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Relay for Life marking its 30th year; key meeting set

2015 is the 30th anniversary of Relay for Life, and planners in Fremont County want to make it a good one.
Organizers of the June event have set a goal of 30 ...

RMS names students to honor roll

Riverton Middle School recently recognized the students who were named to the second-quarter honor roll for the 2014-2015 school year.

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Bill on guns in school 'does not seem like a good idea'

It is my hope that the Wyoming legislators will not vote to permit guns to be brought into schools. I don't think most school teachers or staff would ...

Snow removal method makes it hard to use trash rollouts

Since people are writing in about snow, here is my 2 cents. The city has changed the way snow is plowed, now being pushed up to the curbs.
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Demi Stauffenberg gets a free trip to Denver because of her free-throw shooting ability.
The Riverton 11-year-old was the Elks Hoop Shoot title winner from ...

Shipment helped satisfy 'sweet tooth of veterans'

Our veterans deserve the honor, respect and the very best care we have to give.
Each February, the Ladies Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars ...

Thefts pile up countywide from vehicles left unlocked

More than a dozen auto burglaries were reported over the weekend throughout Fremont County, all involving vehicles that were left unlocked.
A majority of the ...

City did well to clean up 'hard walls of snow'

I will give credit when it is due, with pleasure. I wrote in not long ago about the poor method of snow plowing around Riverton this winter which made ...

Tuesday notes

Spring ahead
The decline of winter is as much about light as temperature -- and even in our cold second half of February, the sunlight is noticeably ...

National FFA Week: Riverton

Members preparing for career development event competitions

The Riverton FFA chapter started its year in early May with the election of the 2014-2015 ...

Area students pick up awards at regional science fair

The following students earned awards at the 2015 West-Central Regional Science Fair held Jan. 27 to Jan. 29 at Central Wyoming College.
Students were judged ...


Riverton student earns 4.0 GPA
Undergraduate student Ashley Schieffer of Riverton has been named to Montana State University Billings' dean's list ...

Tuition-control bill would make college more fair

I am in favor of the bill put forward in the Wyoming Legislature that would not let colleges to raise tuition on a student who is already enrolled.
I ...

Success on ice

Riverton's new, public ice rink was a well-planned hit

One of Riverton's success stories in the winter of 2014-2015 is the new community ice skating ...

Judge denies Eaton's request to block death penalty hearing

The former Riverton resident was convicted of murder in 2004.

CHEYENNE -- A federal judge won't block the Casper district attorney from once again ...

Groups working to bring safe ride system to city

Local groups want to bring safe rides to Riverton residents who are under the influence of alcohol.
Injury Prevention Resources executive director Noel ...

Cleanup set for old tie treatment plant site

The Department of Environmental Quality is working to clean up a parcel of land in Riverton that once was used to treat railroad ties and other wood ...

Suspects in burglary ring arrested after fleeing house

Two Riverton men were arrested Tuesday afternoon in connection with a string of burglaries north of town.
Zachary Clark, 25, of Riverton, and Darin Durtsche, ...

Piling snow in center lane may work the best

I have to agree with the letter to the editor about snow plowing this year. When they push all the snow to the curbs like they are, it makes a wall of ...

Fremont County's Library System is starting planning for fixing the Riverton branch library's roof and drainage around the building.
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