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Small-school all-state FB lists feature county names

The Class 1-A 11-man all-state football team has been announced, with four players from Fremont County making the elite list.
Coaches nominated and voted for ...

Hartbank, Patterson top RHS postseason football awards

Both were named Class 3-A all-state, and five more Wolverines earned all-conference honors.

Riverton Wolverines Logan Hartbank and Bo Patterson have ...

Bell gets activities director honor in state vote

Riverton Middle School activities director Tim Bell has risen to the top in his line of work.
Bell was named the middle school director of the year last ...

Sixth-grader Ryan Brinda counted down the days for a month before United States Olympic swimmers Misty Hyman and Karlee Bispo gave a clinic on Saturday ...

In his old age, Uden decided to trade knowledge for lifelong care and protection at state'

Editor,
Never have the local newspapers published such a sickening or barbaric act as earlier this month in reporting the details of the Uden triple murders. ...

So much for 'youthful indiscretion'

What's the point anymore when everything we do is recorded and stored digitally, somewhere, just waiting for the right (or wrong) moment to ...

Mr. President, the stakes are high

To President Obama: The late John Gardner was wise and patriotic American who, as cabinet secretary, successfully launched Medicare, oversaw the creation of ...

Our own pathologist

Autopsies as economic development? Stranger things have happened

After making hundreds of trips to an autopsy lab in Loveland, Colo., with a body in ...

Wyoming digest

Governor proposes pay raises
CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead is pushing to give Wyoming state workers a pay raise.
Mead on Friday unveiled his state budget ...

From 1940 to 1949, there weren't many new cars available to American buyers.
Design of new models came to a virtual standstill among major brands as the ...

Digest

Veterans assistance available
A State of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services ...

Wind River Pony Club opens in Fremont County

The Rocky Mountain region has a new pony club chapter in Fremont County.
The Wind River Pony Club is encouraging horse riding enthusiasts to join the club ...

Louis Lake Road to close completely Dec. 13

The entirety of Louis Lake Road, also known as the Loop Road, in Fremont County will close Dec. 13.
A portion of the route --the road between the turnoff to ...

Former Riverton High School students met with teens in the high school's Changing Attitudes Now Club on Wednesday.
College students Jarett Watson, Jordan ...

CWC OKs max price for Sinks Canyon Center work

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees has approved a guaranteed maximum price for work planned at the school's Sinks Canyon Center.
CWC president ...

Man arrested when car he was driving tips over in street

A Riverton man has been arrested on charges of driving under the influence, accused of driving a vehicle backward at a high rate of speed, causing it to tip ...

Governor still says 'no' to Medicaid expansion

Gov. Matt Mead is recommending that the Wyoming Legislature not accept federal money to expand Medicaid coverage to more than 16,000 low-income adults who lack ...

CWC gets extra $300k in state's 'recapture' procedure

Central Wyoming College is set to receive almost $300,000 this year through the state's recapture/redistribution program.
The money is meant to cover a lack ...

Recent data show most of Fremont County is now drought-free. Statewide conditions have improved over the past year as well.
"We were wet in September and ...

David Shook

David Shook died Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, at his home in Riverton. He was 75 years old.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, at Trinity ...

 
 

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