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Cemetery rites, gun show among Memorial Day weekend events

Volunteers are invited to help place more than 1,400 flags on graves at 9 a.m. Saturday at Mountain View Cemetery.
The grave of every veteran will be adorned ...

Promoter sues regulator to bar imposing rules on bare-knuckle

A bare-knuckle fight promoter has sued the Association of Boxing Commissions and its president, saying the body is wrongly encouraging the City of Riverton to ...

Achievers

Riverton student on dean's list
Michael Jones of Riverton has been named to the dean's list at Simpson University for the spring 2015 semester.
Jones ...

When Pinedale High School junior Jordan Costello rolled in back-to-back birdies on No. 2 and No. 3, he felt good about his U.S. Open regional qualifying round ...

Days Inn continues $1.4 million remodel

The renovation includes 17 added rooms and a new spa area and exercise room.

For about $1.4 million, the Days Inn in Riverton underwent a remodel ...

Hip-hop artist helps stricken driver on the way to Riverton

Authorities have confirmed that a man having a medical emergency while driving alone in Wyoming was helped by Grammy Award winning Layzie Bone of the group ...

Living conditions poor for horse

Editor:
Am I the only person in this town of 10,000-plus who is disturbed by the living conditions of the horse in the small pen on the slope along Sunset ...

Bad weather a lot for local competitors to deal with

Editor:
I have never seen such bad weather for our local high school sports this spring. What a lot for these young people to overcome. Now that the state ...

Autopsy shows man killed on motorcycle was intoxicated

A Riverton man who died this month in a motorcycle accident was intoxicated at the time of his death, according to an autopsy report.
Eiley R. Holliman Jr., ...

Wet spell gives another boost to snowpack, soil moisture

Two more weather systems are expected to drop continued precipitation on the Wind River Basin through May 26.
The Riverton area saw more than 1 inch of ...

Federal court asks if Eaton might still face death penalty

CHEYENNE --A federal appeals court wants lawyers representing inmate Dale Eaton and the state of Wyoming to address whether he still faces a possible death ...

Privatizing county EMS is 'a wild idea'

Editor:
I hope they don't privatize the county ambulance. I just think service will suffer if they do it. This has been our local county's job for many years, ...

Farmers market returns Wednesday at new location and with new goods

Riverton's weekly farmers market is returning for its fourth summer, this year in a new location and with a range of goods that can be sold for the first time ...

Riverton man pleading not guilty in March robbery case

A Riverton man pleaded not guilty May 7 to three charges related to an armed robbery in March at a Lander hotel.
John Michael Dick, who was 27 at the time of ...

Riverton has had several swimming pools in its 109-year history, but this one was the first.
The "reservoir pool" used water from the Riverton Canal that was ...

EPA ought to concern itself with more important tribal jurisdictions than Riverton's

Editor:
Where does it say the EPA has any authority to return lands to the Native Americans? If, in fact, they do, why don't they go after some real ...

Good to see our students getting college chances

Editor:
It is so good to see the Fremont County students who are signing up to participate in sports teams at college after graduating high school. I enjoy ...

Suspicious substance in envelope spurs evacuation of Riverton court

No one was injured in an incident involving a white, powdery substance that was sent to the Riverton courthouse Thursday afternoon.
The substance later was ...

Trial dates set in three sexual assault cases

Trials are scheduled for Sept. 21 in similar but unrelated child sex abuse cases for three Fremont County men.
District Court Judge Norman E. Young set the ...

City awards bid for fire hydrant replacement to Riverton company

The 2015 fire hydrant replacement project has been awarded to Viper Underground of Riverton.
The company was the lowest bidder with a price tag of about ...

 
 

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