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Children's event new to Wild West Winter Carnival

It runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Center for Art, Technology and Science at 120 S. Third St. in Riverton.

A new event for children has ...

Why doesn't county budget cover guns for sheriff's office?

Editor:
The sheriff of Fremont County says his office needs about $40,000 to buy replacement firearms for the deputies. (...

Students to compete at state poetry contest

The 10thAnnual Wyoming Poetry Out Loud state competition will take placeFeb. 2 to Feb. 3in Cheyenne. Ten student competitors, including Catlin Tillman of ...

Out-of-state hunting fees important to Wyoming

Editor:
I can understand some people being upset about the (proposed) law that would cut back on non-resident hunting licenses. With all the funding cutbacks ...

The 'undesirables' at least put the park to some use

Editor:
If I could add one comment to Mr. Wright's letter about City Park and the follow-up by Ms. (?) Seidel, it would be this. The "undesirables" are the ...

Charge upped to homicide against driver in three-car wreck in west Riverton

The Fremont County's Attorney's Office filed new charges of aggravated vehicular homicide and aggravated assault and battery against an Ethete man related to a ...

Missing man found OK, took wrong turn in fog

A 24-year-old Riverton man who was the subject of a search and rescue operation this weekend was found at about 11:30 a.m. Saturday along Wyoming Highway 136 ...

Drone legislation puts privacy concerns at center of floor debate

CHEYENNE -- A bill that would limit use of drones by law enforcement agencies advanced Tuesday in the Wyoming Legislature.
The House of Representatives passed ...

Modelers park will have to relocate

The Wyoming Modelers Park Association is looking for a new home in Fremont County now that the state has decided to sell the land occupied by the current WMPA ...

Achievers

Medow named to president's list
Rachael Medow, of Riverton, was among 277 students named to the Chadron State College president's list for the fall ...

Wyoming 'would be smart' to change the CDL law for big pickup trucks

Editor:
The editorial by Mr. Peck about safe roads and driving made sense. Wyoming has had a mixed-up view of traffic safety in the way we handle speed ...

Park is not only place someone might see someone 'undesirable'

Editor:
Thanks to Mr. Wright for his letter about using Riverton City Park. I am not a skateboarder, but I appreciate what he is trying to do.
Much is made ...

Optimistic on county attorney's office with LeBrun taking over

Editor:
As I was looking at your list of the top news developments of the year, one stands out to me. I agree that the election of 2014 is major news. In my ...

EPA's odd behavior

Why would it back off Pavillion water but not the reservation border dispute?

For some time now, Fremont County citizens following the ...

Eaton seeks to have death penalty barred as future option

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Attorney General's Office is fighting an attempt to block the state from again seeking the death penalty against a convicted ...

'Marlboro Man' Winfield died Monday at 85; local resident for four decades

A local rancher renowned for his work as the "Marlboro Man" in cigarette advertising died Monday at his home in Riverton.
Darrell Winfield, 85, moved to ...

Get ready for good news, bad news in Legislature, says Bebout

State Sen. Eli Bebout, R-Riverton, thinks the 63rd Wyoming Legislature that convened this week will be a "good news, bad news" session.
He anticipates the ...

Miller chairman of House committee

The Riverton representative says he also will introduce his own legislation during the general session.

Rep. Dave Miller, R-Riverton, has a new ...

Accident kills teen, injures four others

Alcohol is being investigated as a possible contributing factor in the early Sunday rollover.

Officials are investigating a one-vehicle accident that ...

Prosecutor seeking execution of Eaton

U.S. District Judge Alan B. Johnson overturned his death sentence and ruled he hadn't received an adequate defense.

A prosecutor has filed notice ...

 
 

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