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Officials name girl shot in park
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- Yellowstone National Park officials have identified a 3-year-old girl who died from a ...

Low rankings don't faze UW leaders

LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming received low scores in a new set of national rankings by US News and World Report.
UW was ranked 161st out of 201 ...

One facility in Wyoming was responsible for a dozen golden eagle deaths, the most in the nation.

WASHINGTON -- Led by Wyoming and California, wind ...

Park revitalization effort renewed; committee expected to be formed

A movement to revitalize Riverton's City Park is showing progress after a period of inactivity over the summer.
The group Revitalize Riverton, formed at the ...

Police need to 'catch a break' on July 26 crimes

Armed invaders shot holes in a trailer house, and a bar in Riverton was robbed at gunpoint a short time later.

Local police are looking for more ...

Griffin monument unveiled in Riverton

Veterans, active service members, school children, government officials and residents gathered under a somber ...

District 25 leans toward south site for new school

Fremont County School District 25 is making progress in securing real estate for a new elementary school and has started brainstorming future uses for the old ...

Atlantic Lake trail closed temporarily

The Shoshone National Forest has implemented a temporary area closure on the eastern side of Atlantic Lake along Trail 723. This closure is within the Popo ...

Tigers make semis in big Montana VB tourney

Another productive weekend was put in by the Lander Valley High School Tigers on the volleyball court Friday and Saturday at the annual Montana-Wyoming Border ...

Powell and Cody sweep Wolverine tennis teams

Jon Fraley and Virgil Morrison claimed the only victory for the Riverton Wolverines on the tennis court over the weekend in matches against Powell and Cody. ...

Family's volunteers keep RJFL rolling along

There are many things about our hometown that seem to never change.
Main Street intersects with Federal at City Park. The Wind River curls its way around town ...

The team roping competition turned out to be the best event for the Fremont County high school rodeo athletes Saturday and Sunday in Lander.
In the second ...

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Births
LITTLESHIELD
A son was born to Tesla Monique Goggles and Donovan Littleshield, of Riverton, at 8:44 p.m. Aug. 21, 2013, at Riverton Memorial ...

Public can see state health stats

The broad information collected by the Wyoming Department of Health's Vital Statistics Services program offers interesting snapshots about Wyoming's residents ...

Obama has tall order in selling public on Syria

WASHINGTON -- When President Barack Obama addresses the nation Tuesday in his bid for airstrikes against Syria, he will confront the most unfriendly political ...

New license rule good if speed limits are enforced

This new city rule which says you have to have a driver's license is pretty strange. You had to have a driver's license before anyway, but now the city gets to ...

Tuesday notes

Cooldown
Hot weather after Labor Day? Yes, indeed. We had at least three 90-degree days after last Monday's holiday, including a scorcher of 94 on ...

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- Yellowstone officials say they have seen increased traffic this summer at most entrances at the national park.
The National Park ...

State might increase air service aid

CHEYENNE -- A panel of state lawmakers has recommended more than doubling the funding for a state program that subsidizes air service to Wyoming ...

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Committee will look at beer tax
CHEYENNE -- Wyoming's 2 cent per gallon tax on beer has remained unchanged since 1935, but that could soon change.
The ...

 
 

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