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Past mayor incorrect on MOU history; positions contradictory

Editor:
As a longtime Riverton resident now living in sunny Florida, my heart and roots are still in Wyoming and especially Riverton --my hometown.
I have ...

Regional basketball tournaments mean boost for business

Economic expectations are high in Cheyenne when Frontier Days comes around each summer. The business people of Cheyenne refer to the last full week in July as ...

Therapists offering free help to veterans

The Soldiers Project in Riverton will provide psychological aid to military personnel who served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

The physical structure that ...

Rez border part of Legislature's pushback on EPA; two bills filed

CHEYENNE -- Two bills expressing the displeasure of Wyoming lawmakers with what many of them see as an attack on coal by the U.S. Environmental Protection ...

The Wyoming Department of Transportation and the City of Riverton held a public meeting Monday at Riverton City Hall to talk about upcoming improvements at ...

Public meeting to detail South Federal Boulevard project

Officials with the South Federal Boulevard project will host a public meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at Riverton City Hall.
The Wyoming Department of Transportation ...

Public defenders often in tough position, deserve appreciation

Editor:
I recently read an article in your paper concerning public defenders. It occurred to me that those providing that service have an often thankless, but ...

Two of Wyoming's best-known women helped launch the new Wyoming Commission on the Status of Women in the 1960s, and Fremont County was well-represented.
When ...

The Wind River Hotel and Casino will display the art of Miss Native American USA Sarah Ortegon throughout the spring.
Ortegon will open her exhibit with a ...

Land mine detecting dog to visit Riverton school

A land mine detecting dog will travel across Wyoming this week, visiting schools as part of the Children Against Mines Program.
The weeklong tour will stop ...

Optional 1 percent tax now generating about $170,000 per month

With money rolling in for the City of Riverton from the optional 1 percent sales tax, the city council approved advertising for bid schedules 1 and 2 as part ...

Don't assume 'the sky is falling' due to EPA order

Editor:
Bravo, Mayor Warpness and ex-mayor Vincent. It's nice to see that at least a few of our leaders have not fallen prey to the "Chicken Little" theme ...

Background checks reflect troubled times

Unfortunately, we never can know enough, or test for enough things, to eliminate risk or bad situations down the road.

Something about the Fremont ...

A unique carbon copy

Building Pinedale's school in Riverton

Let's not spend even one second in Riverton worrying that the new elementary school now being planned is going ...

Police, school leaders see no signs of added racial tension since EPA

Tribal representatives have been referring to an increase in perceived "anti-Indian sentiment" locally since the Environmental Protection Agency's disputed ...

Ducks Unlimited banquet set for Saturday

The Riverton chapter of Ducks Unlimited is having its annual banquet Saturday at the Fremont County Fairgrounds.
"It's for all wildlife enthusiasts, not just ...

State's 'power grab' from Hill left some ugly scars

Editor:
This power grab in our state government is ugly.
The cannibalistic nature of the governor and state legislature in their treatment of legally-elected ...

Tribes, city say they are open to discussing EPA ruling; no talk set

The Northern Arapaho Tribe last week requested that the Environmental Protection Agency stay a recent decision redefining the boundaries of the Wind River ...

Tuesday notes

Seasonal battle
Windy, sunny and warm, then windy, cloudy and cold. We'll get both this week, and it's a sign of one sure thing: Winter is starting to ...

Traffic through the 300 block of East Main Street in Riverton was restricted Tuesday as groundwater contamination testing continued as part of the Storage Tank ...

 
 

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