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Delin Dewey

Delin Dewey died Monday, July 7, 2014, at St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma, Wash. He was 39 years old.
Visitation will be Thursday, July 17, in the family ...

Travis James McGill

Travis James McGill died Saturday, July 12, 2014, in Tucson, Ariz. He was 33 years old.
Traditional prayer services will be at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 20, at ...

Independence a way of life, not just a day

Fourth of July celebrations are now over. The night sky, once lit by fireworks, is now illuminated once again by only moon and stars.
Our national ...

Chouinard, McKee to wed

Lorenzo and Mary Jo Chouinard of Riverton are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy, to Jason McKee, the son of Joel and Holly McKee of ...

RHS class celebrates 60-year reunion

The Riverton High School Class of 1954 held its 60-year reunion June 13 to June 15.
The class had 88 students start the school year in 1953 with 79 ...

North Bear up for 'prestigious award'

The North Bear drum group, representing the Ethete and Arapahoe areas, is counting on local votes to help it win the Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Award in ...

Man who made threats at WLRC gets plea agreement

John Cardine Jr. can avoid a prison sentence if he finishes three years of probation among other conditions.

A man charged with making terroristic ...

Proposal to add Strannigan's signature to gym floor heard by school board

Friends and family of former Riverton High School basketball coach and activities director Bill Strannigan want to honor the man's memory with a signature on ...

Solution to U.S. border crisis not quick or easy

There have been some recent stirrings of reasonableness in Washington over the humanitarian crisis at the Mexican border, stirrings that should be supported ...

The smoke wafting through Fremont County this week is coming from blazes burning more than 1,000 miles away.
"In Oregon and southern Washington there's a ...

Not exactly a relaxing weekend

How about this for a weekend of fun?
Take a day or two off.
Get out your bike, your hiking shoes, and your canoe.
Then, rise early to ...
- Trek 20 miles ...

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For the 34th summer, hot-air balloons grace the local skies

Editor's note: This editorial on the Riverton Rendezvous balloon rally first ...

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80 mph to be enforced strictly
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Highway Patrol says all the new signs along Wyoming's interstate highways showing a speed limit ...

RHS grad wins speech prize at Yale

Robert H. Peck earned the university's annual Henry James Ten Eyck Prize.

A Riverton student has won a historic speaking prize at Yale ...

Father, son still hospitalized after fire; community outpouring swells

Members of the Feike and Noelle van Dijk family say they are grateful for the support of the Fremont County community after a structure fire that killed two of ...

Frontier Days not overly worried about marijuana from Colorado

CHEYENNE -- Organizers of Cheyenne Frontier Days and local police don't see a cause for specific concern about wider use of marijuana bought legally next door ...

Today

Births
REDMAN
A son was born to Dalilah Brown of Lander and Levi Redman of Lander at 9:58 p.m. June 3 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. The baby ...

Riverton man to serve one-year term as district deputy for Elks

Mark A. Johnson, of Riverton, has been installed as district deputy to the Elks National President for the lodges in the Southwest District of the Wyoming Elks ...

State high-risk on new assessment for quakes

WASHINGTON -- A new federal earthquake map dials up the shaking hazard just a bit for about one-third of the United States and lowers it for one-tenth.
Wyoming ...

Sturdevant, Taylor to marry

Dr. James and Barbara Taylor of Riverton and Dr. Susan Taylor of Douglas are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Mikenzie Lynn Taylor to ...

 
 

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