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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 ...

'It's obvious' that Baker is best qualified for mayor

Editor:
In Riverton's mayor election, it is obvious who the best candidate is, and that is Lars Baker. All you need to do is look at his record and the ...

Gard develops good plans and gets good results from them

Editor:
It is my privilege to write this letter of character reference for Rich Gard. I have lived in Riverton for 38 years and have been associated with ...

Lottery sales meeting expectations

The first-ever winner in the new lottery was from a ticket sold in Riverton.

Seven weeks after joining the nationwide lottery frenzy, the Wyoming ...

Community members gathered Tuesday to recognize a student-built duplex as the first LEED Silver-Certified building in Wyoming and in Riverton.
U.S. Sen. Mike ...

 
 

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