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Storm douses county; record-breaking wet continues

Fremont County has been setting weather records all week, and forecasters predict there are more to come.
"It's not over," National Weather Service ...

Big Red's track squad got the better of the competition at the Riverton Twilight meet.

In near perfect conditions the Riverton boys and girls won ...

Chester "Guy" Murphy

Chester "Guy" Murphy of Riverton died Saturday, April 8, 2017, at his home. He was 65 years old.
A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, April ...

'Couldn't disagree more' with contentions in recent letter about cutting school sports

Editor:
I'd like to respond to the recent letter to the editor written in regard to cut backs at Fremont School District 25.
I'll start by saying I haven't ...

Forever smudged

Neil Gorsuch is well-qualified for the Supreme Court, but how he got there will be his burden

The Supreme Court is back at full strength again. Neil ...

Wyoming digest

Woman stole $48K from man with dementia
CASPER (AP) -- A Wyoming woman has acknowledged stealing more than $48,000 from an 89-year-old man with ...

Yellowstone report cites improper actions to women

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal investigators said Wednesday they have found credible evidence that male supervisors and staff in the maintenance division at ...

CWC board reworks 'ends' with new objectives

Beginning this month, the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees is operating under an updated set of goals.
The trustees revised their board ends this ...

Traffic, waste top concerns for city in eclipse prep

A sudden increase in traffic and waste top Riverton public works director Kyle Butterfield's list of concerns as the city prepares for an influx of visitors in ...

Chamber notes thousands of info requests so far this year

The Riverton Chamber of Commerce has responded to about 3,800 requests for information about the Rendezvous city through March of this year.
Chamber executive ...

County stakes claim again this year to being tops in state hoops

University Prep won the first state high school basketball tournament nearly a century ago in 1918, with the Buckaroos capturing the all-class crown. From 1918 ...

Firefighter numbers dwindling at Fort Washakie department

Editor:
A community served by a volunteer fire department determines the level of fire protection through its support of the department and its members. ...

The big yellow bus

A school bus fire is disturbing beyond the level of the ordinary shop or car fire

Our page 1 story and picturesTuesdayof the fire at the school bus ...

Highway Patrol trooper arrested, suspended on protection order issue

Cheyenne police arrested 31-year-old Robert King at about 11 p.m. Monday.

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper has been arrested on ...

Poachers who shot elk on TV show punished

The case emerged when a Wyoming resident watching the show reported that the men killed elk in the wrong hunting district.

DOUGLAS (AP) -- Two ...

Wyoming digest

Jackson struggles to hire public employees
JACKSON (AP) -- When winter weather conditions closed almost every road in out of Jackson last month, Teton ...

New law limits how, when 'cop cam' footage can be viewed

The Wyoming Legislature created a new law this year outlining the circumstances in which members the public should be allowed to view recordings by law ...

A Riverton man was life-flighted Tuesday night.

Two Fremont County teens died Tuesday evening in a triple-fatal collision north of Lander.
Officials ...

New county library director hired; begins in late spring

The Fremont County library board has invited an Iowa woman to become county's new library director.
On Tuesday, Janette McMahon was the last candidate to ...

Possible class shuffle for Big Red in works

On the heels of Riverton's first-in-school history state boys basketball championship, there was talk all around Casper as to whether this group of talented ...

 
 

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