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City seeking applicants to fill slots on several boards

The city of Riverton is looking for community members to fill vacancies on the city's airport board, planning commission, tree board and beautification ...

Man killed in Jan. 3 accident had .144 BAC

Autopsy results show the Riverton man who died in a single-vehicle crash in January north of town was driving while intoxicated.
David H. Williams, 24, of ...

Governor's recognition of hospice, palliative care a state milestone

Editor:
Hospice and palliative care month was celebrated and recognized by Gov. Matt Mead.
I am the executive director of Help for Health. Recently I ...

Minimum wage in Wyoming won't ever exceed federal wage

Editor:
I see the Wyoming Legislature didn't give raising the minimum wage in Wyoming much consideration. As long as the federal wage is higher than the ...

In the saddle no matter the season

To a motorist driving by sipping coffee in the toasty cab of her vehicle, a person out riding a bike to work in the winter might seem crazy. Cyclists who ...

Self-defense workshop free for tribal members

A women's self-defense workshop is 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Renew Fitness Studio, 309 E. Main St., in Riverton.
Wind River Indian Reservation tribal ...

Brock wants plea changed to mental deficiency; he will undergo evaluation

A Riverton man accused of kidnapping and sexually abusing a young girl has indicated he would use a defense of not guilty by reason of mental illness or ...

Five dogs perished in Elder Lane fire

The family living in the house was absent when the blaze started.

Authorities confirm that five dogs were killed in a structure fire that destroyed a ...

Questions and the Marlboro Man

Smoking is a more complicated issue than we realize

Darrell Winfield had the most recognizable face of anyone who has ever lived in Riverton.
He was ...

New snow-removal method 'is not an improvement'

Editor:
I can't say I care much for the new city policy on snow plowing that crams all the snow up against the curbs. In the neighborhood where I work, it has ...

'Age should not be only factor' in judge service

Editor:
I thought the legislator on the age limit for judge retirements made a good point when he said if the same current age limit applied to the ...

Children's event new to Wild West Winter Carnival

It runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Center for Art, Technology and Science at 120 S. Third St. in Riverton.

A new event for children has ...

Why doesn't county budget cover guns for sheriff's office?

Editor:
The sheriff of Fremont County says his office needs about $40,000 to buy replacement firearms for the deputies. (...

Students to compete at state poetry contest

The 10thAnnual Wyoming Poetry Out Loud state competition will take placeFeb. 2 to Feb. 3in Cheyenne. Ten student competitors, including Catlin Tillman of ...

Out-of-state hunting fees important to Wyoming

Editor:
I can understand some people being upset about the (proposed) law that would cut back on non-resident hunting licenses. With all the funding cutbacks ...

The 'undesirables' at least put the park to some use

Editor:
If I could add one comment to Mr. Wright's letter about City Park and the follow-up by Ms. (?) Seidel, it would be this. The "undesirables" are the ...

Charge upped to homicide against driver in three-car wreck in west Riverton

The Fremont County's Attorney's Office filed new charges of aggravated vehicular homicide and aggravated assault and battery against an Ethete man related to a ...

Missing man found OK, took wrong turn in fog

A 24-year-old Riverton man who was the subject of a search and rescue operation this weekend was found at about 11:30 a.m. Saturday along Wyoming Highway 136 ...

Drone legislation puts privacy concerns at center of floor debate

CHEYENNE -- A bill that would limit use of drones by law enforcement agencies advanced Tuesday in the Wyoming Legislature.
The House of Representatives passed ...

Modelers park will have to relocate

The Wyoming Modelers Park Association is looking for a new home in Fremont County now that the state has decided to sell the land occupied by the current WMPA ...

 
 

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