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Raiders rained out of state tourney opener

Wet weather made officials postpone the first day of the American Legion baseball state tournament for the Riverton Raiders.
A rainstorm in Laramie on ...

A steady rain in Riverton on Tuesday provided muddy conditions for the final evening performance of the PRCA Ram Rodeo at the Fremont County Fairgrounds.
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Misty Collinsworth, 34, died Friday, July 25, in Green River. Traditional Indian funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. ...

A useful step back from unfair drug sentencing

The nation's retreat from a mission to arrest and imprison our way out of our illegal drug problem has taken another important step.
A federal commission has ...

It's confusing, but legal, for candidate to use two names

Editor:
In response to Rex D. Flemish's letter to the editor regarding the question of how a candidate can run under two names in an election, I would like to ...

Mother Nature 'delisted' mustangs

Evolution doesn't simply take a break for 12,000 years.

According to scientists, indigenous modern horses died out in the so-called New World at the ...

The city lot

Is there a bona fide reason to impose new regulations?

The sight of commercial vehicles from a couple of companies occupying spaces around the clock ...

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Flooding in southeastern Wyoming
CHEYENNE -- Heavy rain soaked parts of southeastern Wyoming on Tuesday, prompting flash flood warnings for parts of ...

Gay marriage lawsuit allowed to continue

CHEYENNE -- A state judge declined Tuesday to suspend a lawsuit contesting a Wyoming law that specifies marriage is limited to one man and one woman. Instead, ...

Hill, Mead mix it up at governor debate

Republicans Taylor Haynes and Democrat Pete Gosar also
participated.

CHEYENNE -- State Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill lashed out at ...

Around the fair: July 30

- Residents have reported long delays driving near the fairgrounds after evening entertainment.
Some were stuck in traffic for as much as half an hour between ...

Pocket Pet show brings odd critters to fairgrounds

In a typical scene at the Fremont County Fair, a group of youths gathered to show their prized animals to a panel of judges Monday afternoon. What were not ...

Close calls illustrate fire danger

A cigarette butt thoughtlessly flicked into a tree line last weekend at Grannier Meadows nearly sparked a disaster for the Shoshone National Forest. Flames ...

No one was injured in a structure fire that caused significant damage to a home at 801 N. N. 16th St. E.
After investigation, officials believe the 6 p.m. ...

Solid waste district purchasing equipment, targeting efficiency

The Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District is moving forward with purchasing several pieces of heavy equipment, some of which is part of a plan to ...

Misty Collinsworth

Misty Collinsworth died Friday, July 25, 2014, in Green River. She was 34 years old.
Traditional Indian funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 1, at ...

Getting better by degrees

Making homemade ice cream achieve brand flavor

On Father's Day, I picked a fight with my dad.
The argument was about homemade ice cream, and the ...

Valeria Rose Arkinson (Engavo)

Valeria Rose Arkinson (Engavo), of Fort Washakie, died of natural causes Thursday, July 24, 2014, at her home. She was 66 years old.
Traditional services ...

14-year-olds open U.S. Babe Ruth regionals vs. Southern Oregon

Two weeks ago, Riverton captured its first Babe Ruth state championship title in 12 years, winning the 14-year-old baseball division in Torrington.
This ...

Go Fremont County races generate $13K for causes

On Saturday, 115 racers, walkers bikers and swimmers took part in the Go Fremont County Parade Day Run, Cycle or Swim event in Riverton.
Although final ...

 
 

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