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Leadbetter logged a million miles behind bus wheel for the Riverton Wolverines and Casper

Tucked away in last week's Ranger summary of the Riverton school board's proceedings was a simple note that said bus driver Cary Leadbetter had retired.
After ...

Long day for Riverton teen at U.S. Open golf qualifier

Riverton High School sophomore Easton Paxton saw his bid for a U.S. Open slot come to a close in a sectional qualifier at Creswell, Ore., on Monday.
The ...

Norris 'Nort' Elmer Axthelm

Norris "Nort" Elmer Axthelm, of Riverton, died Sunday, June 1, 2014. He was 93 years old.
The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 7, at Davis ...

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Births
SHUGART
A daughter was born to Sarah Shugart, of Riverton, and Richard Shugart, of Lander, at 10:51 a.m. May 3, 2014, at Riverton Memorial ...

Hospitals report low infection rate

The SageWest Health Care facilities in Riverton and Lander have been recognized by Mountain-Pacific Quality Health-Wyoming and Wyoming Department of Health for ...

Tribal health targeting men and youth in new programs

Eastern Shoshone Tribal Health has implemented two new programs with the intent to target specific groups on the Wind River Indian Reservation.
Eastern ...

Circle of Friends helps survivors of suicide attempts

The Fremont County Circle of Friends seeks to provide free support to those who have survived suicide attempts.
The group's founder, Duffy Glasgow, said 95 ...

Voter won't back anyone who votes to end dumpsters

Editor:
I will say it here and now. I will not vote for any Riverton City Council or mayor candidate who votes to eliminate the trash collection in the ...

Decision to end alley dumpster service meets strong objection

Editor:
I am writing in response to the Riverton City Council's decision to remove dumpsters for residential customers and replace them with roll-out ...

No easy job for Spain's new king

The Spanish monarchy was for many years the country's most popular institution, but now only about one-third of Spaniards approve of it.

MADRID -- ...

Tuesday notes

Water watching
Central Fremont County dodged a wet bullet over the weekend when the Wind River stayed within its banks for the most part, particularly among ...

Digest

Hotel roof blows off during storm
JACKSON -- A storm that blew through Jackson Hole on Saturday ripped a newly installed metal roof off of a hotel. No ...

Earthquake swarm noted in Yellowstone Park

HELENA, Mont. -- Seismographs have picked up a swarm of earthquakes in the northwestern corner of Yellowstone National Park, including dozens early ...

Emergency workers packing up after worst of North Platte flooding recedes near Saratoga

CHEYENNE -- Most crews are heading home after filling tens of thousands of sandbags that protected the town of Saratoga and other areas from recent ...

Strong support from industry for GIS at CWC

More than 40 area industry representatives say they are interested in the new Geospatial Information System credentials that will be available at Central ...

National Weather Service flood warnings remain in effect this week for the Wind River near Dubois.
The waterway crested at about 5.3 feet at 6:15 a.m. Friday ...

Primary filing season ends

Three more Republicans filed Friday to challenge U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., this election season: Thomas Bleming of Lusk, Arthur Bruce Clifton of Cheyenne ...

State leaders quick to blast EPA's new carbon emission requirements

Gov. Matt Mead said he will "fight for coal" if he has to amid proposed new regulations that would cut greenhouse emissions from power plants.
Meanwhile, ...

Committee weighs using 1 percent tax funds to buy pothole-repairing machine

The Fix Our Roads Citizens Committee has asked the City of Riverton to hold off on buying a machine used to repair potholes.
Last year, FORCC saw a ...

Mark Stewart

Mark Stewart, of Dubois, died Thursday, May 29, 2014, at his home. He was 80 years old.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 4, at the ...

 
 

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