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County joins Lander, Popo Agie Conservation District in flood mitigation probe

Local partners are hoping a state grant will cover part of the cost of an expensive study into mitigating flood risks on the Popo Agie River.
"The purpose of ...

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Births
ANDERSON
A daughter was born to Katina Anderson of Riverton and Boyd Anderson of Riverton at 12:58 p.m. July 8 at SageWest Health Care at ...

Most herbs defy easy description. Trying to discuss the flavor of thyme or oregano leads only to vague adjectives. Calling rosemary "woody" doesn't quite cut ...

How do you hide black beans in brownies, chia seeds in pudding or avocado in truffles? Beat them into submission with a food processor.
Yes, after a week of ...

Odd Fellows Cemetery is more a weed patch than a cemetery

Editor:
I wonder who is responsible for the terrible shape the Odd Fellows Cemetery on Riverview Road is in at present.
As a weed patch, it hardly resembles ...

My Little League coach was right

Unfortunately, it had been more than 40 years since the lesson

Things you learn when you see a foul ball hit by Charlie Blackmon of the Colorado ...

Ray Rice

The football player's brutal attack of a woman is a wake-up call on domestic violence

Ray Rice was quite well-known as a professional football ...

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Magpul grant reduced
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming State Loan and Investment Board has approved a new financial package to help bring Magpul Industries to ...

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Gov. Steve Bullock on Tuesday ordered restrictions on future oil drilling and other activities blamed for driving down sage grouse numbers, ...

No injuries in fire at empty house on Great Plains Road

No one was injured in a structure fire that was reported at about 6 a.m. Monday at 28 East Great Plains Road.
Officials said the abandoned house was engulfed ...

Court says EPA emissions rules must wait for full legal challenge

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency can't force several Wyoming power plants to install new pollution-control equipment while the state's legal challenge ...

City OKs grant app for runway work

The FAA will administer the grant to pay for the design, which will be used when the city requests bids for construction next year.

Local officials ...

Workplace death rate declines; better road data key improvement

The number of deaths on the job in Wyoming fell by a third last year. Industries vital to Fremont County's economy remain the most dangerous, however.
A total ...

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Deaths
ADDISON
John "Sluggo" Addison, 66, of Arapahoe, died Thursday, Sept. 4, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. A rosary and wake will be at 7 ...

Saturday's win a drive for the ages for Cowboy fans

"The drive" was redefined Saturday night.
For most of us, "the drive" has always been defined as Denver Broncos quarterback John Elway's famous fourth-quarter ...

Dubois stunned 60-12 by Guernsey in 6-man action

The Guernsey-Sunrise Vikings moved into title contention in the 6-man football division with a 60-12 home victory Saturday over the Dubois Rams in Guernsey. ...

Riverton Lady Wolverine swimmers Jordan Settlemire and Michaela Kechter each won individual events Friday at the Riverton Pre-Invite swim meet, and Settlemire ...

Trash collection customers being punished for what government did

Editor:
I do not agree at all with Riverton making people who use dumpsters in their back alleys for trash to give them up.
It is going to make things much ...

Tuesday notes

Bracing ourselves
Summer still has about two weeks left, officially. This year's first day of autumn is Sept 22.
But it's going to stop feeling ...

Digest

Girl killed by falling tree
CHEYENNE -- A 6-year-old Cheyenne girl has died after a tree fell on her while her family was cutting firewood in Albany ...

 
 

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