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EPA ruling must be challenged

Editor:
When I hear people saying "calm down" over the EPA ruling trying to make Riverton part of the Indian reservation, what that says to me is "just sit ...

Area riders earn national Pony Club certification

Joan Hough, of Riverton, and Larissa Webb, of Pavillion, have completed their "D1 level" testing with the Wind River Pony Club in Riverton.
Joan Hough, 11, is ...

Tribe's stay request a reversal of earlier opinion

Last week, the Northern Arapaho Tribe requested a stay of a recent Environmental Protection Agency decision affecting the boundaries of the Wind River Indian ...

No land stolen in EPA ruling, tribe says

According to Northern Arapaho lawyers, Indian Country includes all lands within a reservation boundary, regardless of who owns specific ...

Petitions on EPA action still accepted; past mayor's letter

The Environmental Protection Agency will accept petitions through Tuesday, Feb. 18, for judicial review of its recent ruling redefining the boundaries of the ...

The Fremont County Board of Cooperative Education Services helped facilitate the first Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate training -- or ALICE -- for ...

Tribe takes advice of former mayor, asks that EPA ruling be delayed

The Northern Arapaho Tribe has joined the state of Wyoming in requesting that the Environmental Protection Agency stay its recent ruling redefining the ...

Allen's 4-2 mark best for RHS at Ron Thon tourney

Riverton wrestling coach Jay Galey knew the Ron Thon Memorial Invitational was going to be tough for the Wolverines.
The 42-team tournament drew the elite ...

Sue Wallis will be missed dearly

Editor:
Sue Wallis, a state representative from Recluse, passed away last week. Many in Fremont County had the pleasure of working with her on several issues ...

Thon tournament is Wyoming's top wrestling event

Elite, passion, gladiators and packed gym are five words that come to my mind when thinking about the Ron Thon Memorial Invitational.
This weekend draws the ...

Riverton Middle School names students to second-quarter honor roll

Riverton Middle School recently recognized the students who were named to the second-quarter honor roll for the 2013-2014 school year.

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Now is the time to 'get real' on state beer tax

Editor:
This is an open letter to all our elected legislators who are getting ready for the upcoming legislative session. You are going to have the ...

What's what

Interpretations vary on the EPA ruling, as well they might

Opinions, conclusions and misinformation are permeating the atmosphere of comment and ...

Ron Thon field draws every state mat team but one

Wrestling begins Friday morning at Riverton High School and Riverton Middle School.

With the state wrestling tournament coming later this month, the ...

Radio group buys four stations

Edwards Group, the parent company of Riverton radio stations KVOW/KTAK, has entered into an agreement to buy four radio stations and one translator in Wyoming. ...

Community concern eased holiday emergency greatly

Editor:
As a family, we would like to voice our appreciation for the many hours spent on Christmas Eve search and rescue efforts to find Adam.
We were so ...

Fire damages apartment complex, but no injuries

The blaze originated in Apartment 3, where some remodeling equipment may have been blocking a floor heater.

No one was injured in a fire that was ...

A 2-year-old has more sense than all of Washington, D.C.

Editor:
Between Obama, the government, the Senate, and the house, our dog Bella is more grown-up than all the people in the White House.
You people should ...

The change should help improve the "quality, safety, efficiency" of the health care system.

Physicians and medical staff in Fremont County are making ...

Wild game dinner comes to Riverton

A relatively new tradition in Riverton offers residents a chance to sample a variety of game meats from the local area.
The Third Annual Wild Game Dinner ...

 
 

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