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Cabinet officials to visit Riverton next week

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and U.S. Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell are the guest speakers at a community forum on education Thursday, Aug. ...

Overgard mans post at poultry, rabbit barn

John F. Kennedy was president when Cerella Overgard became a 4-H leader.
Half a century later, she ...

Armed robbery suspects still at large, RPD says

Riverton police officials still are looking for the suspects involved in an armed robbery and separate home break-in July 25.
"We can't find them," Riverton ...

Man guilty of murder in Lander death

A jury has found John Thomas Hereford guilty of second-degree murder, kidnapping and one count of first-degree sexual assault.
"This is what we anticipated ...

West Nile carriers now detected across much of the county

Mosquitoes throughout Fremont County tested positive for West Nile virus this week, with hits recorded in Riverton, Lander, rural Hudson and Arapahoe on ...

California team handles Riverton on softball field

A team from Oakland, Calif., blanked the Riverton U.S. Energy fastpitch team 9-0 Wednesday in the first game of the Western ASA Under-18 tournament in Salem, ...

At age 54, Mary Walker is the No. 2-ranked racer again this season

World champion barrel racer Mary Walker has endured ups and downs in her rodeo ...

Around the fair: Fremont County Fair news for Aug. 1

Hard work paid off for Ransom Slack on Wednesday. Slack was the champion senior sheep showman. "It's awesome," was all the 16-year-old could say after he ...

Crackdown

So much for Egypt's first exercise in democratic government

The weekend crackdown in Egypt on supporters of ousted former president Mohammed Morsi ...

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CFD sales below biz expectations
CHEYENNE -- Some Cheyenne businesses are reporting that sales traffic didn't meet their expectations during this year's ...

Liz Cheney and husband late paying taxes on $1.6M home

The U.S. Senate candidate says it was an oversight, that the 4,482 past-due portion was paid without penalty, and that this year's taxes already are paid in ...

Finding balance in curious case of Bradley Manning

There was no question that Pfc. Bradley Manning broke the law when he released hundreds of thousands of classified documents to WikiLeaks. He admitted as much ...

Death penalty hearing starts for Dale Eaton in Cheyenne

An attorney for the former Riverton man who is Wyoming's only death row inmate called his client's former trial attorney to testify on the first day of a ...

James "Jim" Ray

James "Jim" Ray, of Riverton, died Wednesday, July 31, 2013, at Help for Health Hospice Home. He was 83 years old.
Per his request, cremation has taken ...

Rich L. Hensley

Rich L. Hensley, of Riverton, died Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at his home. He was 66 years old.
Funeral services were Monday, July 15, at Calvary Community ...

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Clarification
The family of Piper Stark said the page one story "Dogs win ribbons and fans at fair" in Tuesday's Ranger should have said Stark trained ...

Defense rests in Hereford case; jury to start working

Defense attorneys for a Lander man accused of rape and second-degree murder made their final presentation of evidence Thursday in Lander District Court.
John ...

Contestants learn the finer points of showing fowl at fair

Win or lose, Madeline Logan and Ashlyn Wagon are going to get a good dinner for their hard ...

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Old Faithful it's not.
Yellowstone National Park's Steamboat Geyser -- the world's tallest -- has erupted for the first time in more than ...

Leftover big game licenses sold online

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has been able to sell thousands of leftover big game licenses quickly and with little hassle thanks to the ...

 
 

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