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Splash Pad hits fundraising milestone with eye on 2017

September has been a good month for the Riverton Wyoming Splash Pad group, which is working hard to raise money to build a water feature at the Riverton City ...

Colorful ceremony at rural fire hall follows outing for veterans

His infectious grin, his quick sense of humor and the glint in his eye made everyone ...

Wyoming game touched by student demonstration at Eastern Michigan

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) -- Eastern Michigan University strongly supports the right of students to peacefully demonstrate about issues that are important to them, ...

The way it was: Schwartz for Senate -- 1936

In the depths of the Great Depression, both Wyoming and Fremont County went for the Democratic presidential candidate -- incumbent Franklin D. Roosevelt -- in ...

Trooper was trying to stop wrong-way car before collision

Details have emerged in the head-on collision between at a Wyoming Highway Patrol cruiser and Chevrolet passenger car that was driving the wrong way on ...

Attorney quits county government, cites leadership failure from commissioners

Deputy county attorney Jason Gay is leaving the Fremont County courthouse, telling commissioners last week that their management of the attorney's office was ...

Defamation suit won't alter Clifford's role on county board

Andrea Clifford's status as Fremont County Commissioner will not change as a result of a recent defamation conviction she received Sept. 12.
Clifford was ...

Judge Roberts receives judicial excellence award

The Wyoming State Bar and the Wyoming Supreme Court has announced that Wesley Roberts, Ninth Judicial Circuit Court Judge in Riverton, is this year's recipient ...

Local auctioneer facing five new felony charges

Just as he had quelled a $150,000 civil dispute, Riverton auctioneer Clyde Stone is now being charged with five felony counts of obtaining property by false ...

Multi-year prison term for 21-year-old who beat up his girlfriend in March

Cody Limberhand has been sentenced to three to five years imprisonment for an assault at a Riverton motel that ended with his girlfriend being life-flighted to ...

Traveling exhibit moves to Riverton

Fremont County's first traveling exhibit, "Wind River Visions," has now been installed at the Riverton Museum
The "Wind River Visions" program identifies ...

Miller's committee looks again at marijuana bill

After legislation to punish possession of edible marijuana failed during the last legislative session, Wyoming lawmakers will now look at overhauling the way ...

State cuts could mean more unclaimed bodies, county coroner says

In July, Gov. Matt Mead announced that the Wyoming Department of Family Services budget would be cut by more than $13 million, which includes cuts to state ...

Angela Manzanares, right, is the newest dispatcher for the Riverton Police Department. RPD chief Mike Broadhead introduced her to the Riverton City Council. ...

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A son was born to Janell McLeod of Fort Washakie and Myka Andrew Ray Blackburn of Arapaho at ...

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Public outcry dooms wind tax hike
Wyoming lawmakers have shot down a proposal to increase taxes on wind energy.
The decision came after no members of ...

Constitution Week noted in Riverton through Saturday

Riverton Mayor Lars Baker proclaimed Sept. 17-23 Constitution Week for the City of Riverton, commemorating the 129-year anniversary of the drafting of the ...

Counterfeiters have passed hundreds in fake currency

Fremont County has seen a rash of counterfeit bills.
"In the last couple weeks we've had at least six or seven counterfeit $100 bills at various banks and ...

School threats weren't credible

There was likely no credibility to threats made yesterday to schools and other state agencies.
Larry Majerus, Deputy Director at the Wyoming Office of ...

New science standards OKd by state panel

DAYTON (AP) -- The Wyoming Board of Education has approved new K-12 science standards.
Educators and others say Wyoming's current standards are more than 10 ...

 
 

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