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RMS names students to spring honor roll

Riverton Middle School recently recognized the students who were named to the third-quarter honor roll for the 2014-2015 school year.

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Car burglary suspect says 'not guilty;' second plea in different case

Two men pleaded not guilty to multiple charges in unrelated cases in Lander District Court on April 8.
Jeramie Vanzane Lewis, of Riverton, pleaded not guilty ...

Storm to deposit several inches of snow in basin

The spring storm blowing through the Wind River Basin on Wednesday is expected to bring up to 7 inches of precipitation to the Riverton area, with as many as ...

Pay lawmakers to cover expenses, 'so ordinary people have a chance'

Editor:
I don't really like the idea that legislators can just vote a pay raise for themselves, but they do need to be paid for their expenses, so long as ...

RMS Spartan track teams near the top in home meet

Three out of the four Riverton Middle School track and field teams finished second in their respective grade divisions Saturday at the Spartan Invitational in ...

Bring the street repair crew 'right up Main Street'

Editor:
I see the city truck and men out around town patching up potholes, which is how the 1 percent tax money is being used. I hope they go right up Main ...

Amid decreasing case volume, the City of Riverton has renewed its contract with Fremont County for prosecuting attorney services in the Riverton Municipal ...

Dirt work under way on highway project south of Riverton; delays expected

The construction has a contract completion date of Oct. 31.

Excavation of topsoil and dirt work has started on the 3.32-mile highway improvement ...

Riverton cowgirl Elsie Campbell enters the spring high school rodeo season No. 1 in the breakaway competition.
The spring season begins Saturday and Sunday ...

Phone scammer hung up when confronted by simple question

Editor:
One of the "scammers" mentioned in a letter to the editor called me in January.
He told me (in a heavy foreign accent that I don't think anyone ...

Skate park fundraising nears total; rec board adds $10K

The City of Riverton has entered into a memorandum of understanding with the Central Wyoming Skateboarding Association and Dreamland Skateparks, which will be ...

Sunday magazine frequency changes

Editor:
I was wondering about the American Profile magazine supplement in the Sunday newspaper. It used to be in there every week but now it is there less ...

Man killed late Friday in wreck near Pavillion; no seatbelt in earlier fatality

Officials are investigating a fatal rollover crash Friday west of Pavillion.
The incident resulted in the death of Theodore E. Aaberg, 40, of Wilson. Reports ...

Riverton couple honored relative who survived the Bataan Death March

This Thursday marks the 73rd anniversary of the beginning of the Bataan Death March, the hellish, forceable World War II transfer of 60,000 to 80,000 American ...

Advice on safe handling of chicks was worthwhile

Editor:
I thank you for running the news item about the ...

It's the service, not the name

Editor:
The other day I read about the idea of ...

Riverton was being transformed in the mid-1950s due to the huge uranium discoveries east of town. The population was growing fast, and many civic improvements ...

An art piece by Northern Arapaho artist Robert Martinez will find its permanent home this month at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in ...

Two schools added to bike rodeo season roster

Injury Prevention Resources has added two private schools to its annual bike and safety rodeo season.
The countywide rotation now includes St. Margaret's and ...

The jackhammers will return Tuesday on South Federal Boulevard in Riverton. A crack that stretches from one side of the newly paved road to the other end near ...

 
 

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