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Ridge McCoy's walk-off, inside-the-park grand slam cemented Riverton's 13-2 defeat of Powell.

When Ridge McCoy stepped into the batter's box in the ...

Baseball like it ought to be

Perhaps no sound in all of sport is sweeter than the crack of a bat hitting a baseball.
A wood bat, that is.
Not the annoying "ping" of the aluminum variety, ...

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Plant society holding annual meeting in Dubois
The Wyoming Native Plant Society will host its annual meeting June 17 to 20 in Dubois.. Activities ...

Solid Waste Distrist aims for faster response after flooding

The board of directors for Fremont County's landfills voted at their May meeting to allow supervisor Andy Frey to waive fees for waste associated with natural ...

Four DUIs, 200-plus tickets issued over holiday weekend

As part of the county-wide "Click it or Ticket enforcement operation over Memorial Day weekend," Fremont County law enforcement wrote 209 speeding tickets, ...

Pavillion's water clean, but rural contamination nags at small town's image amid fracking

First in a two-part series

When news of contamination in rural areas northeast of Pavillion, possibly tied to hydraulic fracturing, first broke, ...

New air service shows off jetliner in Riverton; first flight 27 days away

The Riverton Regional Airport held an open house Saturday to show off the ...

Accused killer of wife nixes plea bargain; trial coming

A trial is set to proceed this month against the man accused of fatally shooting his wife in front of their children last November in Fort Washakie.
The court ...

Work in canyon made the route safe, and it was enjoyable to watch

Editor:
I happened to be traveling through Wind River Canyon during the work that was undertaken to stabilize the rock wall in places where rainfall eroded ...

Shoshoni Days events start Friday

The arrival of warm days, chartreuse leaves, and baby animals brings the anticipation of summer days on the cool, refreshing Boysen Reservoirin Fremont ...

Penny D. McNair

Penny D. McNair of Gillette, who had relatives in Fremont County, died Wednesday, June 1, 2016, at University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City.
She was 63 ...

Willy O. Warpness

Riverton native Willy O. Warpness died Friday, May 27, 2016, in Rancho Mirage, California.
He was 87 years old.
Willy Warpness was born June 23, 1928, ...

Drought aid available for Fremont County ag producers

Fremont County is one of 10 counties in Wyoming now eligible for disaster assistance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture due to drought.
Governor Matt ...

State Senate leader says Capitol renovation job being handled properly


Two lawsuits challenge project methods




CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyo-ming Senate President Phil Nicholas says state lawmakers have acted properly in ...

American Indian performers came to Riverton schools in May to teach students about various cultural aspects, including dances, history
and food. Local ...

Our semi-wild Wyoming world

Life-and-death battles are going on all around use, and sometimes I'm drawn in.

To live in rural America often resembles an Audubon Society tour. ...

Ada Marie Compton

Ada Marie Compton died Tuesday, May 31, 2016.
An all-night visitation will begin at 5 p.m. Monday, June 6, at Rocky Mountain Hall in Fort Washakie. ...

Raiders DH rescheduled

The Riverton Raiders double-header against Rock Springs scheduled for Tuesday at Roy Peck Field was postponed to June 14.
The Raiders will host the Roy Peck ...

Sizzle cooks at Casper tourney

The U14 Riverton AAU volleyball squad finished third in a field of 27 teams at the regional event.

Volleyball squads from across Wyoming took to ...

State soccer magical event

When I arrived at the Big Horn Equestrian Center in Sheridan for the Wyoming state soccer championships on Saturday, I was truly awed by the lush, green ...

 
 

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