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City coffee roastery using custom bike to make deliveries

The family-owned business uses the machine to bring customers bags of roasted beans.

Brown Sugar Coffee Roastery has an eye-catching new promotional ...

A fair sales tax for online shopping is a good proposition

It's been nine years since Congress first took up online shopping's unfair sales tax advantage over brick-and-mortar retailers. But Virginia's Bob Goodlatte, ...

CERA meeting 'over-hyped' and didn't amount to much

Editor:
On the letters by Mr. Laidlaw and Ms. Williams about the CERA meeting in Riverton, this was a hyped-up meeting that didn't amount to a hill of beans. ...

Sometimes ordinary is pretty great

We'd all do well to celebrate the basics more often

"We're all so busy chasing the extraordinary that we forget to stop and be grateful for the ...

Parade needs you

Here are a few ways almost anyone can participate

The Fremont County Fair deserves a proper kickoff in the public eye, and the fair parade is a great ...

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School under-funding alleged
A coalition of seven Wyoming school districts says the state had underfunded K-12 schools by $151 million in recent ...

Hill: Latest salvo by Legislature a 'smear campaign'

CHEYENNE -- The special legislative committee investigating Wyoming schools Superintendent Cindy Hill released its final report on Wednesday, formally rebuking ...

CHEYENNE -- For the first time in three decades, scientists are about to revisit one of North America's most remarkable troves of ancient fossils: the bones of ...

Accused Sinks Canyon vandals waive hearings

Circuit Court Judge Robert B. Denhardt transferred their cases to District Court on July 16.

Three defendants in a string of capers in Sinks Canyon ...

Election Matchup: Fremont County Attorney (Part two)

Both candidates in the closely watched Fremont County Attorney race, Michael Bennett and Pat LeBrun, addressed their views on sentencing, the Environmental ...

Commercial parking in downtown lot concerns city officials

Riverton city officials are weighing potential changes to parking regulations at the public lot on Fremont Avenue and Broadway.
The lot is not regulated at ...

15-year-olds trounce Rock Springs in 12-0 no-hitter

Riverton 15-year-old all-star baseball pitchers Brayden Draper and Reed Axthelm combined to throw a no-hitter in a 12-0 win over Rock Springs Wednesday in the ...

Ice cream contest offering prizes for participants

The winner will receive a nickel-plated, engraved ice cream scoop.

The Ranger newspaper is offering a nickel-plated, engraved ice cream scoop as the ...

Animosity in would-be peacemakers mirrors larger split

CAIRO --As U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry embarks on his latest Mideast mission, seeking to stem the escalating carnage in the Gaza Strip, he also wades ...

Could construction work be halted during the fair?

Editor:
I am very worried about getting access to the county fairgrounds during the huge road building job on South Federal.
Is there some way the work could ...

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Community events such as Riverton Rendezvous don't happen by themselves

For a community festival such as the just-concluded Riverton Rendezvous, ...

Little League all-stars 'fought hard' in district consolation loss

The Riverton 9- and 10-year-old Little League all-star baseball team made a run in the district consolation bracket play Saturday but fell one win short.
Big ...

Raiders face Laramie first in district postseason play

The double-elimination tournament will continue Friday and Saturday in Rock Springs.R00;The top four teams make the state tournament set for next week. ...

Fresh off its district Babe Ruth championship Saturday in Worland, the Riverton 15-year-old all-star baseball team will carry a huge amount of confidence into ...

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Births
SOUNDINGSIDES
A son was born to Claire M. SoundingSides of Ethete at 8:12 a.m. May 10 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. The baby weighed 7 ...

 
 

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