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On city weed problem, 'It isn't your town -- It's you'

With all the talk about this being "Weed City U.S.A," the following verse seems to have a seed of truth:

It Isn't the Town, It's You
By R.W. Glover
If you ...

Test shows no West Nile virus in Riverton; city to continue its doubled spraying schedule

Public services director Kyle Butterfield responded to a citizen question about Riverton's mosquito abatement program during a meeting this week at City Hall. ...

'Just say no' to phone callers who want your financial information

Editor:
Reading about the new and improved ways to scam people over the telephone just blows me away. How can people continue to be so gullible? It shouldn't ...

Fremont County isn't a friendly place for its own employees

Editor:
Mr. Price is exactly right. (...

Pedestrian killed by car north of Riverton

Ivan R. Pine, 34, of Riverton, died in a traffic collision early Monday while he was walking on Wyoming Highway 789 north of the city.
Wyoming Highway Patrol ...

Disposing of the unwanted donations in the landfill costs the store hundreds of dollars every month.

In a glance, Neat Repeat store manager Denise ...

Be prepared to give names to more school sites

Editor:
I knew of Bill Stranningan but did not know him personally. I do agree that he would be a worthy recipient of the honor of putting his name on the gym ...

Trials in hammer death postponed but not dismissed

A murder case avoided dismissal Tuesday after a defense attorney argued state analysts were not investigating evidence responsibly.
District Court Judge ...

The Mega Monster Truck Tour will invade Riverton on Saturday at the Fremont County Fairgrounds.
"We are very excited to put on a quality monster truck and ...

Stringham, Savage to marry

Brenda Lee Savage and David Lee Stringham, both of Riverton, have announced their engagement.
The future bride is 1980 graduate of Wind River High School and ...

Penzien, Hehr to wed Sept. 5

Jim and Phyllis Penzien of Riverton are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Teri Ann Penzien to Ryan Benjamin Hehr, the son of Bob and Jo Hehr ...

Perryman, Amend wed June 28

Sady Lynn Perryman of Riverton and Rex Allen Amend of Los Angeles were married June 28 at Washington Park in Laramie.
Jeff Thompson officiated the ceremony. ...

Habitat for Humanity receives $5K from First Interstate Bank

Funds will go toward the continued construction of the organization's 16th house in Fremont County.

Habitat for Humanity, Wind River Country recently ...

A bicycle touring group passed through Riverton recently on Day 19 of a 50-day, 3,700-mile journey.
The cyclists are riding from coast to coast, starting in ...

Previous writers correct, and stray marks a problem on election ballots

Editor:
I agree whole heartedly with the Frank Tanner and Lew Diehl comments.
Mr. Tanner is so right about renaming Riverton "Weed City." (...

On trash collection, council 'drew a hard line when a soft approach would have worked'

Editor:
The City of Riverton is facing a serious issue regarding solid waste handling. The city is impacted by many rules from federal, state, and local ...

After shots fired, police enter home at gunpoint, break up under-age drinking party

The alleged gunman was 'just showing off,' Riverton Police Department Capt. Eric Murphy said.

No one was injured after police entered a Riverton home ...

Collision near fairgrounds ends in flight to hospital

A 51-year-old Riverton woman was flown to Casper for treatment Tuesday after being involved in a two-vehicle accident near the Fremont County ...

Two teenagers were arrested Tuesday afternoon after leaving the scene of an accident at Walmart, 1733 N. Federal Blvd. in Riverton.
No one was injured in the ...

Van nearly drives over edge on the Main Street hill

A 66-year-old Kinnear man avoided major injury Tuesday afternoon when he drove his minivan into a ...

 
 

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