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Fire officials note concern over unclean chimneys

With the winter weather season well under way, safety officials are reminding residents about the importance of clean chimneys for home safety.
The Riverton ...

Vivian "Eileen" Gross

Vivian "Eileen" Gross died Jan. 16, 2016, surrounded by her family at her home. She was 84.
A viewing was held Jan. 19 at Davis Funeral Home, with a viewing ...

Leonard Dale Gradert

Leonard Dale Gradert of Riverton died Monday, Jan. 18, 2016, at Sage West HealthCare at Riverton. He was 79.
A memorial service was 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22, ...

Wyoming digest

No foul play suspected in man's death
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) -- Police say an autopsy on the body of man discovered in a snowbank near downtown Casper has ...

Man to prison for 7th DUI

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A Cheyenne man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for his ninth drunken driving charge.
50-year-old Paul Lucero asked a Laramie ...

Big Red's grapplers are at the Lander Invitational on Friday and Saturday.

Riverton's high school wrestlers are on the road Friday and Saturday.
for ...

Urge action on the Tribal Nutrition Improvement Act

Editor:
The "Tribal Nutrition Improvement Act of 2015" (TNIA) allows tribes to participate in federal programs that provide free, healthy meals to children in ...

Reflecting changed economy, Tunnel Hill Road rebuild awarded for half of estimate

Fremont County will start a realignment of Tunnel Hill Road near Ocean Lake this winter.
The existing road -- which runs along a canal bank -- is "very muddy ...

Brenda Jean Flodin

Brenda Jean Flodin died Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016 at her home in Riverton. She was 64.
A memorial service is set for 10 a.m. Jan. 23 at the United Baptist Church, ...

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Births

COUGHANOUR
A son was born to Christie of Riverton and Matthew of Riverton at 11:18 p.m. Jan. 16, at ...

Speakers sought for Career Day at Riverton High School

Riverton High School is seeking guest speakers for its annual career day set for Feb. 10.
This year marks the high school's third career day. RHS career ...

Hey, I got game (and witnesses)

Regular readers of this column may realize that every now and again, I'll recall one of my greatest athletic moments -- brief periods of breathtaking ...

Class sizes expected to increase as college eyes efficiency

A new report shows a need for more efficiency in staffing practices at Central Wyoming College.
Brad Tyndall, CWC's vice president for academic affairs, said ...

Two Riverton students earn science fellowships

Two Central Wyoming College graduates are among nine recipients to receive Wyoming INBRE Transition Fellowships to study and conduct research at the University ...

Cowboys lose, 75-69

LARAMIE (AP) -- Tyron Criswell had 19 points and 10 rebounds and Cameron Oliver also chipped in 19 points to help Nevada beat Wyoming 75-69 Wednesday ...

Kyla Paulus led the Rustlers with 18 points.


The Generals of Sheridan College arrived in Riverton for a contest against the homestanding Central ...

RHS cagers at Rock Springs Friday, hosting Green River Saturday

Both the Riverton High School boys and girls basketball teams begin conference play this weekend with road games Friday at Rock Springs and Saturday games at ...

Marcus Nolan led CWC with a spirited 21-point effort against Sheridan College.

Marcus Nolan slowly left the court during the first half of Central ...

A hawk kept a sharp eye out for mice from its high perch on a power pole near Riverview Road in Riverton. Photo by Tibby ...

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Deaths

BRACKEN
Rodney Harold Bracken, 72, of Riverton, died Jan. 15 at his home. Per his request, there will be ...

 
 

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