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Airport on pace for fewer than 5,000 boardings this year

Figure topped 12,000 just two years ago

With just over two months left in the year, Riverton Regional Airport is not expected to hit even half the ...

Red Cross seeks volunteers for disaster preparedness

The American Red Cross of Wyoming is seeking volunteers in Fremont County to assist with disaster relief, preparedness activities and support of armed forces. ...

Climate-change workshop Tuesday night at Riverton Branch Community Room

Linda Olinger leads a workshop on climate change at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, in the Riverton Branch Library Community room, 1330 W Park Ave.
The ...

October a good time to prep for winter driving conditions, NWS official says

Vehicles should be equipped with an emergency supply kit complete with non-perishable food, water, essential medications, a flashlight and a First Aid kit. ...

Wagner opera shown Saturday in Lander

The Lander Library Carnegie room will feature the Metropolitan Opera's Live in HD performance of Richard Wagner's "Tannhauser" at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. ...

Tribe hosts Halloween carnivals

The Northern Arapaho Tribe is joining with community sponsors to host its annual Halloween carnivals.
The first event will be held 5-8 p.m. Oct. 27 at Blue ...

Bighorn Bash set Nov. 7 at Dubois center

Doors to the National Bighorn Sheep Interpretive Center Bighorn Bash open at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, at the Headwaters Arts and Conference Center, 20 ...

A store that recently opened west of Riverton soon will begin selling alcohol.
The Fremont County Commission approved a new retail liquor license for the ...

Lander and Riverton doctors worked in tandem with Fremont County Public Health Nurse Esther Lebens of Lander to vaccinate local children against diphtheria and ...

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Births

QUIVER-WHITEPLUME
A daughter was born to Amiel Quiver-Whiteplume of Arapahoe at 7:46 a.m. Sept. 3 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The ...

'Elk reduction' hunt set in Teton Park

JACKSON (AP) -- All the 650 permits available for the elk hunt at Grand Teton National Park have been issued ahead of this year's annual event.
The elk hunt, ...

Judge won't nix lottery suit

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A judge has denied a Cheyenne man's request to dismiss a lawsuit the Wyoming Lottery Corporation is pressing against him that seeks to force ...

Digest

State to join emissions challenge
HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- Montana and Wyoming are joining a 24-state lawsuit that seeks to block new federal rules to cut ...

No changes in CWC security measures from Oregon shooting

The fatal shooting that took place this month at a community college in Oregon will not impact the security system in place at Central Wyoming College, school ...

Wyoming has unveiled its new design for state license plates, which will be issued to drivers beginning next year, and the background features scenery from ...

Additions to WLRC could be in place within 4 years

CHEYENNE - A new intermediate care facility, skilled nursing building and other additions at Wyoming Life Recourse Center could be completed as early as May ...

Council stops short of rule on smoke-free sports fields

The Riverton City Council approved a resolution Tuesday allowing athletic organizations in Riverton to make their own rules for the facilities they use, ...

Driver who 'huffed' air duster charged in wreck that injured man

A Riverton man is facing 20 years in prison for charges that he got high on air duster and caused a head-on collision that injured another man.
Defendant ...

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Corrections

The quotation highlighted in Wednesday's page- one story "'Splash pad' group going forward; city to assist the effort" should have been ...

Don't panic over WINhealth shutdown, says insurance boss; 'orderly' transition promised

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming's second-largest health insurance company, which went all in with the new federal health care program, is closing down, forcing about ...

 
 

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