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Episode of the abandoned dog illustrates big problem

Editor:
This letter is being written to clarify several points raised from my @257;rst letter and to heighten the awareness of the "dumping" of unwanted dogs ...

Arizona pro goes 19 under par to win Saltwater golf

Phoenix professional Zahkai Brown cashed in big time winning the 40th annual Saltwater Classic on Monday with a 19-under score at the Riverton Country Club. ...

City suffers from lack of good property maintenance

Editor:
It is true that Riverton is a mess. Alleys are full of Dumpsters without lids, without tree limbs that are cut to fit in the yard waste ...

Flood predicted for Wind River on Wednesday

The National Weather Service expects the Wind River to flood Wednesday near Riverton and Dubois and to continue to do so through the weekend. It issues a flood ...

Memorial Day weekend 33 years ago brought a big fishing derby to Ocean Lake, and the big winners weren't disclosing their secret spot.
BerDeane Sinkule of ...

Comments due Friday on seismic survey

The tests will examine sub-surface geologic structure in the Big Sand Draw Unit.

The Bureau of Land Management Lander Field Office seeks input on a ...

Indian gaming group blasts state, feds for challenging EPA on border

A resolution condemning efforts by state and federal representatives to clarify the boundary of the Wind River Indian Reservation has been passed by the ...

The Memorial Day weekend in Fremont County started with a crunch, as three serious automobile accidents drew emergency response Friday and Saturday, with ...

Does the county think we voters are made of money?

Editor:
I say "hell no" to raises for county workers.
We just had rate and fee hikes, and gas has gone up, and we voters have been denied wages that could ...

A family bowling center in Riverton would be successful

Editor:
We are recent arrivals to the community and look forward to some good fishing in the "golden years." I enjoy reading the local paper (much better than ...

Jones, Medow named to lists at Chadron State College

Chadron State College students Tess Jones and Rachael Medow, both of Riverton, have been recognized for their academic achievements.
Jones earned a spot on ...

Six former Saltwater Classic golf champions have bolstered the field for the 40th annual tournament Saturday through Monday at the Riverton Country Club.
The ...

Two Riverton golfers have never missed a Saltwater Classic in city

Riverton golfers Al Ward and Mel Fausset are preparing this week to play in their 40th straight Saltwater Classic at the Riverton Country Club.
Club pro ...

Dog's story touching, but people need help as well

Editor:
I have read the letters to the editor about the abandoned dog on Cooper Road and all the concern that came pouring out of everyone for it. But all I ...

Suspended sentence, probation for driver in store mugging

A judge said he was giving the defendant in a November mugging another chance when he sentenced her Tuesday in Lander District Court.
The defendant, Teisha ...

Hospitals changing names to SageWest Health Care

Patients at the Lander and Riverton hospitals now will see new names for the facilities when they check in: SageWest Health Care at Lander and SageWest Health ...

Foreign kids had another great year in Riverton

Editor:
l would like to publicly thank Riverton High School, the community, and especially our volunteer host families for welcoming foreign exchange students ...

Update at 1:30 p.m.
The Fremont County Sheriff's Office has apprehended the at-large suspect in a robbery Sunday evening.
According to a press release from ...

After refereeing more than 2,000 football and basketball games, and with even more on next year's schedule, Riverton's Pat Harris will join Roosevelt "Rosie" ...

Compassionate family picked up homeless dog on Cooper Road

Editor:
This letter is to salute the family who picked up the homeless dog on Cooper Road. In a world that can be quite cold and heartless to our four-footed ...

 
 

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