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Ahead of Thon invite, RHS wrestlers host Laramie on Thursday

Coach Jay Galey and his Riverton Wolverines were in the setting-up stage Wednesday morning in preparing for a big home wrestling weekend at Wolverine Gym. ...

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Births
HAGEMAN
A son was born to Amy and Aric Hageman, of Riverton, at 6:53 p.m. Dec. 10, 2013, Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 9 ...

Abortion going in the preferred direction: down

As president, Bill Clinton often stated his view that abortion should be "safe, legal and rare," a summation that reflected the public's generally mixed ...

A 2-year-old has more sense than all of Washington, D.C.

Editor:
Between Obama, the government, the Senate, and the house, our dog Bella is more grown-up than all the people in the White House.
You people should ...

Skies mysteries unlocked slowly

There have been a lot of cloudy nights in the past month, but the stars are still out there, continuing to shine and twinkle. The mysteries of how the universe ...

When officials resign

It happens too often, and the appointment process is no match for a public election

The Riverton mayor and city council moved counter to conventional ...

Digest

Author: Shepard killed over drugs
LARAMIE -- The author of a controversial book about Matthew Shepard's killing says it should send a sobering message ...

Problems found in coal lease program

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Congressional investigators have found problems with federal coal sales that might have cost taxpayers $200 million or more in lost revenue, ...

Mead hints at second run, says state in good shape

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead said Tuesday that he thinks the state is in good shape going into the legislative budget session that starts next ...

Deep cold to linger; wind chills of particular concern

Wind chill warnings and advisories remain in effect for Fremont County and much of Wyoming.
Wind chills in the range of 20 to 30 degrees below zero were ...

Museums board chided by county commissioners

The elected leaders questioned the board's process on several issues.

The Fremont County Museums Board has three candidates for a central museums ...

Miller: Let cities tax themselves

The Riverton Republican also has a bill encouraging state investment in a West Coast coal port.

As the 2014 legislative session approaches, state ...

Air boardings up in 2013; new crew regs now having negative effect

Riverton Regional Airport surpassed the required 10,000 enplanement mark in 2013, making it eligible to receive federal funding for airport maintenance and ...

The Riverton City Council seated two new members Tuesday night during it regular meeting.
Kyle Larson in Ward 1 and Martin Cannan in Ward 3 were voted in by ...

Ursula W. Sankey

Ursula W. Sankey died Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, at Lander Regional Hospital. She was 76 years old.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, at Blue ...

City council chooses Larson, Cannan for vacant seats

The Riverton City Council has selected two new candidates for the seats that were vacated in December.
Kyle Larson will represent Ward 1, and Martin Cannan ...

Rustler women split high-scoring pair vs. Little Big Horn, Dawson

A long trip to Montana resulted in a 1-1 record for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers women's basketball team.
The Rustlers started off the weekend by ...

CWC men hang on for 73-70 win over Dawson after loss to Little Big Horn

The Rustlers return home on Wednesday night to play Western Wyoming College, which is fresh off a win at Casper College last Saturday afternoon. ...

My camera is new, but my enthusiasm for photos isn't

For years I've tried my best to use my Canon SX20is camera to take pictures of family, sports and stuff. And before the Canon, with its 20x optical zoom that ...

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Deaths
BOEHLER
Margaret Boehler, 89, of Lander, died Monday, Feb. 3, at Westward Heights Care Center in Lander. Services are pending through Davis ...

 
 

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