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Honor Farm land development runs risk of repeating experience of city's downtown lot

Editor:
I would like to know from the City of Riverton if there have been some stores or house builders who have said they want to build on the land by the ...

A loss to the city

Bill Urbigkit's knowledge and experience won't easily be replaced

This office notes the death of Bill Urbigkit with sadness.
Claimed by death at ...

Digest

Worry mounts as ground slips
JACKSON -- Officials in Jackson are worried that unstable earth on East Gros Ventre Butte could threaten nearby buildings ...

Hill: 'Constitution not negotiable'

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill is rejecting an offer from the state attorney general to narrow the scope of a court case ...

Accident leaves Shoshoni without power for two hours

The town of Shoshoni was without power for about two hours Tuesday evening after a tractor-trailer combination reportedly struck some overhead power lines in ...

Man charged with assault in knife attack

Northern Arapaho tribal member Matthew Lawrence Antelope, 29, is in custody for allegedly assaulting Ashley Yellowbear with a knife Jan. 28 on the Wind River ...

The Fremont County Democratic Party established an eight-point platform at their convention in March, but no party members announced an election bid for the ...

Council members disagree on utility improvement project

Several Riverton city council members have disagreed about the details of an ongoing utility improvement project that was designed to add capacity to the ...

A 40-year-old woman is safe after allegedly being kidnapped from the Wind River Indian Reservation.
Officials arrested Robert Afterbuffalo, 40, of Riverton, ...

Tribe has 'grave concerns' about fed legislation on reservation border

The Northern Arapaho Tribe continues to "slam" drafted federal legislation that would clarify the boundaries of the Wind River Indian Reservation.
Tribal ...

Mary Ann Williams

Mary Ann Williams died Monday, March 24, 2014, in Kettering, Ohio. She was 74 years old.
Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday, April 17, in Mount ...

Dorothy Mathern

Dorothy Mathern, of Riverton, died Monday, April 7, 2014, at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation-Wind River. She was 86 years old.
A viewing will be 5 p.m. to ...

Ileen Frye

Ileen Frye died Wednesday, March 26, 2014, in Casper. She was 91 years old.
Services were Thursday, April 4, in Lusk. Burial took place at the Douglas ...

Nationally known naturalist and author Joe Hutto has spent almost seven years among a herd of mule deer around his home in rural Lander, living among the ...

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Births
HARTENSTEIN
A daughter was born to Danielle Hartenstein, of Lander, at 1:57 p.m. March 7, 2014, at Lander Regional Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds, 1 ...

George R. Swan

George R. Swan, of Riverton, died Thursday, April 3, 2014, at Help for Health Hospice in Riverton. He was 81 years old.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. ...

Thanks to the 'ethical person' who turned in a lost purse

Editor:
I would like to address the party who turned in my purse that I accidentally left in my shopping cart at Safeway not long ago.
A big, heartfelt ...

Firms chip away at retiree health benefits

ALTOONA, Pa. -- Throughout a bitter winter, burly linemen gathered at daybreak around tiny fire pits on a street in front of where they've clocked in to work ...

Tuesday notes

Change afoot
Central Wyoming College has its three finalists for the presidency soon to be vacated by the coming retirement of Dr. Jo Anne McFarland. ...

Digest

Fifth hopeful pursuing Maxfield seat
CHEYENNE -- The race to succeed Wyoming Secretary of State Max Maxfield is becoming even more crowded.
Cheyenne ...

 
 

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