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No injuries in trailer home fire

No one was injured in a structure fire that destroyed a double-wide trailer home at about 5 a.m. Sunday in the 300 block of East Fifth Street in Hudson.
The ...

Elders bless grounds of new school

Fremont County School District 14 broke ground Sept. 12 on a new elementary school in Ethete.
Members of the community, staff, students, contractors and ...

Pay for Capitol remodeling from savings, not budget

Editor:
The Legislature has passed money to remodel and update the Capitol building in Cheyenne. Well and good as far as the job goes, but that money should ...

That 'so sorry for you' look

I see it around the U.S. when I say I work in newspapers

Strange things happen these days around the country when you tell people at a party that you ...

Honor Farm horses

National argument on wild horses needn't detract from fine local program

Opponents of rounding up wild horses and removing them from the grass and ...

Digest

Gosar still wants to debate
CHEYENNE -- Democratic gubernatorial candidate Pete Gosar says he plans to hold more debates before the November general ...

CHEYENNE -- An oil boom in Wyoming has a filthy side effect: A string of accidents from a remote gulley in the Powder River Basin to a refinery in downtown ...

Sylvester Williams and Nathaniel Erb want to end human sex trafficking, and they are riding bikes across the country to promote their cause.
They pumped ...

Skate tournament at park a first for Riverton

The competition for skateboarders, BMX riders and scooter riders runs from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, with free admission for spectators.

Riverton City Park ...

Baker spent less in close mayor primary victory

Candidates for mayor of Riverton staged a close primary election race, and their funding was similar as well.
Former Riverton City Councilman Lars Baker spent ...

Airport won't hit 10,000 boardings

Riverton Regional Airport could lose $1 million in entitlement funding this year because of low passenger numbers.
Officials say they expect to tally ...

Long day for Cougar v-ball at Big Horn

Wind River now plays Saturday in the Thermopolis tournament.

Wind River was stacked in the top eight of bracket play competition on Saturday at the ...

CWC has a 12-4 mark on the volleyball season.

The Central Wyoming College Rustlers carries a four-match volleyball winning streak into Friday's ...

Powell enters Friday's contest on a 29-game win streak, the longest in Wyoming and is 2-0 on the season, while Riverton, also 2-0, will still be thin at ...

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Births
BROWN
A son was born to Shannon HIll of Fort Washakie at 1:44 a.m. July 25 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. The baby weighed 5 pounds, 11 ...

Dance studio moves into new building

Main Street Dance studio recently opened its doors at its newly remodeled studio on First Street in downtown Riverton.
The studio offers ballet, tap, jazz, ...

Tablets, laptops, e-books and a music mixer are some of the new items available to all patrons.

For some people, it has been a while since they've ...

VFW sells old facility on Main Street to former restaurateurs

The organization had asked for $650,000 for the 1.5-acre lot last year but sold it for $125,000.

The old Veterans of Foreign Wars building on West ...

Sooner weeds are dealt with next year, the better we'll do

Editor:
Yes, this has been a terrible summer for weeds. I think one reason that there are so many more is that it just caught lots of people by surprise ...

The labyrinth and the maze

Enter one to lose yourself, the other to find

I'm sure some readers would agree I sometimes write myself into a maze. They're lucky if I don't take ...

 
 

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