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Hundreds attend first anniversary of CATS

The Central Wyoming Children's Center for Art, Technology and Science has grown into a thriving operation a since it opened one year ago, largely because of ...

New dorms at UW a 'good investment'

Editor:
Count me in for replacing the dormitories at the University of Wyoming. It has been in the news. The White, Downey, Orr and McIntyre quartet are ...

Trial begins in domestic violence case from March

A dozen injuries would be evidence that a Riverton man beat, battered and strangled his ex-girlfriend, a prosecutor said during opening statements in a trial ...

Asphalt paving activities will continue next week south of Riverton on Wyoming Highway 789, and officials are expecting delays of up to 20 minutes.
Drivers ...

Hard labor would be good punishment for DUI offenses

Editor:
This might sound outrageous to some people, but I think it might be wrong to treat DUI drivers as common criminals. There was news in the paper about ...

Federal charge alleges man raped child

John William Spoonhunter Sr. was arrested Sept. 16 on a federal charge of aggravated sexual abuse of a child. He faces 30 years to life in prison and up to a ...

Coroner seeks information on cremated human remains found in urn

Citizens discovered the vessel when cleaning out a storage shed in Riverton.

Officials are trying to find a home for a set of cremated human remains ...

CATS marks first anniversary with Saturday events

The Central Wyoming Children's Center for Art, Technology and Science celebrates its one-year anniversary with an open house 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the ...

Ranchers offering $10K reward after four calves found dead

The Fremont County Sheriff's Office is seeking information regarding a livestock destruction case in southern Fremont County.
Four calves were found shot to ...

Riverton lawyer suspended in rare process

Details of the case, including the nature of the accusation, remain confidential.

The Wyoming Supreme Court temporarily suspended Riverton lawyer ...

Eaton ordered to attend new court proceeding

Lawyers for the former Riverton man who for years was Wyoming's only death-row inmate, say attending a court proceeding aimed at setting up a new death ...

Deputy chief: Firefighter hurt in blaze a local 'icon'

Speed Hartbank has served locally for 45 years.

Longtime Fremont County firefighter Speed Hartbank remained in critical condition Tuesday after ...

'Crazy driving' takes place in school rush

Editor:
I see the point in saying "stay home" during school rush hour unless you simply have got to be on the way to work. But I also think that should be a ...

CATS celebrating first anniversary

Central Wyoming Children's Center for Art, Technology and Science will celebrate its first birthday with free admission and special activities Saturday.
The ...

Glen Leisy's year-long ordeal shows virus persists locally

Glen Leisy never used to worry about mosquitoes.
Up until last year, he said he ...

Man charged in theft of snowmobiles bound over to District Court

The case of a Riverton man charged with stealing a trailer containing two snow machines was moved to District Court on Sept. 3.
Circuit Court Judge Robert B. ...

Reminders

A fire scene and a parade add poignancy to Sept. 11

Today Fremont County has a frightening reminder that the work of volunteer firefighters is every ...

Capitol renovation news shows the 'government at its worst'

Editor:
Every time there is another news item about the remodeling of the state capitol building in Cheyenne, I think "this is government at its worst."
This ...

Man hurt when cellar roof collapsed, exposing a layer of flames below

A local firefighter was in critical condition Friday after being burned in a ...

Car collides with bear on rural roadway

No one was injured Thursday evening after a black bear ran into a vehicle on Paradise Valley Road.
The reporting party called police at about 10 p.m. ...

 
 

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