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First case in April meth bust heads to district court; bond amount cut

The first case from a large-scale methamphetamine bust in April is proceeding to district court.
Dakota Coffee, 23, of Lander, pleaded not guilty June 2 to ...

Fast and Furriest 5k/1k helps benefit Critical Care Companion Animal Fund

The money provides financial assistance to families that cannot afford veterinary care in emergency situations.

The fourth annual Fast and Furriest ...

Casino opening new restaurant Friday

The Wind River Hotel and Casino is celebrating the grand opening of its new Buffalo Restaurant all weekend.
Events begin with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10 ...

City awards bid for ramp repair along Pershing Avenue

Pedestrian complaints spurred the Fix Our Roads Citizen Committee to recommend the city fix the accessibility ramps along Pershing Avenue between Broadway ...

For 58 years, Don Haddenham has been a collector of coins, art and sundries. In May, he opened Wind River Coin and Collectibles in hopes of liquidating his ...

Handicap parking lanes aren't meant for shopping cart return

Editor:
This letter is addressed mainly to those "socially illiterate" persons who shop at any store that provides shopping carts and cart-return areas. By ...

It's good we are pulling together, but shouldn't the city paint the crosswalks?

Editor:
I would like to say I am proud to be from a community that comes together in a time of tragedy, speaking of the tragedy involving the Archer ...

Two from Riverton sit high in standings as state high school rodeo nears

Riverton cowgirl Elsie Campbell is sitting third in pole bending heading into the state high school rodeo.
During the regular season, Campbell scored 76 ...

The Wind River at Riverton is expected to rise above flood stage overnight Tuesday, and it could reach as high as 10 feet by the end of the week.
The ...

Tribes objecting to hospital request to join state's side in EPA border adjudication

The Northern Arapaho and Eastern Shoshone tribes are opposed to a request by Riverton Memorial Hospital to file a friend-of-the-court brief in the dispute ...

Free e-waste clean up set for Saturday

Residents can dispose of hazardous and electronic waste for free Saturday in three locations around Fremont County.
Agricultural operations also are welcome ...

Consider two sections for skate park, based on age

Editor:
I was thinking that we could divide the new skate park into two parts. One would be for age 11 and older, and the other would be for age 10 and ...

Evergreen plants are rugged enough to withstand extreme weather conditions in Wyoming, yet evergreens were among the plants hit the hardest during the rapid ...

Motel managers arrested on drug charges

The alleged crimes were taking place on the business premises.

The managers of a local motel were arrested last week, accused selling prescription ...

An electrical outage Thursday evening affected more than 3,000 Rocky Mountain Power customers in the Riverton area.
Officials think the problem was caused by ...

'Huge bummer' that so many trees have died, but don't give up on planting more

Editor:
I think we all appreciate the value of mature landscape plants in our town. It is heartbreaking to see all the damage to our community landscaping as ...

Zamora named general manager at Hi Mountain Jerky

Hans and Kimberly Hummel, owners of Hi Mountain Jerky and Seasonings, are pleased to announce the promotion of Edgar Zamora to general manager of the company. ...

River at or near flood stage in several areas of Fremont County

A flash flood watch has been issued through Wednesday evening for parts of the Wind River Basin, but local officials say they are not anticipating anything ...

Vietnam veteran wants good turnout at state reunion

"Warmongers." "Baby killers."
Both slurs were shouted at Jim Arndt and other servicemen returning to the United States in 1969 at the height of the anti-war ...

Brock changes plea in abduction; he still can be sentenced to maximum

A Riverton man accused of kidnapping and sexually abusing a 9-year-old child has changed his plea.
David Waine Brock III pleaded no contest to two counts ...

 
 

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