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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 ...

Something for local shoppers to remember this time of year

Editor:
I enjoy shopping on the Internet, but I also like visiting local stores. It is fun, and it gives a feeling of the Christmas spirit this time of ...

No added charges yet in DUI wreck that injured woman who later died

Bond for the suspect, Reuben Revere, has been raised to $3,000 while prosecutors weigh additional charges tied to the woman's death.

For the time ...

Reconstruction at Fremont Chevrolet Buick GMC in Riverton nears completion

Fremont Chevrolet Buick GMC in Riverton is wrapping up work on a major makeover, and the employees hope to move into the freshly renovated space this month. ...

Pro Johnson leaving Riverton Country Club for new post in Casper

After 20 years as the Riverton Country Club golf pro, Steve Johnson is stepping down.
Beginning in January, Johnson will be the general manager of the Three ...

'Time has arrived' for states to lead in amending Constitution

Editor:
What is the difference between a convention of states and a constitutional convention?
Constitutional convention: Happens only to create a new ...

Autopsy says Willenbrecht died of stab wounds; case is a homicide

An autopsy has determined that Jacob Willenbrecht died Oct. 19 of blood loss due to multiple stab wounds.
The 27-year-old Riverton man's death officially has ...

 
 

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