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Commissioners 'railroading' privatization of county's EMS ambulance services

Editor:
Fremont County Commissioners are making me ashamed and angry, especially the three who are railroading the EMS privatization scheme, and who fired the ...

Digest

Officials seek input on Boysen plan
Public comment is being accepted until June 29 on the Boysen Reservoir Resource Management Plan/Environmental ...

Adventures in house-building, part 2

June 1995 was a month that featured two emergency room runs and two close calls.

Much like this year, the rain gradually came to a halt by June of ...

Lower Falls trail cleared, open

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- The popular Brink of the Lower Falls Trail in Yellowstone National Park has reopened.
Workers removed a large boulder, cleaned up ...

He's the second Fremont County wrestler headed to Powell, joining Andrew Von Rein from Lander.

Reece Prosser, a Class 4-A individual wrestling ...

Powell turned a trio of double plays in the final three innings on the way to handing the Riverton Raiders a 4-1 American Legion baseball loss Thursday night ...

What the gay marriage vote reveals about Catholic attitudes in Ireland

Last week, Ireland voted overwhelmingly to legalize gay marriage. The vote was 62 percent to 38 percent, with all but one district voting in favor. Rural as ...

Alonzo Moss Sr.

Alonzo Moss Sr., "Wox Tebe'eihoo," died Tuesday, June 2, at his home in Ethete. He was 76 years old.
The wake was Friday, June 5, at Blue Sky Hall in Ethete ...

RMS names students on fourth-quarter honor roll

Riverton Middle School recently named the students who qualified for the fourth-quarter honor roll in the 2014-2015 school year.

4.0 GPA
Eighth ...

Two Riverton students win writing contest

Riverton Middle School eighth-graders Hannah Hutson and Syonia Jordan were named first- and second-place winners of a recent statewide writing competition. ...

Consider two sections for skate park, based on age

Editor:
I was thinking that we could divide the new skate park into two parts. One would be for age 11 and older, and the other would be for age 10 and ...

A rule is a rule is a rule

But even the best one can't cover everything

Recently I completed the coursework in Bureaucracy 101.
Being schooled in the frustrating vagaries of ...

Lights out

Thursday's outage wasn't a big emergency, but we showed our stuff in handling it

The power failure that affected much of Riverton early Thursday ...

Digest

Twisters smack northern Colorado
LONGMONT, Colo. -- Residents and authorities surveyed the damage from tornadoes that crushed houses and dropped hail ...

In uncertain fiscal times, WyDOT to focus on maintenance

CHEYENNE -- Congressional gridlock and the uncertainty of federal funding has forced the Wyoming Department of Transportation to shift its philosophy on road ...

Flood swamps Lusk

A bridge is out, and houses and roads have been left damaged.

Water and electricity have been restored to most of the residents in Lusk who are ...

Motel managers arrested on drug charges

The alleged crimes were taking place on the business premises.

The managers of a local motel were arrested last week, accused selling prescription ...

An electrical outage Thursday evening affected more than 3,000 Rocky Mountain Power customers in the Riverton area.
Officials think the problem was caused by ...

Today

Births
LINCOLN
A child was born to Breanna Lincoln of Riverton at 10:57 p.m. May 17 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 4 ...

Today

Births
HOVVELL
A son was born to Emily Hovvell of Riverton and Brandon Hovvell of Riverton at 5:58 a.m. April 16 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. ...

 
 

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