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Spend money for 'pocket park' on something else

Editor:
It was good to see local businesses speaking up in favor of a parking lot in their part of town. Since the city was so short of cash that they had to ...

Man arrested for pointing, firing weapon

A Riverton man was arrested Tuesday evening after pointing a gun at his neighbor and then, reportedly, firing the weapon into the air.
No one was injured in ...

City studies complaint on handicap parking space

The City of Riverton is addressing a concern about handicap parking spots in the downtown area.
Discussion about the subject came after Kelly Carrico, who ...

Two local acupuncturists have started offering free acupuncture to veterans at the Soldiers House in Riverton.
Licensed acupuncturist Soleiana Abernathy of ...

October Outside

Oct. 3 -- Many waterfowl seasons open in Fremont County; check regulations for details.
Oct. 10 -- 1838 Rendezvous Ride, a competitive trail ride at the 1838 ...

Recoil Tactical on the 900 block of Webbwood Road in Riverton is offering a unique line of items for firearm enthusiasts.
Owner Chris Abernathy, opened the ...

Riverton hosting one-day trail ride

The competition includes 6 miles of trail and 15 natural obstacles.

Riverton is hosting a competitive trail challenge Saturday at the 1838 Rendezvous ...

Construction of the five-lane highway and widening of the Little Wind bridge carries an Oct. 31 contract deadline.

Evening asphalt paving activities ...

'Special person' bought meal

Editor:
We offer a big thank-you to the person who paid for our meal anonymously Sept. 21 at the Trailhead Restaurant in Riverton.
You are a special person, ...

Care facility in Riverton gets new operator

EmpRes Healthcare has announced that it has leased three Wyoming skilled nursing centers from Care Capital Properties, Inc. the landlord of the facilities. ...

Capitol work must be on time and on budget

Editor:
As a member of the Oversight Group on Capitol Building Rehabilitation and Restoration, I want to clarify the role and goals of the oversight group. ...

Rebuilding the busy commercial street could take two years to finish, starting as soon as next year.

Orange cones and heavy equipment may not appear ...

'Miracle' there aren't more fatalities in I-80 traffic

Editor:
I saw Sept. 25 that a truck driver had been found guilty in a fatal collision with another vehicle. To me it is a miracle that there are not more ...

Community dialogues set in response to fatal Center of Hope shooting

A fatal shooting in July at the Center of Hope in Riverton raised concerns about violence motivated by race in Fremont County.
Soon after the incident, the ...

Big country needs lots of power

Editor:
I appreciated the thoughtful discussion in the editorials about the future of coal in the nation.
I wish I could run my truck on the sun. I would ...

Digest

Meeting on road work Tuesday
A public meeting to discuss 2016-2017 highway improvements to North Federal Boulevard is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday ...

Man pleads to string of shed, garage thefts from same night in March

A Riverton man has pleaded guilty to burglarizing a string of cars and garages one night in March.
Jeramie Vanzane Lewis, 30, on Friday pleaded guilty to ...

Riverton student makes dean's list at Bates College

Sam Myers was named to the dean's list at Bates College for the semester ending in April.
The distinction is earned by students whose cumulative GPA is 3.71 ...

Mistrial called in domestic violence case; prosecutors pledge to try again

Judge Norman E. Young cut the trial off as it was nearing its end Wednesday morning.

The trial for a Riverton man charged with beating his ...

Riverton man elected as Angus delegate for 2015 fall convention

Dan E. Ingalls, of Riverton, has been elected as a delegate to the 132nd Annual American Angus Association Convention of Delegates.
Ingalls, a member of the ...

 
 

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