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Sue Wallis will be missed dearly

Editor:
Sue Wallis, a state representative from Recluse, passed away last week. Many in Fremont County had the pleasure of working with her on several issues ...

Thon tournament is Wyoming's top wrestling event

Elite, passion, gladiators and packed gym are five words that come to my mind when thinking about the Ron Thon Memorial Invitational.
This weekend draws the ...

Riverton Middle School names students to second-quarter honor roll

Riverton Middle School recently recognized the students who were named to the second-quarter honor roll for the 2013-2014 school year.

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Now is the time to 'get real' on state beer tax

Editor:
This is an open letter to all our elected legislators who are getting ready for the upcoming legislative session. You are going to have the ...

What's what

Interpretations vary on the EPA ruling, as well they might

Opinions, conclusions and misinformation are permeating the atmosphere of comment and ...

The case of his alleged accomplice has yet to be resolved.

One defendant charged in a May attack on the Rails to Trails path in Riverton pleaded ...

Ron Thon field draws every state mat team but one

Wrestling begins Friday morning at Riverton High School and Riverton Middle School.

With the state wrestling tournament coming later this month, the ...

Radio group buys four stations

Edwards Group, the parent company of Riverton radio stations KVOW/KTAK, has entered into an agreement to buy four radio stations and one translator in Wyoming. ...

Community concern eased holiday emergency greatly

Editor:
As a family, we would like to voice our appreciation for the many hours spent on Christmas Eve search and rescue efforts to find Adam.
We were so ...

Fire damages apartment complex, but no injuries

The blaze originated in Apartment 3, where some remodeling equipment may have been blocking a floor heater.

No one was injured in a fire that was ...

A 2-year-old has more sense than all of Washington, D.C.

Editor:
Between Obama, the government, the Senate, and the house, our dog Bella is more grown-up than all the people in the White House.
You people should ...

The change should help improve the "quality, safety, efficiency" of the health care system.

Physicians and medical staff in Fremont County are making ...

Wild game dinner comes to Riverton

A relatively new tradition in Riverton offers residents a chance to sample a variety of game meats from the local area.
The Third Annual Wild Game Dinner ...

Death in Riverton City Park ruled accidental

Toxicology results show Dana Eagle, 36, of Riverton, was intoxicated at the time of his December death in Riverton City Park.
The incident was ruled an ...

Winter Carnival Crab Crack preps for big crowd Saturday

A new addition to this weekend's 11th Annual Crab Crack event aligns with the Wild West Winter Carnival theme for 2014: "Snuggling in the Snow."
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That's the most wins of any team in Wyoming's high school age bracket for the sport.

The Riverton River Rats high-school-age hockey team has jumped ...

The state-owned lot lies just south of the Wyoming Honor Farm and has been the subject of discussions among state and local leaders since 2006.

The ...

Decades of annual searching finally were rewarded Wednesday when Betty Faden found the Wild West Winter Carnival Medallion.
The Riverton resident found the ...

Stranded air traveler helped by 'exceptional young people'

Editor:
Recently I was scheduled to take a plane from Denver to Riverton. The flight was canceled by Great Lakes Airlines, which left us unable to leave until ...

Riverton, Lander health care facilities to merge

In order to keep roughly 100 years of combined service in the county, Western Family Care of Riverton and Lander Medical Clinic of Lander are ...

 
 

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