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Cuts taking toll on library hours, books, night events

Fremont County Library System leadership has already taken action to make cuts that will accommodate a proposed 10 percent budget reduction for the upcoming ...

Wolf hunt likely this year

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department expects to open a wolf hunting season this year after a U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals finalized a decision this week to ...

County decides no permits will be required for eclipse

Fremont County had considered requiring permits for landowners who want to rent out their property to campers during the solar eclipse this August, but planner ...

Wyoming digest

Casper chief has no plans to resign
CASPER (AP) -- Casper Police Chief Jim Wetzel says he hasn't considered resigning despite reports of low morale from ...

Bill proposes a permanent mining ban near Yellowstone

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- U.S. Sen. Jon Tester has introduced legislation to permanently ban new mining in an area of Montana just outside Yellowstone National ...

RHS back to 4-A in all sports but FB as of 2018

The basketball, volleyball and track teams of Riverton High School are set to go back into the 4-A classification after a Tuesday vote by the Wyoming High ...

School bus riders to use 'Z Pass' swipe card in fall

A planned technology upgrade to Riverton school buses will allow students to swipe a "Z Pass" when they get on and off the bus each day next year.
Business ...

A mountain lion that was spotted Monday in Riverton was shot to death Wednesday after being sighted again near homes around Jackson Elementary school.
Brian ...

Higher utility rate OKd by city; kicks in next month

Beginning next month, Riverton residents will see in their utility bills. The Riverton City Council approved the high rate during a regular council meeting ...

Boiler, fences and public notices

Public notices in newspapers aren't much to look at. There is no award for "best public notice" in our annual Wyoming Press Association contest.
But looks can ...

Anti-litter converts

Spend some time on highway cleanup,
and you'll never want to litter again

No one who has ever worked a couple of hours cleaning up a roadside will ...

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Births

LEBEAU
A daughter was born to Kaylei Weed of Fort Washakie and Wade LeBeau of Fort Washakie at 11:51 a.m. ...

Enzi apologizes for 'guy in tutu' remark

By Mary Clare Jaolnick
and Mead Gruver
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Republican senator from Wyoming said Tuesday he regrets his poor choice of ...

Donald Francis Hornecker

Lifelong Lander resident Donald Francis Hornecker passed away April 22, 2017.He was 80 years old.
A visitation will be at 9:30 a.m. Friday, April 28, 2017, ...

Part of coaching basketball at the community college level is constantly restocking one's roster.
At most, players only stick around for two seasons and ...

Compassion and support are hallmarks of senior center

Editor:
One step in the door of the Riverton Senior Citizens Center revealed a special place filled with warmth, good food, fun, and everyday reasons to ...

Dogs, Frisbees and free time in Golden State

First, thanks for the needed time off.
Now, let me introduce you to the sport of flyball.
Our vacation took us, among other places, to the campus of the ...

Cold, windy conditions with brief snow flurries limited top performances, but the Dubois Invitational ran well in spite of the weather.
The Shoshoni boys ...

Arts, academics need advocates against cutbacks

Editor:
First of all, I did appreciate Mr. Pauley's letter defending sports programs from cutbacks during budget cutting. He mentioned other programs also, ...

Obstetrics being restored at SageWest Riverton

SageWest Health Care will be reinstate obstetric services at the Riverton hospital.
Last year all OB services had been consolidated at the Sage West Lander ...

 
 

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