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Medford 'Med' Shakespeare

Medford "Med" Shakespeare, of Riverton, died Friday, June 21, 2013, at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. He was 52 years old.
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Floyd Jaramillo 71, of Riverton, died Monday, June 24, at his home. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 29, at the ...

Phillies have top Majors seed for Riverton LL tournament

The Phillies of the Riverton Little League major division won the regular season title with a 11-5 record and will be the No. 1 seed for the postseason ...

Riverton motocross rider Nicole Gaudern dominated her race on Saturday to win the women's division of the High Plains Motocross Association event Riverton. ...

AD Hill says proposal has been made to give RHS gym a new name

Should local sports venues have names? We refer to Riverton High School's Gym as Wolverine Gym, and the soccer and football fields as Wolverine Field and the ...

Shriner's parade, circus come to Riverton

The Fremont County Shrine Club, in conjunction with the Lander Shrine Club, will host its 56th annual Shriner's Circus at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the ...

The female Lhasa Apso that is making the rounds at Homestead Living, Help for Health Hospice and Ashgrove Elementary School is 8-year-old Shotzy, a therapy dog ...

One of the things 'we've worked so hard to achieve' is a fair system of justice in U.S.

Editor:
I see that Mary Sue Shoup has been giving her own brand of civics lessons again in the newspaper. Recently she wrote that the Boston bombing suspect ...

Mass. vote shows tea party challenge

Though it's been effective in more conservative states, the movement has gained little traction in so-called blue states, limiting its effectiveness as a ...

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Lunar looker
Did everyone see the "super moon" over the weekend? Celestial conditions dictated that the moon was at its closest point to Earth in ...

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UP upgrading rail line
Union Pacific Railroad says it is spending $15 million to improve its rail line between Rawlins and near Rock Springs this ...

Man dies after being swept away by North Platte River

RAWLINS -- Authorities say a 32-year-old Denver man died after he was swept away by the North Platte River in southern Wyoming's Carbon County.
The sheriff's ...

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- The popular Inspiration Point in Yellowstone National Park has been closed temporarily because of safety concerns about the ...

Have grizzly bears really recovered? Some say they are just counted more often

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Flaws in how the government measures Yellowstone's grizzly bear population raise questions about whether the animals have recovered ...

Teen dies of injuries from wreck near Lander

The other Wisconsin teen involved in a fatal accident June 12 near Lander died Monday afternoon in Colorado, according to local officials.
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Hill fires back at impeachment speculation by state lawmakers

She said the push to oust her is part of a move to 'federalize' education in Wyoming.

Wyoming Speaker of the House Tom Lubnau of Campbell County has ...

Jerry Bornhoft said he was trying to jump-start his tractor Monday morning when the machine started smoking in the 200 block of South Hill Street in ...

 
 

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