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City names six to parks, trails plan committee

The City of Riverton has named six new members to the Parks and Trails Master Plan Committee, which will serve as a planning group for the parks and trails in ...

Tribe declines to give formal testimony on EPA decision

Representatives from the Northern Arapaho Tribe say it is inappropriate for them, at this time, to discuss formally a recent ruling by the Environmental ...

Former Lander resident suing CDS on behalf of son

A woman has filed suit against Child Development Services of Fremont County and others for damages after a CDS employee is alleged to have driven over her ...

Work at the Wind River Job Corps Center property near Riverton Regional Airport is progressing on schedule, according to government representatives associated ...

Brown brothers to serve seven years for 2006 beating death of Riverton man

Brothers Alan and Vernon Brown each have been sentenced to 84 months in prison in connection with the 2006 death of Tad Paul Barnson in Fremont County.
They ...

James D. Thompson

James D. Thompson, formerly of Riverton, died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, with his wife and family by his side. He was 86 years old.
Funeral services will be at 2 ...

Cougars ready to host big Don Runner wrestling invitational

The tournament starts at1 p.m. Friday with the early round matches in the double-elimination tournament, with the finals slated to start on.R00;

The ...

Rustlers lose both ends of doubleheader to Northwest

Northwest College collected a Region IX basketball doubleheader sweep Wednesday night at Powell over the Central Wyoming College Rustlers.
In the men's game, ...

Matsen swims to three firsts for RHS in Park County

The Riverton Wolverine swim team made a trek north for meets in Cody and Powell last Friday and Saturday after enduring a longer than normal holiday break. ...

Numbers for the Riverton Wolverines indoor track team have risen to 48 for head coach Tawn Gopp.
The Wolverines have been practicing for the coming season ...

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Births
ANDERSON-LAJEUNESSE
A son was born to Sharice Lajeunesse and Elijah Anderson, of Riverton, at 8 p.m. Dec. 30, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He ...

Laramie County backs incentive deal

The $13 million package would help the manufacturer relocate to Wyoming.

CHEYENNE -- Cheyenne area officials are backing a $13 million loan and grant ...

Fort Washakie teacher receives National Board Certification

A first grade teacher at Fort Washakie Elementary School has achieved her National Board Certification. Superintendent Terry Ebert said Kristi Jones is the ...

Indoor Golf helps athletes keep skills sharp for spring

The facility on North Federal Boulevard has three simulators for golfers who want to improve their game.

Area golfers have been perfecting their ...

Someone please find a way to improve local air service

Editor:
Trying to fly through Riverton Regional Airport is akin to trying to pay for three months' worth of groceries with Confederate scrip. It just doesn't ...

Lessons in the bedlam from Benghazi

Bravely working on the front lines of upheaval after the assassination of Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi, U.S. diplomats and security officers lost their ...

Cabin fever, and expecting twins

I must admit that, at the moment, I don't have much to report for the sake of this column.
As a stay-at-home mom, my literary musings arise from ...

No medal required

Congress members will boast about finally passing a budget, but they shouldn't

In the next day or two, after the U.S. Senate completes congressional ...

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UW weighs presidential options
LARAMIE -- University of Wyoming trustees are hearing plenty of advice on how to handle the president's position at the ...

Hitching Post owners, insurers settle suit

CHEYENNE -- An insurance company has reached a confidential settlement agreement with the company that owns The Hitching Post Inn, the landmark Cheyenne hotel ...

 
 

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