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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. ...

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 ...

 
 

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