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Jackson airport busier than ever; Gillette plans subsidy

The busiest airport in Wyoming is on track to have its busiest year on record.
And another airport is weighing plans to pay an airline to guarantee jet ...

Making it easy

From the looks of it, virtually all of the recent car burglaries were preventable

We have reported repeatedly in recent days on many automobile ...

Digest

Lottery set to begin Aug. 24
CHEYENNE -- With the launch of the Wyoming Lottery just over a month away, the Wyoming Lottery Commission is working on ...

Others airlifted out of state for burn treatment

Two young children have died after a fire surged through a home Tuesday night in rural Lander, ...

A student who sat down Tuesday afternoon for a water break in the shade ended up with more than a cool drink. He found The Ranger's Rendezvous Balloon ...

Windshield destruction results in citation, arrest for Riverton man

Jarett David, 20, of Riverton, was issued a citation for property destruction after he reportedly jumped on his ex-girlfriend's car and smashed her windshield ...

Legislature might need a role in funding for swim pools

From our days in math class, we remember that when x equals one-half x, something just isn't adding up.
Lander superintendent of schools Mike Bowman uses that ...

After 2-2 record at state, nationals up next for Riverton girls fastpitch unit

A shaky inning defensively doomed the the Riverton U.S. Energy fastpitch softball team Saturday at the state tournament. Riverton was 7-3 by the Gillette ...

Today

Births
KLEIN
A son was born to Jessica Klein of Pavillion and Garrett Klein of Pavillion at 5:21 p.m. May 8 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The ...

Obama may hold key to border fix

Some in Congress say wholesale legislative changes may not be necessary and that the president already has the authority to return the children to their ...

Improvements to library's Community Room worthy goal for all

Editor:
As a youth growing up in Riverton, I can remember my excitement at the building of the new Riverton Branch Library in 1983. I lived several blocks ...

Tuesday notes

Rainout
Not too many events get rained out this time of year in Fremont County (or any time of year, for that matter), but that is what happened Friday ...

Digest

Basin officer shoots man
BASIN -- Police in Basin say an officer shot and killed a man who pointed a gun at him.
The officer had gone to a residence ...

Air Force asked to reconsider big expansion of bomb training range

BILLINGS, Mont. -- A Montana congressman said Monday that he wants the U.S. Air Force to scale back a proposal that would expand a bomber training site over ...

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- A road in Yellowstone National Park has reopened after it was melted by a hot spot in the ground.
Last week, park officials had to ...

Locals object to plan for Pavillion water reports

CHEYENNE -- People dealing with polluted groundwater in the Pavillion area have objected that a gas developer can review and comment on two state investigations ...

Officials net fourth suspect in canyon cabin vandalism case

A fourth person is in custody related to a cabin vandalism case in Sinks Canyon.
Maxine Lawson, 19, of Riverton, was arrested on Fremont County warrants for ...

Man beaten, arrested after picking fight with Riverton bar patrons

Michael Thomson, 32, of Appleton, Wis., was arrested for public intoxication, interference and two counts of simple assault after an incident that was reported ...

Larry Charles Obert

Larry Charles Obert, of Riverton, died Thursday, July 10, 2014. He was 66 years old.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, July 17, at Mountain View ...

Lucy Mascarenaz-Esparza

Lucy Mascarenaz-Esparza, formerly of Riverton, died Saturday, July 5, 2014, at her home in Ontario, Canada.
She was born in Riverton and graduated from ...

 
 

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