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The remaining video cameras from the Wyoming Department of Transportation that were placed along Main Street and Federal Boulevard in Riverton were removed ...

Family: Girl hurt at carnival suffered multiple breaks

The 16-year-old girl who was injured Friday at a local carnival suffered multiple fractures to her head according to her grandmother Marge Metcalf of ...

Committee eyes Riverview Road for improvements

Revenue from Fremont County's optional 1 percent tax likely will pay for construction on two Riverton-area roads within the next four years.
Officials said ...

Riverton motocross riders Bo Kasper, Jake Lemley, Layne Watson and Sheldon Buckingham all have maneuvered their way into the pro division of the High Plains ...

CWC's Hudson signs on at next level with former CWC coach

Montana-State University Billings men's basketball coach Jamie Stevens signed Austin Hudson from Central Wyoming College Rustlers this week to crash the boards ...

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Births
MIKESELL
A son was born to Melissa and Ryan Mikesell, of Riverton, at 4:39 a.m. April 19, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 ...

Roberta (Bobbie) Jean Hewitt

Roberta (Bobbie) Jean Hewitt died unexpectedly Monday, May 27, 2013, at her home in Lander. She was 46 years old.
A memorial service and celebration of life ...

Matilda Marie Bushyhead

Matilda Marie Bushyhead died Thursday, May 30, 2013, at Lander Valley Medical Center. She was 65 years old.
Funeral services were Thursday, June 6, at St. ...

Pricetag of Lander Community Center exceeds estimates

The city asked the county to cover the $1 million difference.

Bids for a new Lander Community Center came in $1 million more than early estimates ...

Riverton hosting state mineral and gem show

Clubs from around Wyoming will meet June 15 and June 16 at the Fremont County Fairgrounds.

The Wyoming state mineral and gem show will be 9 a.m. to 6 ...

Lysite rancher named to Fremont County Fair Board

Gloria Philp joins the Fremont County Fair Board just in time to begin preparations for the 100th fair. On May 14, the Fremont County Commission voted to ...

Brew Fest begins Friday

Lander also will play host to a rugby match and pancake breakfast Saturday.

The 12th annual Brew Fest begins at 5 p.m. Friday at the soccer fields ...

Ceremony at cemetery not the time for political talk

Editor:
I am not a resident of your city, and I do not mean to butt in where I am not wanted. But I do want to share an opinion on the Memorial Day speech I ...

Prime time for the Dipper and Bear

June, the midpoint in the of the dance of the Sun and our Earth which this year occurs on June 21. It is our longest day of sunlight and of course our shortest ...

GOP governors looking less vulnerable as prep for 2014 election starts

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Republican governors took over statehouses across the country after the 2010 elections and immediately acted on promises to usher in a new ...

Definition of terms

'Normal' fire danger is no cause for complacency as summer nears

Of course it was good to hear that wildfire danger in Fremont County and Western ...

Digest

Lawmakers to consider tax on flaring
CHEYENNE -- Lawmakers will consider a proposal that would tax oil producers on the natural gas they burn off from ...

CHEYENNE -- Three federal agencies are concluding meetings Wednesday on proposed changes to how they manage the Snake River headwaters and the river's upper ...

Review says feds ought to leave wild horses alone

RENO, Nev. -- A scathing independent scientific review of wild horse roundups in the West concludes the U.S. government should likely instead let nature cull ...

Girl hurt during carnival doing better; incident still unexplained

The girl who was injured Friday during a carnival at the Fremont County Fairgrounds is in stable condition this week, according to local officials.
"The last ...

 
 

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