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Judge says ACLU may file brief in Catholic birth-control lawsuit

CHEYENNE -- A federal judge has allowed the American Civil Liberties Union to file a brief in a lawsuit filed by Roman Catholic organizations in Wyoming.
The ...

Jackson landslide now moving more quickly

A slow-moving landslide in the Wyoming resort town of Jackson has suddenly sped up, buckling a road and a Walgreens parking lot and threatening to destroy ...

Three city employees recognized for service

Riverton's mayor and city council gave appreciative and heartfelt farewells to three retiring city employees on April 1.
Gold watches were presented to ...

Gillette sweeps Wolverines in soccer matches

The boys and girls Riverton High School soccer teams competed Thursday, but neither managed to score.
The Gillette boys dominated Riverton 6-0 in Gillette, ...

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Births
SMITH
A daughter was born Jessica and Paul Smith, of Riverton, at 11:24 p.m. March 4, 2014, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 ...

From the air, Morocco looked a lot like central Fremont County looks

Most of the similarities ended when we reached the ground.

Wyoming looks a lot like Morocco.
That was the first thought to fill my mind as the ...

CWC finalist a college president; Valdez says he wants to move west

The third presidential candidate to speak during a public forum Tuesday at Central Wyoming College already has experience in the top administrative ...

Lands manager retires after 37 years with city

Paul Throckmartin said he had dirty job duties when he started working for the City of Riverton more than 37 years ago.
In 1976, he began his service to the ...

Church announces Easter Sunday buffet, services

The Lighthouse Bible Church will have its Easter Sunday gathering at 10:30 a.m. at the REACH Foundation in Riverton.
A breakfast buffet begins at 7:30 a.m. ...

Pools in the park

The State of Wyoming and a Thermopolis pool business are locked in dispute

For decades it's been taken for granted that there are commercial swimming ...

Wyoming to be featured on ESPN networks

The Wyoming Cowboys will be featured on five ESPN network telecasts during the 2014 college football season. The Mountain West Conference and its television ...

Heritage center hosting spring open house Saturday

Residents and visitors are invited to the Wind River Heritage Center spring open house this weekend for a cookout and birthday party for the late Jake ...

All-around buckle for Burnett at CSU rodeo; team second

Kaylee Burnett won two individual events Sunday for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers rodeo team on her way to the women's all-around title at Colorado ...

Wyoming prepares for spring game

LARAMIE -- Wednesday morning's Cowboy football practice saw the Pokes practice in full pads for the last time prior to the spring game on Saturday, April 19. ...

Huge field wrestled for medals at Riverton's USA tournament

The Riverton USA wrestling club had nearly 300 athletes battling for medals Saturday at the Rumble at the Rendezvous tournament at Wolverine Gym.
The ...

Today

Births
QUIVER
A son was born to Lorencia and Reno Quiver, of Fort Washakie, at 11:40 a.m. March 6, 2014, at Lander Regional Hospital. He weighed 7 ...

City approves lowest bid for concrete work

The Riverton City Council has selected contractor Major Equipment of Riverton for an upcoming miscellaneous concrete repair project on city streets.
The ...

A New Orleans taste is migrating from Pavillion to Riverton this month with the opening of Miss Ginny's Roost at 400 N. Federal Blvd., formerly the location of ...

Writer stands corrected on remark on Americans 'answering the call'

Editor:
I stand corrected for my statement concerning whether our men would answer the call if it came in.
Thank God we do have the personnel that answer the ...

Pulitzer Prize for Snowden coverage both important and well-deserved

There were other worthy contenders for the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service, but no reporting was more deserving than the revelations about the National ...

 
 

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