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Outlaw portrayed Jan. 9 at Riverton Museum by Old West re-enactor

The Riverton Museum hosts a performance by Tom O'Day re-enactor Ray Maple at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9.
Maple will be telling stories of the history ...

Abuse charged filed on allegation linked to drinking in September

The alleged perpetrator claimed he did not have sex with the victim, and he consented to the collection of buccal swabs.

A fifth-year senior at ...

A bright year in county sports

2015 was indeed a momentous year in Fremont County sports.
I didn't arrive until mid-July, but even what I've seen in only six months has been interesting, ...

China slowdown, global impact voted No. 1 business story of '15

WASHINGTON (AP) -- China's economy lost some luster and its leaders their aura of invincibility. China's sharp slowdown was chosen as the top business story of ...

Flipping the page on calendar and in our hearts after year that rocked

It's New Year's Eve, which means most of us are preparing our lives and calendars for that fresh infant, 2016, and we're starting to treat 2015 like he's ...

Center of Hope shootings, oil price impact, opening of Job Corps top county news

A fatal shooting in Riverton that sparked racial tensions and a request for a federal hate crime investigation was voted as the year's top story for Fremont ...

Top news votes

Our votes in the national poll didn't match the outcome exactly

News entities nationwide are reporting this week on the Associated Press top 10 news ...

Cougars headline top 10 Fremont county sports stories of the year

In a remarkable year for Fremont County sports, the Wind River boys basketball squad won the Class 2-A state championship.

During 2015, many ...

The new R Recreation community ice rink located at the east end of Tonkin Stadium is open noon to 10 p.m. daily.


Supervisors combined "Tonkin" with ...

This trash dumpster beside the City of Riverton's recycling bins near the intersection of West Main and North 11th W. is intended for incidental trash items ...

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Corrections

The caption accompanying Thursday's story about Job Corp students should have said Fernando Cly was working ...

Loretta Mae Webb

Riverton native Loretta Mae Webb died Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015, at Fairchild Medical Center in Yreka, Calif.
She was 79 years old.
Born Loretta Mae Sauer Feb. ...

Michael Ray Makeshine

Michael Ray Makeshine died Dec. 22, 2015. He was 44.
A visitation with rosary was Sunday, Dec. 27, at Blue Sky Hall in Ethete, with a wake following at the ...

Man sentenced for home-invasion incident

An Ethete man has been sentenced to three years supervised probation after a judge accepted a plea agreement in the case.
Trevor Dean Hyatt pleaded guilty to ...

Friends of the Fair hosts New Year's Eve party Thursday at fairgrounds

Friends of The Fremont County Fair host a New Year's party beginning at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 31, at the Fremont Center, 1010 Fairgrounds Road.
New Year's ...

Indulgent jambalaya first, then penitent beans and rice


As 2015 ends, I'm thinking of this year's loss of chef Paul Prudhomme, one of this ...

Biking advocacy efforts to continue into the new year

Editor:
It's been a terrific year for Wyoming Pathways and a great year for biking, walking, and trails in Wyoming. As we head into the holiday season, we ...

5 and younger

As a new year arrives, we have the demographic foundation in place to thrive

An encouraging piece of news emerged as a small factoid in the long list ...

Judge lets suit challenging new trespassing laws go forward

CHEYENNE(AP) -- A federal judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit contesting two new Wyoming laws barring people from gathering information about agriculture and ...

Yellowstone, other famed parks setting new records

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- Many of the country's most prominent national parks, including Grand Canyon, Yellowstone and Zion, set visitation records in 2015 and ...

 
 

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