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Bullers summited Grand Teton in July

A Riverton couple reached summit of Grand Teton July 27.
Ray and Julie Buller completed the climb, accompanied by a professional guide. The climb coincided ...

Writing fellowship deadline near; local poet was a recipient last year

Wyoming writers are reminded the deadline for Wyoming Arts Council 2017 Creative Writing fellowships applications is Monday, Aug. 22.
The format of the 2017 ...

Laramie ex-cop arrested, charged with murder in decades-old 'cold case'

LARAMIE (AP) -- Police in Laramie say a former policeman has been arrested in connection with the 1985 slaying of a University of Wyoming student.
The Laramie ...

CWC hires new women's hoops, golf coaches

Massive fish kill on Yellowstone in Montana
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Montana wildlife officials say a massive fish kill that prompted the closure of a ...

CWC hires new women's hoops, golf coaches

Central Wyoming College has hired a new women's basketball coach.
After a "lengthy search," CWC athletic director Steve Barlow said the school selected former ...

Professor, fed attorney say judge's frack ruling wrong

A federal judge in Wyoming was wrong to block rules for hydraulic fracturing on federal land, a group of law professors and lawyers for the federal government ...

New candidate for CWC trustees; 2 file for Lander school board slots

Walter Olson of Lander filed Aug. 17 for the four-year Subdistrict 4 seat on the Central Wyoming College board.

Three more candidates filed to run ...

Friday could be coldest August day in city history

If local temperatures don't warm by evening, Friday will go down in history as one of Riverton's coldest August days.
National Weather Service meteorologist ...

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Births

OCHOTECO
A daughter was born to Lavesta Stringham of Riverton and Michael Ochoteco of Riverton at 11:18 ...

Smaller-town council ballots set for general after primary voting

The race for two open spots on the Pavillion Town Council is just getting started now that the primary election is over.
Incumbent Tauna Groomsmith and ...

WRPD officer injured during pursuit in car theft incident

The Wyoming Highway Patrol is investigating the cause of a crash involving a stolen vehicle and a Wind River Police Department officer following a pursuit Aug. ...

City of Riverton workers Brandon Elliott, left, and Travis Lewis spent much of Wednesday repainting curbs and parking space in downtown Riverton. This stencil ...

School board incumbents, newcomers file for office

More Fremont County residents have filed this week for seats on local school boards, with additional filings in cemetery and fire districts as well. ...

Court diversion program in development for youth

Clarence Thomas, Eastern Shoshone's director of juvenile services, urged tribal leaders at a conference last week that the Wind River Indian Reservation ...

Salazar wins primary vote over Engum in HD34

House District 34 was the only legislative district located entirely in Fremont County that had a contested primary race this week.
Republicans Taylor Engum ...

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Births

COWART
A child was born to L'Lona Franklin of Riverton and Deyo Cowart of Riverton at 4:51 a.m. August 13 ...

Thomas, Collins set for county showdown; Allen beats challengers

McCarty victor in District 5 primary

Larry Allen is guaranteed to win re-election to Fremont County Commission District 2 this fall, and Jennifer ...

The Central West Zone Type 3 Incident Management Team sent its final update Monday on the Lava Mountain Fire.
The local Wind River Ranger District of the ...

Wyoming Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday on gay-marriage dispute

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Wyoming Supreme Court must decide whether to remove from office a Pinedale judge who says her religious beliefs would prevent her from ...

Cheney wins GOP House nod; to face underdog Greene

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Liz Cheney, daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, swept to victory Tuesday in a crowded race for the Republican nomination for ...

 
 

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