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Big settlement checks arrive for Arapahos; Shoshones to get theirs in a few more days

Oil and gas settlement checks for Northern Arapaho tribal members began arriving in Fremont County this week. One immediate effect was an uptick in trade at ...

WyoLotto aims to go live in August

A workshop for businesses interested in selling Powerball and Mega Millions tickets will be Thursday in Riverton.

Wyoming Lottery Corporation chief ...

Solid waste board cuts hours at three county facilities

The Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District Board has approved a raft of changes designed to cut costs, including reducing hours at the Riverton, Lander ...

In the spring of 1972, Wyoming was excited about the centennial of Yellowstone National Park. As part of the half-year commemoration of the establishment of ...

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NOLS scholarships available
Scholarships are available for those who dream of spending their summer backpacking, horse packing, rafting or climbing ...

Three city employees recognized for service

Riverton's mayor and city council gave appreciative and heartfelt farewells to three retiring city employees on April 1.
Gold watches were presented to ...

Lands manager retires after 37 years with city

Paul Throckmartin said he had dirty job duties when he started working for the City of Riverton more than 37 years ago.
In 1976, he began his service to the ...

Church announces Easter Sunday buffet, services

The Lighthouse Bible Church will have its Easter Sunday gathering at 10:30 a.m. at the REACH Foundation in Riverton.
A breakfast buffet begins at 7:30 a.m. ...

Heritage center hosting spring open house Saturday

Residents and visitors are invited to the Wind River Heritage Center spring open house this weekend for a cookout and birthday party for the late Jake ...

Huge field wrestled for medals at Riverton's USA tournament

The Riverton USA wrestling club had nearly 300 athletes battling for medals Saturday at the Rumble at the Rendezvous tournament at Wolverine Gym.
The ...

A New Orleans taste is migrating from Pavillion to Riverton this month with the opening of Miss Ginny's Roost at 400 N. Federal Blvd., formerly the location of ...

The second egg in The Ranger's annual Easter Egg Hunt has been found, but the winner has something different in mind for his prize.
The egg was found Tuesday ...

Carl King of Riverton is $200 richer Tuesday after finding the first of the two Ranger Easter eggs.
King found the egg along Webbwood Road near the new ...

No plea deal in robbery outside store; trial set

One defendant in the case of a November mugging at Walmart is headed to trial on May 12.
Deputy Fremont County attorney Dan Stebner and public defender Terry ...

The Riverton Middle School Spartans steamrolled to the eighth-grade team championship Saturday at Wolverine Track.
Riverton pilled up 214 points in the ...

Dennison music series launching a TV broadcast

"Live From the Dennison Lodge" enters its third season Thursday with Nashville-based singer/songwriter Pierce Pettis gracing the Didier Stage.
Pettis will be ...

Counseling service for military personnel preps for open house events

Therapists with the Soldiers Project donate their time and commit to working with one client each.

Three opening events are scheduled in the coming ...

After five years walking "a step behind" the Fremont County Attorney, Patrick LeBrun announced Sunday that he wants to lead.
LeBrun is running as a ...

Two Casper men will meet with the Fremont County Democrats this weekend to talk about a lawsuit challenging Wyoming marriage laws.
Carl Oleson and Robert ...

Trio charged in hammer killing set for September trial

Three defendants charged in connection with the brutal March 7 death of a Riverton man pleaded not guilty Thursday in Lander District Court.
District Court ...

 
 

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