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Six injured in Wind River Canyon wreck

Six Cody residents were injured in a one-vehicle rollover Sunday after their Jeep collided with a rock in the Wind River Canyon.
Officials believe all of the ...

State 'needs to get a lot more' out of liaison posts

Editor:
In response to the ...

Museums to host traveling outlaw exhibit

Wyoming has been the stomping grounds for many an outlaw. Butch Cassidy spent much of his career in Fremont County and Wyoming. He ranched in the Dubois area ...

Rollout trash change a success, say city planners

Early kinks being worked out

Riverton city residents have spent more than a month learning their new trash pickup schedule and figuring out how to ...

Teen driver won't be charged in man's death

The collision with a motor vehicle that killed a pedestrian in September was not the fault of the driver involved, and his office will not prosecute him, ...

Change can be a struggle for some people --especially when it comes to food consumption --but Wyoming education officials say updated dietary guidelines for ...

The way it was: Tractor school -- 1930

Many a farmer dreamed of acquiring a tractor to improve efficiency, but even if your could manage to get one, learning to use it properly was easier said than ...

Price break at pump welcomed by consumers

Sixth in a series

The drop in oil prices is bringing smiles to many motorists when they pump fuel at gasoline stations.
In Riverton, the lowest ...

Six decades of major change since 1955

Editor:
Sixty years ago, it was a different world.
It was 1955 in Seattle, Wash. I was 25 years old. I had two marriages plus four years in the service. ...

Game and Fish gathering public input on draft hunting seasons

Wyoming Game and Fish is gathering input on draft hunt seasons for the fall. The biggest proposed change is lifting antler-point restrictions in several ...

Feds requiring companies to report chemicals used in fracking

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration said Friday it is requiring companies that drill for oil and natural gas on federal lands to disclose chemicals used in ...

Fundraiser to honor Fremont County's first inductee in Wyoming Cowboy Hall of Fame

The Wyoming Cowboy Hall of Fame is hosting a fundraiser locally to honor Fremont County's first inductee into the program.
BJ Griffin, the hall of fame's ...

Casino hosts job fair to fill 70 new positions

The Wind River Hotel and Casino is adding new "buffalo restaurants."

The Wind River Hotel and Casino held a job fair Monday and invited residents to ...

When new skate park is done, plant grass over the old one

Editor:
If the new skateboard park comes to pass, I would suggest that the old skateboard park be turned into green grass.
I am not very excited about the ...

Fake IRS calls noted in Fremont County

The threatening phone calls -- completely bogus -- have been reported in both Riverton and Lander this year.

Fake IRS agents have targeted more than ...

Clinton won't be brought down by controversy over her e-mail

Editor:
I am a Republican, and I do not want to see Hillary Clinton elected the next president. But this e-mail controversy is not going to bring her down. If ...

More charges in case of armed confrontation outside hotel

A Riverton man has been charged officially with aggravated robbery and possession of controlled substances. Prosecutors allege he held a Lander business owner ...

The spectacle of two men pummeling each other with their bare fists arouses strong emotions.
Such was the case after a March 7 event in Riverton featuring ...

Man faces DUI charges after taking child to school after hours

A Riverton man was arrested for drunken driving Tuesday after his 7-year-old daughter was found unattended at a local school.
Reports state Jesse L. Shull, ...

PTK honor society inducts Riverton student

Eastern Wyoming College has announced that 29 students, including Aaron Nirider of Riverton, were initiated into the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society on Feb. 9. ...

 
 

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