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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. ...

Riverton Middle School's Charlie Howell won the race in a time of 9:34.

The Riverton Middle School Spartans cross-country team hit the road to ...

Man arrested after allegedly assaulting niece

A St. Stephen's man was arrested in August for allegedly assaulting his adult niece in a Riverton hotel room.
The woman called police at about 8:20 p.m. Aug. ...

Smith's to host hiring event for active military and veterans

Smith's Food and Drug will hold open interviews Tuesday for all active military and veterans as well as their family members.
Smith's is seeking to fill 250 ...

'Keep up the good work' on 1 percent street jobs

Editor:
It is a bit harder to get around town in Riverton these days on some streets, but I am all for it because the 1 percent tax money is being used for ...

Ombudsman

There are pitfalls, but it can be an effective part of public relations for the City of Riverton

Mindful of increasing discussions locally about fair ...

Wyoming law is handling crisis center shootings

Editor:
For the life of me, I can't see why anyone would hope that the federal government would come into Riverton and find that a hate crime had happened. ...

Guilty pleas from couple who sold pills sent by relative in England

A Riverton couple has pleaded guilty to charges of conspiring to sell prescription drugs sent to them from England.
Aleck and Anneka Vavas were arrested May ...

 
 

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