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Riverton students earn college honors

Hally Milleson of Riverton is one of 301 Chadron State College named to the spring 2017 President's List. Milleson earned the honor by earning a 4.0 cumulative ...

Class motto good, but expanded one better

Editor:
In reference to the editorial about the 2017 high school class mottoes, I was struck by the first one, which reads "Live the life you have imagined," ...

Beetles that catch lightning

Fireflies are beetles. I always thought they were, well, flies, or something fly-like.
No, they have shell-looking backs when perched on something, and their ...

Reaping and sowing

Making quick politics out of the shooting of a congressman

It sounds as if people on both sides of the political aisle are, for the most part, in ...

Five-victim car wreck raises fatality total in county to 11, far ahead of 2016 pace

The quintuple-fatal traffic incident that took place June 3 south of Riverton brought the tally of fatalities for the year in Fremont County to 11, Fremont ...

'Carriage right' extended; will keep LeClair water flowing to city's plant

The "carriage right" between the City of Riverton and the LeClair Irrigation District has had 20 more years added to its long-standing partnership.
The ...

Teenagers from the Riverton Branch Library's teen department read, performed and entertained children Tuesday during their Rebel Storytime event. Ashley ...

Minerals can't 'save the day' for schools, state lawmaker says

The Wyoming Legislature is expects to have a contractor in place to recalibrate the state's K-12 school funding model by July 3.
Matthew Willmarth, the school ...

Kayak guide dies in Yellowstone Lake during rescue attempt on guided trip

MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS (AP) -- A kayak guide in his first season on the job in Yellowstone National Park has died while trying to rescue a park visitor who ...

Wyoming digest

Runaway truck net halts bus
JACKSON (AP) -- A bus driver has proved that a runaway truck system on a highway in western Wyoming works as ...

Riverton's Brandy Little looked in for a sign before delivering a pitch during a game at the "Ruckus at the Rendezvous" ASA softball tournament at Honeycutt ...

Trey Draper and Rylan Koehn combined on the mound for a 15-7 road victory.



Sometimes in sports, the ball simply just finds you.
On Wednesday ...

RHS Hall of Fame to induct new class

Five individuals and two teams will be honored.

Five individuals and two teams will be inducted into the third class of the Riverton High School Hall ...

Today

Births

FINLEY
A son was born to Kaysha Finley of Pavillion and Shain Finley of Pavillion at 5:57 p.m. June 12 at ...

Swim lessons at RAC to begin

Spring cleaning is complete and the Riverton Aquatic Center, located on the campus of Riverton High School, has announced its summer schedules of classes and ...

Bear spray incident on bus shows danger, so be aware

Editor:
The incident on the school bus in Grand Teton where the kids accidentally got sprayed with bear spray was interesting. It isn't quite like having a ...

Hungry and 'resourceful' boys

I keep wanting to write something adorable.
In fact, I have no shortage of adorable things about which to write. For example, today marked the boys' first ...

Indian education curriculum

The Legislature has given the go-ahead, but devising it will be a complicated job

The two Wind River Indian Reservation tribes, Wyoming legislators ...

Four of five victims in June 3 crash intoxicated; most labeled 'homicide'

Four of the five people who died June 3 at the scene of a two-vehicle, head-on collision south of Riverton were intoxicated, and one of those intoxicated ...

City says 'yes' to alcohol in park for summer 'Live at Five' events; first June 21

An alcohol ban at City Park has been lifted for Riverton's Chamber of Commerce Alive at Five concerts this summer.
The Riverton City Councilstruggledwith ...

 
 

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