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Births
BRANHAM
A daughter was born to Katy and Paul Branham, of Riverton, at 7:54 a.m. Jan. 29 at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 6 ...

Shortage of volunteer firefighters a growing crisis

Editor:
It is a sad day in our community. Another long-standing tradition has gone by the wayside. The Morton-Kinnear annual fireman's pancake supper, an ...

Russia sanctions easier said than done

The first step, a likely boycott of an international summit in Sochi, Russia, in June, is largely a public relations slap.

WASHINGTON -- As Russia ...

March 5

It's our newspaper's birthday.

There had been numerous other newspapers in Riverton before March 5, 1953. On that day, the two survivors -- the weekly ...

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UW wins ranchland lawsuit
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled against a Denver woman who sued to block foundations at the University ...

Simpson among GOP expressing their support for same-sex marriage

SALT LAKE CITY -- A group of Republicans has come out in support of legalizing gay marriage in Utah and Oklahoma, arguing that allowing same-sex unions is ...

Coroner waiting to confirm ID of found body

The Fremont County coroner is waiting to confirm the identity of a man who was found dead Feb. 26 in a residence north of Lander.
"He had been there for quite ...

Commissioners move to end health benefit plan for county retirees

Fremont County commissioners voted Feb. 4 to stop offering the health benefit plan to retirees at the end of the calendar year.
The decision ran against a ...

Lander chamber director named first county museums chief

For the first time, Fremont County has a central director of museum operations.
The Fremont County Museums board of trustees has named Scott Goetz to the new ...

Officials expect Fremont County's assessed value to rise by $24 million, or 2.6 percent, for fiscal year 2015 to $930 million.
The increase should spell a ...

CWC adding golf, cross country to sports lineup

Soccer teams could be created within two years, college leaders say.

Central Wyoming College administrative officials have preliminarily endorsed the ...

Justice center money included in budget passed by Legislature

One bill allocating state money for courthouse security died in the state House of Representatives on Monday, but the Legislature's approved budget set aside ...

Patricia Rose Hancock

Patricia Rose Hancock died Monday, March 3, 2014, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She was 76 years old.
Cremation has taken place. Funeral services will be at ...

Mary H. Lewis

Mary H. Lewis, recently of Riverton, died Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, in Wheat Ridge, Colo. She was 94 years old.
Cremation has taken place.
Mary Henderson ...

CWC women end year with loss to Eastern

The Central Wyoming College women's basketball team trailed by 28 points at one time only to lose to Eastern Wyoming College by just three, 68-65, in the ...

Cowboys to play final road game

LARAMIE -- Still in the hunt for a top-five finish in the Mountain West, the University of Wyoming men's basketball team plays its final road game of the ...

Kids, work can wait; take part in spring sports

Last call.
With the winter sports season (and winter, too, we hope) wrapping up, spring yields the last opportunity to participate in the school sports ...

In game played mostly by subs, Evanston nips RHS boys 51-50

Riverton opens the regional tournament Thursday vs. Evanston.

The Riverton Wolverine boys basketball fell to the Evanston Red Devils 51-50 in the ...

Riverton plays Monday's opponent, Evanston, again Thursday at the Class 4-A West regional.

Camey Fegler's drive and layup with 11 seconds remaining ...

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Deaths
CARDINE
John Joseph Cardine Sr., 62, of Lander, died Friday, Feb. 28. A memorial service will be scheduled in the ...

 
 

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