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The structure included two shops, a mechanics bay, an office area and a second-story apartment complex, which was vacant.

A shop full of equipment ...

Willow Creek school breaks ground May 28

A groundbreaking ceremony for the new Willow Creek Elementary in Riverton is set to take place at 2 p.m. May 28 at 1200 E. Monroe Ave., where the school will ...

Bar and grill liquor license is city's first; airport eatery available again

The City of Riverton has granted its only bar and grill liquor license to business owner Patricia Fullmer, who opened the mafia-themed restaurant Main ...

The Riverton High School Drama Club performs Rodgers and Hammerstein's "The Sound of Music" at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Robert A. Peck Arts ...

New lawyers ordered for defendants in big meth case

Riverton Circuit Court was packed on Monday, with two extra folding tables and a dozen more chairs in place than normal to accommodate the nine defendants and ...

Citizens have a role in 1 percent

Editor:
Another thought here on the City of Riverton planning what is called a "holistic" approach to finding things to fix up with the 1 percent tax money. ...

Inmate who died in Torrington prison had Riverton ties

A former Riverton resident serving time at the medium-security prison in Torrington has died after a lengthy illness.
Department officials say 55-year-old ...

Rails to Trails killer finishes work camp, seeks reduction

A convicted killer is asking a judge to reduce his sentence to allow him out on probation.
Santana Mendoza, 17, is serving a sentence of 12 to 18 years in ...

City approves money from reserves to buy pothole machine

The Riverton City Council has voted to purchase a pothole-filling machine, despite worries over how the city would pay for it.
Riverton had been renting the ...

Children ages 7 to 14 years old can play pioneer games and learn to make a hide painting during events Friday and Saturday at two Fremont County museums.
The ...

Two county students win awards in math contest

Western Heritage Lutheran Academy in Riverton recently held a TRIG-STAR competition and named John Desenfants as the winner.
Inberg-Miller Engineers of ...

Riverton FFA heading to nationals

The Riverton FFA Chapter had many successes while competing April 8 to April 11 at the 2015 Wyoming State FFA Convention in Cheyenne.
The Riverton FFA ...

Man charged in big theft from store 17 months after alleged offense happened

A Riverton man is being prosecuted on burglary and shoplifting charges in the theft of $1,600 worth of electronics from Walmart in 2013. Mario Morales, 25, was ...

If oil is still so low, then why is gasoline going up again?

Editor:
Almost every day in the news they are talking about the lower price of oil and all the impact it is having on the economy.
But I wonder why, if that ...

Acura stolen, involved in chase, then burned behind justice center

A stolen vehicle was destroyed in a fire Saturday evening after a high-speed chase through Riverton.
The black 2014 Acura had been reported stolen at about ...

Is there a way CWC professors can be paid more?

Editor:
I did not know until reading in The Ranger recently that high school teachers make more money than some professors at Central Wyoming College. I had ...

Professors side with tribes in boundary dispute

Their point is not whether Riverton is part of the reservation but, rather, that it doesn't make much difference administratively.

Eight law ...

Bridge work Wednesday part of project to widen highway to five lanes approaching casino

Steel bridge girders are scheduled to be erected Wednesday over the Little Wind River, part of a 3.32-mile highway improvement project ...

Man killed in motorcycle wreck was found by passerby

The body of a Riverton man was discovered early Saturday after a motorcycle accident on 8 Mile Road west of town.
Officials think Eli Holliman, 54, of ...

County sets hearings on EMS tax, privatization next week

Public meetings to discuss the sustainability of Fremont County Emergency Medical Services are officially set for Monday and Tuesday.
"I hope there's clear ...

 
 

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