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Nance makes first team all-conference for UW

LAS VEGAS -- Missing nearly the final third of the conference schedule was not enough to keep Larry Nance Jr. from getting some accolades from the Mountain ...

3-A swim title No. 18 tested Lander boys

Veteran swim coach Bruce Gresly knew extending the state title streak by the Lander Tigers wasn't going to be automatic at the Class 3-A state swim meet ...

What a step forward for Riverton girls basketball

Last Friday, one day after the Riverton Lady Wolverines gave Evanston an early exit from the Class 4-A West regional basketball tournament, the team went on an ...

Central Wyoming College Rustler cowboy Coltin Hill and cowgirl Kaylee Burnett are in prime position to challenge for a College National Finals Rodeo slot in ...

School visitors saw things to like and avoid during tours of other facilities

With plans moving forward for construction of a new elementary school in Riverton based on an existing school in Pinedale, Fremont County School District 25 ...

Psych evaluation still not complete for man who threatened to do 'crime of the century'

Court officials are stilling waiting for the psychological evaluation of a Hudson man accused of making online threats against law enforcement and government ...

County board may rethink decision dropping retirees from insurance

Some retired county employees may be able to stay on the county's health benefit plan after the Fremont County Commission decided to readdress the issue.
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Births
DENKE
A daughter was born to Angela and Richard Denke, of Pavillion, at 9:50 p.m. Jan. 17 at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She weighed 3 pounds, ...

The Northern Arapaho Diabetes Awareness Program is preparing for its Child Health Measures project, which will begin soon in Fremont County schools.
Students ...

Democrats go courting as U.S. Senate control hangs in balance

Nearly a generation ago, MSNBC's Chris Matthews coined a description of our two political parties that may turn out to be his most enduring contribution to ...

Hope 'common sense' prevails in EPA matter

Editor:
I thank our former county commissioner Dennis Heckart for his letter to the editor straightening out the record on how ex-Mayor Vincent handled the ...

Tuesday notes

Winter resurgence
Always thinking ahead, the stalwart editorial writer produced the following words Monday afternoon: "Spring doesn't arrive until the ...

James 'Cherri' Cherrington

James "Cherri" Cherrington, of Riverton, died Friday, March 7, 2014, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He was 62 years old.
A memorial service and ride will be ...

Candace L. Brewer

Candace L. Brewer died Thursday, March 6, 2014, at home with her husband and children at her side. She was 66 years old.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, ...

Forrest M. Wisner

Forrest M. Wisner, formerly of Riverton, died March 5, 2014, at his home. He was 74 years old.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, at ...

Gov. Mead will seek a second term

CHEYENNE -- Matt Mead announced Tuesday in Cheyenne that he will see re-election to another four-year term as Governor of Wyoming.
In an interview Monday with ...

Hill tries, fails to reclaim duties

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill made a brief appearance at the state Department of Education on Monday and tried to reclaim ...

Digest

High court rules in Wyoming case
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Monday sided with a Wyoming property owner in a dispute over a bicycle trail that ...

Flooding keeps up as ice jams Bighorn River

MANDERSON -- Flooding continues along the Bighorn River in northern Wyoming because of ice jams as the state National Guard aided efforts to protect two ...

Start of Federal Boulevard project delayed to Wednesday

Traffic patterns still are scheduled to change this week on South Federal Boulevard in Riverton with the beginning of a $5.04 million highway improvement ...

 
 

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