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Cleo (Hancock) Burnette

Cleo (Hancock) Burnette, formerly of Riverton, died Saturday, April 5, 2014, in St. George, Utah. She was 99 years old.
Graveside services and burial will be ...

Al Lara is the inaugural men's and women's cross country coach for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers.
Lara is employed at the CWC campus. He works at the ...

Despite jumping out to a 1-0 halftime lead, the Riverton Lady Wolverines soccer team gave up two second-half goals and fell to Casper Kelly Walsh 2-1 Tuesday ...

CWC hoops coach to handle golf as well

Pat Rafferty has been named the first-ever men's and women's golf coach for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers.
The decision was made Tuesday by the CWC ...

Big second half sends RHS boys to victory

The Riverton Wolverines boys soccer team erupted for four second-half goals to top Casper Kelly Walsh 4-1 Tuesday evening in Casper.
Playing under ...

Today

Births
HELLER
A son was born to Shalena and Matt Heller, of Lander, at 8 a.m. March 13, 2014, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 15 ...

Dems hope equal pay issue will mobilize women voters

WASHINGTON -- A Democratic blitz this week for new orders and laws promising equal pay for women is a key agenda item the party hopes will boost turnout this ...

Honor Farm land development runs risk of repeating experience of city's downtown lot

Editor:
I would like to know from the City of Riverton if there have been some stores or house builders who have said they want to build on the land by the ...

A loss to the city

Bill Urbigkit's knowledge and experience won't easily be replaced

This office notes the death of Bill Urbigkit with sadness.
Claimed by death at ...

Digest

Worry mounts as ground slips
JACKSON -- Officials in Jackson are worried that unstable earth on East Gros Ventre Butte could threaten nearby buildings ...

Hill: 'Constitution not negotiable'

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill is rejecting an offer from the state attorney general to narrow the scope of a court case ...

Accident leaves Shoshoni without power for two hours

The town of Shoshoni was without power for about two hours Tuesday evening after a tractor-trailer combination reportedly struck some overhead power lines in ...

Man charged with assault in knife attack

Northern Arapaho tribal member Matthew Lawrence Antelope, 29, is in custody for allegedly assaulting Ashley Yellowbear with a knife Jan. 28 on the Wind River ...

The Fremont County Democratic Party established an eight-point platform at their convention in March, but no party members announced an election bid for the ...

Council members disagree on utility improvement project

Several Riverton city council members have disagreed about the details of an ongoing utility improvement project that was designed to add capacity to the ...

A 40-year-old woman is safe after allegedly being kidnapped from the Wind River Indian Reservation.
Officials arrested Robert Afterbuffalo, 40, of Riverton, ...

Tribe has 'grave concerns' about fed legislation on reservation border

The Northern Arapaho Tribe continues to "slam" drafted federal legislation that would clarify the boundaries of the Wind River Indian Reservation.
Tribal ...

Mary Ann Williams

Mary Ann Williams died Monday, March 24, 2014, in Kettering, Ohio. She was 74 years old.
Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday, April 17, in Mount ...

Dorothy Mathern

Dorothy Mathern, of Riverton, died Monday, April 7, 2014, at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation-Wind River. She was 86 years old.
A viewing will be 5 p.m. to ...

Ileen Frye

Ileen Frye died Wednesday, March 26, 2014, in Casper. She was 91 years old.
Services were Thursday, April 4, in Lusk. Burial took place at the Douglas ...

 
 

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