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Guernsey treasurer sentenced
CHEYENNE -- A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced a former Guernsey town treasurer to two years in prison for failing to ...

City to keep working on guidelines for fixing sidewalks

A proposed ordinance that would apply guidelines to sidewalk replacements failed this month to pass first reading from the Riverton City Council.
Current city ...

Teen defendants enter not guilty plea in triple killings

CODY -- Two teenagers charged in the shooting deaths of a woman and her parents near the Wyoming-Montana border have pleaded not guilty.
Stephen Hammer and ...

Highway patrol to be visible for holiday period

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Highway Patrol will be out in force this Memorial Day weekend.
The patrol says it will be paying particular attention to enforcing seat ...

Members of the Wyoming Division of Forestry Fire Wranglers from the Wyoming Honor Farm laid new grass at the Ron Saban Little League fields in Riverton earlier ...

Rampage soccer team likely to vie for state U14 championship

The Riverton Rampage U14 boys soccer team heads into the Wyoming State Cup this weekend in Casper as a title contender.
The Rampage placed second May 11-12 at ...

Wolverine girls land three on Class 4-A West all-league team

Three Riverton Wolverines were placed on the Class 4-A West conference soccer squad.
Senior Karissa Kister and juniors Taylor Paskett-Krause and Maci Evans ...

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Births
ALKSNITIS
A daughter was born to Katie and Garret Alksnitis, of Riverton, at 12:19 p.m. April 30, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She ...

Theresa E. Spears

Theresa E. Spears died Thursday, May 16, 2013, at her home in Riverton. She was 55 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and per her request, there will be no ...

Charles 'Okie' Darrell Laster

Charles "Okie" Darrell Laster died Wednesday, May 15, 2013, in Shoshoni. He was 65 years old.
Funeral services for will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 23, at ...

Burton Hutchinson

Burton Hutchinson died Saturday, May 18, 2013. He was 84 years old.
Funeral services with veteran rites will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 23, at Wyoming Indian ...

Lander Library launching summer reading program with Friday party

The Lander Library will host its third annual parking lot party from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at the Lander Library, 451 N. Second St., Lander.
The parking ...

Group to give demos on uses of stone tools

The Fort Thompson Green Blanket Map-In will provide the public with opportunities to learn about and participate in the creation and use of stone tools. The ...

Since he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2009, Jacob Bailey, 26, of Riverton, said he has been learning how to take things a little slower.
"That's ...

Empty lot downtown could, should be put to good use

Editor:
I do agree that the vacant property at the Fifth and Main intersection in downtown Riverton shouldn't just be left to whatever and who ever wants to ...

Deep South key test for Medicaid expansion

While only one in three people in the region has a favorable view of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in general, many more support some of ...

Moore, Okla.

Remember what is important, and do what you can to help when needed

Rarely has the nation seen worse devastation of a community than that visited ...

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Teen pregnancy rate declines in state
LARAMIE -- Wyoming's teen birthrate dropped by nearly 15 percent between 2007 and 2012, but officials are unclear ...

HELENA, Mont. -- A federal appeals court denied a request to block the use of a helicopter to haze wild bison as officials in southwestern Montana wrapped up ...

Deadline next week for sigs on 'Hill Bill' repeal petition

CHEYENNE -- An effort to refer a new Wyoming law to a statewide vote has one week left to collect the required signatures.
The Wyoming Constitution Party is ...

 
 

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