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Habitat for Humanity receives $6,000 gift

Habitat for Humanity, Wind River Country recently received a donation of more than $6,000 from the estate of the late Robert F. Bolding of Riverton.
The ...

Buying your seat in office is not the same as earning it

Editor:
To all of Wyoming's Republicans, and Washington's also, I cannot believe that the Republicans are willing to kill and/or hamper in the U.S. Homeland ...

Over the top

Let's come together and raise the final match needed to build the skate park

Great news arrived last week for the drive to build a modern, safe, ...

Meth raid in city brings arrest, plus revocation of probation for suspect

A Riverton woman was arrested for probation revocation Thursday afternoon after officials executed a search warrant for suspected methamphetamine distribution ...

Leaving valuables in open cars is 'asking for trouble every time'

Editor:
Regarding the headlines and news about the ...

Obama must 'give back what belongs to us'

Editor:
Does Obama want the U.S. to have anything besides running his mouth and does nothing for the U.S. besides screw it up more?
Why don't he give the ...

The way it was: Gerald Ford speech -- 1965

Well-known faces -- local and national -- assembled in Lander 50 years ago this week at a Republican Party banquet at the old Lander Elks Club.
Guest of honor ...

A newly announced $100,000 grant means organizers are closing in on their fundraising goal to build a new skate park in Riverton.
Construction is slated to ...

Burglary charges added to counts against man whose tracks alerted police

Prosecutors filed 13 burglary-related charges Thursday afternoon against a man arrested two days earlier inside a garage on Big Horn Drive.
Riverton police ...

Great fun, great memories due to new Riverton skating rink

Editor:
"If you build it, they will come."
Hurray for the new ice skating rink!
I was delighted to read ...

Local RadioShack operations not part of corporate bankruptcy

The franchise stores in Lander and Riverton will remain open.

RadioShack Corporation's decision to file for bankruptcy this month will not have an ...

Striping of new South Federal stretch awaits better weather

Construction on the South Federal Boulevard improvement project in Riverton concluded in November, but a few things remain to be done.
When spring weather ...

Riverton police arrested Jeramie Lewis on Tuesday for burglary after finding him in a garage in the 1000 block of Big Horn Drive, but he had several ...

A hazardous material team from Riverton responded to the Lander incident, which was determined to be harmless.

A suspicious package found Thursday ...

Convict in hammer death gets 50-60 years

Parental neglect, an alcohol addiction, and an apology did not carry much weight against the brutality of the crime in District Court Judge Norman E. Young's ...

Scout's request: Clear away snow so sidewalks aren't 'slick and dangerous'

Editor:
I am a Scout with Troop 276. I think people in Riverton should clear the snow from their sidewalks.
They can get slick and ...

Burglar caught in act, may be linked to other thefts from cars

A man arrested for burglary early Tuesday in Riverton may be connected to a string of thefts reported recently in the area.
Jeramie Lewis, 29, of Riverton, ...

Legality of wild horse roundup argued in fed court

Attorneys argued Monday over whether a wild horse roundup on western Wyoming rangelands last year complied with or violated a federal law that carries ...

Oscar night editorial subtle, entertaining

Editor:
Regarding the editorial of Feb. 22: Clever. Very clever. And so subtle. ...

Riverton couple starts healthy lunch support group at home

A Riverton couple is organizing a group to support eating healthy at lunch time.
"I thought it would be nice to create a little refuge for people to bring ...

 
 

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