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Good news on veterans facilities

Editor:
I'm so glad to hear that the VFW was able to sell its old building. I'm sorry they didn't get what they were asking for, though.
I'm also glad to ...

U.S. Energy president and COO to retire

U.S. Energy has announced that president and COO Mark J. Larsen will retire at the end of this year.
Larsen has worked with the company since June 1984, and ...

Michael Lange, a native of Riverton, has been named the new Wyoming Arts Council manager. Lange replaces Rita Basom, who recently retired.
"I am very excited ...

Showing terrorist crimes on TV and Internet is what they want

Editor:
I watched a national television news man a few nights ago who said the exact same thing that I have been thinking about the poor people who are being ...

Brock facing new charges; case advances to higher court

The Riverton man arrested for the alleged abduction of a Riverton girl now faces his charges in District Court. He waived his preliminary hearing, giving up an ...

Monday wreck killed woman near Worland; Riverton driver may be charged

Controlled substance use and driver inattention are being investigated as contributing factors in a two-vehicle crash that resulted in the death of a Worland ...

Life term will be sought at trial of man in kidnapping case at bank

A life term in prison is on the line for a Riverton man going to trial on kidnapping and domestic violence charges.
The trial for defendant Robert Troy ...

'People's wishes have been ignored' on alley dumpsters

Editor:
Well, I see that the people's wishes have been ignored. The dumpsters in the alley are going away, and now every street will have garbage cans sitting ...

Split in tribal council doesn't show cooperation

Editor:
The Northern Arapaho Tribe is breaking away from the Shoshone Tribe on the Joint Business Council. Isn't this the same tribe that called City Hall in ...

Trash haulers still adjusting to new hours at waste facilities

The City of Riverton and Wyoming Waste Systems will have another month to adjust to new hours at solid waste facilities.
The Fremont County Solid Waste ...

Fiber arts enthusiasts will get a chance to shop and learn about new crafts during a free event Oct. 4 in Riverton.
Fiber Fest, sponsored by the Fremont Fiber ...

Bird to blame for power disruption

A bird caused a power outage that affected 715 Riverton customers overnight Sept. 14 to Sept. 15.
Rocky Mountain Power spokeswoman Margaret Oler said the ...

A Riverton family begins the process of training a service dog for their 18-month-old daughter who has a rare form of cystic fibrosis.

Gillianna ...

Martinez's mark 50 years

John and Ruth Martinez recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a trip to Hawaii with their children.
The couple married Aug. 1, 1964, at St ...

Skate tournament at park a first for Riverton

The competition for skateboarders, BMX riders and scooter riders runs from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, with free admission for spectators.

Riverton City Park ...

Dance studio moves into new building

Main Street Dance studio recently opened its doors at its newly remodeled studio on First Street in downtown Riverton.
The studio offers ballet, tap, jazz, ...

VFW sells old facility on Main Street to former restaurateurs

The organization had asked for $650,000 for the 1.5-acre lot last year but sold it for $125,000.

The old Veterans of Foreign Wars building on West ...

Sooner weeds are dealt with next year, the better we'll do

Editor:
Yes, this has been a terrible summer for weeds. I think one reason that there are so many more is that it just caught lots of people by surprise ...

New charges have been filed connected to an alleged July 19 abduction in Riverton. The original case involving two counts of kidnapping against the defendant ...

Growing and collecting lilies, but not offering them for sale

Editor:
Please accept the following clarification regarding the photograph labeled "Sunrise daylilies" in the Sept. 5 Ranger:
I am a collector and grower of ...

 
 

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