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Crews working on Little Wind River bridge near Riverton

A 3.32-mile highway improvement project is under way with work on the Little Wind River bridge south of Riverton on Wyoming Highway 789. The $11.04 million ...

Wonderful guide dog could use some antlers for chewing

Editor:
I have been very fortunate in my 77 years to get to fly many, many miles across this Earth in a commercial airlines jet. I love it.
The roar of the ...

Study ranks Riverton second 'most exciting' city in the Wyoming

The city of Riverton has been recognized as one of the most exciting places to live in Wyoming.
Movoto.com named Riverton second among the 10 most exciting ...

What part of 'rejected' don't they get?

Editor:
How in the world could a legislator say that he thought it would be a good idea to try a second time to pass the constitutional amendment on ...

Church hosting Thanksgiving fundraiser

Meal reservations are required by noon Wednesday.

United Presbyterian Church in Riverton is hosting a Thanksgiving fundraiser this week to help cover ...

Nov. 13 collision now treated as vehicular homicide after woman dies from injuries

A 73-year-old Riverton woman died Friday due to injuries suffered in a three-vehicle accident involving an alleged drunken driver Nov. 13.
Fremont County ...

Key Club ready to deliver hot meals for Thanksgiving

Riverton High School Key Club members again are preparing to deliver hundreds of hot meals for Thanksgiving.
"Last year we delivered more than 500 meals, and ...

Construction season over, city tallies up $12M in work

The city of Riverton was busy all summer and took advantage of mild weather into November as crews hit the streets to fix and upgrade pavement, curbs and sewer ...

Police look for juvenile suspects after a string of vehicle vandalisms

Police responded to a string of vehicle vandalisms in Riverton and are on the lookout for the perpetrators.
No one was hurt in any of the incidents, and ...

Kessler departure will be felt

Editor:
I watched the election outcome with concern, as IR00;know many people did. I am not in the county commission district of Stephanie Kessler, but her ...

Pollution cleanup finished at downtown lot

The City of Riverton received a certificate of completion last week from the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality for a cleanup project at the vacant, ...

Riverton man sworn in as state trooper

Seven Wyoming State Troopers were sworn in by Justice William Hill and commissioned Nov. 6 at the Wyoming Supreme Court in Cheyenne.
Among them was Peter ...

'Sub-par' city performance on snow plowing is unacceptable

Editor:
On behalf of the entire community I am writing to plead with the City of Riverton to please plow our city streets after a snow event.
After once ...

Eaton death sentence overturned by fed judge

A federal judge on Thursday overturned the death sentence of the former Riverton resident who was the lone inmate on Wyoming's death row, saying his trial ...

Arts in Action Winter Art Fair Friday, Saturday at fairgrounds

Riverton's 43rd Annual Winter Art Fair will feature new vendors and "old favorites" this weekend at the Fremont County Fairgrounds Fremont Center, 1010 ...

Election outcome validates the motto 'live free or die'

Editor:
In answer to Chris Peck's question: Is it good for the health of the people of Wyoming to be a "one party state"? My answer is "yes," if it is good ...

Bebout to be GOP floor leader in Senate

State Sen. Eli Bebout will serve as a top leader in the Wyoming Senate in the coming session.
The Riverton Republican was elected Saturday by his fellow ...

Yard cleanup was a surprise and much appreciated

Editor:
I would like to thank the people who came from the skateboard association recently for the work of cleaning up leaves in my yard.
It was a pleasant ...

'Santa Paws' photos and cookie contest Saturday at senior center

Paws for Life in Riverton presents two events in one on Saturday through its "Santa Paws" photo session with Santa Claus and accompanying Christmas cookie ...

Shull's attorney wants to quit; judge denies request

On Nov. 13, a defendant found himself in the rare position of arguing against his own lawyer in front of a judge.
"I kind of disagree with all of this," said ...

 
 

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