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Joseph Arthur "Art" Manzanares, 64, formerly of Fremont County, died Monday, July 8, at his home. Memorial services will be at 1 ...

Gold Rush begins Saturday

The South Pass City State Historic Site will host the annual Gold Rush Days celebration from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at 125 South Pass Ave. The ...

Riverton man on new state lottery board

CHEYENNE -- Several newly appointed members of the board of the Wyoming Lottery Corporation say it's too early in the process to tell whether the state will ...

Dubois business assists in decoy construction

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has a new elk decoy thanks to the Wyoming Association of Taxidermy Artists, the Wyoming Wild Sheep Foundation and Boy ...

Board recognizes four college classified staff members

Four members of the classified staff at Central Wyoming College earned certificates or degrees this year and were recognized by the CWC Board of Trustees in ...

CWC chooses contractor for housing work

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees chose a contractor in June to complete a housing project on the Riverton campus.
Shepard Construction Inc. of ...

Nothing to do? Perish the thought

This time of year, Wyoming is offering up its best

Has anyone run out of something to do this great Wyoming summer?
If you're able to get out, ...

Our bargain

Even in the face of disaster, we've come too far to turn away from industrialized life

It has been a bad week for mechanized disasters. Given the ...

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Montana keeps limits on wolves
HELENA, Mont. -- Montana Fish and Wildlife commissioners on Wednesday increased the bag limit from one to five wolves ...

CHEYENNE -- State and federal officials in Wyoming are talking about negotiating a land swap to add more than two square miles of state land to Grand Teton ...

Vicious river otter attacks woman

BOZEMAN, Mont. -- A river otter attacked a woman on the Madison River west of West Yellowstone earlier this week, prompting state wildlife officials to post ...

Governor says he'll push to win pay increases for state government workers

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead says he intends to push for pay raises for state employees in the legislative session early next year.
Mead said Wednesday ...

Balloon Block hunt starts in today's edition

The Ranger's Riverton Rendezvous Balloon Block Treasure Hunt begins in today's edition.
A block of wooden letters spelling "balloon" in backward style of ...

Rendezvous events to begin

The Wrangler Classic Rodeo is first up, with Day in the Park, the modelers fly-in and Rails to Trails music highlighting the first weekend.

Riverton ...

Man gets two-week sentence for March fight in Riverton

A Hudson man will spend two weeks in jail for punching a Riverton man and fracturing the victim's skull in March outside of Bomber's Sports Bar.
James Edward ...

Officials rule death of second teen in June crash a suicide

Officials in Colorado have ruled the death of Andrea Esser, 17, of Sun Prairie, Wis., a suicide.
Esser was the passenger in the red 1998 Ford Contour that ...

The Riverton Police Department responded to a traffic accident involving a motorcycle Thursday morning near the 1600 block of North Federal Boulevard.
The ...

Pedro "Pete" Vargas Garcia

Pedro "Pete" Vargas Garcia died Monday, July 8, 2013, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. He was 79 years old.
A viewing will be 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, ...

Christopher Lee Parker

Christopher Lee Parker, formerly of Fremont County, died Thursday, July 12, 2012, in Howard, Colo. He was 58 years old.
He was born May 7, 1955, at Keesler ...

 
 

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