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Fremont Fiber Arts Guild to host three spinning classes

Author Maggie Casey will be in Riverton from Sept. 25 to Sept. 26 for a series of spinning workshops hosted by the Fremont Fiber Arts Guild. The deadline to ...

Something special is taking place in Riverton City Park at the crossroads of East Main Street and Federal Boulevard.
The sound of cement mixers and other ...

Wildlife warning reflectors and canvas bags have proven effective in reducing wildlife-vehicle collisions during a three-year study in three Wyoming ...

Saturday morning's community peace march in Riverton almost had the feel of events from a half-century ago. The cause was different, but the climate was ...

Church to host musical and pet services

The United Presbyterian Church in Riverton will host two outdoor services in the coming months.
The church's youth group will lead a musical outdoor service ...

Valid points on mental health; services are available locally

Editor:
On July 22 David Monhollen wrote an excellent letter to the editor with the headline "Many who need mental health services don't seek them, often ...

Photographer establishes art gallery in city

Jim Brown has opened the space with his son and fellow artist Daniel Brown.

Riverton photographer Jim Brown has been selling his work in galleries ...

There is enough to enjoy in park without a drone

Editor:
I was in Yellowstone National Park at the end of July, and there was a guy flying a "drone" air device around. I thought that was illegal in the park ...

The non-profit organization Go Fremont County is moving forward with a plan to replace the asphalt Darcie Zimmer Memorial Recreation Path in Riverton with a ...

Organizer plans peace march to bring community together

The event Saturday also will recognize the two victims of the Center of Hope shooting in July.

Plans are under way for the 2015 Inaugural Community ...

More motorcycles than usual have been rolling through Riverton this week on their way to the 75th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Aug. 3-9 in Sturgis, ...

New doctor joins hospital in Riverton

SageWest Health Care at Riverton has hired Brent Liebert, M.D., who will be offering emergency medicine services to the hospital's patients.
Liebert is one of ...

Traffic light a good idea at Main/Major

Editor:
Good job to everyone who got the better traffic light up and operating south of Riverton toward the casino. That is positive. It would be good to have ...

Rockhounding club offers outings all summer long

When thinking of Wyoming's mineral wealth, most people consider coal, oil and natural gas, but the state also contains plenty of rocks and gems sought by ...

Certain competitions always get a head start on the rest of the Fremont County Fair, with the style show usually among them.
In 1961, when the fair was ...

Rotary hosting duck derby, 5k Saturday

The Riverton Rotary club's fourth annual eraDUCKate polio derby begins with a 5k at 8:30 a.m. and a duck race at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Rotary fire pit. ...

Shoplifting harms us all

Editor:
The huge shoplifting problem we have in Fremont County affects all of us.
Every year, more than $13 billion in merchandise is stolen in the United ...

Veterans service officer to visit families in county

A state of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in Fremont County throughout ...

Tribal leaders press hate-crime case in Washington

Leaders of the Northern Arapaho Tribe have met with officials at the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., regarding this month's shooting at the ...

August Outside

Aug. 4 -- Riverton Museum Adventure Trek to Castle Gardens petroglyphs
Aug. 8 -- Pioneer Museum Adventure Trek to Lander Burnt Ranch Aug. 15 -- Lander Sprint ...

 
 

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