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House damaged in fire; residents responded well

An electrical malfunction was the cause of a fire that damaged a house Thursday morning on Oilfield Road south of Riverton.
Fire officials said the damage ...

Hospital to oppose EPA in boundary case

Riverton Memorial Hospital maintains that a recent medical malpractice case filed against it in tribal court on the Wind River Indian Reservation underscores ...

Taco bus in Riverton serving up dozens of Mexican dishes

Daniel's Mexican Food restaurant in Riverton offers a large menu out of a large bus that is bigger than the usual taco trucks seen in many cities.
This bus, ...

Local officials say living conditions for a horse at the corner of West Sunset Drive and North Eighth Street West in Riverton do not meet the threshold of ...

School awards ceremony postponed

Fremont County School District 25 has postponed the annual district awards ceremony at Riverton Middle School scheduled for Friday so that faculty and staff ...

What constitutes animal cruelty in community?

Editor:
I also have watched the paint horse in the tiny, tiny corral as well for more than six months. He's located in the north pasture on Sunset Drive ...

'Utterly disgusted' with recent outing at Rendezvous Ponds

Editor:
Recently we took our son fishing at the Rendezvous Ponds, and I want to say how utterly disgusted I was at the ponds and their maintenance.
There ...

State hosts

If the 1-A basketball tournament is available, then Riverton ought to explore hosting it

The Wyoming High School Activities Association recently ...

Hats Off for Hope gala fundraiser set for Saturday

Organizers have announced that the sixth annual Hats Off for Hope gala is Saturday at the Holiday Inn in Riverton.
The event, which is sponsored by the Tough ...

Rainfall sets records, causes mud slides and flood worries

Two precipitation records were set this weekend in Riverton, with rainfall causing mud slides and flooding scares throughout the area.
Riverton saw 1.06 inch ...

Fighting Islamic State is good use of armed forces

Editor:
It is outrageous what the Islamic State is doing, killing innocent Christians and other people and demolishing historic sites just because they aren't ...

The tournament was shortened from 54 holes to 36 holes because of rainy weather.

Former BYU golfer Justin Kelley now has a professional title under ...

Pro golfer Justin Kelley shot an 8-under par 64 before the rain came Saturday afternoon at the annual Saltwater Classic golf tournament at the Riverton Country ...

State says it still should be allowed to try to reinstate Eaton death penalty

Lawyers for the state of Wyoming and a the former Riverton resident convicted of murder disagree over whether the state may again seek the death penalty ...

Collision on city street Friday claims life of 7-year-old

Witnesses said the child was crossing the street near her home when she was struck by a passing vehicle.

A 7-year-old girl died Friday after she was ...

'Ludicrous' to congratulate ourselves for big meth busts

Editor:
While I do not condone the use of methamphetamine, I think it's ludicrous that law-enforcement is patting itself on the back for all the recent ...

AAU volleyball team to play in Las Vegas

The first two days are pool-play format, with bracket play on Monday.

Slam-N-Jam, an AAU volleyball team based in Riverton, is off to Las Vegas this ...

New Riverton Country Club golf pro Bernie Blan has kept the annual Saltwater Classic one of the elite golf tournaments in the region.
The golfers open the ...

Religious apps allow users to have greater understanding of Bible

Having smartphone, tablets and other mobile devices around has made information, opinions and our ability to work closer at hand. This is mostly a good thing. ...

Could cloud seeding be causing this?

Editor:
Who needs cloud seeding when it rains every day? I am not old-time Wyoming like some people, but I have been in the state for 19 years in one place or ...

 
 

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