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Roberta J. "Robbie" Cleveland, 69, formerly of Lander, died Monday, May 4, at her home. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. ...

Roberta J. 'Robbie' Cleveland

Roberta J. "Robbie" Cleveland, formerly of Lander, died Monday, May 4, at her home. She was 69 years old.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May ...

Susanna Warren

Susanna Warren, of Riverton, died Monday, May 4, at her home. She was 42 years old.
A rosary will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 6, at St. Stephen's Catholic ...

Indiana 'religious freedom' law got more attention than it warranted

There may be a lot of smoke, but the fire is pretty small. The nationwide political tempest around Indiana's new Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) is ...

Horse sculpture heads to new UW building

POWELLR00;(AP)R00;-- Sculptor Mike Thomas just calls her Darlin'.
She has a smile on her face because she's enjoying a hard ride on a good horse -- and he's a ...

Peters named to museums board position

Sue Peters has been appointed to the Fremont County Museums Board.
The board, appointed by the Fremont County Commission, has budgeting, personnel and ...

Dance club 'fun run' Saturday raises funds for member trip to national event in Las Vegas

By Andrea Novotny
Staff Writer

The Room to Dance club hosts its "Tutu 5k fun run and walk" and children's dance clinic at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 2 at the ...

End of life seminar at church 'interesting and informative'

I went to the end of life seminar held Saturday, April 25, at the Presbyterian Church in Riverton, hoping to learn about many aspects of end of ...

Beware, the Folks are coming

Remember the old John Lennon protest song called "Power to the People"? It was a catchy, hooky tune that stayed in your head once you heard it. It had some ...

Sunshine on a cloudy day

May is a favorite of the poet and the
songwriter, and with good reason

Some months of the year aren't favored much by popular songwriters. Most of ...

Little Wind Archers hosting first of three 3-D shoots this weekend

The Little Wind Archers of Fremont County are hosting their first 3-D shoot of the summer from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 2-3 at Wind River ...

Fifteen in county get state FFA recognition

The Wyoming FFA Association has announced the recipients of the 2015 Wyoming State FFA Degree. The program recognizes students' accomplishments in their ...

Clinton to staff an office in Wyoming for 2016 race

CHEYENNE (MCT) -- Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is trying to establish a foothold in deep red Wyoming.
No Democrat has carried Wyoming in a ...

Grizzly research to begin

MOOSE (AP) -- Biologists are planning to begin trapping grizzly bears in remote areas in Grand Teton National Park to see how the bruins' population is faring ...


Park staff cares for bison calf
(AP) -- State park officials are learning how to care for a bison calf after she was stranded by her mother.
Hot ...

State revenue pinch lower oil, gas just starting, say analysts

Severity will depend on duration

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyo-ming remains on solid fiscal footing for now but the effect of low oil and natural gas prices on ...

Big meth bust Thursday; no link to last week's

At least six people were arrested Thursday in Riverton for conspiracy to deliver methamphetamine as major drug enforcement operations continued.
Wanda Peden, ...

Clifford G. Fabrizius

Clifford "Geezer" Fabrizius, of Riverton, died Thursday, April 23, 2015, at Sage West Hospital - Riverton. He was 78 years old.
A memorial service is at 2 ...

Ranchers help market beef to Japanese buyers

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Two Wyoming ranch families are part of an advertising campaign to promote and increase the demand for American beef in Japan.
The U.S. Meat ...

Game bird man shutting down after 40 years

By Eric Blom
Staff Writer

After 40 years George Cassell, is shutting down his game bird farm 5 miles north of Riverton. Business has been slow.
"I haven't ...


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