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Beginning guitar students practiced for their end-of-week concert at Riverton Middle School on Wednesday afternoon. Above, 13-year-old Caden Coons studied his ...

Central Wyoming College cowgirl Shaylee Hance skyrocketed into a three-way tie for the lead in goat tying Wednesday night at the College National Finals Rodeo ...

Riverton hosting girls softball tourney; local team in title discussion

The talent on the roster this year for the Riverton U.S. Energy girls fastpitch team figures to put the team in contention for the state title in the under-18 ...

Sherry L. Harris

Sherry L. Harris, formerly of Riverton, died Sunday, March 10, 2013, at Providence Hospital in Medford, Ore. She was 59 years old.
Cremation has taken place, ...

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Births
SMITH
A daughter was born to Trina Smith, of Kinnear, at 8:09 a.m. May 16, 2013, at Lander Regional Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces. ...

Dud artillery shells left in mountains after failing in road-clearing work

Yellowstone's proposed winter use plan would continue the practice of using artillery shells to keep the pass open over the winter to allow no more than an ...

BLM recognizes Wyoming Honor Farm for 25-year partnership

The 25-year partnership between the Bureau of Land Management and the Wyoming Honor Farm was celebrated at the May 22 meeting of the BLM Wyoming Resource ...

Vail Resorts third-quarter net income, spring pass sales up

BROOMFIELD, Colo. --Vail Resorts said June 6 that its earnings rose 23 percent in its fiscal third quarter, as late spring snow helped boost skier visits to ...

Young entrepreneurs from the Wind River Indian Reservation pitched their ideas to attendees Friday during the Native American Business Expo at the Frank B. ...

Obama aides split on arming Syria rebels

WASHINGTON -- Despite growing alarm over the Syrian government's military advances, Obama administration officials are split over whether to arm the country's ...

Vacant lot at Fifth and Main is 'obvious solution' for the farmers market

Editor:
I didn't know that there were some business people in Riverton downtown who had a problem with the farmers market there on Broadway. But after reading ...

Echoes from our grandfathers

Through the years I've painted various word pictures of the dads I know.
Today, I'm challenging memory to try to bring a few grandfathers into view.
Many of ...

Pay and gender

We're proud that it is not an issue in our business

This is the time of year when national attention is paid to the issue of equal pay on the job for ...

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Woman sentenced for fatal wreck
BILLINGS, Mont. -- A south-central Montana woman has been sentenced for a drunken driving crash near Broadview that ...

Interim bills address tuition, license plates for veterans

CHEYENNE -- A legislative panel agreed to revisit a bill that would allow out-of-state veterans pay in-state tuition at the University of Wyoming or a Wyoming ...

UW athletes are performing better in school

LARAMIE -- University of Wyoming student-athletes are performing well in the classroom.
All 17 UW men's and women's sports exceed the latest NCAA Academic ...

Officials rule April death of 4-year-old a homicide

The death of 4-year-old Thunder S. Littlethunder Jr. has been ruled a homicide according to the Fremont County Coroner's Office.
Reports state the child died ...

Former rez housing director pleads not guilty in federal court

A former executive director for the Eastern Shoshone Housing Authority appeared in federal court Monday for an arraignment in which she is accused of ...

More than 2,500 without power; CWC cancels evening classes

Rocky Mountain Power officials said around 5 p.m. Thursday that more than 2,500 customers throughout Riverton were without power.
The Riverton Police ...

Wisconsin man killed in wreck; two others hurt

A 19-year-old Wisconsin man died Wednesday evening at the scene of a two-vehicle accident between Lander and Hudson.
Wyoming Highway Patrol officials said ...

 
 

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