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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 ...

Daniel Paul Coates

Daniel Paul Coates, of Corvallis, Ore., died Saturday, May 17, 2014, in hospice care in Corvallis, Ore. He was 66 years old.
No services have been announced. ...

Ward Dwyer

Ward Dwyer, of Riverton, died Thursday, June 5, 2014. He was 76 years old.
Memorial services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 18, at the Riverton Church ...

State liaison to Eastern Shoshone Tribe resigns

Sara Robinson, the Eastern Shoshone tribe's liaison to the Wyoming Legislature and governor's office, has resigned.
Robinson announced her resignation Monday ...

Cattle rustling increasing

CHEYENNE -- Cattle rustling is slowly increasing in Wyoming amid rising beef prices and shrinking herds.
Jimmy Dean Siler, a Wyoming Livestock Board ...

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Ex-parole officer enters guilty plea
SHERIDAN -- A former Sheridan probation and parole officer accused of sexual assault has entered a conditional ...

 
 

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