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The Riverton City Council squashed Walmart's plans to sell alcohol in a 4-3 vote Tuesday. The store was seeking a transferred retail liquor license from the ...

Black bear confirmed on Gas Hills Road; experts say it probably will leave

A specialist in large carnivores from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department visited Riverton over the weekend to investigate a black bear sighting on Gas Hills ...

Riverton budget forecasts $46K surplus

City administrator Steven Weaver presented the City of Riverton's draft budget, which showed a surplus of $46,000, during a budget work session May 23. The ...

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BROWN
Marieta "Rita" Brown, 50, of Lander, died Tuesday, May 28, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. A funeral mass was at 10 a.m. Saturday, ...

West Nile remains a threat

The Wyoming Department of Health says West Nile virus spread by mosquitoes remains a potential threat in Wyoming as warmer weather arrives across the ...

'Penny Power' signs costly

Editor:
Here are some facts and figures about the "Penny Power"sign:
One green sign --$260.
One steel post, 12 feet tall --$32.40.
One employee to set sign ...

Powers collide in recess appointment spat

The Supreme Court is expected to take up a groundbreaking separation-of-powers case later this month that features a constitutional clash between the ...

Tuesday notes

So rare
"What is so rare as a day in June?" asked the poet James Russell Lowell in a line familiar to most of us who took freshman English. To get an ...

The Riverton Kiwanis Club sponsored its annual Kids Hooked on Fishing Day on Saturday at the Big Bend ...

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Man who faked death extradited
CODY -- A Florida man suspected of faking his own death will now face accusations back home.
Fifty-year-old David Leon ...

Rock Springs man drowns trying to retrieve drifting boat in Flaming Gorge Reservoir

MANILA, Utah -- Authorities believe a Wyoming man whose body was found at Flaming Gorge Reservoir drowned while trying to retrieve a boat.
Sweetwater County ...

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- The recent discovery of three Triceratops fossils in Wyoming could include the most complete skeleton of the three-horned dinosaur to ...

Fire danger 'normal' for time of year

A year after several big fires burned through huge swaths of western Wyoming, including one that raged for weeks in Fremont County, wildfire danger for Wyoming ...

With Good's retirement, sheriff's office adopts undersheriff structure

The resignation of Fremont County Sheriff's Capt. David Good has resulted in a restructure of the law enforcement agency, including several promotions among ...

RHS dropping driver education class from regular curriculum

After summer vacation is over and school begins, Riverton High School will no longer offer driver education courses.
Like many other high schools in Wyoming ...

Pat Dalton of Riverton High School, who is retiring this year after three and a half decades in music education, says he wanted to be a choir director since ...

Wyoming stars split final games against South Dakota

The three Fremont County standout basketball players contributed in different ways for the Wyoming all-stars over the weekend in the annual series with South ...

Dash for Cash raised $1,300- plus for college scholarships

Nearly fifty runners and walkers raised more than $1,300 for college scholarships in the PEO Dash for Cash held Saturday morning.
The Riverton Chapter AP ...

Going to college is a huge decision, and continuing your education while competing in intercollegiate athletics is a ton for anyone's plate.
We're pleased ...

Raiders turn table on Rock Springs with two victories

The rally light came on for the Riverton Raiders after falling behind Rock Springs 10-1 Saturday in Sweetwater County to come back for the American Legion ...

 
 

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