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Man guilty in DUI death gets 46-month prison sentence

A 23-year-old Riverton man has been sentenced for driving drunk and causing a head-on collision that killed one person and injured another in March on 17 Mile ...

Pedestrians on Main Street in downtown Riverton would be excused for being surprised by the 30 brightly painted ceramic cats and dogs on display in the front ...

Two charged with larceny after snow machine thefts

Jeremy Harding, 34, of Riverton, and Toshina Oldman, 23, of Hudson, both were arrested without incident on three counts each of felony larceny early Aug. 25 ...

Turning summer's 'dog days' into 'God days'

The "dog days" of summer are upon us.
Some of us are familiar with that phrase; others are not. Where did that phrase come from? Actually, the origin of the ...

Myers enrolls at ENMU

Jayden Myers, of Riverton, will begin her first semester this fall at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales, N.M.
Eastern New Mexico University, a state ...

Johnson, Neuhaus to marry

Heather Johnson and Neil Neuhaus have announced their engagement.
The future bride is the daughter of Steve Johnson and Linda Johnson of Riverton. She is a ...

Information sought on local Navy seaman killed in 1951

Editor:
A resident of the Riverton community died in a Navy ship collision and fire on May 14, 1951, of Cape Henry on the East Coast. He was Seaman Apprentice ...

Hay on fire

An ag fire can be as impactful in some ways as a big wildland blaze

For the most part, Wyoming has been spared during what has been a ferocious ...

Loud storm caused fire calls, brief power bump

A quick, loud storm that blew through Riverton overnight generated just enough thunder and lightning to cause problems for firefighters early Friday.
Crews ...

After second trial, jury says man not guilty of rape

After four hours of deliberation at the conclusion of a four-day trial, a jury on Thursday acquitted a local man of first-degree sexual assault.
It was the ...

The Riverton club of the weight-loss program Weight Watchers is up and running again after a short pause.
Weight Watchers members meet at 6 p.m. every Monday ...

Lack of common sense near wild animals 'baffles the mind'

Editor:
After living in Wyoming since 1956, it still baffles the mind when I read of people being gored, attacked or otherwise injured up in ...

It's the second significant hay fire in Fremont County this week.

More than 1,000 tons of hay continued to burn Thursday after catching fire ...

Wind or coal, no energy source is perfect answer

Editor:
I am a believer in "alternative" energy for the future. But I do see the point made by Kerry Dwight, who wrote a letter to the editor about the impact ...

First guilty plea set in 13-suspect meth ring

Jorge David Esquivel will face no more than eight years in prison, as part of the agreement.

Jorge David Esquivel pleaded guilty Tuesday in Lander ...

New sports complex hot-button topic

With remediation work required at the old city landfill in east Riverton, which will impact and make unusable for at least a season the two east baseball ...

If stations close, trash could end up on roadsides

Editor:
If the county makes it harder to throw away trash by closing down the transfer stations and everything but the big landfills, you can bet that people ...

Paskett instructs welding, a core curriculum at Wind River Job Corps Center

Riverton resident Jeremy Paskett is ready to greet his first students as the welding instructor at the Wind River Job Corps Center.
Paskett can accommodate up ...

Job Corps students vow to make most of the opportunity

Breanna Shakespeare is a 20-year-old from Fort Washakie studying office administration.
Kaitlyn Hart, 20, from Penrose, Colo., is studying carpentry.
Acardo ...

"A Rambling Stretch," a concert of contemporary jazz music inspired by the beauty of the Cowboy State by composer and Riverton native Tyler Gilmore, will visit ...

 
 

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