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Center hosts third Youth Ranch Rodeo

Gaits of Change Equine Center at Whispering Sage Ranch in Riverton had its third annual Youth Ranch Rodeo on June 14. The event was a hit once again for all ...

Riverton man awarded for military service

A Riverton soldier with the Wyoming Army National Guard recently was awarded for his service and achievements while assigned to B Battery, 2nd Battalion, 300th ...

Shrine Club announces winners of circus parade

The Fremont County Shrine Club hosted its annual children's circus parade June 26 in Riverton. The first-place winners in the costume contest were:
5 and ...

Bad performance by Congress hurts Americans

Lawmakers return to work on Capitol Hill this week, but the record of the 113th Congress so far offers little hope that they can make progress --on ...

It's a different day

The last of my elder generation is gone

My mother-in-law died a few days ago, and the umbrella closed.
The umbrella held in the well-calloused hands ...

Obama 'couldn't be president of a dog fight if a cat was sponsor'

Editor:
Obama better leave Medicare and Social Security alone. It is not his money in the first place.
Obama wants to send weapons to Syria what's he going ...

Progress in the park

As discussions continue, how the park's biggest users are treated is important

A good bit of useful discussion has taken place over the past year or ...

Digest

Yellowstone hits 1 million already
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- The number of people visiting Yellowstone National Park so far this year has topped 1 ...

Australian gets 70-month term for bank heist

CHEYENNE -- A federal judge in Wyoming handed down a nearly six-year prison sentence to an Australian man who says he robbed a Jackson bank so he could give ...

Sponsor of 'Hill Bill' petition effort suing secretary of state

CHEYENNE -- The lead sponsor of the failed petition drive seeking to repeal Senate File 104 is seeking another chance to challenge the new law.
Jennifer Young ...

Legislators weigh further action on superintendent

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming legislative leaders are considering a request to investigate schools Superintendent Cindy Hill's administration of the state Education ...

Fall caused Monday death, says coroner

Officials have determined that Audrey Arguello, 49, of Riverton, died Monday of a subdural hematoma as the result of an accidental fall.
Medical references ...

Man's death not accidental, but no proof seen of Russian roulette

Riverton Police Department chief Mike Broadhead addressed speculation Thursday that Juan Carlos Galvan, 22, of Riverton, died during a game of Russian ...

The county made few changes after a public hearing Monday.

Fremont County commissioners made few changes to their proposed budget after hearing ...

Man arrested on suspicion of involvement in 'string of crimes'

Billy Napier, 20, of Riverton, was arrested for driving under the influence at about 4 a.m. Thursday, reportedly after being involved in two traffic accidents ...

Trial date set for meth suspects

All four pleaded not guilty

Four defendants in May's countywide meth bust have a trial set for Sept. 16.
They all pleaded not guilty to the ...

The teams in the Under-18 division this year U.S.R00;Energy of Riverton, Central Wyoming Fusion, the Gillette Camels, Cheyenne Extreme and the Cheyenne ...

Four from county heading for high school finals rodeo

Three Fremont County cowgirls and one cowboy are making final preparations for the National High School Finals Rodeo in Rock Springs.
The rodeo starts this ...

Christopher 'Chris' Davidson

Christopher "Chris" Davidson, formerly of Lander, died Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at his home in Aberdeen, S.D. He was 37 years old.
Cremation has taken place, ...

Gose carries state flag at national games

The longtime Riverton physician competes later this month at the 2013 National Senior Games in Cleveland.

Roger Gose of Riverton has been selected to ...

 
 

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