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CHEYENNE --The Wyoming Stock Growers Association honored a number of outstanding agriculture advocates during the Wyoming Cattle Industry Convention and Trade ...

Intensive entrepreneurship program coming to Jackson

An intensive entrepreneurship program is coming to Jackson this fall to help jump-start aspiring entrepreneurs and to encourage Wyoming's economic growth and ...

Voting Rights Act brought big changes

WASHINGTON -- The voting law that became a major turning point in black Americans' struggle for equal rights and political power is now outdated, the Supreme ...

Independence Day, individual-style

Whatever path you choose, don't expect results to be like anyone else's.

How shall we celebrate our nation's independence 237 years after the ...

Concert brought back memories of how important music was for the nation's morale

Editor:
I take this opportunity to express my sincere thanks to all who were involved in bringing the Glenn Miller Orchestra to Riverton.
What a great, great ...

Fire-risky behavior

When the danger is at a high point, consider a change of plans

Fremont County and the surrounding area got a nice reprieve earlier this month from ...

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National honor for UW prof
LARAMIE -- University of Wyoming professor Steve Holbrook has been recognized by the Oceanography Society for distinguished ...

Mead: Coal can't be ignored in Obama's energy planning

CHEYENNE -- Responding to President Barack Obama's pledge to regulate carbon emissions from power plants, the governor of the nation's leading coal-producing ...

Arizona man named first-ever director of state ed department

CHEYENNE -- Richard Crandall, an Arizona state senator and co-owner of two nutritional service companies, was selected on Wednesday by Gov. Matt Mead to run the ...

Former Wyoming Gov. Dave Freudenthal and Gov. Matt Mead's energy strategy adviser expressed strong support June 20 for a plan to make the University of Wyoming ...

Fire destroys metal shed in Hudson

A structure fire in Hudson required two visits from emergency responders last weekend.
No one was injured in the blaze, which initially was reported at about ...

City OKs $27 million budget for FY 2014

The Riverton City Council approved its fiscal year 2014 budget Tuesday night at roughly $25 million in revenue and expenditures at $27 million.
The city's ...

Shooter in Sinks Canyon incident reaches plea deal

The man who authorities said shot at three unarmed people in January has signed a plea agreement with Fremont County Attorney Michael Bennett. Under the deal, ...

Fatal wreck closes road north of Lander

A fatal crash involving a motorcycle and commercial vehicle has closed both lanes of Wyoming Highway 789 north of Lander, according to a statement issued by ...

Children favored clown costumes during the annual Shriner's children parade down Main Street in Riverton on Wednesday before the circus at 2 p.m. at the ...

Giants, Reds in minors finale; fireworks to follow the games

Riverton Little League hosts a fireworks show Thursday night.
The Riverton City Council approved the show at Tuesday night's meeting.
Riverton Little League ...

The Phillies and the Rockies secured berths in the Riverton Little League major division baseball championship game with semifinal victories on Tuesday ...

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Births
DAVEY
A son was born to Christine and Michael Davey, of Lander, at 11:25 p.m. June 10, 2013, at Lander Regional Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, ...

Friends of the Library says book adoption sales are down

The Riverton Branch Library continues to host book adoptions 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. the first Wednesday of every month in the upstairs section of the library.
The ...

City funds request from Children's Advocacy Project of Casper

The Riverton City Council has agreed to fund a $3,500 request from the Children's Advocacy Project of Casper. The organization provides investigators, ...

 
 

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