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Businesses selling recreation vehicles feeling oil slump

Last in a series

Between November and the beginning of January Wyoming oil producers idled six oil rigs. Many remain operating, however, production ...

Museum's April events to discuss soldiers, sheep, Scottish heritage

The Fremont County Pioneer Museum kicks off its spring schedule in April with two speakers programs and a Children's Exploration program.
"Buffalo Soldiers at ...

County GOP elects new officers

The Fremont County Republican Party elected new leadership March 17. Former Riverton City Council member and mayoral candidate Rich Gard was chosen as the new ...

Cougars starting track season in Big Piney

Coach Kiley Chatfield has 30 track and field athletes to juggle this spring for his Wind River track and field teams.
WRHS started the season Friday at the ...

Potential point scorers are found all the way through the Shoshoni High School Wranglers girls track and field lineup.
Coach Brady Slack has weapons ranging ...

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Deaths
NANEZ
Manuel DeLean Nanez (Lion), 65, formerly of Riverton, died Saturday, March 7, in Loveland, Colo. Cremation has taken place. Condolences ...

Twelve county students earn academic honors in Casper

Officials have released the names of students who made the president's and dean's honor rolls at Casper College for the 2014 fall semester.
To qualify for ...

RHS troupe lands main stage

Roughly 100 schools worldwide apply for Thespian Festival honor

Riverton High School theater students are the first Wyoming teens in more than 30 ...

No reason to get upset about Cowboys losing in tournament

Editor:
In Wyoming most of us were excited about the Cowboys making the March Madness tournament. But I was surprised at how many people I know were ...

Who needs Florida? We've got Wyo

A new study rates us the No. 1 state for retirement

I just spent a long weekend in Florida.
It was 82 on a Saturday afternoon -- in the middle of ...

Crashing a plane

We ask ourselves how, and why

The civilized world has one question on its mind today. Why did, or how could, a young airline pilot crash his plane ...

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Bird flu found in Wyoming
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Game and Fish Department on Thursday urged people to be careful handling wild or domestic fowl because ...

Hess Corp gives $15 million for energy studies

LARAMIE -- Energy firm Hess Corp. has donated $15 million to the University of Wyoming to bolster research into extracting hard-to-get oil and gas ...

State sues to contest federal regs on oil and gas drilling

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming filed a lawsuit Thursday contesting new federal rules for oil and gas drilling on public land, alleging in part that they interfere with ...

Palm Sunday services set

Churches in the Riverton area host a variety of Palm Sunday services this weekend, the start of Holy Week leading up to Easter.
Children present palm leaves ...

Flooding is unlikely to be an issue in Fremont County this spring, according to a forecast from the National Weather Service. The risk is low across ...

Foresight by lawmakers helped avoid major cuts this year, says Bebout

State Sen. Eli Bebout, R-Riverton, wouldn't describe his role as a top leader in the Wyoming Senate as enjoyable, exactly.
For the most part, he says, being ...

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Deaths
KUCERA
Alice Marie Kucera, 85, of Riverton, died Tuesday, Feb. 3, in Henderson, Nev. Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 11, ...

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Deaths
BUSS
Daren D. Buss, 52, of Riverton, died of natural causes Wednesday, March 25, at his home in Riverton. Arrangements are ...

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Deaths
BATCHELDER
David Alan Batchelder, 58, died Tuesday, March 17. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 26, in the Chapel of Mount ...

 
 

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