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Muehler is preparing to host the district tournament July 17-20 at the Ron ...

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Births
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A son was born to Glorietta FightingBear, of Riverton, at 10:26 p.m. May 29, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 ...

Ricos win June Yard of the Month honor

The Riverton Garden Club awarded Ruth Rico, at 1416 Aspen Drive in Riverton, its Yard of the Month honor for June.
The awards are only given out in the ...

Walton, McCarty marry

Heidi Walton and Bryant McCarty were married Feb. 15, 2013, in Draper, Utah.
The bride is the daughter of Scott and Jeri Walton of Riverton. She is a 2007 ...

Vodopich and Rose to wed July 13

Carie Vodopich, the daughter of Allen and Susan Vodopich of Riverton, is engaged to Andrew Rose, the son of Doug and Mary Rose of Gillette.
The future bride ...

Hitshew awarded STAR Scholarship

Jordan Hitshew, a 2013 graduate of Lander Valley High School, recently was presented the P.E.O. STAR Scholarship for the 2013-14 academic year.
She is the ...

UW announces its spring dean's and dean's freshman honor rolls

The University of Wyoming lists 47 students from Fremont County on the 2013 spring semester academic dean's and dean's freshman honor rolls.
The honor rolls ...

Changes coming in RHS activities programs

Since the highly successful Riverton High School activities seasons are behind us, it's time to look back with honest reflection and forward with earnest ...

Fairgrounds serves a vital role for Fremont County

Editor:
Too often, Riverton residents breeze by the Fremont County Fairgrounds without even giving it a thought.
Or if there is a thought, it might be that ...

Job Corps

Awarding the contract, at last, is an important 'yes' for the city

Sandy Barton, the chief of the Fremont County Board of Cooperative Educational ...

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Lightning sparks Black Hills fires
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- Fourth of July lightning storms sparked three small wildfires in the Black Hills National Forest ...

VA making progress in claims backlog

CHEYENNE -- The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs is chipping away at its large backlog of disability compensation claims for veterans in Wyoming and the rest ...

Udall's body was spotted by searchers from the air

CHEYENNE -- An airborne search team is credited with location the body of a prominent environmentalist and brother of a U.S. Senator in the Wind River ...

Black powder gunmen take aim at the 1838 Rendezvous range

Black powder musket shooters are sharpening their skills this week at the 1838 Rendezvous ...

Man flees, hides from law enforcement

A Spanish-speaking man reportedly fled from law enforcement Saturday after being pulled over on Wyoming Highway 789 in Hudson.
Officials said the man is in ...

New Wyoming laws take effect

More than 120 new state laws took effect Monday.
Some of the bills passed during this year's legislative session had immediate start dates.
But others ...

Erratic driver transported to hospital

Several motorists called law enforcement about an erratic driver Tuesday on Wyoming Highway 789 near Hudson.
Officials said the driver later was transported ...

Fireworks calls keep police busy

The Riverton Police Department responded to 12 calls related to fireworks during the Fourth of July holiday.
The reports started coming in at about 12:30 p.m. ...

Judge requests more info in Sinks Canyon shooting case

Under the plea deal, Jeremy Cunningham would receive 18 to 48 months in prison.

Wyoming 9th Judicial District Judge Marvin L. Tyler tentatively has ...

Gordon W. Schumacher

Gordon W. Schumacher died Sunday, June 30, 2013, of natural causes. He was 69 years old.
There will be no services.
Gordon William Schumacher was born July ...

 
 

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