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Historic photos added to interior decor at the new Riverton Justice Center

The new Riverton Justice Center at 1160 Major Avenue has added 11historic photos and interpretive text to interior of the facility.
The project is a result ...

Drainage job next up for 1 percent tax

Ellis Concrete of Lander will be in charge of the Fremont Street Storm Sewer Project in Riverton, to be funded by the optional 1 percent sales tax.
The ...

Grizzly rules review spans full gamut as ending bear protections considered

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed lifting protections for the more than 700 grizzly bears around Yellowstone National Park.

JACKSON ...

Wyoming digest

Orlando vigil in Cheyenne
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Leaders of the Cheyenne community gathered Thursday to honor the victims of the Orlando, Florida, nightclub ...

Teen hiker died of natural causes

JACKSON (AP) -- The Teton County coroner has determined that a 16-year-old whose body was found near a popular hiking trail died of natural causes from a heart ...

Task force set to launch statewide pathway study

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A new state task force will begin assessing Wyoming's bike paths and recreational trails in coming weeks.
The 11-member task force is expected ...

Riverton resident graduates from Wyo Connections

Maybe Hopkin of Riverton was among 31 seniors graduating from Wyoming Connections Academy this spring.
The tuition-free virtual public school serves students ...

Sixteen from county on top UW honor roll

The University of Wyoming lists 16 students from Fremont County on the 2016 spring semester president's honor roll.
The president's honor roll consists of ...

Today

Corrections

- Thursday's page one story headlined "Man arrested in Riverton after apparent armed standoff at residence" ...

Auctioneer must account for disputed cash; also faces criminal charge on bounced check

Clyde Stone appeared in district court Wednesday

Riverton auctioneer Clyde Stone provided the full receipts of a 2014 auction this week, hoping to ...

Superintendents brief lawmakers on attendance, construction

Public school districts on the Wind River Indian Reservation gave updates to the Select Committee on Tribal Relations last week during a legislative meeting at ...

Family excited for new Habitat for Humanity house built by students


The Habitat for Humanity house built by Riverton High School math students ...

James Cattanio, 27, of Riverton, was arrested for aggravated assault of his three-month pregnant girlfriend Thursday on the 600 block of E. Lincoln ...

Changes to veteran park OKd by city council vote

The Riverton City Council approved changes last week for the Riverton Veterans Memorial Park -- situated behind City Hall -- that will add benches, a pergola and ...

New UW president declares financial crisis; academic programs in danger

Under university policy, a formal financial crisis allows president Laurie Nichols to appoint a committee that will review all programs this ...

Depredation subsides after USDA kills two wolves in Lander area

Though the U.S. Department of Agriculture was authorized to kill as many as four wolves in Fremont County nearly two weeks ago, only two have been killed to ...

Job Corps student sentenced for assault at Riverton motel

Cody Limberhand took a plea deal for three to five years imprisonment Tuesday for an assault at a Riverton motel that ended with his girlfriend being ...

CES struggle signals likely end to cardboard recycling, drop sites

Community Entry Services, which sorts Fremont County's recyclables, is unlikely to be able to continue long-term participation with the program, meaning ...

One man was arrested at about 12:18 p.m. after a nearly two-hour standoff in Riverton.
The Riverton Police Department responded to a domestic violence call ...

The contributions gain importance in light of possible state funding shortfalls.

The Carissa Mine and Mill site near South Pass City State Historic ...

 
 

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