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The state-owned lot lies just south of the Wyoming Honor Farm and has been the subject of discussions among state and local leaders since 2006.

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D.C. gridlock undermines the SOTU address

Nearly seven years after the onset of the Big Recession, the state of the union is improving on most fronts. The state of the federal government? Not so ...

Event for writers was well done and well received

Editor:
I'd like to say how much I enjoyed reading at the Westword Writers "Winter Gathering of Words" at the Riverton Branch Library on Jan. 23.
I believe ...

Decapitated body stymies Park County cops

CHEYENNE -- The discovery of an unidentified murder victim's headless body nearly three weeks ago on a remote, dead-end dirt road in Wyoming has stymied ...

From The Hulk to Mommy

Yes, the twins -- Jameson and Rowan -- have arrived

As I have the peculiar opportunity to use this column for routine countywide announcements. I ...

Former council member adds name to list for vacancy consideration

Betty Malicki has been added to the list for Ward 1, Riverton residents interested in filling the vacant Riverton city council seat this year.
Malicki is a ...

Decades of annual searching finally were rewarded Wednesday when Betty Faden found the Wild West Winter Carnival Medallion.
The Riverton resident found the ...

Small-school grapplers win titles

The Wind River Cougars wrestling team made its biggest improvements of the season Saturday at the Bobcat Invitational tournament.
Keanan Pfisterer at 113 ...

Riverton matmen score points in Chadron

Gavin Wilson put himself in position to challenge for the top spot Friday and Saturday for the Riverton Wolverines at the Chadron Invitational wrestling ...

RHS hosting Casper Natrona teams Thursday night at Wolverine Gym

Updated: Times for the girls and boys games are 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

The Casper Natrona Fillies and Mustangs make their annual Class ...

The Riverton Wolverine boys swim team hits the water at the Riverton Aquatic Center for a home meet one final time Thursday, hosting the Lander Tigers. The ...

Today

Births
DURAN
A son was born to Shanell LaRae Limpy, of Riverton, and Antonio Thomas Duran, of Arapahoe, at 7:44 a.m. Nov. 6, 2013, at Riverton ...

Why cheer on Super Bowl Sunday?

Because it's good for you, that's why.

Very likely Peyton Manning couldn't find Riverton or Lander on a map.
No matter on Super Bowl Sunday.
My ...

Question to a reckless driver

Editor:
This is an open invitation to the driver of the white Ford pickup that was heading east on Highway 26 before turning left on Airport Road at around 7 ...

Seeger raised a voice for people, peace and justice

Fifty years ago, school rooms, churches and countless open-air assemblies around the country resounded with words arranged and adapted by Pete Seeger.
"We ...

'Hill Bill' struck down

The embattled superintendent has confounded her foes again

From the start, the enemies of Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill ...

Digest

Feed halted after factory death
The Western Sugar Cooperative is recalling 3,700 tons of animal feed distributed by a Lovell sugar beet factory where ...

Legislator Sue Wallis died Tuesday at 56

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming State Rep. Sue Wallis, a fiery debater known for sticking up for individual rights and the state's agricultural community, died Tuesday. She ...

Two judges voted against Tuesday's Wyoming Supreme Court ruling that a law redefining the duties of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction is ...

WRTA passenger numbers up; wreck reduces bus fleet by one

Wind River Transportation Authority officials say bus ridership saw an increase in December.
Transportation manager Benjamin Eastmond reported a 45 percent ...

 
 

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