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City finances solid halfway through FY14

The numbers are looking good for the City of Riverton as it passes the halfway point in its fiscal year.
Director of administrative services Courtney ...

Fire damages apartment complex, but no injuries

The blaze originated in Apartment 3, where some remodeling equipment may have been blocking a floor heater.

No one was injured in a fire that was ...

Campbell hopeful on railcar bill

A change in tax structure could encourage the idled repair operation in Shoshoni to reopen.

As bills for the Wyoming legislature come close to ...

College staff earmarked for smaller raise than other state workers

Gov. Matt Mead has recommended raises for all state employees in his biennial budget request this year, but he outlined a smaller increase for community ...

Margaret E. Boehler

Margaret E. Boehler, of Casper, died Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, at Westward Heights Care Center in Lander. She was 89 years old.
A viewing will be at 3 p.m. ...

Ruth M. House

Ruth M. House, of Riverton, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation-Wind River. She was 89 years old.
Per her request, cremation has ...

Pokes take momentum in road challenge with New Mexico

The University of Wyoming men's basketball team begins a two-game road trip with a tough challenge, as the Cowboys travel to The Pit to face New Mexico on ...

Five Fremont County wrestlers were crowned with individual titles Saturday at the Greybull Invitational.
Wind River took top spots with John Thoman at 106 ...

Ahead of Thon invite, RHS wrestlers host Laramie on Thursday

Coach Jay Galey and his Riverton Wolverines were in the setting-up stage Wednesday morning in preparing for a big home wrestling weekend at Wolverine Gym. ...

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Births
HAGEMAN
A son was born to Amy and Aric Hageman, of Riverton, at 6:53 p.m. Dec. 10, 2013, Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 9 ...

Abortion going in the preferred direction: down

As president, Bill Clinton often stated his view that abortion should be "safe, legal and rare," a summation that reflected the public's generally mixed ...

A 2-year-old has more sense than all of Washington, D.C.

Editor:
Between Obama, the government, the Senate, and the house, our dog Bella is more grown-up than all the people in the White House.
You people should ...

Skies mysteries unlocked slowly

There have been a lot of cloudy nights in the past month, but the stars are still out there, continuing to shine and twinkle. The mysteries of how the universe ...

When officials resign

It happens too often, and the appointment process is no match for a public election

The Riverton mayor and city council moved counter to conventional ...

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Author: Shepard killed over drugs
LARAMIE -- The author of a controversial book about Matthew Shepard's killing says it should send a sobering message ...

Problems found in coal lease program

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Congressional investigators have found problems with federal coal sales that might have cost taxpayers $200 million or more in lost revenue, ...

Mead hints at second run, says state in good shape

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead said Tuesday that he thinks the state is in good shape going into the legislative budget session that starts next ...

Deep cold to linger; wind chills of particular concern

Wind chill warnings and advisories remain in effect for Fremont County and much of Wyoming.
Wind chills in the range of 20 to 30 degrees below zero were ...

Museums board chided by county commissioners

The elected leaders questioned the board's process on several issues.

The Fremont County Museums Board has three candidates for a central museums ...

Miller: Let cities tax themselves

The Riverton Republican also has a bill encouraging state investment in a West Coast coal port.

As the 2014 legislative session approaches, state ...

 
 

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