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Volunteers, performers, patrons all made River Walk a succes

Editor:
During a conversation one day, someone asked of a new resident, "Why on Earth would you move to Riverton, Wyo., except for work?"
During the summer, ...

Thanks for the fodder, residents

Residents rely on law enforcement to respond to any request for help within Fremont County. And dispatchers receive all kinds of calls - including some that ...

City traffic

A new municipal ordinance changes things for collection and enforcement

It probably came as a surprise to many Riverton residents to hear that the ...

Wyo. could get veterans cemetery

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is seeking to buy land next to or within a cemetery in the Cheyenne area to establish what would ...

CWC to review its free summer housing pilot

About a dozen students successfully completed the free summer housing program offered this year at Central Wyoming College.
Through the pilot program, ...

City to enforce code requiring residents to maintain weeds

City staff proposed to the council that they enforce the current code because it would be "consistent and fair"
The city of Riverton is targeting pesty ...

The transition of county ambulance employees to full-time status is taking shape.
Officials have been discussing the potential change since it was proposed ...

Recent norovirus outbreak tied to local eatery

The Wyoming Department of Health reports that a recent outbreak of norovirus in Fremont County was associated with Svilar's Bar and Dining Room in ...

Freshman shoots 66 to pace Riverton

The Riverton High School Wolverines built a seven-stroke lead on Thursday after the first day of the Riverton Invitational golf tournament in the team ...

Riverton hosting fastpitch softball tournament this weekend

Manager Mark Stone expects six softball teams for the second annual Riverton High School Fastpitch Invitational scheduled for Saturday and Sunday. ...

Youth soccer to begin year next month

Riverton Youth Soccer Association president Jeff Carruth is counting on strong numbers for the 2013 season.
The league is taking registration for the fall ...

Fundraiser set for Giddings

A fundraiser to help defer medical and other expenses for Riverton High School assistant football coach and longtime wrestling assistant coach Brandon Giddings ...

CWC spikers open up season at Idaho tournament

Opening the volleyball season against the defending national champion is the task the Central Wyoming College Rustlers face Friday at a tournament in Twins ...

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AUG. 24
Wyo State Trappers Association Trapping and Outdoor Expo is Aug. 23 to Aug. 24 at the Heritage Hall and Little Wind Center ...

Non-profit to partner with business to support schools

A non-profit organization is helping businesses connect with their local public schools and set up a way to help teachers in the classroom. One Percent for ...

When the Wind River Hotel and Casino first opened its doors in 2012, most of the newly hired 700 employees also were new to the hospitality and casino ...

In Egypt, choices for the U.S. run from bad to worse

The bloody images coming out of Egypt invite Americans to pick white hats and black hats: to punish the generals who staged a coup and killed many ...

Finding ourselves in the newspaper

"Sometimes I can hear those old newspapers talking."
That line came from a character in a summer theater performance by the University of Wyoming's Snowy ...

Problem with students is general 'disregard for respect, discipline'

Editor:
Two stories on the front page of the Aug. 14 Rangers caught my eye: "Slide in Riverton PAWS scores reflects statewide trend; causes under study," and ...

Eyes wide open

Soon enough, Internet crimes will be less amusing and more troubling

We quote from The Associated Press:
"A judge has set an Oct. 9 trial date for a ...

 
 

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