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Riverton's snowfall totals were trumped by Lander's over the past few days, with up to 13 inches on the ground in the Fremont County seat.
By comparison, ...

Money will be top priority for 'The Interview'

Editor:
I like both Mr. Eric Blom's and Mr. Steven R. Peck's comments on "The Interview" movie and North Korea.
If there is money to be made, you can ...

Man stabbed, says wife tried also to run over him with car

A 22-year-old Riverton man said his wife stabbed him with a knife early Saturday during an altercation on East Monroe Avenue.
Responding deputies said a knife ...

News carriers getting a year-end bonus from appreciative customer

Editor:
As I was driving home from work recently, I noticed a few newspaper carriers, bundled up, delivering papers. I was inside my warm car and had to ...

Blanket donation helps needy stay warm during the holiday season

Local Daughters of Utah Pioneers have donated 16 blankets to the Riverton Police Department this week for use by needy people.
"We just thought this would be ...

Good year for R Recreation, leaders tell city council

R Recreation is touting a successful year of providing events and recreational opportunities for the city. Agency leaders listed accomplishments this month for ...

Achievers

Student receives math scholarship
Zachary Zenk, a math major from Riverton, was awarded the Max Durgin Math Scholarship at Black Hills State University ...

Riverton resident graduates from Western College of Auctioneering

The officers and directors of Western College of Auctioneering have announced the graduation of Brandon Haun of Riverton.
Haun completed the course of ...

Waiting game for new skate rink as ice gets thicker

It's only a matter of time --and temperature --before Riverton residents are able to skate on the new ice rink installed this month at the intersection of West ...

State moving forward on Honor Farm land parcel; modelers to be paid to move

The State Board of Land Commissioners voted this month to proceed with an auction of 302 acres between Honor Farm and Webbwood roads east of North Federal ...

Second guilty plea in hammer killing; third suspect's case tossed

A guilty plea on Thursday finalized the disposition of a grisly murder case that involved three defendants originally.
Charges against another defendant were ...

Shops see big growth in 'vaping' business

Electronic cigarettes, or vaporizers, are an exploding industry in the United States, and they are taking off in Fremont County as well.
Few other new ...

Eaton attorneys fight new hearing on death sentence

Lawyers for the former Riverton man whose death sentence recently was overturned want a judge to block Wyoming prosecutors from holding a new hearing on ...

Man sentenced for swiping $1.9 million in gold from his parents

A man has been sentenced to seven years and two months in prison for stealing $1.9 million worth of gold and from his parents' home north of Riverton between ...

In Congress, 'all the games' block immigration changes

Editor:
For all those years people in Congress said something needed to be done in immigration, but they never did it because of politics.
So then the ...

Prosecutors should have known woman died from wreck

Editor:
Prosecutors say they "weren't aware" that the older lady injured in the wreck at Main and Hill Street had died a week later? Seriously? This is why no ...

Special election in Teton County finalizes retention of Riverton-based judge

A special election in Teton County has finalized the retention of Riverton-based Circuit Court Judge Wesley Roberts.
He garnered 81 percent of the ...

'It puts you in the spirit'

Families, hospice staff brighten the season at Help for Health

Fremont County is awash this time of year in Christmas decorations and celebrations. ...

The way it was: White Christmas -- 1985

There was no doubt about a white Christmas 39 years ago this month. Two major snowstorms hit Fremont County before Christmas, with precious little melting ...

WRTA collecting toys for children in need Saturday

The Wind River Transportation Authority is collecting new, unwrapped toys and gifts for children during its "Stuff the Bus" campaign Saturday in Riverton. ...

 
 

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