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Team searching lake for remains of Uden victims

Sep 4, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Investigators started scouring a Sublette County lake for the bodies of Gerald Uden's victims Monday, but they still had not found the remains of Virginia Uden ... [more]

New diner opens in Shoshoni

Sep 4, 2014 - By Eric Blom Staff Writer:  The owners spent two months renovating the former Desert Cafe.

A Riverton family hopes a good location will help their new Shoshoni diner thrive. The ... [more]

Riverton man elected as delegate at Angus meeting

Sep 4, 2014 - From staff reports:  Dan E. Ingalls, of Riverton, has been elected as a delegate to the 131th Annual American Angus Association Convention of Delegates on Nov. 6 at the KCI Expo ... [more]

Today

Sep 4, 2014 - Staff:  Births
ANDERSON

A daughter was born to Lindsey Anderson of Riverton and Rowdy Anderson of Riverton at 10:32 a.m. May 12 at SageWest Health Care at ... [more]

Protect valuable public services

Sep 4, 2014 - By Helen Potts, Riverton:  This letter to the editor is written to renew or relight interest and concern for the outstanding social and human services which citizens have here in our ... [more]

High winds, low humidity trigger red flag warning

Sep 4, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The highest wind speed recorded Wednesday in Riverton was 38 mph, with gusts reaching 46 mph, according to the NWS.

National Weather Service ... [more]

Watery soil drives up cost of Riverton justice center project

Sep 4, 2014 - By Eric Blom Staff Writer:  Unforeseen costs of $25,000 have arisen in the Riverton justice center project, and Fremont County commissioners agreed to pay the bill at a meeting ... [more]

Vote won't alter GOP dominance in Legislature

Sep 4, 2014 - By Trevor Brown MCT News Service:  There are a lot of unknowns for the Nov. 4 election.
But one thing is certain: Republicans will keep majority control in the state House and Senate after all ... [more]

Temporary digs

Sep 4, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Where to house the Legislature during Capitol renovation is no easy question

Flying under the radar of many Wyoming citizens is the fact -- actual ... [more]

Digest

Sep 4, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Wild horse roundup postponed
CHEYENNE -- The federal government has agreed to postpone a planned roundup of about 800 wild horses in Wyoming to give ... [more]

Toy Forshee

Sep 4, 2014 - Staff:  Toy Forshee, of Riverton, died Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. She was 78 years old.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, ... [more]

Damp August sets record in Riverton

Sep 4, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk Staff Writer:  August 2014 was the wettest on record for the Riverton area based on numbers from the National Weather Service office northwest of town.
Meteorologist Brett ... [more]

Patricia Marie Warren

Sep 4, 2014 - Staff:  Patricia Marie Warren died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Elko, Nev. She was 76 years old.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at the First ... [more]

Challenges women can meet

Sep 4, 2014 - By Betty Starks Case:  I've always felt we were endowed with leadership qualities often unrecognized or not put to use where they could make a difference.

Isn't this an ... [more]

Riverton woman's cabin vandalism case transferred to District Court

Sep 4, 2014 - By Eric Blom Staff Writer:  The fourth defendant in the case of a pair of vandalized Sinks Canyon cabins waived her preliminary hearing and had her case transferred to District Court on ... [more]

Decker Mine to be sold; deal grants access to coal port planned in Washington

Sep 4, 2014 - By The Associated Press:  BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Coal companies announced an agreement Thursday to consolidate ownership of a Montana mine in a deal aimed at boosting exports of the ... [more]

'Just say no' to phone callers who want your financial information

Sep 3, 2014 - Russ Knight, Riverton:  Editor:
Reading about the new and improved ways to scam people over the telephone just blows me away. How can people continue to be so gullible? It shouldn't ... [more]

Fremont County isn't a friendly place for its own employees

Sep 3, 2014 - Ann Jones, Riverton:  Editor:
Mr. Price is exactly right. ( [more]

Can we be just a hologram?

Sep 3, 2014 - By Carl Manning:  Holy matrix! Do we live in a hologram? What's a hologram?
One scientist used the hologram you see on your credit cards to describe the idea. I guess that's ... [more]

Off with their heads

Sep 3, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Reporters used to be cultivated by rebellious militants, not killed by them

Cutting the heads off of reporters is a new and, at least historically, ... [more]

Digest

Sep 3, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Driver cited in fatal crash
CODY -- A Cody man has been cited for careless driving in a crash that killed a motorcyclist from Colorado.
The Wyoming ... [more]

Coal giant lowers production estimate for next three years

Sep 3, 2014 - The Associated Press:  GILLETTE -- Recent heavy rain and congested rail lines have caused a Powder River Basin coal company to lower its production estimates for this year, and the ... [more]

Jackson waits on landslide options

Sep 3, 2014 - The Associated Press:  JACKSON -- Jackson's town council has decided not to immediately award contracts to design a stabilization plan for a creeping landslide.
Council members had ... [more]

Pedestrian killed by car north of Riverton

Sep 3, 2014 - From staff reports:  Ivan R. Pine, 34, of Riverton, died in a traffic collision early Monday while he was walking on Wyoming Highway 789 north of the city.
Wyoming Highway Patrol ... [more]

Man who robbed two in their home sentenced to 12-15 years

Sep 3, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  The man who robbed an elderly couple in May while he was on the run from a halfway house is to spend the next 12 to 15 years behind bars.
District Court ... [more]

Graduation rates better at WIHS

Sep 3, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Editor's note: This is the first in a series exploring graduation rates among American Indian students in Fremont County and efforts being taken to improve ... [more]

Neat Repeat store getting more items it cannot sell

Sep 3, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Disposing of the unwanted donations in the landfill costs the store hundreds of dollars every month.

In a glance, Neat Repeat store manager Denise ... [more]

City defends its effort on weed control; hundreds of contacts made

Sep 3, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Responding to criticism from residents, Riverton city staff say departmental employees are working to control weeds in town.
The topic came up again Tuesday ... [more]

Charlotte Belle 'Sug' Kersting

Sep 3, 2014 - Staff:  Charlotte Belle "Sug" Kersting, formerly of Riverton, died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, surrounded by her family and friends after a long and courageous battle with ... [more]

Good showing for Shoshoni volleyball in Douglas

Sep 3, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Class 2-A Wrangler girls beat three Class 3-A opponents.
Three wins over Class 3-A volleyball opponents at the Douglas Invitational placed the ... [more]