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The Riverton 800-meter relay took first

Riverton High School Wolverines track and field athletes competed in back-to-back meets over the ...

Wyoming digest

Two more enter Sec-State campaign
(AP) -- Two former Wyoming legislators have announced they're running for Wyoming Secretary ofState.
Ed Buchanan, who ...

Fremont County employees can get a break on higher health insurance costs if they choose a high-deductible policy and participate in the county's wellness ...

Child's death near Ethete investigated

Federal authorities have confirmed they are investigating the March 26 death of an infant on the Wind River Indian Reservation.
The death was related to a ...

Red grass and 'Adjusto-Turf' coming to Wolverine Field

After a long and exhaustive meeting that wore on and on until 4:01 a.m. Tuesday, the Riverton school board voted unanimously to support a proposal to change ...

Cooperative med school program has new Wyo chief

A veteran University of Wyoming faculty member with a strong interest in health care quality improvement has been chosen to lead the Wyoming WWAMI Medical ...

Hill: Don't fragment SF104

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Lawyers for the Wyoming superintendent of public instruction are back in court after lawyers for the state conceded in a court filing that the ...

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-4.8 earthquake that shook northern Yellowstone National Park is the strongest ...

Tuesday notes

Tuesday notes

Lions and Lambs, revisited
Was that March going out like a lamb, as predicted in the old saying? Our March 31 won't be confused with ...

Maybe the Dad Taxi Service is the way to gl

It's cheaper to fly from New York to Islamabad and from Denver to Riverton
As an out-of-state college student, I've been affected several times by ...

Red grass and 'Adjusto-Turf' coming to Wolverine Field

After a long and exhaustive meeting that wore on and on until 4:01 a.m. Tuesday, the Riverton school board voted unanimously to support a proposal to change ...

City asks for public's ideas in developing state parcel

The City of Riverton hopes to receive public comment Tuesday night during the city council meeting regarding a conceptual plan property north of Riverton and ...

Pitt meth ring player gets probation, with threat of prison

A key figure in a methamphetamine operation has been sentenced to five years probation with an underlying sentence of five to 10 years.
Travis Fauque received ...

Republicans claiming gay marriage fits the party don't spea

News coverage claiming "Gay marriage fits Republican values" is distorted. The few sources do not speak for thousands of Republicans and independents for whom ...

From innovation to inconvenience

Once I ran to the mailbox hoping for a letter; today it's all junk
For much of mankind's existence the swiftest method of relaying a message was either ...

Deputies and VINs

Why does a deputy have to do this menial task?
The Fremont County Sheriff's Office spends a lot of man hours checking vehicle identification ...

Digest

Grizzly bear study progressing
JACKSON (AP) -- Federal managers of the Yellowstone region's grizzly bears say their work on the Endangered Species Act ...

UW tuition going up

Trustees approved 5 percent tuition increase on Friday
LARAMIE (AP) -- The Uni-versity of Wyoming Board of Trustees voted to raise tuition, fees and ...

Brenda Miska

Brenda Miska, formerly of Riverton, died Tuesday, March 25, 2014, surrounded by family. She was 47 years old.
Visitation will be noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, March ...

Evelyn B. Nickeson

Evelyn B. Nickeson, of Riverton, died Monday, March 24, 2014, at Help for Health Hospice Home. She was 96 years old.
A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. ...

 
 

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