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Baseball's here, at long last

Only recently, the diamond at Riverton Babe Ruth Field was still under a pristine, white blanket of snow. As I was driving past, I wondered aloud (to myself) ...

Kaden DeWitt pitched three scoreless innings in relief, helping his club to an 8-7 come-from-behind victory.

Beau Saindon stood perched on third ...

Rita Jolley

Rita Jolley died Monday, April 11, 2016. She was 94.
She was born Rita Vivian Cunningham on Dec. 22, 1921, in Albion, Nebraska, to Edward and Eva Mae (Moore) ...

Richard Henry Hartwell

Longtime Riverton resident Richard Henry Hartwell died Friday, April 22, 2016, at the Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. He was 82 years old.
A ...

Some security must remain in place at Riverton Regional

Editor:
When the new airline service starts up this summer, I hope there will be some kind of security system that will remain at Riverton Regional Airport. ...

Outbreak and aftermath

The pine beetles are retreating, but they leave a forest of problems behind

Like the advancement of an incurable disease, the spread of pine beetles ...

Bill would require states to have more input into wolf management

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Two U.S. senators from the West want state wildlife authorities and ranchers to have more say in how the federal government manages ...

Wyoming digest

Bank robbery suspect arrested
EVANSVILLE (AP) -- Police in Natrona County have arrested a man in connection with a bank robbery in Evansville.
Police ...

One dead, one injured in fire at Sheridan house

SHERIDAN (AP) -- Authorities say a 28-year-old man died in a house fire in Sheridan, and another person was treated at a hospital for smoke inhalation.
The ...

Long storm boosted Wyoming snowpack; flood risk up locally

The flooding outlook now is described as "moderate" in several low-lying areas of Fremont County.

A succession of spring snowstorms over the last ...

Hypothermia deaths rising countywide

Fremont County Coroner Mark Stratmoen said Fremont County is seeing an unusual spike in hypothermia deaths in 2016, with six deaths already recorded.
It's ...

Meeteetse meet marred by injury scare

Wet, snowy conditions moved the annual Meeteetse invite from Friday to Monday on the six-lane oval in southern Park County.
The meet was hampered by an ...

Shoshones were buyers of Honor Farm land; say no casino planned

The Eastern Shoshone Business Council revealed this week that it was behind the $1.7 million purchase of 302 acres of Wyoming Honor Farm land north of ...

High hopes for recruitment, enrollment at CWC via new software

More new students are expected to enroll at Central Wyoming College in coming years due to the acquisition of an updated recruitment system.
The CWC Board of ...

Students from Jackson, Aspen Park and Ashgrove elementary schools celebrated Riverton's annual Sports Day May 3 at the field behind Riverton High School. From ...

Finally, pine beetle outbreak eases

But hundreds of thousands of dead, hazardous trees remain

The mountain pine beetle outbreak that spanned almost two decades is all but over in ...

Wyoming digest

Murder suspect arrested in Wyoming
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) -- A suspect in a killing outside of a South Dakota casino last week led troopers on a ...

Justin Juve

Justin Juve of Riverton died Thursday April 28, 2016, at the University of Utah hospital in Salt Lake City after a sudden illness.
He was 43.
A celebration ...

Beverly Ann Crispin

Beverly Ann Crispin of Ethete died Friday, April 22, 2016.
Visitation is scheduled from 5 p.m.to 8 p.m. Sunday, May 1, at the Chapel of Mount Hope, Hudson's ...

Joseph Lee Welch

Lifetime Lander resident Joseph Lee Welch died at his home on Saturday, April 23, 2016, following a lengthy illness.
He was 74 years old.
Cremation has ...

 
 

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