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Agency hosting new safety fair on reservation

The Wind River Summer Safety Fair will be Wednesday in Ethete.
The event will have fire trucks on display and a rollover crash simulator, fire house and DUI ...

Organizations from the Wind River Indian Reservation say they had a successful event for young people again this year during the Wind River Youth Conference at ...

The South Pass City State Historic Site will offer public tours of the Carissa Mine at 2 p.m. Thursday through Sundays through Labor Day.
The public will be ...

Prices increase for Fremont County Fair evening tickets

Going to the Fremont County Fair night shows is going to be slightly more expensive this year.
Night show tickets have gone up by $2, meaning adults will pay ...

Pollinator Party to introduce citizens to area bees, butterflies

The University of Wyoming Biodiversity Institute will host a Pollinator Party from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at Sawmill Campground in Sinks Canyon State Park. ...

The Wind River Environmental Quality Commission gave a demonstration May 19 of a new trash-hauling truck paid for with funds from a $999,000 grant.
Ryan ...

Solid waste district eyes personnel savings

Cost-cutting measures already implemented this year include reducing facility hours, switching to compacting trash, and sending all household trash to the ...

College to eliminate course credit for rodeo practice

A change in course fees and credits for equine studies at Central Wyoming College should have a positive financial impact on students in the Rustler rodeo ...

Legal activist: Border dispute a matter of group vs. individual sovereignty in nation

Organizers of an event Friday in Riverton wanted to educate local residents on issues of jurisdiction and tribal sovereignty, and start a discussion.
The ...

Riverton puts four teams in tournament

Four Riverton fastpitch softball teams have entered the U.S. Energy tournament Saturday and Sunday in Riverton.
U.S. Energy sponsors an Under 18 team and a ...

Four local players are on the North roster for the annual North-South all-star game Saturday night in Casper.

North head football coach Vic Wilkerson ...

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Births
WARD
A son was born to Carly Ann David and Michael Ward, of Riverton, at 3:34 p.m. April 6, 2014, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 ...

Achievers

Kamminga graduates from college
Paige Kamminga of Lander graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting at Dickinson State ...

Graham receives UW's INBRE Transition Scholarship

Tyler Graham says he sees the INBRE Transition Scholarship he received to the University of Wyoming as his bridge to studying physiology and ultimately ...

Spoonhunter earns doctorate in American Indian studies

Tarissa Lynn Spoonhunter, an enrolled member of the Northern Arapaho and Blackfeet tribes, received her doctoral degree in American Indian studies from the ...

CATS museum holds great promise, so please help out

Editor:
CATS in Riverton? If this doesn't sound exciting, it should. Riverton is very fortunate to have a talented group of people, headed by Dr. Nance ...

Blankenship, Hyatt to wed July 12

Delvin and Brenda Hyatt of Riverton are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Darlee Hyatt of Riverton to Marshall Blankenship, the son of Trent ...

Equating patriotism with murder

The most troubling part of all the recent public shootings is that they now border on being normal.
It's just weird what we've come to accept.
The news ...

Troubles in Iraq

Everyone sees what is happening, but what to do about it is another matter

The most benign word that could be used to characterize growing unrest in ...

Entire Louis Lake Road to open Friday

On Friday, the Shoshone National Forest will open the remaining portion of Louis Lake Road, FR300, in the Washakie Ranger District.
Slow snow melt-off ...

 
 

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