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Abuses on reservation need to be exposed and cleansed

Editor:
Thank you, Chief Broadhead of the Riverton Police Department, for taking the initiative to set an example for the entire Native American community of ...

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Leaders in political circles are doing their best to create damaging ...

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Man dies after cycle jump wreck
ROCK SPRINGS -- Police say a 31-year-old Rock Springs man has died after being thrown from his dirt bike while ...

New UW president's contract inked for $425,000 salary plus added compensation

LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees has approved a three-year contract with incoming President Robert Sternberg that will pay a base salary ...

Woman said to be possessed by poltergeist; deputies respond

Fremont County deputies had a brush with the paranormal Tuesday when they responded to reports that a woman was possessed by a "poltergeist" in a home north of ...

CWC, school districts join forces in college prep for local students

Administrators at Central Wyoming College have reached out to Fremont County public schools this year in an effort to improve college readiness among local ...

Four-day WAM convention comes to Riverton

The annual Wyoming Association of Municipalities convention began today in Riverton and will last until Saturday, providing workshops on a variety of topics to ...

County's assessed value $906M, down about 11 percent from last fiscal year

Revised numbers show Fremont County's assessed value for the upcoming fiscal year is lower than expected and down from last year. Tax revenue for the county ...

Padlock Ranch gets this year's Leopold conservation honors

The $10,000 award is named for renowned conservationist Aldo Leopold and recognizes voluntary achievement in conservation.

The Padlock Ranch in ...

Obama 'pretty fair' president

Editor:
In response to Dan Wimp's letters, and also others who write in regarding President Obama, if all of you think Obama is so terrible, maybe you should ...

State ought to have an all-star game for soccer, too

During the last few weeks, we've watched Wyoming high school senior gridders compete against each other in the North vs. South annual Shrine football game in ...

The Riverton Raiders blasted the Rawlins Generals 14-3 to finish third Sunday on the baseball diamond.
Riverton started off the baseball tournament Saturday ...

Coley Nicholls and Sierra Spratt won the two high school rodeo titles from Fremont County Saturday at the state finals in Douglas.
Nicholls locked up his ...

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CALDWELL
Russell Caldwell, 53, died Saturday, June 8, at his home surrounded by family and friends. Traditional Indian funeral services will be ...

Stanley G. Wilson

Stanley G. Wilson died Wednesday, June 5, 2013, in Indianapolis with his wife and son at his bedside following complications after a liver transplant. He was ...

Geraldine L. 'Gerry' Vermillion

Geraldine L. "Gerry" Vermillion, of Riverton, died Saturday, June 8, 2013, at her home. She was 95 years old.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, ...

Russell T. Caldwell

Russell T. Caldwell died Saturday, June 8, 2013, at his home surrounded by family and friends. He was 53 years old.
Traditional Indian funeral services will ...

Feds now support morning-after pills for girls of any age

The move by the Obama administration complies with the order of a U.S. District judge.

NEW YORK --After setting off a storm of criticism from ...

Study: Rules limiting insurance company expenses saving consumers billions a year

New federal rules limiting how much insurance companies can spend on administration and profit are saving consumers more than $2 billion a year, according to a ...

Tea party voters are as fired up as ever

Their solution to the Republican Party's electoral challenges is to swing further right, not toward the center.

The "tea party" is back and is ...

 
 

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