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City gets good audit report; assets well ahead of liabilities

All financial operations for the City of Riverton received a passing grade in the annual audit summary from auditing firm Mader Tschacher Peterson & Co. ...

Two Riverton restaurants go smoke-free

Riverton residents looking to dine out or have a drink but do not like to sit in a smoky room have two more options. The Trailhead Family Restaurant stopped ...

Lawmaker: State will resist optional Medicaid expansion under the ACA

Meanwhile, a federally mandated increase in Medicaid can be covered comfortably by existing state revenues.

With revenues of about $3.7 billion ...

Hypothermia likely cause of death in city park

Initial autopsy results show Dana Eagle, 36, of Riverton, died of hypothermia before being found frozen at Riverton City Park. The reporting party called ...

Firefighters to hone skills at weekend fire school

Roughly 400 students are in Riverton on Saturday and Sunday
for the annual series of workshops.

About 400 students will be burning cars, breaking ...

Two Riverton men charged in home robbery

Two young Riverton men are facing burglary charges for allegedly robbing a man's house Nov. 30 on the advice of his grandson.
Implicated are Clayton Reinick, ...

Wells Fargo employees volunteer on Habitat build

The company donated $15,000 to the nonprofit organization in 2013.

The Habitat for Humanity affiliate for Fremont County had a workday Nov. 23. ...

Caring cancer advocate missed in community

Editor:
I have lived in Riverton for more than 40 years. I have seen wonderful things happen in our community that I am very thankful for.
One of those ...

EPA action on rez 'is unlawful'

Editor:
The Environmental Protection Agency's administrative action expanding the Wind River Indian Reservation raises many questions. Here are a few of ...

EPA ruling a 'power grab,' pure and simple

Editor:
I do not believe the Washington lawyer called the "spokesman" for the Wind River reservation tribes, and nobody else should believe him either. Air ...

Lander man, Riverton woman cited in prostitution incident

A Riverton police officer started 2014 with a case of prostitution in progress on New Year's Day.
According to reports, the policeman was on patrol at about ...

Eaton lawyers file big brief asking for new sentence

Lawyers for the former Riverton resident who is Wyoming's lone death row inmate have filed a massive court brief asking a federal judge to overturn his death ...

WPBS coping with sudden death of producer, host

Richard Ager died Dec. 29 at his home in Lander.

Wyoming's Public Broadcasting Service in Riverton is scrambling to cope with the loss of public ...

Decision to release Drennen from prison was 'outrageous'

Editor:
I simply could not believe my eyes when I saw that the Fremont County attorney was going to let Gabriel Drennen walk free. This man was convicted of ...

Riverton compressor station fire that injured worker investigated

The Wyoming Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the Christmas Day explosion at a compressor station south of Riverton.
David ...

Cedars Health opens in Riverton

Predictions of Riverton having fewer doctors to care for its residents have proved true recently as more physicians leave their positions at area clinics. ...

Tribes' push on air quality has nothing to do with air quality

Editor:
Mr. Breight, well said (letter to the editor Sunday, Dec. 15).
The EPA ruling letting the tribes monitor air quality has nothing to do with air ...

Contractor asks for help with Riverview project

Citizens are reminded that it is a violation of state and federal laws to tamper with orange barrels and cones inside of a roadway construction work zone.
The ...

City public works director fighting back from tumor, stroke

An important recovery process has taken over the daily life of a longtime Riverton municipal official.
Bill Urbigkit was diagnosed earlier in the year with a ...

Shop ruined, chickens safe after rural fire

No one was injured, and the incident does not appear to be
suspicious -- although it was unusual.

Firefighters were surrounded by chickens Thursday ...

 
 

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