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Rockhounding club offers outings all summer long

When thinking of Wyoming's mineral wealth, most people consider coal, oil and natural gas, but the state also contains plenty of rocks and gems sought by ...

Certain competitions always get a head start on the rest of the Fremont County Fair, with the style show usually among them.
In 1961, when the fair was ...

Rotary hosting duck derby, 5k Saturday

The Riverton Rotary club's fourth annual eraDUCKate polio derby begins with a 5k at 8:30 a.m. and a duck race at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Rotary fire pit. ...

Shoplifting harms us all

Editor:
The huge shoplifting problem we have in Fremont County affects all of us.
Every year, more than $13 billion in merchandise is stolen in the United ...

Veterans service officer to visit families in county

A state of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in Fremont County throughout ...

Tribal leaders press hate-crime case in Washington

Leaders of the Northern Arapaho Tribe have met with officials at the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., regarding this month's shooting at the ...

August Outside

Aug. 4 -- Riverton Museum Adventure Trek to Castle Gardens petroglyphs
Aug. 8 -- Pioneer Museum Adventure Trek to Lander Burnt Ranch Aug. 15 -- Lander Sprint ...

Deering earns Wyoming Arts Council fellowship

The Riverton poet also won first place in the Wyoming Writers, Inc., contest in June.

Carol Deering of Riverton is one the recipients of this year's ...

Gluten-free store in Riverton brings back unique salad bar

The dishes are mostly vegetarian and also corn-free, dairy-free, yeast-free, soy-free, egg-free, peanut-free and gluten-free.

For the gluten-free, ...

'Unconscionable' act by gunman not reflective of city staff feelings

Editor:
It is with a heavy heart and feelings of trepidation that I am writing this letter on the recent shooting at the Center Of Hope. On such an ...

Sunday blaze destroys Arthur home; fire an 'all-nighter'

A local family is requesting financial support from the community after a fire destroyed the family home this week south of Riverton.
No one was injured in ...

Fire danger rising fast in county

Fire officials are warning residents to be extra vigilant when burning trash and overgrown fields now that warm, dry, windy weather has arrived in Fremont ...

Families, friends recall Center of Hope shooting victim fondly

The second man shot, Sonny Goggles, remains hospitalized with serious injuries.

A final farewell at the funeral service for Stallone Trosper last ...

What do oil spills, greasy clothes and show lambs have in common?
The answer: Dawn dish washing liquid.
In an informal survey of 4-H and FFA members and ...

Apology is a beginning

Editor:
Steve Willow's ...

Smerud-Woods-Barrett families have produced three generations of 4-H'ers

A Riverton family has taken to heart the meaning behind 4-H, keeping the ...

Construction workers at Maverick Country Store on West Main Street in Riverton accidentally nicked a natural gas line with a backhoe on Saturday afternoon. ...

With a state 11-12-year-old Little League tournament spot on the line, Lander claimed the No. 2 position in a down-to-the wire win Saturday over Riverton at ...

Riverton's 9-10s grab slot for state tournament

Riverton ace Shawn Brown pitched a no-hitter, lifting the 9-10-year-old all-star Little League baseball team to a 12-0 win vs. Rock Springs Saturday night in ...

A perfect postseason was capped Saturday by the Riverton 13-15-year-old all-stars in a 7-4 victory over Newcastle in the state Babe Ruth baseball title game in ...

 
 

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