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Teens survive 25-foot drop off old railbed

Sep 21, 2012 - The Associated Press:  ROCK SPRINGS -- Three students at Western Wyoming Community College survived a crash that occurred when they drove into a deep draw where a railroad bridge had ... [more]

Several fires still burning in Yellowstone National Park

Sep 21, 2012 - The Associated Press:  YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- Dry conditions are helping to keep a handful of wildfires burning inside Yellowstone National Park.
Light to moderate smoke still ... [more]

RHS runners put three near top in Thermop

Sep 21, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Three Riverton High School cross country runners placed in the top 11 Thursday at the Thermopolis Invitational meet.
Olivia Thompson paced the Wolverines with ... [more]

Montana man sues murder investigators

Sep 21, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- A Montana man cleared of a Wyoming murder charge has filed a federal lawsuit against three former Sublette County investigators claiming they ... [more]

District 2 re-vote was not fair to the commissioner who lost job

Sep 21, 2012 - Fred Dwight, Riverton:  Editor:
In all the hullabaloo over the re-vote in Fremont County Commission District 2, everything always talks about the "honest mistakes" and how hard it ... [more]

Squeaky wheel

Sep 21, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  The shortcomings of Riverton's county government facilities aren't going away

It shouldn't take a bullet through the wall to make progress on an ... [more]

Biggest GOP-Dem divide

Sep 21, 2012 - By Steven Thomma, McClatchy Newspapers:  Romney's remarks bring it to forefront

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney moved Wednesday to broaden the presidential campaign into a debate over the ... [more]

Businesses help with Habitat home

Sep 21, 2012 - From staff reports:  Volunteers from Wells Fargo, the Riverton Police Department and Brunton Outdoor Group have been donating construction labor on the Habitat for Humanity home at ... [more]

Trinity Lutheran earns CCLE accreditation

Sep 21, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Trinity Lutheran School's accreditation this summer through the Consortium for Classical and Lutheran Education should help bolster enrollment numbers and ... [more]

Marshall, Roberts wed July 13

Sep 21, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Walter Marshall, of Riverton, is pleased to announce the marriage of his daughter Krysta Marshall, of Masontown, Pa., to Russell Roberts, of Masontown, Pa., ... [more]

City requests candy donations for Trick-or-Treat Main Street

Sep 21, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  With Halloween only 40 days away, city leaders are requesting donations of candy for Riverton's annual Trick-or-Treat Main Street celebration.
Every year on ... [more]

Laura Bohmert-Hernandez

Sep 21, 2012 - Staff:  Laura Bohmert-Hernandez, of Riverton, died Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, in Woodruff, Wis. She was 95 years old.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, ... [more]

Today

Sep 21, 2012 - Staff:  Births
NOWLAND

A daughter was born to Alexa and Eric Nowland, of Riverton, at 2:19 p.m. May 8, 2012, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 ... [more]

Jewish believer in Christ speaks at First Baptist

Sep 21, 2012 - Staff:  First Baptist Church of Riverton welcomes guest speaker David Sedaca to regular services at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 30.
Sedaca represents Chosen People ... [more]

CEO resigns to work at nonprofit he helped build

Sep 21, 2012 - By Anne McGowan, Staff Writer:  Fathers in the Field is a non-denominational Christian organization that pairs fatherless boys with mentors.

Five years ago, Lander man John ... [more]

Central beats RHS spikers in five sets

Sep 21, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team was cruising toward victory against the Cheyenne Central Lady Indians Thursday in Casper. RHS was up 23-17 in the ... [more]

Wolverine tennis teams in Gillette for regional meet

Sep 21, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  John Kelleher and Joey Roseno are two dangerous tennis players for Riverton High School.
Kelleher has been playing in the No. 1 singles position, Roseno No. ... [more]

Lander girls swim to victory over Riverton

Sep 21, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Gwynaedd Howdyshell won two individual events for the Tigers, while Jordan Settlemire got Riverton's lone event.

The Lander Lady Tigers girls swim ... [more]

RHS runners put three near the top in Thermop

Sep 21, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Three Riverton High School cross country runners placed in the top 11 Thursday at the Thermopolis Invitational meet.
Olivia Thompson paced the Wolverines with ... [more]

Friday night prep football scores

Sep 21, 2012 - Associated Press:  Big Horn 30, Glenrock 26

Burlington 40, Riverside 7

Burns 40, Tongue River 13

Campbell County 47, Laramie 20

Cheyenne Central 49, Evanston ... [more]

Hudson suspect admits guilt in plea agreement

Sep 20, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  One of the five co-defendants accused in the killings of a couple at a Hudson home in November admitted her guilt Thursday.
As part of a plea agreement filed ... [more]

No names in Lander slaying until preliminary hearing, at least

Sep 20, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  A state statute restricting information about individuals involved in an alleged sexual assault is being used by authorities to withhold the names of the ... [more]

Kinnear woman reports Fremont County's first horse tail theft

Sep 20, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  At least one Fremont County resident has reportedly been the victim of a horse tail theft this week, adding to the more than 30 reports of stolen horse hair ... [more]

Health/Science Center takes shape

Sep 20, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  During a Wednesday tour, Central Wyoming College faculty expressed enthusiasm for the new facility's potential.

When it opens next year, the new ... [more]

City's Park closure rule clarified to define what 'sunset' means

Sep 20, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The Riverton City Council on Tuesday clarified its intent to close local parks after sundown every evening.
Council members earlier this month expressed ... [more]

Chall Creek Fire getting attention west of Pinedale

Sep 20, 2012 - The Associated Press:  PINEDALE -- Firefighters are making progress against a 400-acre wildfire threatening 13 homes in western Wyoming.
The 400-acre Chall Creek Fire was 20 percent ... [more]

Final testing starts for big NCAR computer

Sep 20, 2012 - By Mead Gruver, The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Final testing is being done on a National Center for Atmospheric Research supercomputer on the outskirts of Cheyenne that will be used for climate ... [more]

Digest

Sep 20, 2012 - The Associated Press:  Man killed in crash with school bus
AFTON -- An Afton man who was riding a dirt bike with no lights is dead after being hit by a school bus carrying ... [more]

Flags on Main

Sep 20, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  Consider making a small donation to the Riverton Avenue of Flags

Everybody who sees downtown Riverton's "Avenue of Flags" on patriotic holidays and ... [more]

Be glad for what you have, and work harder for what you want

Sep 20, 2012 - Ron Howard, Riverton:  Editor:
I read Dan Wimp's letter and felt compelled to say a few words.  To think that those who vote for Obama are stupid is entirely his opinion, and he's ... [more]