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Yellowbear asks to join agency in defending rez border

The convicted killer's interest in the EPA case has to do with law enforcement jurisdiction.

Convicted baby killer Andrew John Yellowbear has ...

Future 1 percent projects to benefit from 'holistic' analysis

The City of Riverton plans to use optional 1 percent sales tax money to assess the quality of streets in Riverton.
Public works director Kyle Butterfield ...

Piatigorsky Foundation announces spring tour of Wyoming

The touring clarinetist and pianist will perform Wednesday in Riverton.

For the 12th consecutive year, the Muriel and Seymour Thickman Family ...

City board to hand out free trees May 16

The Riverton Tree Board is hosting its Arbor Day and Armed Forces Day celebration at 10 a.m. May 16 at the Veterans Park behind city hall.
This is the tree ...

Heart attack might have caused fatal cement truck crash

Autopsy results show Daniel W. Oberlie, 57, of Riverton, probably experienced a cardiac event before the single-vehicle rollover that took his life April 1 ...

Flash floods, fires pose a risk to Wyoming residents

Spring is a time of transition, when late-season snowstorms can affect travel and afternoon thunderstorms bring the threat of hail, tornadoes and lightning. ...

Airport name change sensible

Editor:
I read with interest the letter from April 5, "It's the service, not the name," by Mr. Mike Ward.
As I was instrumental in appointing the airport ...

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.

4.0 GPA
Eighth ...

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 ...

 
 

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