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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. ...

Today

Births
HERNANDEZ YNOSTROSA
A child was born to Natasha R. Ynostrosa of Lander and Cory J. Whitetail of Lander at 4 a.m. May 17 at SageWest Health Care ...

Airport tax

It's an option that merits consideration as solutions to local air service are sought

This whole idea of paying an airline to provide decent service ...

2015 Students of the Year

Keegan Her Many Horses
Wyoming Indian High School
This year's Student of the Year from Wyoming Indian High School is headed to Black Hills ...

After a two-week layoff, the Riverton Raiders split an American Legion baseball doubleheader Wednesday against the Rawlins Generals.
Rawlins won the opener ...

Staff at Riverton schools craft district-wide math curriculum

Students attending Riverton schools soon will be using a new math curriculum.
Fremont County School District 25 assistant superintendent JoAnne Flanagan said ...

The way it was: Service station fire -- 1955

Sirens blared over Riverton 60 years ago Sunday after a fire broke out at the Porter-Hirz Pontiac dealership and service station. Workers were using a cutting ...

State intervenes on U.S. government's side in Grand Teton grizzly suit

CHEYENNE -- The state of Wyoming is intervening on the side of the federal government in a lawsuit over the number of grizzly bears that elk hunters in Grand ...

Wyoming Conservation Corps to work in county

The University of Wyoming students will develop leadership and outdoor skills while helping on 18 projects around the state.

Projects ranging from ...

Arts council distributing creative writing fellowships in poetry

The Wyoming Arts Council is accepting applications for the 2016 creative writing fellowships in poetry.
The application deadline is midnight July 2.
Up to ...

BLM extends deadline for bids for wild horse pastures

The Bureau of Land Management has extended to Tuesday the deadline for proposals for new off-range pasture facilities that can provide a free-roaming ...

 
 

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