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The Hardluck Fire has been burning in the Shoshone National Forest since July 17 when it ...

City of Riverton sells two lots for $72,000

Two lots for sale by the City of Riverton have found buyers.
The Riverton City Council approved to sell lots 4 and 7 at the regular city council meeting July ...

Wells Fargo donates $15,000 to Habitat

In a returning partnership, Wells Fargo --through its Housing Foundation --has awarded $15,000 to Habitat for Humanity Wind River Country, and the Wells Fargo ...

The business has been operating for more than a decade out of the owner's home.

Leather Design, owned by B.J. Griffin, opened in its new location on ...

G&F officials say dogs likely responsible for attack on livestock

Wyoming Game and Fish officials say domestic dogs likely were responsible for a weekend attack on horses and sheep along Paradise Valley Road west of ...

New RHS principal making better grad rate a top priority

For the 2010-11 school year, the RHS graduation rate was 84 percent, but it dropped to 73 percent in 2011-12.

New Riverton High School principal John ...

Eaton probably bipolar, expert says in court

The former Riverton resident is Wyoming's sole death-row prisoner.

A psychiatrist who evaluated the former Riverton resident who is Wyoming's lone ...

City to tap reserves to finish work on Riverwalk project

The Riverton Riverwalk project has inched forward after the Riverton City Council approved dipping into the city's general fund reserves to pay for the ...

Paul Lamb

Paul Lamb, of Riverton, died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013, at his home. He was 70 years old.
Per his request, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be at ...

Cowboys begin football practice for 2013 season

Perfect weather welcomed the Wyoming Cowboys football team on Tuesday morning as they completed their first practice of fall camp. With temperatures in the ...

Lander sprint triathlon coming Aug. 17; top men already in field

Ann Lehmkuhler is in the last stages of planning for the Lander Sprint Triathlon set for Saturday, Aug. 17.
The Lander Triathlon Club president is receiving ...

Pavillion cowgirl signs with Gillette College rodeo team

Teal Stoll set a pace in her high school career as one of the best cowgirls in the state.
The Pavillion pole bender and barrel racer is heading to Gillette ...

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Births
STOVER
A son was born to Shadow Stover and Kevan Handley, of Riverton, at 9:58 a.m. June 27, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 ...

Academy welcomes new cadets

The Wyoming National Guard's Cowboy ChalleNGe Academy congratulated 452 members of Class 18 for completing the two-week Acclimation Period of their training on ...

Riverton revises fence height ordinances for homeowners

The Riverton City Council has updated the city's ordinances regarding fence height on private property.
During their regular meeting July 16, city council ...

Arsonist faces two to five years in prison

The Lander man who burned a vacant house on Goodrich Drive in December faces two to five years in prison and seven years of supervised probation after ...

Less-popular Obama still outpolls Congress

But House members who stand in his way aren't worried about pressure from voters who support the president; they are more worried about primary challenges ...

Government still not doing its duty for Sand Creek Massacre descendants

Editor:
The Sand Creek Massacre Descendants Trust formally requested from the U.S. Department of the Interior that an accounting be conducted of monies and ...

High-level visitors

Two cabinet officers are coming to town, so let's show some class

If two members of a president's cabinet have ever visited Fremont County on the ...

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Education chief now on the job
CHEYENNE -- Richard Crandall has started work as the Wyoming Department of Education's director.
Crandall took over from ...

 
 

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