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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 ...

Riverton man selected as new WPBS public affairs producer

Craig Blumenshine of Riverton has been named public affairs producer at the Wyoming Public Broadcasting Service.
The position had been open since February ...

Premeditation was the focus of arguments at a preliminary hearing for the defendant in a murder case.
The man's own life potentially was at stake in the ...

Woman forged prescriptions at least 10 times, got 1,000 pills illegally, cops say

A Riverton woman is charged with using old, stolen prescription forms to obtain prescription painkillers illegally.
The trick appears to have worked 10 time ...

An Ethete man was arrested for driving under the influence Thursday morning after a three-vehicle accident on West Main Street in Riverton in icy, frigid ...

Animal attack may have killed woman south of Riverton

A 40-year-old woman died Wednesday evening in Riverton after she was found unconscious in the 800 block of Rendezvous Road south of town.
Officials believe ...

Soldiers House

Fremont County has a welcome new addition to health care for veterans

Anyone who saw the crummy-looking old house that Charlie Wilson wanted to ...

Armed clown report a delusion, police confirm

A 32-year-old man was taken to the Riverton hospital early Wednesday after he told deputies that clowns had threatened him with guns at his house.
Law ...

 
 

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