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An 81-year-old Riverton man was transported to the local emergency room after this four-wheeler accident at about 5:45 p.m. Wednesday on West Main Street in ...

RPD officer credited with saving life of attack victim

Officer Scott Christoffersen with the Riverton Police Department has been nominated for the RPD Life Saving Award.
In a written report, RPD Capt. Eric Murphy ...

Repeat offenders, unpaid fines illustrate chronic problem in city

Riverton is owed nearly $1 million in fines, but there isn't much confidence that the bulk will ever be collected.

Regular readers of local arrest ...

Robbery assailant identified; public's assistance sought

The Riverton Police Department has identified the man suspected of a strong-arm robbery May 7 at Walmart, 1733 N. Federal Blvd. in Riverton.
Officials have ...

Video images show Saturday store robbery

The Riverton Police Department is asking for help identifying the suspects involved in a strong-arm robbery reported at about 3:30 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at ...

Precautions urged in flood aftermath for water, mold, tetanus and mosquitoes

Following the recent local flooding, officials say municipal drinking water is safe in Fremont County, but people with private wells may want to take ...

Businesses pass tobacco check

The Riverton Police Department subjected 18 local businesses to tobacco compliance checks April 10. All 18 passed the inspection by refusing tobacco to ...

RPD wrote up 2,500 offenses during 2015; 13,000 calls

In 2015, Riverton Police Department officers issued roughly 1,200 traffic citations and 1,600 written warnings. Local police arrested about 1,800 individuals ...

Man running nude on Main arrested; said he used drugs

He was clothed in jail scrubs after being taken into custody.

A Riverton man was arrested Monday evening after he was seen running naked on Main ...

Stabbing investigated

The Riverton Police Department is investigating a stabbing incident that occurred at about 2:37 a.m. Wednesday. RPD chief Mike Broadhead said at least eight ...

A Dodge Ram pickup that caught fire shortly before noon on the 200 block of East Washington. A witness said the truck was parked when it caught fire and rolled ...

Two dead from dam plunge; teen fell first, then older woman

Both of the people who fell off of the Diversion Dam bridge Friday afternoon died as a result of the incident, officials said this week.
Fremont County ...

City 'ombudsman' on duty

Juve stresses communication, education in new position

During her first weeks on the job as Riverton's first community relations ombudsman, Jane Juve ...

RPD thanks citizen for efforts during Sophia Archer incident last year

The Riverton Police Department presented Mike Parazoo with the "Citizen Appreciation Citation" on Tuesday for his efforts to stop Sophia and Lillian Archer ...

DUI crackdown coming countywide over Super Bowl weekend

Fremont County law enforcement will be looking for drivers under the influence of alcohol or drugs, or not wearing seatbelts during Super Bowl ...

Two dogs put down after man attacked; 40 stitches required

q Both dogs were unvaccinated pit bull terriers.

Two unvaccinated dogs were euthanized Friday morning after biting a 30-year-old Riverton man in the face ...

Mayor Lars Baker, right, administered the oath to Scott Christoffersen, the newly hired police officer for the Riverton Police Department. Chief Broadhead ...

Parents arrested for child endangerment; three kids found in 'filthy' residence

Two Riverton parents were arrested for child endangerment early Tuesday after police found them intoxicated and unable to care for their three children.
One ...

Cattle theft claim investigated

Riverton police are investigating a report that $78,000 in cattle has been improperly sold from a Lander-area ranch over the past five years.
The reporting ...

Two of four Maverik robbery suspects seen on video under arrest

Two suspects in an alleged robbery this week in Riverton have been arrested on unrelated charges.
Officials said the two 18-year-olds were arrested on ...

 
 

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