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Riverton resident opens a CruiseOne franchise

Marie Freeman of Riverton recently completed an intensive training program to become a certified CruiseOne Vacation Specialist in Riverton.
As a franchise ...

Mill Creek Metals turns attention to recycled materials

High demand driving up price of metals

Mill Creek Metals is under new management after two acquisitions that were spurred by booming recycled metals ...

Make early morning flight a priority at the airport

Editor:
I have always liked flying from Riverton Regional Airport and have no problem with the small airplanes. They fly just like any other plane. But ...

New initiative puts consequences on display

Students will get to experience jail cells, court hearings and emergency room setups at the Life RUR00;Ready event May 6.

Fremont County ...

Banks say settlement check transactions are going 'smoothly'

Many banks in Riverton saw a lot of activity Wednesday when oil and gas settlement checks of $6,300 were delivered to roughly 9,700 Northern Arapaho tribal ...

The EPA border ruling is 'correct,' so please send the back payment for royalties

Editor:
I believe the EPA decision about Riverton and all areas with in 50 miles of the Wind River Indian Reservation to be correct. I also believe that if ...

The discovery of the famed Lucky Mc uranium deposits in the Gas Hills east of Riverton sparked a rush of new prospecting in Fremont County.
Ordinary citizens ...

Lightning jolts city, starts fire, kills one bird

A lightning strike over central Riverton on Saturday afternoon rattled windows and startled residents but caused only minor damage when it hit a tree.
The ...

Man bound over for kidnapping incident at bank

A Riverton man has been bound over to District Court on kidnapping and domestic assault charges stemming from an incident on April 8.
An affidavit in the ...

Likely enticed by the 6 percent commission, many local business owners are eager to learn how they could sell lottery tickets when the Wyoming Lottery launches ...

Dog park proposed at abandoned Tonkin Stadium site in city

Riverton's Parks and Trails Master Plan Committee made a pitch Tuesday to the Fremont County School District 25 school board for the creation of a dog park at ...

Fremont County residents promoted in National Guard

Two Fremont County residents have been promoted in the Wyoming Army National Guard.
Tyler Goulart, of Riverton, and Brett Roanhorse, of Fort Washakie, were ...

Byers, Scott to marry June 28

Diann and Kenn Palmer, of Riverton, and Wade and Leslie Byers, of Colorado, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Shanda Byers, to Gregory ...

Easter fire at motel requires evac; no injuries or big damage

Guests at the Tomahawk Motor Lodge in Riverton had to evacuate their rooms on Easter Sunday after a fire began in the motel's basement laundry room.
No one ...

Big settlement checks arrive for Arapahos; Shoshones to get theirs in a few more days

Oil and gas settlement checks for Northern Arapaho tribal members began arriving in Fremont County this week. One immediate effect was an uptick in trade at ...

WyoLotto aims to go live in August

A workshop for businesses interested in selling Powerball and Mega Millions tickets will be Thursday in Riverton.

Wyoming Lottery Corporation chief ...

Solid waste board cuts hours at three county facilities

The Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District Board has approved a raft of changes designed to cut costs, including reducing hours at the Riverton, Lander ...

In the spring of 1972, Wyoming was excited about the centennial of Yellowstone National Park. As part of the half-year commemoration of the establishment of ...

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NOLS scholarships available
Scholarships are available for those who dream of spending their summer backpacking, horse packing, rafting or climbing ...

Three city employees recognized for service

Riverton's mayor and city council gave appreciative and heartfelt farewells to three retiring city employees on April 1.
Gold watches were presented to ...

 
 

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