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Cloud-seeding looks promising enough in Winds to draw interest throughout the West

A cloud-seeding project in the Wind River Mountains has drawn interest from parties throughout the Colorado River Basin struggling to cope with continued ...

Shoshoni school taking shape; 2016 occupancy on schedule

Roads are built, footings are poured, and athletic fields are prepped for summer grass seeding at the site of the new Shoshoni School.
The kindergarten ...

Future 1 percent projects to benefit from 'holistic' analysis

The City of Riverton plans to use optional 1 percent sales tax money to assess the quality of streets in Riverton.
Public works director Kyle Butterfield ...

Wolverines tapped for all-star basketball this summer

Three Riverton High School seniors have been selected to play in the annual Wyoming vs. Montana high school basketball all-star games, and a fourth RHS player ...

Cowboy hoops players in Hudson this Friday for 'A Night with the Cowboys'

Fresh off their NCAA men's basketball tournament appearance, University of Wyoming basketball players Josh Adams and Jason McManamen visit in Hudson at 6 p.m. ...

Digest

Rig count down
Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by 34 this ...

Historical society seeks nominations for awards program

The nominations are due April 30.

The Wyoming State Historical Society encourages nominations of individuals and organizations that have worked to ...

RHS golfers win home invite; Paxton first

The string of victories for the Riverton Wolverines and sophomore standout Easton Paxton continues on the golf course.
Riverton finished with a team score of ...

Tribe hosting job fair to hire for expansion

The Eastern Shoshone Tribe is hosting job fairs at two locations Thursday to hire for a major renovation at the tribe's casino.
The first fair is 1 p.m. to 3 ...

Wrangler boys take five event golds on Riverton oval

As a team, the Class 2-A Wranglers tallied 94 points, finishing just behind 4-A host Riverton and 3-A Douglas.

The Shoshoni boys paced Fremont ...

Piatigorsky Foundation announces spring tour of Wyoming

The touring clarinetist and pianist will perform Wednesday in Riverton.

For the 12th consecutive year, the Muriel and Seymour Thickman Family ...

UW scrimmage inside on Saturday

LARAMIE -- In their second scrimmage of the spring football, the Wyoming Cowboys were forced indoors due to a spring snowstorm that affected much of the Front ...

Cody's bike-riding EMTs a success in new program

CODY -- Cody's West Park Hospital has a new bike EMT program whose purpose is to more quickly bring advanced life support to patients.
WPH's Bike EMS Team ...

City board to hand out free trees May 16

The Riverton Tree Board is hosting its Arbor Day and Armed Forces Day celebration at 10 a.m. May 16 at the Veterans Park behind city hall.
This is the tree ...

Quote of the year

The ambulance consultant spoke the truth

Not quite one-third of the way through 2015, if we were asked to select the news quote of the year in ...

CETUSA seeks host families for exchange students

The Council for Educational Travel, USA is seeking host families to open doors to their homes and their communities for international high school exchange ...

Wiggins Fork elk may hold health key for region

Many elk herds in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem are suffering. Their populations are declining populations, and fewer calves make it to adulthood.
The ...

Heart attack might have caused fatal cement truck crash

Autopsy results show Daniel W. Oberlie, 57, of Riverton, probably experienced a cardiac event before the single-vehicle rollover that took his life April 1 ...

Wolverines take both ends of Roy Peck meet

Despite competing in windy conditions all meet long, the Riverton Wolverines swept both team track and field titles Saturday at the annual Roy Peck ...

The way it was: Gold-plated safety -- 1964

Pacific Power and Light hosted a community banquet 51 years ago this week, and the festivities included honoring local law enforcement.
During power outages, ...

 
 

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