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Drug 'take back' day set for Saturday

With another drug "DEA Take Back" day scheduled across the nation for Saturday, the Wyoming Department of Health is reminding residents that medications can ...

Rocky Mountain Oncology finally has opened its doors after years of working to bring the high-end cancer facility to Lander.
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Split in tribal council doesn't show cooperation

Editor:
The Northern Arapaho Tribe is breaking away from the Shoshone Tribe on the Joint Business Council. Isn't this the same tribe that called City Hall in ...

Tuesday notes

Autumn arrival
Fall has arrived, according to the calendar --but not the thermometer. Most of this week is predicted to be as hot as July. We might ...

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Two dead in Saratoga plane crash
SARATOGA --Two Casper residents are dead after their plane crashed Saturday evening after takeoff from the Saratoga ...

Decision on bison quarantine expected in mid-2015

BILLINGS, Mont. --A decision is expected in mid-2015 on a proposal to capture and quarantine wild bison from Yellowstone National Park so disease-free animals ...

Police ask DFS to look into meth use at Riverton home

Two boys ages 6 and 8 live in the house.

The Department of Family Services has been asked to investigate use of methamphetamine at a Riverton home ...

District 25 reviewing policy on private school issue

Parents requested a change after learning homeschool and private school students are not allowed to participate in some public school ...

On Thursday, the Riverton PoliceR00;Department identified 21 automobiles in violation of city code, and more reports came in over the weekend.

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Parting of tribal council concerns solid waste board

Fremont County's Solid Waste Disposal District Board is worried about the dissolution of the Joint Business Council, and solid waste officials think the change ...

Gerald C. (Savoy) Heinrich

Gerald C. (Savoy) Heinrich died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. He was 75 years old.
A memorial service will be in the ...

Rita McLaughlin

Rita McLaughlin, of Riverton, died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, at Morning Star Care Center in Fort Washakie. She was 67 years old.
A memorial service was ...

Dennis Francis Horyza

Dennis Francis Horyza, formerly of Riverton, died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Bullhead City, Ariz. He was 78 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and ...

Clayton Warren

Clayton Warren, of Riverton, died Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, at the University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora, Colo. He was 37 years old.
A rosary was Monday, ...

Cougars wilt late in two-touchdown loss Friday to Riverside





Wind River fell to 1-1 in Class 1-A West conference play, losing 26-12 after leading 12-6 against Riverside at Basin on Friday night. The Cougars host ...

Extra points make the difference for DHS

For just the second time since 2011, the Dubois Rams have dropped a football game at home. The matchup between the Rams and the Farson Eden Pronghorns was ...

Vintage power football carries Cokeville past SHS Wranglers

Western Lincoln County hasn't been a very friendly place to rural Fremont County schools over the last three decades. Wind River, Shoshoni, Dubois and Wyoming ...

The Laramie Lady Plainsmen must not be too fond of Wolverine Gym. For the second time this season, the Riverton Lady Wolverines hosted Laramie on the ...

Gov. Matt Mead has proclaimed September as Wyoming Archaeology Awareness Month and cited the importance archaeology plays in the scientific study of material ...

The National Park Service also has approved a plan to make infrastructure improvements at the historic Lamar Buffalo Ranch in ...

 
 

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