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Rebuilt Cloud Kisser part of 25-balloon field for the weekend Rendezvous rally

A like-new Cloud Kisser II is unveiled at this weekend's Riverton Rendezvous hot-air balloon rally. Planners hope for more cooperative weather this year; ...

Liz Cheney to run against Enzi

The daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney will challenge Wyoming's three-term U.S. Senator in the Republican primary next year.

Liz Cheney ...

Riverton opened Little League District play Wednesday night against Powell.

Cody Little League all-star baseball player Charlie Beaudrie smashed two ...

14-year-olds open state play Thursday vs. Casper

The Riverton 14-year-old all-stars will be playing in a four-team state baseball tournament this week in Sheridan.
Riverton opens at 4 p.m. Thursday against ...

Radio-controlled flyers gathered at the Wyoming Modelers Park for the Rendezvous Fly-In over the ...

What grade would you give yourself at work?

Thinking about your last year at work, what letter grade would you give yourself?
Be honest. You don't have to tell anyone. Would you give yourself an A? Do ...

Younger LL all-starts open district tourney Wednesday

The top two teams from district make the state tournament next week in Laramie. The title game of the district tournament will be played on Saturday ...

Victory vs. Green River highlight of Raiders' stint in Douglas

The Lovell Mustangs won a 4-2 victory over the Riverton Raiders Sunday in the final day of the American Legion baseball tournament in Douglas.
The ...

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Deaths
FLUCKIGER
Lester Fluckiger, 88, died Thursday, July 11, at the home he loved in the Upper Green River Valley. Funeral services will be at 2 ...

Amelia 'Amy' Miller

Amelia "Amy" Miller, formerly of Lander, died Sunday, June 23, 2013. She was 82 years old.
Services were Friday, July 5, at Christ United Methodist Church in ...

Emma Jean Moffitt Gould

Emma Jean Moffitt Gould died Sunday, July 14, 2013, at her home in Franklin, Idaho, after a determined struggle to defeat cancer. She was 66 years ...

Third time for the same scam using a fake granddaughter

Editor:
This is the third time --same scam. Why do they bother 80-plus-year-old-me?
I answered the phone on Wednesday, June 26, to someone who said she was ...

EU trade talks pushing hot buttons

WASHINGTON -- Hoping to win the largest trade deal in history, the president's new U.S. trade representative offered negotiators some advice as they launched ...

Tuesday notes

Fire watch
We're still dodging the wildfire gremlins in the Wind River Basin as mid-July arrives. Be on high alert, everybody. There have been a few ...

Digest

Teton visits up 7.6 percent
JACKSON -- Traffic in Grand Teton National Park through the first six months of the year was up 7.6 percent compared with ...

CHEYENNE -- Organizers are making final course preparations for what they say is this year's toughest U.S. adventure race: An intense, sleep-deprived scramble ...

Frontier Days starts in Cheyenne

CHEYENNE -- The annual cattle drive has marked the coming of Cheyenne Frontier Days.
While the rodeo is still a week away, residents and visitors alike crowded ...

Lawmakers take another look at new state office building project

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming lawmakers are taking a second look at building a new state office building at the site of a former Safeway store.
Gov. Matt Mead halted the ...

E. coli concerns in Popo Agie and diverted streams

An E. coli bacteria alert for the Middle Fork of the Popo Agie River also is a concern for ditches and streams supplied by the river.
The Popo Agie ...

Drug bust north of city nets big marijuana haul, pills, mushrooms

Officials said they seized 5 pounds of marijuana, several hydrocodone pills, and a quantity of suspected psilocybin mushrooms during a traffic stop early ...

 
 

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