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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 ...

Angelo 'Hulio' Jenkins

Angelo "Hulio" Jenkins, of Arapahoe, died Monday, July 14, 2014, at his home. He was 35 years old.
A wake will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 17, at the ...

Motocross race set Sunday at Riverton track

A day of motocross racing is set for this Sunday, July 20, at the Fremont County Racing Association's track west of Riverton.
The High Plains Motocross ...

The 11-12-year-olds beat Rock Springs 19-6 and the 9-10-year-olds won 17-7 over GreenR00;River.

Riverton moved closer to playing in a pair of ...

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Births
McNAIR
A daughter was born to Anne McNair of Lander and Tye McNair of Lander at 11:06 a.m. May 22 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby ...

Research firm ranks Wyoming No. 2 in business

CHEYENNE -- An independent economic research firm ranks Wyoming No. 2 in the nation in its ranking of states for being pro-business.
Wyoming rose from No. 5 in ...

Internet provider begins 'turn up' phase in expansion project

Riverton-based Wyoming.com said it has started the initial "turn-up" phase of its Wireless NextGen network project for northern Fremont County.
The fixed ...

Wyoming Attorney General fines company $15,000 for violating do-not-call laws

The Wyoming Attorney General recently imposed a $15,000 civil penalty on a company that appeared to be calling consumers on the do-not-call lists.
The ...

Museum hires Crawford as visitor services coordinator

Jackson Crawford is the new visitor services coordinator for the Riverton Museum.
Crawford said he looks forward to bringing his skills as a teacher and ...

Ridgway earns performance award

The Wyoming Workforce Development Council has awarded Central Wyoming College's Lori Ridgway with the Outstanding Individual Performance Award at a state ...

We're jumping into the pool

I mean this both literally and figuratively

This week more than ever, I have been tempted to write from a well of cynicism --to point out the darker ...

'Start using our brains and our backbones' in this county

Editor:
I would like to comment on the recent CERA conference held on the 14th of this month. After readingChris Pecks's column on the 20th of June, I found ...

Listing the mustang

If the wild horse truly is 'endangered,' it will take strong sales pitch to make the case

When we think of an endangered species, there are certain ...

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Yellowstone gate reopens
POWELL -- The highway to Yellowstone National Park's east entrance has reopened after a landslide covered it with mud, logs and ...

Rain puts an end to Owen Fire in Medicine Bow forest

LARAMIE -- Recent rains have helped firefighters contain a wildfire in southeastern Wyoming.
Officials announced that the Owens Fire in the Medicine Bow ...

Hill fires back at newest report by lawmakers, cites 'malicious slander'

CHEYENNE -- State schools Superintendent Cindy Hill said a draft report by a legislative panel investigating her administration of the state Education ...

The capital projects fund went from $4 million to $9 million to handle two upgrades.

Fremont County School District 25 passed a $66 million budget ...

Jury finds man guilty on one charge in store robbery

Curtis Oldman of Lander could face 10 years in prison for his role in the Nov. 10 crime.

A jury found a Lander man guilty Wednesday on one charge ...

House, cars donated to family after fire

A house and multiple cars have been donated to Feike and Noelle van Dijk after a horrific house fire Tuesday evening that killed two of their five young ...

 
 

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