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More than 100 pieces of artwork made by Riverton High School students were part of the 45th Wyoming High School Art Symposium that was held at the end of April ...

District 25 to ask for funds to build RHS auditorium

With hopes of securing funds allocated by the Wyoming School Facilities Commission for the expansion of facilities, Fremont County School District 25 ...

Riverton girls one win away from state soccer

The Riverton Wolverines already have two girls soccer victories over the Evanston Lady Devils this year in the Class 4-A West conference.
RHS is preparing ...

Leading goal scorer Tristan White won't play this weekend because of a hockey obligation.

Momentum is rolling in a positive way for the Riverton ...

Is this the best we can come up with for city's lot downtown?

Editor:
I have seen a few other written comments from people in Riverton about the vacant lot at the intersection of East Main and Fifth streets that is now ...

Lawmakers searching for park funding

A bill that narrowly was defeated by the Wyoming Legislature might be revived that would allow people to add a donation to the park system when withdrawing ...

Wyoming joins New Mexico in fight to restore mineral money

CHEYENNE -- U.S. senators from Wyoming and New Mexico said Tuesday they plan to roll out legislation this week to restore about $110 million in cuts to a ...

Internet sales taxes

Cities and towns need sales tax revenue, and the problem isn't going away

By now most people who follow the news are aware of legislation in Congress ...

Looking for meaning in the sky

I just finished a book called the "The Great Divide" by Peter Watson. It delved into the difference between the "old world" and the "new world." A lot of it is ...

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Man sentenced in fraud case
POWELL -- An Indiana man has been sentenced to 30 months in federal prison for his role in defrauding hospitals in Wyoming ...

RPD officer in two-car wreck Monday; no citations result

An on-duty Riverton Police Department officer was involved in a two-vehicle collision Monday afternoon at the intersection of South Federal Boulevard and East ...

Gene W. Sauer

Gene W. Sauer, of Riverton, died Saturday, May 4, 2013, at Help for Health Hospice Home. He was 89 years old.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, ...

Green seeks court clerk appointment; candidate interviews Thursday

Deputy court clerk Kristi H. Green of Lander is seeking the district court clerk seat that will become available in two months when her boss resigns.
"It ...

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Births
LENNEN
A daughter was born to Codie and Troy Lennen, of Riverton, at 10:06 a.m. April 1, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 ...

Central Wyoming College has hired Pat Rafferty to be the next head men's basketball coach for the 2013-14 season.
The announcement came on Wednesday morning. ...

Land swap finalized in parcels near fairgrounds

The Fremont County Commission has authorized a land swap between the county and the Depot Foundation after years of discussion.
County fair manager Barney ...

Federal representatives arrived in Riverton this week to discuss the next steps in the development of the Wind River Job Corps Center in Fremont County.
The ...

Fourth-graders from Riverton elementary schools traveled back in time Friday as they learned the ways of Wyoming pioneers during demonstrations at the 1838 ...

Senator's troubles echo past scandals

WASHINGTON -- An ethical cloud is following Sen. Robert Menendez in Washington, even as he has leading roles in some of Congress' most important policy ...

Mr. Chouinard was one of the best at RHS

Editor:
I recently read a column by Craig Blumenshine discussing Larry Chouinard's retirement and felt compelled to add my thoughts to what I'm sure is a long ...

 
 

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