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RMS names students on honor roll

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

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Association says Riverton man registered most Angus in state

James A. Jensen of Riverton registered the most Angus beef cattle in Wyoming with the American Angus Association during fiscal year 2014, according to CEO ...

Judge Wesley Roberts's name was supposed to be on three county ballots Tuesday, but it only appeared on two.

A ballot mistake in Teton County is ...

Lars Baker will be the new mayor of Riverton.
The former city councilman and retired Fremont County Weed and Pest supervisor was elected with1,586 votes ...

Not every 'abandoned' vehicle is a worthless piece of junk

Editor:
I am pleased to read that the city is working with the people who have abandoned vehicles that to some appear to be eyesores parked on the streets of ...

'Enjoyable years' spent in family business locally

Editor:
After 56 years as a family-owned business in Riverton, Fremont Glass Inc. has closed its doors and sold the business.
We want to say thanks to all ...

Hearing set for Riverton man in fatal knife attack

A preliminary hearing for a Riverton man charged with first-degree murder is set for Nov. 12.
Jeremiah Ethan Samuel Shull, 22, had a second initial ...

Breast cancer survivors dotted the Dunoir Valley in July for a weekend of fly fishing and connecting.
The national organization Casting for Recovery ...

Probation, time served for ex-officer in truck incident

A former Riverton Police captain was sentenced to time served and probation for a June 2 altercation with his ex-wife. Lander Circuit Court Judge Robert ...

Baker, Gard in showdown for Riverton mayor

Residents of Riverton will be voting for their new mayor this week.
Lars Baker and Rich Gard advanced to the general election with only three votes ...

Mulch fire at waste station

Riverton's yard waste facility will be closed from noon until 1 p.m. daily as the result of an accidental fire Tuesday afternoon in the 300 block of North ...

Trinity Lutheran Church celebrates its 75th anniversary Sunday with a dinner at 12:30 p.m. and a special church service at 2:30 p.m. A cake reception and ...

New charges added to first-degree murder count against Shull

Prosecutors have filed two more charges against a Riverton man in custody for first-degree murder.
The additions recognize a second alleged victim in the ...

Gard responded to street concern as a councilman

Editor:
I have to first say that l am a very big supporter of voting. But where problems lie are when people vote blindly and not doing their research.
I ...

Baker solves community problems and helps citizen in need

Editor:
As a citizen of Riverton, I am pleased that we have two candidates running for mayor who are capable, well-versed on issues and have demonstrated ...

Past record shows Baker would be a good mayor

Editor:
Perhaps 15 years ago, Lars Baker, then the supervisor for the Fremont Weed and Pest department, asked if I would serve as the director from my ...

Baker 'would be the best' mayor, say his past workers

Editor:
Well, in the election for Mayor of Riverton it is obvious that Mr. Gard has a lot of rich business friends who are writing to support him. But rich ...

Gard deserves vote support for several reasons

Editor:
I'm sure there are voters in our great City of Riverton who have not have the opportunity to meet or get to know Rich Gard. I support Rich as our ...

No one was injured during a fire that destroyed a motor home Tuesday on Elkhorn Drive north of Riverton.
The vehicle owner said he had been winterizing his ...

Gard would keep city operations running 'smoothly and sensibly'

Editor:
I have known Rich Gard since 1997. I've also conducted business with Rich on several occasions, and our families and children have interacted at ...

 
 

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