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Roughly 100 children from the Wind River Indian Reservation and surrounding communities teamed up with older youths recently to receive training, attend ...

Amateur entomologists asked to assist with butterfly count

Participants will meet Saturday in Lander.

The Nature Conservancy's sixth annual Butterfly Blitz will be 9 a.m. to 4 pm. Saturday in Lander.
Ranges ...

City: Time for a staff raise, says administrator

Riverton city administrator Steven Weaver proposed giving city staff a raise in the initial budget for the 2014 fiscal year.
During a budget work session, ...

Sheriff pinches pennies through reorganization

"Restructuring" is the theme at the Fremont County Sheriff's Office in its proposed fiscal year 2014 administration and detention center budgets. Sheriff Skip ...

Budgets and more budgets

They know how much money everyone is asking from them, and they know how much revenue they can expect, and now Fremont County Commissioners must decide how to ...

Hazel Irene Buchmeier

Hazel Irene Buchmeier, of Lander, died Thursday, June 13, 2013 at her home.
Visitation will be 9 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Tuesday, June 18, in the Bethel Lutheran ...

Fort Washakie Battalion 12 firefighter Kenneth Ferris looked for a place to set a door that was removed from a Cadillac during extrication of its occupant ...

Hance slips to fourth at CNFR; still expected to make finals

Shaylee Hance of Central Wyoming College now sits fourth in the goat tying standings at the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper.
Hance was in the top ...

CWC hosts team hoops camp this weekend

Games are being played in four different gymnasiums.

Central Wyoming College is the host of its annual team camp this weekend in Riverton.
The ...

The Riverton Elite AAU volleyball team lived up to its name on the court.
Riverton completed its season Sunday by placing second in the West Coast AAU ...

Jesus sought the speediness of the sea in carrying out his ministry

There are several locations which Christians immediately associate with the life of Jesus. There is Bethlehem, in Judea, where Jesus was born; Nazareth, in ...

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Births
TOUPS
A daughter was born to Jessica and Larry Toups, of Lander, at 11 a.m. May 7, 2013, at Lander Regional Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 13 ...

Celeste Lorenzen

Celeste Lorenzen, of Albuquerque, N.M., died Monday, May 27, 2013, at her home. She was 84 years old.
Private family graveside service will be at a later date ...

Ferries graduates from university

Evelyn Ferries, the granddaughter of Riverton residents Betty Jarvis and the late Myron Jarvis, graduated from the University of Denver with a Bachelor of Arts ...

Achievers

Riverton student receives grant
Nine students from Western Wyoming Community College recently were awarded NASA Space Grant Community College STEM ...

Volunteers needed for building Sinks Canyon trail

The Washakie Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest will start work Saturday on a new non-motorized trail in Sinks Canyon. The trail will be roughly ...

Scholarship awarded to RHS graduates

INDIANAPOLIS --2013 Riverton High School FFA graduates Emma Herbst, KaylaRae Lawerence and Brett St. John recently were awarded $1,000 scholarships from ...

In Syria, humanitarian donors hard to find

Facing a growing humanitarian crisis, Oxfam, the international relief agency, set a goal in January of raising $53 million to aid victims of Syria's brutal ...

With new coach in place, let's look forward to the fall season

Editor:
I am glad to see that the football coaching situation at Riverton high school has been resolved.
It looks like the new coach is a good man who work ...

Stars and stripes

It's Flag Day, and there's a right way to observe it

June 14 is Flag Day in the United States. Travelers through Riverton will notice the handsome ...

 
 

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