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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 ...

South Federal rebuild 'worth the trouble'

Editor:
I avoided South Federal for six months if I possibly could while it was being rebuilt, but I finally drove on the "new" street last week. It is so ...

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 ...

 
 

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