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An attitude of gratitude

Some years ago I went to hear a number of famous people gathered from around the world speak on a wide range of topics.
One speaker in particular made an ...

Riverton school board alters employee policies

The changes modify bereavement leave practices and National Board Certification compensation.

Officials announced two changes to the Fremont County ...

Teen calmed by officer after seeing 'evil spirit'

A Riverton police officer helped calm a 17-year-old girl who claimed to be possessed by an "evil spirit" Saturday on Eagle Drive.
Officer Gilbert Peck ...

Oil pipeline wins approval

CHEYENNE -- The Laramie County Commission has approved construction of a petroleum pipeline from a site in Laramie County to a facility in Colorado.
The new ...

Telemarketer upset at resident makes false report

Officials say a disgruntled telemarketer made a false report to law enforcement this weekend in an attempt to harass a resident she had called.
"(She) ...

Frazier the winner in Pavillion mayor run

Voters elected a new mayor in Pavillion on Nov. 4 and returned one incumbent and one former councilman to the Pavillion Town Council.
Official results show ...

Down in flames

Amendment A on university trustees was routed by voters Tuesday

- One of the great bad ideas in recent years, at least in the eyes of the voters -- ...

Digest

Voter turnout was 65 percent
CHEYENNE -- Secretary of State Max Maxfield says preliminary numbers indicate that 65 percent of Wyoming voters cast ...

Costumes cause concern on Halloween

Several realistic Halloween costumes caused concern for residents on Oct. 31.
One person called police at about 9:45 p.m. Oct. 31 to report that seven men ...

Police issue citations after girls take pills found near dumpster

Three Riverton girls were issued citations on Halloween after they reportedly ate several orange pills they had found near a dumpster.
Their guardians also ...

Balow said she can deliver new stability to education

CHEYENNE -- Jillian Balow, who was elected Wyoming's new state schools superintendent this week, is looking to rebuild the state Education Department and bring ...

Laramie police say they foiled husband's murder-for-hire plot

LARAMIE -- Police in Laramie say they foiled a plot by a 39-year-old Laramie man to kill a Cheyenne man that he believed was having an affair with his ...

County's voter turnout 70 percent Tuesday

Participation in presidential years is increasing, but it is decreasing in midterms.

Graphing voter local turnout for every general election in the ...

Election outcome certified; no change required

Tuesday night's winners can stop holding their breath. They have won their elections officially.
The Fremont County Canvass Board reviewed and certified local ...

Don't 'boot' state officials from Capitol post-renovation

Editor:
The Wyoming Capitol renovation plan includes upgrading the tunnel between the Capitol and the Herschler Building in Cheyenne so there is better access ...

RMS names students on honor roll

Riverton Middle School recently recognized the students who were named to the first-quarter honor roll for the 2014-2015 school year.

4.0 GPA
Eighth ...

Ruvalcaba, Blackburn marry Nov. 6

Cesar Ruvalcaba of San Fernando Valley, Calif., and Frances Blackburn of Arapahoe were married Thursday, Nov. 6, in Fort Washakie.
The bride is the daughter ...

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Births
VROMAN
A daughter was born to Katie Vroman of Riverton and Eric Vroman of Riverton at 11:17 a.m. July 31 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. ...

SHS football season ends with 28-0 loss to Lingle in playoffs

It was a frustrating outing for the Shoshoni Wranglers against Lingle-Fort Laramie in opening-round Class 1-A football playoff action Friday night in Goshen ...

Both Dubois and St.R00;Stephen's were eliminated, but Dubois did collect one tournament victory.

Back-to-back wins in consolation play at the Class ...

 
 

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