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IDEA director moving on

Christopherson has held the position for 10 years

Phil Christopherson is moving to Gillette after 10 years as executive director of IDEA Inc., ...

Think carefully before filling out military survey for young people

Editor:
To all parents with children between the ages of 16 and 24: My daughter recently received a survey addressed to her, along with $2 in the mail ...

Minimal damage in 'scary' lightning strike

A lightning strike April 26 may have been exciting for local residents, but the incident was relatively minor for the Riverton Volunteer Fire Department.
RVFD ...

A small-scale tornado swept through rural Fremont County on Tuesday afternoon, whipping up debris and dust over open country about 20 miles north of Riverton. ...

Unrestrained boy hurt in DUI car wreck

A 3-year-old Riverton boy suffered serious injuries Saturday in a one-vehicle traffic accident that reportedly involved an intoxicated driver.
Officials said ...

Rink think

Riverton has no public ice skating area outdoors, but volunteers and city rec leaders plan to change that

Decades ago in Riverton, many local ...

Holguin tops fight cards at Eagles hall

Professional boxing returns to Riverton with a seven-fight card Friday, May 2, at the Riverton Eagles Hall at the intersection of North Broadway and East ...

Stafford, Sales marry Dec. 21

Emma Sales and Mason Stafford were married Dec. 21, 2013, at Calvary Chapel in Bozeman, Mont.
The bride is the daughter of Scott and Sandy Sales, of Bozeman, ...

DAR Community Service Award goes to Armstrong

Riverton resident Joan Armstrong received the DAR Community Service Award at the March meeting of the Fremont Chapter NSDAR.
The award is presented to ...

'Wake up' and give appearance of Riverton some more thought

Editor:
The mayor has made many comments in the past about the beautiful City of Riverton. Maybe he should take a drive through the city and look at all the ...

In centennial year, 4-H carnival Saturday

The Fremont County 4-H Carnival is this weekend in Riverton, offering games, crafts, prizes and food to all participants.
Organizers say they stuck to ...

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 ...

 
 

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