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Capitol work must be on time and on budget

Editor:
As a member of the Oversight Group on Capitol Building Rehabilitation and Restoration, I want to clarify the role and goals of the oversight group. ...

Rebuilding the busy commercial street could take two years to finish, starting as soon as next year.

Orange cones and heavy equipment may not appear ...

'Miracle' there aren't more fatalities in I-80 traffic

Editor:
I saw Sept. 25 that a truck driver had been found guilty in a fatal collision with another vehicle. To me it is a miracle that there are not more ...

Community dialogues set in response to fatal Center of Hope shooting

A fatal shooting in July at the Center of Hope in Riverton raised concerns about violence motivated by race in Fremont County.
Soon after the incident, the ...

Big country needs lots of power

Editor:
I appreciated the thoughtful discussion in the editorials about the future of coal in the nation.
I wish I could run my truck on the sun. I would ...

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Meeting on road work Tuesday
A public meeting to discuss 2016-2017 highway improvements to North Federal Boulevard is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday ...

Man pleads to string of shed, garage thefts from same night in March

A Riverton man has pleaded guilty to burglarizing a string of cars and garages one night in March.
Jeramie Vanzane Lewis, 30, on Friday pleaded guilty to ...

Riverton student makes dean's list at Bates College

Sam Myers was named to the dean's list at Bates College for the semester ending in April.
The distinction is earned by students whose cumulative GPA is 3.71 ...

Mistrial called in domestic violence case; prosecutors pledge to try again

Judge Norman E. Young cut the trial off as it was nearing its end Wednesday morning.

The trial for a Riverton man charged with beating his ...

Riverton man elected as Angus delegate for 2015 fall convention

Dan E. Ingalls, of Riverton, has been elected as a delegate to the 132nd Annual American Angus Association Convention of Delegates.
Ingalls, a member of the ...

U.S. Energy moving corporate headquarters from Riverton to Denver

U.S. Energy announced Wednesday that it will be moving its corporate headquarters from Riverton to Denver.
The company also has accepted the resignation of ...

Casper judge sets hearing in Eaton case

CHEYENNE -- Convicted murderer Dale Wayne Eaton is set to appear Wednesday before a state judge in Casper.
District Judge Daniel Forgey has ordered Eaton, who ...

Hundreds attend first anniversary of CATS

The Central Wyoming Children's Center for Art, Technology and Science has grown into a thriving operation a since it opened one year ago, largely because of ...

New dorms at UW a 'good investment'

Editor:
Count me in for replacing the dormitories at the University of Wyoming. It has been in the news. The White, Downey, Orr and McIntyre quartet are ...

Trial begins in domestic violence case from March

A dozen injuries would be evidence that a Riverton man beat, battered and strangled his ex-girlfriend, a prosecutor said during opening statements in a trial ...

Asphalt paving activities will continue next week south of Riverton on Wyoming Highway 789, and officials are expecting delays of up to 20 minutes.
Drivers ...

Hard labor would be good punishment for DUI offenses

Editor:
This might sound outrageous to some people, but I think it might be wrong to treat DUI drivers as common criminals. There was news in the paper about ...

Federal charge alleges man raped child

John William Spoonhunter Sr. was arrested Sept. 16 on a federal charge of aggravated sexual abuse of a child. He faces 30 years to life in prison and up to a ...

Coroner seeks information on cremated human remains found in urn

Citizens discovered the vessel when cleaning out a storage shed in Riverton.

Officials are trying to find a home for a set of cremated human remains ...

CATS marks first anniversary with Saturday events

The Central Wyoming Children's Center for Art, Technology and Science celebrates its one-year anniversary with an open house 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the ...

 
 

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