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Rotary Clubs install new presidents

The Lander and Riverton Rotary Clubs had their annual joint "gavel exchange" to install new club presidents last week at the Museum of the American West in ...

Four Riverton residents named to BHSU dean's list

The Office of Academic Affairs at Black Hills State University has released the dean's list for the spring 2014 semester. A total of 734 students maintained a ...

Vatansever, Newlin to wed June 21

Patricia and Mick Newlin of Riverton are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristen Newlin, to Emre Vatansever of Istanbul, Turkey, the son ...

City 'totally wrong' to do away with alley trash service

Editor:
Regarding the city trying to quit doing trash pickup from dumpsters in the alleys, I think it is totally wrong to force that on people.
On a lot of ...

Fastpitch team slated for busy summer

Riverton U.S. Energy fastpitch softball manager Mark Stone has assembled his roster with players from four different Wyoming towns for the 2014 season. ...

Hospice facilities recognized for giving 'best' patient care

Frontier Home Health and Hospice, an agency serving Fremont and Hot Spring counties, has been named a 2014 Hospice Honors recipient, a prestigious award ...

City's decision on alley trash collection ignores some

Editor:
To the City of Riverton, mayor and council members:
Your decision, effective July 1, to eliminate alley trash containers and use only rollout ...

Traveling baseball team posts 13-1 record so far

The only loss for the Riverton Renegades is a 1-0 defeat to Laramie on the road.

The mission for the Riverton Renegades, an age 14-and-under ...

Point system for liquor store compliance explored locally

Officials from Casper shared information in Riverton about a demerit point system they use to identify violations from liquor license holders.
Several groups ...

Riverton hosting girls state softball next month

The city also is hosting a pre-state tournament next week.

The countdown is on for the Wyoming Girls Fastpitch Softball tournament.
The tournament ...

Lower speed limit at intersection of Honor Farm Road

Editor:
Our hearts go out to the parties involved in the May 24 two-car collision at the notoriously dangerous intersection of Highway 789 and Honor Farm ...

Hospitals report low infection rate

The SageWest Health Care facilities in Riverton and Lander have been recognized by Mountain-Pacific Quality Health-Wyoming and Wyoming Department of Health for ...

Voter won't back anyone who votes to end dumpsters

Editor:
I will say it here and now. I will not vote for any Riverton City Council or mayor candidate who votes to eliminate the trash collection in the ...

Decision to end alley dumpster service meets strong objection

Editor:
I am writing in response to the Riverton City Council's decision to remove dumpsters for residential customers and replace them with roll-out ...

National Weather Service flood warnings remain in effect this week for the Wind River near Dubois.
The waterway crested at about 5.3 feet at 6:15 a.m. Friday ...

Committee weighs using 1 percent tax funds to buy pothole-repairing machine

The Fix Our Roads Citizens Committee has asked the City of Riverton to hold off on buying a machine used to repair potholes.
Last year, FORCC saw a ...

Teen drivers cited in separate accidents

Two traffic accidents on Fremont County highways over the Memorial Day weekend involved drivers in their teens.
No one was seriously injured in either ...

Homeowners thank first responders after blaze damages house

No one was injured in the fire Tuesday.

The owners of a home that was damaged in a fire this week thanked neighbors and officials for their help ...

Free e-waste disposal available to residents

Fremont County residents will be able to dispose of electronic waste for free on Saturday.
The Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District will be ...

Rising water ushers irrigation

System managers 'charge' ditches first, then fill agriculture requests

With snow melting fast and water streaming off mountains encircling Fremont ...

 
 

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