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Its wintry arrival in 2013 is not quite the stuff of poetry

Sir Thomas Malory had a thing about May. On our snowy May Day following a wintry April, ...

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Smoke from field burn causes crash
POWELL -- Thick smoke from a controlled burn caused a woman to crash her car into a ditch in the Powell area.
Park ...

CHEYENNE -- The mother of a gay University of Wyoming student who was robbed and beaten to death in 1998 says she finds it touching that NBA veteran Jason ...

April officially became Riverton's third-snowiest on record Tuesday night due to a late spring storm that dropped more than 6 inches of snow on parts of the ...

Officials investigate Monday dog attack on sheep in Riverton

Officials are investigating a report of two black border collies attacking and killing at least one sheep Monday in the 1600 block of North Smith Road in ...

Two in race so far for Clerk of Court seat

The Fremont County Republican Party on Thursday opened the replacement process for the clerk of district court seat being vacated by Katie Brodie ...

Chief justice and corrections boss endorse Riverton justice center plan

Wyoming's chief justice and the Wyoming Department of Corrections director have thrown their weight behind the construction of a Riverton justice center.
The ...

Jackson soccer teams down Lander boys and girls

Jackson High School won a pair of 2-1 soccer matches Tuesday afternoon against the Lander Valley High School Tigers in chilly conditions at Lander.
In the ...

Sean Watts qualified for the Class 4-A state track and field meet Tuesday for the Riverton Wolverines after sprinting to a time of 11.26 in the 100 meters. ...

Snyder to announce RHS football decision

Fremont County School District 25 Superintendent Terry Snyder has announced that a decision on the issues that have plagued the Riverton High School football ...

McCormick resigns as RHS head football coach

Jeremy McCormick, the reigning Wyoming high school football Class 3-A East conference coach of the year, has resigned as head football coach at Riverton High ...

Construction workers craned concrete panels into place Saturday on Airport Hill west of Riverton as construction resumed on the city's new water tank. ...

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Deaths
NICHOLS
Clarinda "Karen" Nichols, 72, of Lander, died Monday, April 29, at her home. As were her wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial ...

Daniel J. Starks

Daniel J. Starks, of Gillette, died Thursday, April 25, 2013, at his home after hand surgery for an injury he sustained in the oil field industry. He was 19 ...

Cancer group planned for young adults

The Wyoming Comprehensive Cancer Control Consortium is working to support the state's young adult cancer survivors by bringing them together in a new ...

Some exempt from health insurance requirement

There is big concern about people having to pay a fine if they choose not to have health insurance, but when the Affordable Care Act health reform law takes ...

In wake of Boston, GOP sees opening on national security

WASHINGTON -- After being tarred for a generation as the party of weakness, Democrats finally clawed their way back to political parity with a 2012 campaign ...

After Prom party was a success, both for students and parents

Editor:
Thank you, Riverton parents, high school staff, and participating businesses for sponsoring another fantastic post-prom party at Riverton High ...

Tuesday notes

Really?
Yes, it's true: Another snowstorm is on the way. Weather forecasters say all signs point to another 2-3 inches between now and Wednesday night. ...

Driver sentenced in fatal car wreck

GILLETTE -- A driver involved in a Campbell County crash that killed his passenger has been sentenced to 11 to 18 years in prison.
Alexander Earl Jennings also ...

 
 

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