Jul 10, 2012 - By Walter Cook:  I live in Los Angeles's Westside district. Right outside my front door is a college bar where actor Cuba Gooding Jr. is a regular and who, incidentally, my ... [more]
Jul 10, 2012 - Peg Eckers, Riverton:  Editor:
I know fireworks are popular and fun, but I must say I did enjoy a much more quiet and peaceful Fourth of July this year with fireworks more or less ... [more]
Jul 10, 2012 - Ann Hicks, Riverton:  Editor:
Something is not working.
Many of us try to be good citizens and recycle. However, when I try to use the bins behind McDonald's, they are almost ... [more]
Jul 10, 2012 - Staff:  Births
A daughter was born to Lisa and Jeremy Wheatley at 1:33 a.m. April 7, 2012, at Lander Regional Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds, 2 ... [more]
Jul 10, 2012 - Staff:  The Riverton Aquatic Center started its second session of swim lessons Monday. The next round of classes starts July 30 at the ... [more]
Jul 8, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  All eyes on falling gas revenue
After asking department managers for a 5 percent budget cut, the Fremont County Commission is banking on receiving at ... [more]
Jul 8, 2012 - From staff reports:  A temporary closure order has been put in place in the fire area.
Firefighters battling a forest fire burning in Fremont County are getting a break ... [more]
Jul 8, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  Marissa Saneholtz traveled all the way from Certaldo, Italy, to Riverton.
Not for a vacation. To make a knife.
The Ohio native teaches jewelry-making and ... [more]
Jul 8, 2012 - By Joshua Scheer, Staff Writer:  Wyoming Attorney General Gregory A. Phillips has ruled on how state reimbursement should be done for Central Wyoming College's health and science center ... [more]
Jul 8, 2012 - From staff reports:  The Wyoming State Historical Society has announced the release of a children's book titled "Elka," based on the Wind River Indian Reservation.
The group ... [more]
Jul 8, 2012 - From staff reports:  The Academy of Country Music award winning duo Joey+Rory are hosting "An Evening with Joey+Rory" in Dubois at The Headwaters Arts and Conference ... [more]
Jul 8, 2012 - From staff reports:   A Wyoming Department of Transportation asphalt paving crew is scheduled for work beginning Monday, July 9, on U.S. 20-26 east of Shoshoni.
"All work is ... [more]
Jul 8, 2012 - From staff reports:  Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead appointed former Riverton municipal official Harry LaBonde the next director of the Wyoming Water Development Office. LaBonde replaces ... [more]
Jul 8, 2012 - Staff:  Winston Bruce "Chiefy" Spoonhunter, 32, died Thursday, June 28, 2012, at his residence.
Traditional American Indian funeral services were at 10 a.m., ... [more]
Jul 8, 2012 - Staff:  Jennifer Ginnie Johnson Weber, 59, died June 7, 2012, at her home in Rathdrum, Idaho.
There will be no services.
Mrs. Weber was born June 26, 1952, in ... [more]
Jul 8, 2012 - Staff:  Former Lander resident Ronald D. Harvey, 84, died Friday, June 8, 2012, in Billings, Mont., after a two-year battle with cancer.
Services were June 18 at ... [more]
Jul 8, 2012 - By Mead Gruver, The Associated Press:  The only manufacturer of a key piece of equipment, Sacramento, Calif.-based Aero Union, went out of business in August, and no other company has replaced ... [more]
Jul 8, 2012 - The Associated Press:  The rig count peaked at 4,530 nationwide in 1981 and bottomed out at 488 in 1999.
HOUSTON -- The number of rigs actively exploring for oil and natural ... [more]
Jul 8, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  Fremont County's offer on the 17 Mile Road rebuild can keep the job on track
Now that the Fremont County Commission has offered to cover much of the ... [more]
Jul 8, 2012 - George Parks, Director Wyoming Association of Municipalities:  Editor:
We are now well into the election season. Candidates have filed, and campaigns are under way. Because my focus is Wyoming municipal government I want ... [more]
Jul 8, 2012 - By Mark Shields:  Whenever an overly generous soul praises me for my alleged "success," I thank them and gently remind her (and myself) of the unearned luck of my life. ... [more]
Jul 8, 2012 - By Randy Tucker:  Independence Day's origins are obscured by a cloud of hamburger smoke.
The temperature hovered near 100 degrees, and the humidity wasn't far behind. ... [more]
Jul 8, 2012 - By Joe Flint McClatchy-Tribune News Service:  LOS ANGELES -- Andy Griffith was famous for playing hayseed characters full of homespun wisdom.
Off camera, though, he was no country bumpkin.
"He had a ... [more]
Jul 8, 2012 - By Rene Lynch, McClatchy-Tribune News Service:  Contemporaries Dick Van Dyke and Sid Caesar are among the very few icons left who can speak about the start of traditional commercial network programming ... [more]
Jul 8, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The dream for an Olympic medal is still alive for Brett Newlin.
The Riverton High School and University of Washington graduate is preparing for his second ... [more]
Jul 8, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  George Cartwright had a mindset on Wednesday before the annual Lander Half Marathon: He was going to cross the finish line in first place.
Cartwright kept his ... [more]
Jul 8, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Johnny Souza pitched a complete game as the Riverton Raiders downed Torrington 4-2 Saturday in an American Legion baseball tournament in Douglas.
The Lovell ... [more]
Jul 8, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Fishing is becoming a new hobby of mine this summer.
My first step was going down and getting a fishing license to make it legal. I got my one-year license in ... [more]
Jul 8, 2012 - Staff:  Enthusiasm for fuel-efficient vehicles didn't begin with the green movement. In July 1959, a group of young Rivertonians founded the Vespa Club, which allowed ... [more]
Jul 6, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Speed and defense.
Those are the strengths this year for the 2012 Riverton 11-12-year-old Little League all-star baseball team.
"We can also throw a lot of ... [more]