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Dakota senators revive effort to get bison declared national mammal

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. --Senators from the Dakotas are among those making another attempt to have the bison declared the national mammal, citing the animal's ...

Sinks Canyon visitors get 'rare' sightings of bear, moose

Recent bear and moose sightings in Sinks Canyon State Park have been labeled as "somewhat rare" by park officials.
Sinks Canyon Visitor Center superintendent ...

Spinning off Fremont County's Ambulance Department into a private, non-profit organization could be the answer to its money woes, the agency's chief suggested ...

Hudson homicide case comes to a close

The last defendants were sentenced Tuesday in the 2011 murders of Elva Charlotte Quiver, 20, and Eric Likes, 42.

Two defendants involved in the 2011 ...

Citizens for Equal Rights Alliance to host workshops on federal policies

Tribal leaders say group is "anti-Indian," but representatives from the group say they oppose "federal Indian policy."

Local tribal leaders think an ...

Dessie Holliday

Dessie Holliday, of Riverton, died Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at her home. She was 80 years old.
A viewing will be 8 a.m to 9:30 a.m. Friday, June 13, at Davis ...

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Tree kills park hiker
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- A Taiwanese man is dead after being hit by a falling tree while hiking off an established trail in ...

Western governors not in lockstep over announced EPA regulations

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Ten western governors met Tuesday with Gina McCarthy, the Environmental Protection Agency administrator, to talk about cleaner power ...

Wyoming attorney general gives update on state's case over rez boundary issue

The Environmental Protection Agency's December definition of the Wind River Indian Reservation boundary through the Clean Air Act was a topic of ...

New bunkhouse at CWC Sinks Canyon Center could house students this fall

Work has been ongoing at the Central Wyoming College Sinks Canyon Center this season, including new construction and renovations to accommodate more for-credit ...

City approves $21.9 million budget

The Riverton City Council approved a $21.9 million budget Tuesday for fiscal year 2014-2015 after noting some highlights and changes that had been made since ...

Cowboy from Kinnear first in team roping at state rodeo finals

Fremont County cowboy Joby Barquin and his partner, Nate Rogers, enter the state rodeo finals first in the team roping competition.
The tandem has piled up ...

See the 'gas globulars' in June sky

June is a good month to see one of the most impressive regions of the Milky Way. MS and M13 are two of the brightest "gas globulars" in the night sky, and they ...

The Riverton Raiders held of the Rock Springs Tigers 8-7 in the opening game of the conference American Legion baseball doubleheader Tuesday at Roy Peck ...

Patricia Diane 'Patti' Haverkamp

Patricia Diane "Patti" Haverkamp, of Riverton, died Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at her home. She was 63 years old.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, ...

Cantor's defeat

Is it an aberration or a signal?

There may have been bigger election-year upsets in modern American politics than the one that took place Tuesday in ...

Old Riverton schoolmates sought from mid-1980s

Editor:
I'm from Riverton but am living now in Springfield, Mo., but I used to live on East Park Ave. for most of my life, then later as an adult on Smith ...

Debt prevention even better than debt relief

Student loan debt is forcing millions of Americans to live with the brakes on. President Barack Obama on Monday announced a step that will help some of those ...

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

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Deaths
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Judy Bates, 69, of Riverton, died Sunday, June 8, at her home. A memorial service will be in August.

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