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Rachael "Noel" Saport-Johnson

Rachael "Noel"Saport-Johnson died Nov. 21, 2015, at her home in Fort Washakie as a result of domestic violence. She was 36.
A memorial service will be held ...

Final draft on Pavillion water: contamination 'unlikely' from fracking

Comments on the report can be submitted online by close of business March 18.

The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality has released the ...

Woman shot 5-year-old son, then herself in Halloween killings

Details on the case had been withheld for weeks while authorities investigated the crime.

Investigators have concluded that the October death of a ...

The Shoshoni girls basketball squad dropped a tight contest to Upton to remain winless on the season.

Shoshoni's girls basketball squad got off to a ...

RHS girls still winless after loss to Star Valley

The Riverton Lady Wolverine basketball team scored more points, but also couldn't stop the Star Valley Lady Braves, falling 84-48 in first-round play at the ...

Shoshoni's boys basketball squad maintained their perfect start to the season with a thrilling five-point victory over Upton in their home ...

Wolverines lose to Star Valley, 55-50

Despite leading into the fourth quarter, the Riverton Wolverines boys basketball team faltered down the stretch and lost to Class 3-A Star Valley in first-day ...

Why rezone residential property in town when so many object?

Editor:
This letter is in reference to how the Riverton City Council is rezoning residential properties to commercial properties even when there are ...

Two responses

Well-trained decison-makers reacted differently Tuesday to similar threats

Two coasts. Same threat. Different responses.
On Tuesday morning, ...

State to apply for $242M in AML money

(AP) -- As Wyoming faces a $210 million budget shortfall, the state is in line to receive up to $242 million in federal abandoned mine reclamation money.
The ...

Wyoming digs out from snowstorm

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A long stretch of Interstate 25 that was closed from Cheyenne to Casper reopened Wednesday morning, but many other roads and highways remained ...

Hundreds of Riverton=area homes are displaying Christmas lights. A yard on St. Andrews Place just off Village Drive displayed Snoopy, Lucy, Woodstock and ...

Wyoming Department of Transportation officials have begun an educational campaign on winter driving preparedness.
Whendrivingon ice, accelerate slowly -- ...

Snow travel opening on Yellowstone roads for season

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- Winter travel into Yellowstone National Park is opening thanks to recent snow storms.
Visitors now may travel the park's ...

John Sherlock

John Sherlock of Lander died at his home on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015. He was 86.
As were his wishes, cremation will take place, and no services will be ...

For coverage starting Jan. 1, deadline to enroll is Dec. 15

Almost 9,000 Wyoming consumers had selected a plan in the federally facilitated Health Insurance Marketplace as of Dec. 5, along with more than 2.8 ...

Combination of bad health habits compounds risk of premature death

You already know that smoking is bad for you and that drinking too much alcohol may shorten your life. Now a new study says that spending too much time in a ...

Affordability concerns rise under ACA

Is health insurance really affordable? That's the question thousands of Americans who signed up for policies under the Affordable Care Act are beginning to ...

Driving during winter weather hazards is dangerous, deadly

Editor:
Recent winter storms have caused hazardous road conditions and road closures throughout the state, serving as a reminder just how dangerous driving in ...

Tuesday notes

Another jolt
Winter is still a full week away in the geophysical sense of planets and stars and solstices, but we've now had our second big, ...

 
 

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