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Empty Bowls fundraiser Saturday

The Lander Care and Share Food Bank will have its Empty Bowls fundraiser from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Senior Citizen's Center, 205 S. 10th St., in ...

Self-defense workshop free for tribal members

A women's self-defense workshop is 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Renew Fitness Studio, 309 E. Main St., in Riverton.
Wind River Indian Reservation tribal ...

Writing about past mistakes in life 'for the greater good'

Editor:
My life has been chaos. I have wronged people. I don't even know if you will read this letter. I told myself "I will stop being afraid."
I am a ...

Lantern release Friday night a new Winter Carnival event

A new event will light up the night sky above Riverton as Wild West Winter Carnival festivities continue this weekend.
A lighted lantern release takes place ...

Five dogs perished in Elder Lane fire

The family living in the house was absent when the blaze started.

Authorities confirm that five dogs were killed in a structure fire that destroyed a ...

Value-added minerals bill passes House; 40-20 vote

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming House of Representatives has approved a bill that would create a program in which the state partners with private businesses to convert ...

For new Congress, 'success' ought to mean some much better habits

With the 114th Congress under way, the political world is focused intently on the road ahead. Taxes, trade, immigration, climate change, job creation, the ...

Tough child-abuse penalties focus of House legislation

CHEYENNE -- A state legislative committee has moved ahead a bill that would double the maximum prison sentence for some child abusers.
The House Judiciary ...

State to feds: Thin out wild horses

CHEYENNE -- The state House Agriculture Committee has endorsed a resolution calling on Congress to address the overpopulation of wild horses in Wyoming and ...

Questions and the Marlboro Man

Smoking is a more complicated issue than we realize

Darrell Winfield had the most recognizable face of anyone who has ever lived in Riverton.
He was ...

A better year

New approaches to drunken vagrancy in Riverton have made real progress

Mark Twain is credited with saying, "Everybody talks about the weather, but ...

Day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the 13th day of the 2015 General Session:
URANIUM: The House for the second time voted to approve a bill ...

Guns-in-school bill clears its second vote with no debate

CHEYENNE -- A bill that would allow people who hold concealed carry permits to take guns into most public places, including schools has cleared its first two ...

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Child killed in border wreck
FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- A child is dead after a rollover crash on Interstate 25 near the Colorado-Wyoming border.
The crash ...

Cowgirls win big vs. Utah State

LARAMIE - University of Wyoming women's basketball coach Joe Legerski was simply looking for everyone to be good at the same time in a Mountain West game.
He ...

Two meets in the books for Riverton indoor track

The Riverton Wolverines participated in two indoor track meets to start their winter season.
First up was a meet at Black Hills State in Spearfish, S.D. RHS ...

After downing Natrona, RHS swimmers prep for home meet

The Riverton Wolverine boys swimmers notched a 96-63 dual meet win against Casper Natrona last Friday at the Riverton Aquatic Center.
Defending state champion ...

Rustlers taking small team to indoor track meet in Chadron, Neb.

Coach Al Lara has a small squad for the inaugural indoor track and field season at Central Wyoming College.
In the fall, the Rustlers finished their ...

Casper road trip awaits Riverton basketball teams

The Riverton High School boys and girls basketball teams travel to Casper for a pair of Class 4-A West games Friday against Kelly Walsh and Saturday against ...

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Births
GUINA-WHITEMAN
A daughter was born to Inez Whiteman of Ethete and Manfred Guina of Fort Washakie at 10:28 p.m. Jan. 8, 2015, at SageWest Health ...

 
 

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