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Riverton student earns 4.0 GPA
Undergraduate student Ashley Schieffer of Riverton has been named to Montana State University Billings' dean's list ...

Tuition-control bill would make college more fair

Editor:
I am in favor of the bill put forward in the Wyoming Legislature that would not let colleges to raise tuition on a student who is already enrolled.
I ...

Success on ice

Riverton's new, public ice rink was a well-planned hit

One of Riverton's success stories in the winter of 2014-2015 is the new community ice skating ...

Judge denies Eaton's request to block death penalty hearing

The former Riverton resident was convicted of murder in 2004.

CHEYENNE -- A federal judge won't block the Casper district attorney from once again ...

Groups working to bring safe ride system to city

Local groups want to bring safe rides to Riverton residents who are under the influence of alcohol.
Injury Prevention Resources executive director Noel ...

Cleanup set for old tie treatment plant site

The Department of Environmental Quality is working to clean up a parcel of land in Riverton that once was used to treat railroad ties and other wood ...

Suspects in burglary ring arrested after fleeing house

Two Riverton men were arrested Tuesday afternoon in connection with a string of burglaries north of town.
Zachary Clark, 25, of Riverton, and Darin Durtsche, ...

Piling snow in center lane may work the best

Editor:
I have to agree with the letter to the editor about snow plowing this year. When they push all the snow to the curbs like they are, it makes a wall of ...

Fremont County's Library System is starting planning for fixing the Riverton branch library's roof and drainage around the building.
Fremont County ...

Burglaries in rural north Riverton may be connected

Officials are investigating a string of burglaries that appear to be connected in the rural north Riverton area.
Four similar burglaries were reported in the ...

Scott Jorgenson never thought he'd be getting a new hand.
The 64-year-old pastor at St. John Lutheran Church in Riverton, Jorgenson was born without most of ...

Yale mock trial team champs at Duke tournament

A former Riverton High School speech and debate standout is enjoying success again this year in collegiate speech competition.
Robert Peck captained his mock ...

'Every avenue we can'

Revamped local VFW operation encouraging new veterans to visit

Volunteers from the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Riverton are encouraging new veterans ...

Woman gets 20-25 years in prison for her role in 2014 killing

Standing in Lander District Court in front of a stern-faced Judge Norman E. Young on Thursday, public defender Devon Petersen had a tough job. He was ...

Riverton native named 'influential' woman

Evelyn Traylor lives in Sugar Land, Texas.

Riverton native Evelyn Traylor has been recognized in the January edition of the Houston Woman Magazine as ...

The Riverton River Rats are standing on top of the Wyoming high-school-aged hockey B division with a 13-0-1 mark.
The record has locked up a No. 1 seed for ...

Gores receives Outstanding Engineer Award

Jim Gores, president of Riverton-based James Gores and Associates, Inc., was presented with the Outstanding Engineer Award at the Wyoming Engineering Society's ...

Writer trying to improve life ought to write about progress

Editor:
I was impressed, up to a point, by the letter to the editor on Jan. 31 by Michael L. SunRhodes. ...

Amid good uses for drones, don't ignore privacy

Editor:
The new debate over remote-controlled "drones" is interesting to me. I have heard that some good uses for them besides just playing around could be in ...

Tuesday notes

Snowmelt
It's hard to believe that less than a week ago we were worrying about snow removal in the streets of both Riverton and Lander, to say nothing ...

 
 

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