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Paws for Life Animal Shelter's raised roughly $4,500 after expenses at its fifth annual "Fast and the Furriest" 5K at Central Wyoming College June 4. Proceeds ...

Baldes strikes out 10 in Raiders victory

Riverton's right-hander pitched a complete-game in a 9-1 win against visiting Rock Springs.

Dalton Baldes is showing every sign of becoming the ace ...

Marilyn McDonald

Marilyn McDonald of Lander died Saturday, June 11, 2016, at the Hospice Home in Riverton.
She was 80.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, ...

Dakota Rayne Eagle

Dakota Rayne Eagle of Ethete died Thursday, June 9, 2016. She was 3 years old.
Visitation was Monday, June 13, at the family home, 217 Willow Street, Ethete. ...

Many visitors to Yellowstone have 'no idea how to act'

Editor:
Could all this idiotic behavior by people visiting Yellowstone be because so many people live in cities and spend all their time on their phones or ...

Tuesday notes

June relief
A Ranger reader put things aptly on Monday in saying that "we finally got some June weather" over the weekend, meaning temperatures more ...

New CWD concerns raised

JACKSON (AP) -- A deadly and degenerative disease is threatening wildlife around Jackson Hole and Cody.
Chronic Wasting Disease has been detected for the first ...

Wyoming digest

Only one flood area reported statewide
CHEYENNE (AP) -- All spring flood warnings have been lifted for central Wyoming and most areas of the southeast ...

The Riverton Police Department's mounted horse patrol classes were held at the Central Wyoming College Equine Center every day last week.
Horses and owners ...

Barrasso: Coal, other fossil fuels crucial to U.S. interests, mustn't be ignored, impeded

You flip a switch, and the lights come on. It's that easy for most Americans. Maybe it's too easy.
The recent drop in energy production, specifically in ...

City budget final at $21M; full airport funding in place

The Riverton City Council adopted a balanced budget of about $21 million for fiscal year 2016-2017 during a meeting June 7.
City administrator Steven Weaver ...

Feds to buy state acre within Grand Teton

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Gov. Matt Mead and Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced a deal Monday under which the Interior Department would buy a square mile of state ...

County reverses on recycling; will stay mostly as is

Fremont County's solid waste board now is unlikely to make substantial cuts to its recycling program this year due to pressure from the public, officials said ...

Dakota Rayne Eagle

Dakota Rayne Eagle of Ethete died Thursday, June 9, 2016. She was 3 years old.
Visitation is from 4-6 p.m. Monday, June 13, at the family home, 217 Willow ...

Wyoming digest

Bikers killed by truck were German
CODY (AP) -- The Wyoming Highway Patrol has released the names of three German motorcyclists who were killed in a ...

Leighton S. Lindland

Former Lander resident Leighton "Lee" S. Lindland of Ely, Minn., died Wednesday, June 8, 2016, at his residence. Per his request, private family services will ...

Having high school graduation at noon Sunday is discriminatory to churchgoers

Editor:
To the Riverton High School class of 2016, our family congratulates you for you individual achievements.
But I have a grievance that is shared by ...

The stopwatch doesn't care who dad is

The uniforms are in the trunk, the balls are on the rack, teams are off to camp, and the more dedicated athletes are preparing for individual instruction.
It ...

Rules for a reason

Irresponsible behavior at Yellowstone Park took a life a few days ago

If we are honest with ourselves, most of us probably would admit to having ...

Good year for trout so far on Pilot Butte

Anglers looking for a great spring trout fishing opportunity can point to Pilot Butte Reservoir, located 6.5 miles northwest of Kinnear on U.S. Highway 26. ...

 
 

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