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Potholes and related issues set for repairs with city money

Jul 17, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  Riverton sidewalks, curbs and gutters in disrepair are to be fixed by ERI Engineering after the City of Riverton awarded the company a bid for concrete ... [more]

Varied schedule at transfer stations examined by officials

Jul 17, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  The district is operating the seven sites on a rotating schedule where one location is open each day of the week, but not always the same ... [more]

County withdraws offer of land near park

Jul 17, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  The Fremont County Commission is no longer offering free land near Jaycee Park to the City of Riverton after municipal leaders demanded more than the roughly ... [more]

Digest

Jul 15, 2012 - The Associated Press:  Man sentenced for fatal crash
CASPER -- A man involved in a crash that killed a teenager standing on a downtown Casper sidewalk has been sentenced to 10 ... [more]

Man falls to death in climb at Teton Park

Jul 15, 2012 - The Associated Press:  GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK -- Officials at Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park say that a National Forest employee fell to his death while climbing at the park ... [more]

Governor's staff looks over Hill's shoulder

Jul 15, 2012 - By Ben Neary, The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- A directive from the Wyoming Legislature requires Gov. Matt Mead's staff to exercise close oversight of some spending at the state Department of ... [more]

The way it was: Artist at work -- 1985

Jul 15, 2012 - Staff:  The annual array of summertime fund known as Riverton Rendezvous is beginning its fourth decade this month, but the festivities were just five years old when ... [more]

Digest

Jul 15, 2012 - From staff reports:  Enjoy cowboy fun, food
Louis Lake Lodge and Charlie Whitlock Horses are inviting the public to the "Western Cowboy Dinner & Entertainment."
The ... [more]

CWC holds line on prez pay

Jul 15, 2012 - By Joshua Scheer, Staff Writer:  The Central Wyoming College board of trustees has opted to freeze president Jo Anne McFarland's pay this year.
After lengthy discussion in executive session, ... [more]

CWC class offers ways to build a career

Jul 15, 2012 - From staff reports:  U.S. Forest Service retiree Liz Oswald enrolled in Central Wyoming College's Facilities Maintenance program to learn skills to apply to a new career and gain ... [more]

CWC presenting an intimate production of 'Virginia Woolf'

Jul 15, 2012 - From staff reports:  The summer play's showtimes at the dance studio in the arts center are 7:30 p.m. on July 24-28 with a 2:30 p.m. matinee on July 29.

Central Wyoming ... [more]

County museums, planning boards have vacant seats

Jul 15, 2012 - From staff reports:  Fremont County government is seeking applicants to serve on the planning commission and the museums board.
Each group has a seat that is available. The seats ... [more]

Kansas man dies after Harley wreck

Jul 15, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  A Kansas man involved in a motorcycle crash in Fremont County earlier this month has died, according to a statement issued by the Wyoming Highway Patrol.
The ... [more]

BLM analyzing horse herd

Jul 15, 2012 - From staff reports:  The Bureau of Land Management's Lander Field Office has opened review of a preliminary environmental assessment analyzing a proposed wild horse gather in the ... [more]

Bridger Mountain area grazing needs comments

Jul 15, 2012 - From staff reports:  The Bureau of Land Management's Lander Field Office is seeking in input on its recently completed draft standards assessment for grazing allotments in the ... [more]

Revenue up at trash stations

Jul 15, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  The solid waste district's seven transfer stations, which are operating under a new restricted schedule, brought in $2,004 during their first month compared to ... [more]

Day in the Park offers something for everyone

Jul 15, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  Muriel Kraus and her friend Janis Haggerty spent their Saturday morning wondering Riverton City Park and admiring craft work set up for the annual Riverton ... [more]

Rendezvous weekend takes off

Jul 13, 2012 - Staff:  RC airplane enthusiasts were already flying early Friday morning as the Wyoming Modelers Park started its annual fly-in in conjunction with Riverton ... [more]

Today

Jul 13, 2012 - Staff:  Births
SHAKESPEARE

A son was born to Janett SunRhodes, of Arapahoe, on May 27, 2012, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 8 ... [more]

Digest

Jul 13, 2012 - The Associated Press:  Bank suspect to be transferred
POWELL -- A Utah man suspected of holding up banks in four states after being furloughed from jail will be brought to ... [more]

Search cut back for Utah boy missing in Wyoming

Jul 13, 2012 - The Associated Press:  POWELL -- Authorities are scaling back efforts to find a 9-year-old Utah boy feared to have drowned in the South Fork of the Shoshone River in ... [more]

New fires sparked; Teton National Park blaze may be due to illegal campfire

Jul 13, 2012 - The Associated Press:  JACKSON -- One of several wildfires that broke out Thursday in northwestern Wyoming may have been started by an illegal campfire.
Firefighters responding to ... [more]

Fires ignited by Wednesday storm snuffed out in a hurry

Jul 13, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  Several wildfires in Fremont County started by Wednesday afternoon's thunderstorms have been contained. 
"Lightning struck basically everywhere," said Reid ... [more]

Cousin of one Hudson victim charged after fight in jail with suspect

Jul 13, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  A cousin of one of the two victims stabbed to death at a Hudson home in November is facing charges allegedly for beating up one of the murder suspects while ... [more]

CWC faculty resignations examined

Jul 13, 2012 - By Joshua Scheer, Staff Writer:  Among the first-year departures were forensics and debate instructor Jeremy Christensen and film instructor John Little, both of whom were heading up new ... [more]

Drought impact obvious in major range, crop losses

Jul 13, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  After addressing commissioners in the past two years about agricultural damages from flooding, Fremont County Farm Service Agency director Andrea Warren ... [more]

Wolverine Field gets added seating

Jul 12, 2012 - Staff:  Seating gets expanded at Wolverine Field at Riverton High ... [more]

Today

Jul 12, 2012 - Staff:  Births
LaJEUNESSE-WARREN

A son was born to Anita LaJeunesse, of Fort Washakie, and Gerald Warren, of Riverton, at 9:40 a.m. May 10, 2012, Lander ... [more]

Digest

Jul 12, 2012 - The Associated Press:  T-storms threaten to start new fires
CHEYENNE -- Thunderstorms hit parts of western and central Wyoming on Wednesday, and spotters are on the lookout ... [more]

Amid strong summer numbers, Yellowstone sets snowmobile dates

Jul 12, 2012 - The Associated Press:  YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- The National Park Service plans to hold a series of public meetings to get comment on its proposal to increase the number of ... [more]