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Festival of the Mountain Man, fireworks among festivities

Jul 19, 2013 - Staff:  The Wind River Heritage Center presents its second annual Festival of the Mountain Man from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Heritage Center museum, 1075 S. ... [more]

'Major cuts' to Riverton school budget; salaries frozen

Jul 19, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton school board held its annual budget and mill-levy hearings and proceeded to adopt a $36.3 million budget at its meeting Wednesday night in ... [more]

Riverton and Cody for 12-year-old LL title

Jul 19, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The district Little League tournament concludes Saturday afternoon.

Riverton cruised into the 11- and 12-year-old district baseball championship ... [more]

Raiders wrapping up regular season with trio this weekend

Jul 19, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Raiders complete their American Legion baseball regular season with three games in two days.
The stretch started with the final conference game ... [more]

Riverton and Lander meet Saturday for 9-10 district crown

Jul 19, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton and Lander will go toe-to-toe Saturday in the 9- and 10-year-old Little League district championship game in Riverton after picking up wins Thursday. ... [more]

Erixon named market CEO of hospitals

Jul 18, 2013 - From staff reports:  Lander Regional Hospital and Riverton Memorial Hospital have announced that Stephen M. Erixon will lead both hospitals on a permanent basis in a newly-created ... [more]

City awards $1.3M bid for work at airport

Jul 18, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The City of Riverton awarded a bid for roughly $1.3 million to Maxwell Asphalt of Salt Lake City for Riverton Regional Airport's taxiway "C" rehab and ... [more]

Riverton dentist receives Fellowship Award

Jul 18, 2013 - From staff reports:  The Academy of General Dentistry has announced that Dr. Joshua Wagner of Riverton received the association's Fellowship Award during the AGD 2013 Annual ... [more]

Mayor praises staff for WAM efforts

Jul 18, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The four-day convention invited state elected officials for workshops and informational meetings.

Riverton city secretary Kristin Watson was praised ... [more]

Death at shelter under investigation

Jul 18, 2013 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Officials are investigating the death of transient James Casteel, 59, whose body was found Sunday morning at the Fremont County Good Samaritan Center in ... [more]

Road stunt leads to car wreck at intersection

Jul 18, 2013 - From staff reports:  Two Riverton men were cited Wednesday after being involved in a one-vehicle rollover north of Riverton.
Reports state Shane Cook and Justin Hieb, both 18, of ... [more]

Lander beats Riverton 8-6 for vintage title

Jul 18, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander's Eric Baker crushed a two-run homer Sunday in the final inning of the championship game for an 8-6 victory over Riverton in the annual "vintage" ... [more]

'Autocross' Sunday at CWC; it's a new event for Rendezvous

Jul 18, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Autocross, a new event sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Rebels Car Club, makes its debut this Sunday morning at Central Wyoming College and will be a part of ... [more]

Big wins for Riverton, Lander 9-10s to open District

Jul 18, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton and Lander rolled to lopsided victories Thursday in the first day of the 9- and 10-year-old Little League all-star district baseball tournament in ... [more]

Older Riverton stars pounce on Powell 16-1 in opening win

Jul 18, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton turned on the power switch with four home runs for a 16-1 victory over Powell on Wednesday night in the opening round of the 11- and 12-year-old ... [more]

Busy Rendezvous lineup coming up

Jul 18, 2013 - By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer:  Highlights include the Friday Night Cruise, balloon rally, fireworks and car show, with several other events scheduled.

Riverton Rendezvous occludes ... [more]

Iden Riter calls painting her zen

Jul 17, 2013 - By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer:  The Riverton grad has four pieces on display at Natural Health Solutions.

Lilly Iden Riter, who learned to paint at Riverton High School and Central ... [more]

Rebuilt Cloud Kisser part of 25-balloon field for the weekend Rendezvous rally

Jul 17, 2013 - By Steve Peck, Publisher:  A like-new Cloud Kisser II is unveiled at this weekend's Riverton Rendezvous hot-air balloon rally. Planners hope for more cooperative weather this year; ... [more]

14-year-olds open state play Thursday vs. Casper

Jul 17, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton 14-year-old all-stars will be playing in a four-team state baseball tournament this week in Sheridan.
Riverton opens at 4 p.m. Thursday against ... [more]

RC flyers convene in Riverton

Jul 16, 2013 - Staff:  Radio-controlled flyers gathered at the Wyoming Modelers Park for the Rendezvous Fly-In over the ... [more]

Tuesday notes

Jul 16, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  Fire watch
We're still dodging the wildfire gremlins in the Wind River Basin as mid-July arrives. Be on high alert, everybody. There have been a few ... [more]

Riverton triathlon coming up; new running events added to this year's competition list

Jul 15, 2013 - Staff:  Runners, walkers and swimmers from around the region are preparing for the third annual Go Fremont County! Triathlon on Saturday, July 27, in Riverton.
The ... [more]

Tourney time for talented Riverton Little League all-stars

Jul 15, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  District action starts Wednesday at Ron Saban complexand will finish on Saturday with the title games.

There's power in the lineup as the Riverton ... [more]

Runner gets down and dirty in Spartan race at SLC Olympic venue

Jul 15, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton resident Josh Saltsgaver has a passion for competitive running.
Saltsgaver took it a step farther when he competed in a running course with ... [more]

The way it was: Street paving -- 1956

Jul 15, 2013 - Staff:  Riverton citizens and civic leaders engaged in an argument for a decade about whether -- and how -- to pave the city's streets.
A plan to "oil" the streets ... [more]

Two legs, no arms: Amputee cycling across U.S.

Jul 15, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  A custom-made bicycle is helping Hector Picard ride 3,200 miles in 36 days from Miami, Fla., to Spokane, Wash.
Picard of Fort Lauderdale, a double-arm ... [more]

Center hosts third Youth Ranch Rodeo

Jul 12, 2013 - Staff:  Gaits of Change Equine Center at Whispering Sage Ranch in Riverton had its third annual Youth Ranch Rodeo on June 14. The event was a hit once again for all ... [more]

Riverton man awarded for military service

Jul 12, 2013 - Staff:  A Riverton soldier with the Wyoming Army National Guard recently was awarded for his service and achievements while assigned to B Battery, 2nd Battalion, 300th ... [more]

Shrine Club announces winners of circus parade

Jul 12, 2013 - Staff:  The Fremont County Shrine Club hosted its annual children's circus parade June 26 in Riverton. The first-place winners in the costume contest were:
5 and ... [more]

Obama 'couldn't be president of a dog fight if a cat was sponsor'

Jul 12, 2013 - Dan Wimp, Riverton:  Editor:
Obama better leave Medicare and Social Security alone. It is not his money in the first place.
Obama wants to send weapons to Syria what's he going ... [more]