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Old Town Coffee is creating a Riverton location, and Roasted Bean and Cuisine will open on Main Street.

Riverton residents looking for a place to sit ...

The Fremont County Library Systems board of trustees is looking at ways to fund a maintenance issue concerning a drainage issue at the Riverton Branch ...

Tribe fires back at state's challenge of EPA border ruling

Lawyers for the Northern Arapaho Tribe say Wyoming's petition against a recent ruling by the Environmental Protection Agency is "replete with errors of law and ...

Don't let passion 'overpower our tact' during civil discourse

Editor:
Over the past several months, I feel that there has been an increasing racially charged rhetoric in our community.
Internet-based chat boards give ...

Cindy Hill ought to be praised, not persecuted

Editor:
What a total waste of time all this Cindy Hill business has been. I can't believe they are trying to get rid of her when her biggest "crime" was ...

Traffic on North Federal Boulevard in Riverton came to a halt as hundreds rallied Monday for the Martin Luther King Equality Day beginning at Riverton City ...

FCAG backs challenge to rez border ruling; calm response urged

The recent Environmental Protection Agency opinion that ruled Riverton to be part of the Wind River Indian Reservation hasn't changed how the county and ...

EPA ruling changes nothing for time being in Riverton

Editor:
As mayor of the city of Riverton, I feel a strong obligation to respond to the recent EPA ruling declaring Riverton as Indian Country.
First of all, ...

City names six to parks, trails plan committee

The City of Riverton has named six new members to the Parks and Trails Master Plan Committee, which will serve as a planning group for the parks and trails in ...

Tribe declines to give formal testimony on EPA decision

Representatives from the Northern Arapaho Tribe say it is inappropriate for them, at this time, to discuss formally a recent ruling by the Environmental ...

Indoor Golf helps athletes keep skills sharp for spring

The facility on North Federal Boulevard has three simulators for golfers who want to improve their game.

Area golfers have been perfecting their ...

Final defendant in parking lot robbery bound over

The third defendant arrested in connection with a mugging Nov. 10 in the Riverton Walmart's parking lot has been bound over to District Court. Curtis Oldman, ...

Lower legal drinking age to 18

Editor:
At the age of 18 we are being considered as adults. Being able to vote, go to war, purchase tobacco, get married, adopt a child, sign legal documents ...

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. ...

 
 

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