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Experience, leadership make Baker the pick for city's mayor

Editor:
I am writing in support of Lars Baker's candidacy for Mayor of the City of Riverton. I've known Lars since moving to Lander in 1980 and have enjoyed ...

A Riverton man faces a charge of aggravated vehicular homicide in the death of a Worland woman.
In court on Monday, 54-year-old Rick Capellen didn't respond ...

Fed judge fines county irrigation district, former manager $600K

A federal judge has ordered a Fremont County irrigation district and a former manager to start work immediately to remove four dikes that he ruled were ...

City eyes rate structure for rollout trash change-over

The city of Riverton soon will offer a new billing rate if residents use a 45-gallon rollout trash container and do not recycle. The city council has approved ...

Letter defending fossil fuels missed an important point

Editor;
Gloria Gregory's defense of the fossil fuels industry in her Oct. 19 letter to the editor is not illegitimate, but it misses a key point in the letter ...

FFA kids performed a 'most generous' service to resident

Editor:
I had just spent parts of three days working on getting the leaves of my lawn raked and put into bags.
I had 12 bags done and three small piles to ...

Mayor candidate Baker a man of 'uncommon ability'

Editor:
I am writing to encourage the voters of Riverton to vote for Lars Baker as our mayor.
I have known Lars for nearly 40 years, and he has impressed ...

SALT LAKE CITY -- Mementos from the career of Olympic hero Rulon Gardner, including a USA Wrestling robe and a commemorative ring, will be auctioned off ...

Three children escaped the crash unharmed.

Authorities are piecing together details of a highway traffic accident Wednesday that sent a Riverton ...

Deputies tried to find murder suspect in two hours between alert and attack

Police were notified at about 3:30 a.m. Sunday that Jeremiah Shull, 22, of Riverton, was thinking of committing a crime.
Two hours later, police say, Shull ...

RJFL all-stars 1-1 in Saturday tournament

Riverton Junior Football League players combined to form one team of sixth-graders for the annual Fremont County Football Festival on Saturday, posting a 1-1 ...

List of U.S. Supreme Court justices clipped and saved

Editor:
This is a small thing, but I did appreciate it when you printed the names of all the U.S. Supreme Court members with their ages, how long they had ...

Lesser charge in bank 'kidnap'; defendant free

Once facing life in prison for a kidnapping charge, a Riverton man was released Monday after six months behind bars.
A hearing that day for the defendant ...

Hospital offers extended hours for breast screenings

Mammograms will be read by the radiologist the following day.

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, SageWest Health Care at Lander and Riverton ...

Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton is hosting a training series Thursday through Saturday for people interested in volunteering at the facility. ...

A question for all the Ebola 'worrywarts'

Editor:
We are in the middle of non-stop talk about Ebola as if it is the new Black Plague. I guess it is important to be prepared for the worst, even in ...

Murder charged for knife attack in bedroom

A Riverton man is in custody on charges of killing his estranged wife's bedmate early Sunday in a residence north of town.
Jeremiah Ethan Shull, 22, is being ...

Fundraiser to aid Center of Hope

The family focused "Empty Bowl" event features gourmet soups.

An "Empty Bowl" fundraiser for the Center of Hope detoxification facility in Riverton ...

Once again the Wyoming State Historical Society has partnered with the American Heritage Center to create a 2015 calendar of Wyoming history.
With more than ...

Does writer who bashes coal practice what he preaches?

Editor:
In a letter to the editor dated Oct. 10, Don Kesselheim of Lander bashed the production of fossil fuels, including, among others, coal production in ...

 
 

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