well you should,'" ...

Four vie for two seats on District 14 board

Kelly Hiwalker, a newcomer, says she has wanted to run for a couple of years.

Four candidates are competing for two spots on the Fremont County ...

When voting, know how they think

Coincidence of Halloween and Election Day is apt

Here I am, stuck between Halloween and Election Day.
It's an uncomfortable spot for a columnist, ...

Baker 'would be the best' mayor, say his past workers

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Well, in the election for Mayor of Riverton it is obvious that Mr. Gard has a lot of rich business friends who are writing to support him. But rich ...

Gard deserves vote support for several reasons

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I'm sure there are voters in our great City of Riverton who have not have the opportunity to meet or get to know Rich Gard. I support Rich as our ...

Fun and safe

There is a lot going on for Halloween, so take it easy and avoid trouble

Individual ways of having fun are as varied as the many costumes little ...

Digest

FedEx Ground to build in Cody
CODY -- FedEx Ground plans a new hub to serve northeastern Wyoming that could bring up to 70 jobs to Cody.
The city's ...

 
 

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