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Lara off and running with challenge of new CWC team

New Central Wyoming College cross country coach Al Lara has the program off and running.
Two months ago, CWC announced the addition of cross country to the ...


A son was born to Tasha and Joseph Trujillo, of Riverton, at 2:26 p.m. April 2, 2014, at Lander Regional Hospital. He weighed 7 ...

Otho J. Kisling

Otho J. Kisling, of Riverton, died Monday, May 26, 2014, at Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. He was 99 years old.
A memorial service will be at 11 ...


A son was born to Jennifer and Nathan Smith, of Riverton, at 3:21 p.m. April 10, 2014, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 ...

Bennett touts changes he has made in attorney's office

Fremont County Attorney Michael Bennett painted himself as a reformer at a rally last week formally kicking off his electoral campaign. Several local political ...

Point system for liquor store compliance explored locally

Officials from Casper shared information in Riverton about a demerit point system they use to identify violations from liquor license holders.
Several groups ...

Riverton hosting girls state softball next month

The city also is hosting a pre-state tournament next week.

The countdown is on for the Wyoming Girls Fastpitch Softball tournament.
The tournament ...

Aletha R. Boyd

Aletha R. Boyd, of Riverton, died Friday, May 30, 2014, at Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. She was 93 years old.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. ...

Lower speed limit at intersection of Honor Farm Road

Our hearts go out to the parties involved in the May 24 two-car collision at the notoriously dangerous intersection of Highway 789 and Honor Farm ...

The Belmont

For a few weeks this spring, there's something to root for with no strings attached

One reason there is so much interest in this Saturday's Belmont ...

HS rodeo season set for state finals

Fremont County cowgirls placed high in the breakaway roping event last weekend at the Douglas rodeo.
On Saturday, Kinnear's Deni Lou Nicholls finished second ...

Thursday decision due on state part of justice center; budget growing

Factoring in all of the project's costs, bids opened May 22 put the Riverton justice center $400,000 to $500,000 over budget, Fremont County Commissioner ...

Lander's Meeks named top upperclassman in 3-A soccer

Taylor Meeks capped off her girls soccer career for the Lander Tigers by winning the Wyoming Class 3-A Upperclassmen of the Year award.
Meeks has been a ...

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 ...


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 ...


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