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Masonic Temple anniversary set Saturday; swap biz card for coin

Riverton's Masonic Temple is marking the 100th anniversary of its construction this year, and a ceremony Saturday is planned for the occasion.
The cornerstone ...

Junior's e-mails

Trump the Younger gives the latest example that our love affair with social media is risky

During the 2016 presidential campaign, Donald Trump made a ...

Cody Frazier and Kyren Higgs each had three hits in an 8-7 home victory against the Troopers.



It wasn't pretty, but it isn't always -- and it ...

'Conformance to precedent' key to case

In both petitions, the tribes' attorneys waded deep into the murky labyrinth of reservation boundary jurisprudence, which involves a glut of case law from ...

The Hot Notes/Cool Nites summer concert series welcomed the Wyoming Jazz combo to the Riverton City Park band shell Monday evening. Above, Sarah Trembly ...

Electoral college protects interests of smaller states

Editor:
My opinion: We have a huge federal financial debt, and Wyoming is experiencing a shortfall because of cowardly people elected to office, state and ...

Pauline Bowman Culver

Pauline Bowman Culver died July 10, 2017, at Wind River Healthcare in Riverton.She was 96 years old.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, ...

New slate of attorneys hired for appeal

The new attorney of record for the Eastern Shoshone Tribe is Seth Waxman, former Solicitor General of the United States under former President Bill Clinton. ...

Tuesday notes

Morning thunder
Anyone paying more attention to the local weather forecast than a quick glance at the projected high and low temperature graphic will ...

County jobs data much improved from 2016 report

Fremont County's unemployment rate improved again in May, and the jobless picture is improved sharply from a year ago.
The Wyoming Department of Workforce ...

Riverton managed only six hits against the Giants in defeat.


The Riverton Raiders advanced Sunday to the semifinals of their American Legion ...

Fire ban in place after rowdy July 4 period

Until further notice, the Fremont County Commission has immediately instituted numerous fire restrictions after weeks of dry weather and an Independence Day ...

Wyoming digest

Boy hospitalized after hit by train
SHERIDAN (AP) -- A northern Wyoming boy is hospitalized in stable condition after being hit by a freight train while ...

Timothy Wayne Simpson

Former Riverton resident Timothy Wayne Simpson died June 25, 2017, at his residence in Thermopolis. He was 57.
Born Oct. 1, 1959, in Hartford, Wisconsin, he ...

Man drowns rafting with family on Snake

He was thrown from his raft by a rapid upstream from one of the float's two biggest rapids, named Big Kahuna.

JACKSON(AP) -- An Idaho man who was ...

Firefighters make gains on wildfire in MB forest

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Firefighters have gained 10 percent containment on a fire burning in the Medicine Bow National Forest in southeast Wyoming.
Moderate weather ...

Douglas Arthur

Douglas Arthur of Casper died Thursday, July 6, 2017, in Casper. He was 38 years old.
A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at Great ...

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Births

DURAN
A baby was born to Kristen Antelope of Riverton and Dxter Duran of Riverton at 2:12 a.m. July 6, at ...

Beer at the 'War' a good idea for UW

If you have been to a University of Wyoming football or basketball game, you've probably heard and, perhaps, sung along with the Western Thunder Marching Band ...

The 15-and-under all-stars finished the weekend with a 10-3 victory against Powell in the championship game.



The Riverton Babe Ruth 15-and-under ...

 
 

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