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Children had the chance to talk to, meet, learn about and dance with exotic birds Monday at the Riverton Branch Library. Central Wyoming Aviary, a non-profit ...

Water outlook good: basin 'slightly wet,' flood threat low

Recent storms left the Wind River Basin in a good position water-wise, with snow-water equivalents reaching 108 percent of median at the end of ...

For all of our planning, life sometimes surprises

Did you plan your life when you were young? Did the years follow your plan?
As most of us learn, life often brings surprises.
Like grandkids - some arrive ...

William J. "Dus" Morton Jr.

William J. "Dus" Morton Jr. died Friday March 11, 2016.
Mr. Morton was born on July 17, 1935 in Clay County, Texas where he spent his childhood.
He was the ...

73 and 60

Both numbers will live on in the minds of basketball fans who watched on an April night

On a night when the Golden State Warriors were sent to set a ...

Emotion can hinder perspective

Editor:
I write this letter in response to Scott Akanewich's and Randy Tucker's opinion columns, as well as an editor's note explaining Randy Tucker's ...

After budget session, Miller concerned that state spent too much

Determining how to distribute state funding to cities, towns and counties was by far the biggest controversy of the Wyoming Legislature's 20-day budget session ...

Wolverines hit track in Powell

Riverton's Alec Richardson won both the long and triple jump events.


Riverton's track squad hit the road for a meet in Powell on Saturday ad the ...

After an encouraging weekend of improved play, the Riverton Wolverine boys soccer team took a step backward with a flat performance in a 1-0 loss at Rock ...

Brett Wingert

Riverton native Brett Wingert of Anchorage, Alaska, died Friday, March18, 2016, in Alaska. He was 42 years old. A memorial service took place March 23 in ...

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Corrections

- The final sentence of Tueday's page 6 story "A Connecticut cowgirl on New England court" was cut off ...

Do away with recycling 'as soon as possible'

Editor:
May I, as a 93-year-old householder, put in my two cents about recycling?
I have recycled all my life - going by the slogan in World War II "Make it ...

To the test

Important departures from the Wyoming Legislature add importance to the 2016 vote

The first third of 2016 has been an unexpectedly active period for ...

Peabody files for bankruptcy

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Peabody Energy, the nation's largest coal miner, filed for bankruptcy protection Wednesday as a crosscurrent of environmental, technological ...

Wyoming digest

No competency trial for suspect
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A federal judge has denied a request from prosecutors to conduct a competency exam on the ...

Riverton Regional landing fees rise

The Riverton City Council has approved a recommendation from the Riverton Airport Board to raise landing fees at Riverton Regional Airport from $0.30 per ton ...

CWC housing escapes damage in Tuesday fire at college's Sinks Canyon Center

Fire threatened some log structures Tuesday at Central Wyoming College's Sinks Canyon Center southwest of Lander.
According to Lander Rural Fire Department ...

Wyoming Secretary of State Ed Murray was in Fremont County at the beginning of April, visiting the Wyoming Honor Farm to review a state land swap that ...

Tuesday's bidding auction for 302 acres north of Riverton was over in less than five minutes.
The property was handed over to the highest bidder, Steve ...

Landowners start getting new property tax valuations on Thursday

Property owners should receive a notice of value Thursday from the Fremont County Assessor's office. That notice will detail the market value of their ...

 
 

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