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Arapahoe JOM group gets national award in Albuquerque

The Arapahoe School Johnson O'Malley Indian Education Committee traveled in April to the National JOM conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico, to accept an award ...

City's budget 'not beeneasy,' but it's done

The Riverton City Council has finalized its $26 million budget last for fiscal year 2017-2018, after two months spent ensuring balanced finances in municipal ...

Cherry Bombs roller derby team battles 16 others in state


Erin Ivie wasn't sure what she would do with herself once her kids moved out of the ...

State museum hosts exhibit of contemporary N. Arapaho art

"We Were. We Are," an exhibitfeaturing the work of six artists from the Northern Arapaho Artists Society and the Creative Indigenous Collective, is currently ...

A heavy price

Losing the county treasurer seems too high a price to pay for the squabble at hand

A few days ago, the Fremont County Treasurer said he was ...

Simpson new district judge appointed in Park County

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead has appointed William L. Simpson to a state district judgeship in Park County.
Simpson was appointed Friday to be ...

Outdoor training for girls held on Monday

Girls K-12 are invited to learn camping skills Friday evening in a 3 part series. The session, held 6-9 pm., will teach girls how to set up a Girl Scout tent, ...

Cold water from huge runoff puts chill on tubing

JACKSON (AP) -- Rivers are running high and fast in northwest Wyoming, but officials caution people looking to float with inner tubes to stay out of the water ...

Shirley Jean Lakko

Shirley Jean Lakko died Saturday, May 27, 2017. She was 84 years old.
She was born Feb. 17, 1933, in Dines, Wyoming. She came to Riverton in 1980 and was one ...

Olivia Nellie SunRhodes

Olivia Nellie SunRhodes of Ethete died Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. She was 57 years old.
An all-night-wake begins at 5 ...

Murderer gets 25-40 years in decapitation

CODY (AP) -- A Wyoming man has been sentenced to 25 to 40 years in prison for killing and dismembering a suspected drug dealer.
Pedro Garcia Jr. was sentenced ...

Aundrea 'Andi' Richardson Purcell

Aundrea "Andi" Richardson Purcell died Sunday, June 4, 2107, at the Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. She was 38 years old.
She was born April 17, ...

Citizens need answers on proposed health care plan

Editor:
To our U.S. Senators Enzi and Barasso, as your constituent, I have several questions about the new health care plan the Senate spent so long ...

Be careful in historical comparisons

Some claim the current political divisiveness is reminiscent of the Civil War

My wife's family and extended family gathered at my in-laws' home in ...

Lloyd C. Frazier Sr.

Lloyd C. Frazier Sr. of South Dakota, formerly of the Wind River Indian Reservation, died Saturday, May 13, 2017, in Garretson, S.D. He was 88.
The funeral ...

By Wednesday, the Riverton Valley Irrigation District had already spent roughly $580,000 to rebuild its canal system that was severely damaged by record stream ...

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Frances Coates, 95, died June 18, 2017, in Grand Junction, Colorado. Services are ...

Artis Smith

Artis Smith of Riverton died Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. She was 84 years old. A family memorial service will be held at a ...

Jonathon Kenneth Means

Jonathon "John" Means of Riverton died Monday, June 12, 2017, at his home. He was 58 years old.
A rosary was recited Friday, June 16, 2017, at Great Plains ...

FreCo students earn honors at Northwest

Five students from Fremont County were among those named to Northwest College's spring semester honor rolls, including local students.
Located 70 miles from ...

 
 

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