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Electric utility seeks rate hike affecting many in county

Riverton-area and Lander residents could see their electricity bills jump up $4.50 a month on average next year if a proposed price increase from Rocky ...

RMS names students on third-quarter honor roll

Riverton Middle School recently recognized the students who were named to the third-quarter honor roll for the 2013-2014 school year.

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Man who stabbed brother after prison release getting eight to 10 years behind bars

George Wendall Moss was sentenced Thursday to eight to 10 years in prison for stabbing his brother in the fall, soon after he got out of federal prison for ...

Acupuncturist offers 'new medicine'

Alisha Bynum says the practice can be used to treat a variety of health conditions.

When there's no other medicine or procedure that can eliminate ...

Cowboy license plate on its way to pupil in Iowa school

Editor:
I was touched by the letter from the elementary pupil in Iowa who wanted Wyoming information for a school project. That used to be a big thing in ...

Guilty plea by second Rails to Trails attacker

A judge has convicted the second defendant in the Rails to Trails attack of homicide and aggravated assault.
The defendant, Santana Mendoza, pleaded guilty ...

Riverton man flown to Salt Lake City after motorcycle hit truck

James Reid's bike wrecked when he tried to pass on the right side of a motorist in front of him.

A Riverton man was airlifted to Salt Lake City for ...

Attorney: Rez border issues not unique

The Riverton City Council invited attorney John Schumacher to a work session this month to talk about an Environmental Protection Agency ruling impacting the ...

It takes a lot of different people to create and ship a huge bronze sculpture such as this one being readied for delivery in March 1998.
Sporting goods retail ...

The City of Riverton's building permits and inspections offices could not have prevented the apartment-building fire at 520 E. Fremont Ave. on March 12, ...

Achievers

Flanagan named to dean's list
Western Wyoming Community College in Rock Springs has announced that Jace Flanagan, of Riverton, was named to the dean's ...

Energy company to conduct power line inspections

Rocky Mountain Power will conduct routine power line inspections by helicopter in central and northern Wyoming. The inspections will take place the week of ...

No guarantee for Mead on a second term as governor

Editor:
I agree that Matt Mead has a lot of advantages when he runs for his second term, but I do not think he is guaranteed anything. Remember, he was the ...

Sometimes, we need a referee

The dispute over the EPA ruling on the reservation's border fits that description.

My heart is with Keja Whiteman on this one.
The Fremont County ...

Investigators know what caused church fire, not why

Investigators are almost finished with their official report on the structure fire that destroyed an old church building and adjacent apartment last week in ...

Getaway driver enters guilty plea in armed mugging at city store

A Lander woman pleaded guilty Thursday to accessory before the fact to robbery in connection with a November mugging at Walmart.
"That is something that ...

Forbes ranks First Interstate as one of best banks in United States

BILLINGS, Mont. --First Interstate BancSystem, Inc. has been named one of the best banks in America by Forbes Magazine.
"First Interstate is driven by strong ...

Brunton plans to grow Riverton facility

The company has moved one department to Boulder, Colo., but the president says the Fremont County operation is staying put.

Brunton plans to grow by ...

'Who really cares' about what Russia is doing in Crimea?

Editor:
Regarding Ukraine, Crimea and the Soviet Union ... I mean, Russia, who really cares? The U.S. isn't going to do anything about it. It's not like ...

Students advance to state History Day contest

Twenty-two students from Fremont County will advance to the state History Day competition in Laramie after qualifying at the district level March 3 at Riverton ...

 
 

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