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Maldonado wants Senate District 25 slot

Sergio A. Maldonado Sr. has always been comfortable being "one of the Indians in the charge" as opposed to "the chief." But when it was suggested that he run ...

Riverton part of coming fiber optic upgrade; 50-fold speed hike likely

Work will begin soon on upgrades to the state's fiber optic network, including an improved connection to Riverton.
When those are complete, lightning-fast ...

City population up 3.53 percent since 2010

After rolling up a sizable population gain in the two years following the 2010 U.S. Census, Riverton's growth paused by a minuscule amount last year.
The ...

The free shows will alternate between Riverton City Park and the Lander outdoor amphitheater.

Popular Ten Sleep musician Jalan Crossland is the guest ...

Sinks Canyon overlook closing for construction

The project will take two to three days to complete.

The overlook at the "sinks" in Sinks Canyon State Park will be closed Tuesday for construction. ...

College booster club selling raffle tickets for Denver Broncos games

The new athletic booster club at Central Wyoming College is looking to "gain momentum" this summer by raffling off season tickets to the see the Denver ...

Margaret 'Nan' Ada Gilmour

Margaret "Nan" Ada Gilmour, of Arapahoe, died Friday, June 20, 2014, at Westward Heights Care Center in Lander. She was 98 years old.
Funeral services will be ...

Four CWC trustees up for election

Central Wyoming College Trustee Roger Gose has announced that he will not seek re-election to the board this year.
Gose has represented the Riverton-Shoshoni ...

CWC cowgirl climbs to fourth in goat tying at CNFR

Central Wyoming College cowgirl Kaylee Burnett has skyrocketed into fourth in goat tying at the College National Finals Rodeo.
Burnett put down a time of 6.6 ...

A captured Libyan might shed light on Benghazi

The capture and opportunity for interrogation of Benghazi accused assassin Ahmed Abu Khattala, announced by President Barack Obama during his visit to ...

State Sen. John Schiffer dies at 68

CHEYENNE -- State Sen. John Schiffer, of Kaycee, died Thursday just a few weeks after being diagnosed with liver cancer. He was 68.
Laci Schiffer, who is ...

Johnson graduates from virtual public school

Lydia Johnson of Riverton graduated from Wyoming Connections Academy during a ceremony May 17 in Casper. She plans to attend Sheridan College in the fall.
The ...

Students at Gannett Peak Elementary School were caught by surprise when they received a video call from students in Uganda showcasing the effect Lander's ...

Rez DFS heads share concerns about outdated equipment, slow program reviews

Directors from the Department of Family Services for the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes aired their concerns with the Wyoming Department of ...

Some bedfellows we don't need

The Citizens for Equal Rights Alliance doesn't have much to offer in the local reservation border discussions.

Be careful who you get in bed ...

Some residents in Lander had a little excitement June 13 when a moose was spotted in the downtown area.
Large carnivore conflict coordinator Brian Debolt, of ...

Energy industry gives opportunity to make a good living in Wyoming

Editor:
I always make a point of going through your Ranger mining edition every year. I had an uncle and two cousins who worked in uranium mining in the 1960s ...

Slam-N-Jam off to Florida for national tourney

Slam-N-Jam, a Riverton AAU volleyball team, is ready for a new experience.
The journey from Riverton started Thursday morning when the team's players and ...

Better have Plan B

Wyoming mustn't simply bank on winning the C02 battle in court or the ballot box

There is nothing wrong with the state of Wyoming fighting the ...

Charles 'C.R.' Shaffer

Charles "C.R." Shaffer, of Riverton, died Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at his home. He was 74 years old.
A private family service will be at a later ...

 
 

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