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Man sentenced for swiping $1.9 million in gold from his parents

A man has been sentenced to seven years and two months in prison for stealing $1.9 million worth of gold and from his parents' home north of Riverton between ...

In Congress, 'all the games' block immigration changes

Editor:
For all those years people in Congress said something needed to be done in immigration, but they never did it because of politics.
So then the ...

Prosecutors should have known woman died from wreck

Editor:
Prosecutors say they "weren't aware" that the older lady injured in the wreck at Main and Hill Street had died a week later? Seriously? This is why no ...

Special election in Teton County finalizes retention of Riverton-based judge

A special election in Teton County has finalized the retention of Riverton-based Circuit Court Judge Wesley Roberts.
He garnered 81 percent of the ...

'It puts you in the spirit'

Families, hospice staff brighten the season at Help for Health

Fremont County is awash this time of year in Christmas decorations and celebrations. ...

The way it was: White Christmas -- 1985

There was no doubt about a white Christmas 39 years ago this month. Two major snowstorms hit Fremont County before Christmas, with precious little melting ...

WRTA collecting toys for children in need Saturday

The Wind River Transportation Authority is collecting new, unwrapped toys and gifts for children during its "Stuff the Bus" campaign Saturday in Riverton. ...

Bank marking 125th anniversary

Central Bank & Trust will celebrate with refreshments and door prizes Friday in Riverton.

It's unlikely founders of a private banking house in Lander ...

At Christmas time, make things a little easier for the package courier

Editor:
I am a courier for one of the major delivery companies in the Riverton area. Riverton is growing, and the practice of Internet shopping is growing ...

Lottery might be a sponsor of county fairs

Editor:
I am as glad as anybody to see that the Wyoming Lottery is going to give money to the state fair and Cheyenne Frontier Days as a "sponsor," but why ...

City OKs small donation to aid Lander center

The Riverton city council has voted to donate $2,000 to the newly constructed Lander Community Center.
Riverton mayor Ron Warpness asked council members if ...

Motorists are getting a smooth drive down South Federal Boulevard in Riverton since the Wyoming Department of Transportation wrapped up construction work in ...

A 'plunger salute' for a funny column

Editor:
A plunger salute to Clair McFarland for her column from Nov. 20 on plumbing problems. When in doubt, call Dad.
I really got a kick out of it. (And I ...

No conclusions from preliminary autopsy of man found near Main Street

The initial autopsy of a homeless Riverton man found deceased Dec. 3 near a municipal water tank on West Main Street was inconclusive.
"The pathologist wants ...

State sues feds over wild horses, seeking to trim count

Wyoming filed a federal lawsuit Monday seeking to force the federal government to reduce the number of wild horses that roam the state.
Wyoming claims the ...

Lincoln used a lot of executive orders during the Civil War

Editor:
Regarding the issue of executive orders by presidents, if Abraham Lincoln were president today, he would get boiled alive on TV and the blogs for all ...

Turns out we live in excitement city

It must be true -- it's on the Internet.

Years ago my somewhat older brother had a friend named Richard who spent a lot of time at our house when they ...

Swim club hosted 'Gizzard Blizzard' meet

Swimmers in different age groups posted personal-best times at the Gizzard Blizzard meet hosted by the Riverton Swim Club team at the Riverton Aquatic Center. ...

Homeless man's body identified, was found near city water tank

Officials have identified the man who was found dead Wednesday afternoon near the municipal water tank on West Main Street.
Michael Anderson, 35, of Riverton, ...

Shull says 'not guilty' to first-degree murder count in Oct. 19 stabbing death

A Riverton man facing charges of first-degree murder, aggravated assault and strangulation of a household member pleaded not guilty at an arraignment Dec. 4 in ...

 
 

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