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Editor:
Few people may have looked forward to 2014 more than I, for the unrolling of the Affordable Care Act. I had been uninsured since divorce in the ...

Maya Angelou epitomized the term 'renaissance'

If "renaissance" is the appropriate adjective to describe someone who has played many roles in life, then it fits Maya Angelou.
She was a poet, memoirist, ...

A true, literal Memorial Day

The memories just sort of reach out and fit themselves into place, and you murmur, "Oh yes, remember the time ... ?"

How about our Memorial Day ...

Terms and definitions

What does 'foreign policy' mean? The president wants us all to think about it

The president of the United States made a speech Wednesday and invited ...

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Deadline near on wolf comments
JACKSON -- The deadline is approaching for people to offer their thoughts about the next wolf-hunting season in northwest ...

River over banks near Saratoga

CHEYENNE -- Workers filled and piled sandbags on Thursday along the swollen North Platte River in Carbon County as they rushed to prepare for a crest expected ...

Mead to Washington state on coal mission

Wyoming is casting about for new international coal markets in the face of flagging domestic demand.

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead heads to Washington state ...

Dem seeks Senate District 25 seat

In municipal races, Lee Martinez filed Wednesday for a return to the Riverton City Council.

A Democrat has entered the race for Wyoming Senate ...

Secretary of state hopeful seeks to tighten Wyoming rules on incorporation

A business lawyer from Rock Springs running for Wyoming secretary of state recently made a campaign stop in Fremont County. The candidate, Clark Stith, is ...

Shoshone leaders reinstated after council revisits decision

The Eastern Shoshone General Council has repealed the actions that had ousted councilmen Ivan Posey and Wes Martel and attorney general Kimberly Varilek from ...

Pay raise for District 25 staff approved

The Riverton school board on Tuesday approved a 1 percent salary increase for all employees for the 2014-2015 school year.
The district also will add 1.43 ...

City plans to do away with alley trash pick-up, require curbside only

The Riverton City Council has approved new, four-day-a-week operation of sanitation services for residents in order to accommodate changes from the Fremont ...

Barton K. 'Bart' Bakker

Barton K. "Bart" Bakker, formerly of Riverton, died Friday, May 2, 2014, in Mission Hills, Calif. He was 50 years old.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. ...

Roger Brooks

A memorial service and luncheon for Roger Brooks will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, June 7, at Wind River Indian Baptist Church, 29 Ethete Road, Fort Washakie. The ...

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Safe holiday on roadways
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Highway Patrol says that so far, it has received no reports of fatal crashes in Wyoming over the ...

Bodies recovered from crash site

CODY -- A rescue team has recovered the bodies of two brothers whose small plane crashed into a mountain near Yellowstone National Park three weeks ago.
The ...

Big flood-protection effort in Saratoga

CHEYENNE -- Crews continued stacking sandbags to protect the town of Saratoga from the rising flows in the North Platte River on Tuesday as weekend rains on top ...

CASPER -- Casper College was locked down briefly Wednesday after a report of shots fired nearby.
Casper police Sgt. Lyle Berg says reports came in just after 4 ...

Amateur dueled pro winner at Saltwater

Collegiate Justin Kelley had the lead through the 17th hole on Monday before being overtaken by pro Zahakai Brown.

Riverton Country Club golf pro ...

Strong showing by RHS seniors at state track meet

Four seniors capped their Riverton Wolverines track and field careers Saturday at the Class 4-A state meet, finding their way to the podium in Casper.
Shepp ...

 
 

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