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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 ...

Digest

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 ...

Toppenberg an avid participant after late start in sport

David Toppenberg competes in the annual Lander Half Marathon for a simple reason.
"To stay ...

Lady Wolverine hoops camp next week at RHS

Basketball players from throughout Fremont County who are entering grades 3 through 9 are invited to attend the Lady Wolverine girls basketball camp July 8-10 ...

Regulators reel off four straight wins to take Casper trophy

The Riverton Regulators 12-and-under traveling baseball team took a fourth seed into Sunday play at the Casper Big Bang tournament and finished with four ...

Officials issue advice on safe handling of fireworks

The Fourth of July is a time for celebration across the country, and fireworks are a crowd favorite each year. Whether at a professional show or in the ...

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JULY 5
Vietnam Vets Motorcycle Club Memorial Parade, Observance, Service is July 5 to July 7. Events begin at 5 p.m. July 5 at ...

Wyoming Thunder to ride through county

In Wyoming Thunder XXIII's 23rd annual Run to the Wall, motorcycles will ride from Casper to Lander.
Motorcyclists from around Wyoming and the western United ...

BLM gives tips for a safe holiday

The Wyoming Bureau of Land Management wishes everyone an enjoyable, but safe Fourth of July.
"Currently, the fire danger ranges from moderate to high ...

 
 

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