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County's jobless rate now 4.5 percent

Employment across Fremont County continued to strengthen as spring arrived in 2014, with big improvement shown ...

What if Bergdahl were your son?

You'd probably want no stone left unturned to free him

Did the President break the law by making the trade?
No, I won't be going to Hailey, Idaho, ...

Raiders the host team at Peck invite this weekend

The competition for the Riverton Raiders should pick up this weekend at the Roy Peck Wood Bat baseball tournament.
Riverton entertains Douglas, Green River ...

St. Margaret's taps Chouinard as next principal

St. Margaret's Catholic School has hired Mary Jo Chouinard as principal for the 2014-2015 school year.
She has 39 years experience in education, including 24 ...

Athletes help civic organizations recruit volunteers

Twenty-two runners and walkers helped five local civic organizations recruit volunteers May 17 during the second annual Good Samaritan Run, Walk and Drive ...

Mary 'Lucy' Harris

Mary "Lucy" Harris, of Riverton, died Monday, June 2, 2014, at her home. She was 70 years old.
Memorial services will be at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's ...

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Births
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A son was born to Tashina Tillman and Galen Track Sr., of Fort Washakie, at 6:59 a.m. April 8, 2014, at Lander Regional Hospital. He weighed 6 ...

BLM reminds public of fire risk

With more people spending time outdoors, the Bureau of Land Management reminds everyone to be cautious while using campfires.
BLM Wyoming fire management ...

NSCS inducts Roseno into membership

Joseph S. Roseno of Riverton has accepted membership into the National Society of Collegiate Scholars.
"NSCS is more than just a symbol of academic ...

Myers named to dean's list at Bates College

Samuel Myers of Riverton has been named to the dean's list at Bates College for the winter 2014 semester --a distinction earned by students whose cumulative ...

Rotary Clubs install new presidents

The Lander and Riverton Rotary Clubs had their annual joint "gavel exchange" to install new club presidents last week at the Museum of the American West in ...

Four Riverton residents named to BHSU dean's list

The Office of Academic Affairs at Black Hills State University has released the dean's list for the spring 2014 semester. A total of 734 students maintained a ...

Vatansever, Newlin to wed June 21

Patricia and Mick Newlin of Riverton are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristen Newlin, to Emre Vatansever of Istanbul, Turkey, the son ...

City 'totally wrong' to do away with alley trash service

Editor:
Regarding the city trying to quit doing trash pickup from dumpsters in the alleys, I think it is totally wrong to force that on people.
On a lot of ...

College levies optional mill; fund source controlled locally

President Jo Anne McFarland said the mill levy is expected to generate about $1 million in fiscal year 2015 and $1.05 million fiscal year 2016.

The ...

Water study at Pavillion gas field nears

State officials planning to meet with homeowners affected by tainted groundwater in a Fremont County gas field have finished one investigation and are wrapping ...

Pros swap ideas for programs using Health and Science Center

Local health professionals are looking for collaboration opportunities at the new Central Wyoming College Health and Science Center.
At a meeting on campus ...

A valued service

Public reaction to losing alley trash collection shows it is valued highly

The Riverton City Council apparently has been getting an earful from alley ...

Fastpitch team slated for busy summer

Riverton U.S. Energy fastpitch softball manager Mark Stone has assembled his roster with players from four different Wyoming towns for the 2014 season. ...

City closes in on new public works director

The Riverton City Council and members of the public met the only finalist for the position of public works director this week.
A meet-and-greet with Kyle ...

 
 

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