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Church raising funds to eradicate malaria; event Tuesday

The first event is a Decadent Dessert party at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The Riverton United Methodist Church is hosting a series of events in March and ...

Riverton man pleads guilty to deer poaching

A Riverton man has pleaded guilty to poaching a buck mule deer in a closed season. The incident occurred June 28 near the Wyoming Honor Farm, east of ...

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Transition to Common Core not easy
The transition into the Math and Language Arts Common Core Standards has produced unfavorable results at Arapahoe ...

WyDOT: Be patient when driving near snowplows

Two snowplows have been hit by citizen drivers in the past month near Riverton and west of Dubois, prompting the Wyoming Department of Transportation to issue ...

Even before it's built, new school to have a principal

Active planning for the new elementary school in Riverton begins Tuesday, March 4, including naming a principal for the school before construction even ...

Bill authorizes state to 'get aggressive' in EPA disputes

Local legislators say they approve of a bill that would limit the rule-making authority in Wyoming of the Environmental Protection Agency and other federal ...

Wyoming students raised money to buy the first trained mine-detecting dog 25 years ago for use overseas.

Senna, a dog that specializes in detecting ...

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 ...

 
 

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