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A crew from the Riverton Fire Protection District rescued a young boy from an island in the fast-moving Little Wind River on Monday.
They delivered the ...

Riverton part of coming fiber optic upgrade; 50-fold speed hike likely

Work will begin soon on upgrades to the state's fiber optic network, including an improved connection to Riverton.
When those are complete, lightning-fast ...

The free shows will alternate between Riverton City Park and the Lander outdoor amphitheater.

Popular Ten Sleep musician Jalan Crossland is the guest ...

Johnson graduates from virtual public school

Lydia Johnson of Riverton graduated from Wyoming Connections Academy during a ceremony May 17 in Casper. She plans to attend Sheridan College in the fall.
The ...

Some bedfellows we don't need

The Citizens for Equal Rights Alliance doesn't have much to offer in the local reservation border discussions.

Be careful who you get in bed ...

Energy industry gives opportunity to make a good living in Wyoming

Editor:
I always make a point of going through your Ranger mining edition every year. I had an uncle and two cousins who worked in uranium mining in the 1960s ...

Slam-N-Jam off to Florida for national tourney

Slam-N-Jam, a Riverton AAU volleyball team, is ready for a new experience.
The journey from Riverton started Thursday morning when the team's players and ...

Kintzler earns counselor credential

Terrayne Fleak Kintzler of Riverton has attained certification as a National Certified Counselor through the National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. ...

TripAdvisor honors hotel

The Wind River Hotel and Casino was honored by TripAdvisor with a 2014 Certificate of Excellence award.
TripAdvisor is the world's largest travel site and ...

Good to have lawyer as gov to fight new EPA emission rules

Editor:
I can't say I was ever glad to have a lawyer as the governor. There are enough of them in office as it is.
But if ever there was a right time, this ...

Emotions ran high as the Riverton U.S. Energy fastpitch team won its home softball tournament Sunday in the Under-18 division.
After losing to the Rock ...

Spree of car burglaries hits Riverton

Residents are reminded to lock their car doors due to a rash of car burglaries overnight Monday to Tuesday.
At 5:50 a.m. Tuesday, a person in the 900 block ...

City, please do not give up on alley collection

Editor:
Count me as against the city's plan to discontinue picking up trash in alleys. I am not convinced at all that this would save any time or money when ...

Riverwalk paving expected to start soon

The Depot Foundation has worked on creating a recreation path along the Wind River for more than five years.

Local volunteers have been working this ...

Paxton edges fellow Riverton golfer Waxler for state match play title

Early in the title match, Waxler grabbed the early lead, but Paxton caught fire on the last four holes to win the tournament.

In an all-Riverton ...

Consider the 'whole picture' on the welfare of animals

Editor:
This is in reply to the rather callous mindset of Jenny Larnder's letter regarding helping the little dog out of a bad situation.
Such attitudes ...

Riverton sent five delegates to American Legion Auxiliary Girls State 63 years ago this week for a mock legislative session, a mock election, mock courtroom ...

Legal activist: Border dispute a matter of group vs. individual sovereignty in nation

Organizers of an event Friday in Riverton wanted to educate local residents on issues of jurisdiction and tribal sovereignty, and start a discussion.
The ...

Riverton puts four teams in tournament

Four Riverton fastpitch softball teams have entered the U.S. Energy tournament Saturday and Sunday in Riverton.
U.S. Energy sponsors an Under 18 team and a ...

Graham receives UW's INBRE Transition Scholarship

Tyler Graham says he sees the INBRE Transition Scholarship he received to the University of Wyoming as his bridge to studying physiology and ultimately ...

 
 

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