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Fumes probe leads to meth lab suspicion

Apr 25, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Police Department is continuing its investigation into what they believe to be a meth lab that was discovered at a house late Friday night.
RPD ... [more]

RPD investigates fumes report on Hill Street

Apr 22, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Police Department is continuing to investigate the discovery of substances related to initial concerns about possible methamphetamine production ... [more]

Riverton police create a task force to fight graffiti

Apr 13, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Police Department has formed a new task force in a cooperative effort with property owners to remove unwanted graffiti.
Police chief Mike ... [more]

Today

Apr 10, 2012 - Staff:  Correction
In the April 6 edition of The Ranger, the page one story "Deer population at center of G&F talks with county residents" should have said ... [more]

RPD officer not guilty in charges from last summer

Apr 6, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  A jury in Lander on Thursday deliberated for about 40 minutes to determine that an off-duty Riverton police officer is not guilty of being intoxicated and ... [more]

Reward set for info on vandalism spree

Mar 27, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Police Department is offering a $250 reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of any individual responsible for committing ... [more]

Council member shadows RPD cop

Mar 22, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  When Riverton councilwoman Mary Ellen Christensen wondered what happened in Riverton after dark, she made an effort to find out.
Christensen participated in ... [more]

Extra patrols on St. Patrick's Day resulted in five arrests

Mar 21, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  A countywide St. Patrick's Day "saturation patrol" by law enforcement yielded five drunk-driving arrests.
Fremont County Sheriff's Capt. Ryan Lee said the ... [more]

City changing rules, fees for dog owners

Mar 8, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  Riverton dog owners will now be required to register their pets through the animal adoption center. The registration will be effective for three years from ... [more]

Jackalope Jump raises $2,100 for Special Olympics

Mar 2, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  The "cool" event this weekend was the Jackalope Jump where participants willingly jumped into a pool of freezing water to raise money for Special Olympics. ... [more]

Police need to learn how to halt violence, not protests

Mar 2, 2012 - Charles W. Rodgers, Riverton:  Editor:
I spoke by phone with Emily Etheredge, who wrote the news article "Only a Drill" (Feb. 19) to express how disturbing I found the article. She ... [more]

Riverton police investigating rash of recent vandalism cases in city

Feb 29, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Police Department is investigating a slew of recent vandalism incidents that involve various types of damage throughout the city.
RPD Capt. C.T. ... [more]

Story about crowd-control training was disturbing

Feb 28, 2012 - J.H. Robinson, Riverton:  Editor:
Emily Etheredge's report in The Ranger on Sunday, Feb. 19, on crowd control exercises at Central Wyoming College titled "Only A Drill" disturbs those ... [more]

Plea deal for lead defendant in drug sweep

Feb 26, 2012 - Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  A Riverton restaurant owner will plead guilty to a single charge of conspiracy to deliver cocaine under an agreement that requires him to provide information ... [more]

'Jackalope Jump' set Saturday at City Hall

Feb 24, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge Staff Writer:  The Polar Bear Club will have nothing on the Riverton Police Department this weekend as it prepares to be "cool" at the Jackalope Jump.
The Riverton Fire ... [more]

Police identify suspect in stabbing

Feb 22, 2012 - By Christina George Staff Writer:  The Riverton Police Department is seeking assistance in locating Thomas Joseph Shakespeare, 29, of the Riverton area, who has been identified as a suspect in ... [more]

Only a drill: Police, students cooperate in training

Feb 20, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge Staff Writer:  The Riverton Police Department Special Response Unit squelched a protest by students at CWC on Friday.
But just for fun -- and training.
Eight students from ... [more]

Emergency calls

Feb 15, 2012 - Staff:  In Riverton police reports Tuesday to Wednesday morning:
- Benjamin P. Gale, 20, of Riverton, was arrested at 12:50 a.m. Tuesday for minor in possession at ... [more]