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Tribe says it is ready for talks with Riverton leaders

Northern Arapaho tribal leaders have invited Riverton officials to discuss the potential effects of a federal agency's ruling regarding the boundaries of the ...

State ready to fight reservation border decision by EPA

State lawmakers say they plan to take a "strong, proactive position" against a recent decision by the Environmental Protection Agency impacting the boundaries ...

Expanded public transportation would be good for the city

Editor:
Riverton needs some more public transportation. I think that increased public transportation in the form of a larger bus line with more service would ...

Federal agency says Riverton still is part of 'Indian Country'

After many years of trying, the two Wind River Indian Reservation tribes finally have found a federal entity willing to say that Riverton is part of the ...

Here's why Udens' remains should be raised from lake

Editor:
In response to the letter from Erica Beckett, I was a dear friend of Claire Martin, the mother and grandmother of Virginia Uden and her sons, for more ...

Library to be open Sunday for high school finals week

The Riverton Branch Library will be open from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday for high school finals week.
All library services will be available, and free coffee ...

Police hope the public can supply information about the perpetrator.

The Riverton Police Department is asking the public to help identify the ...

Suspect arrested after residents tackled him

A Riverton man faces one count of burglary after two men apprehended him while he was breaking into their home Nov. 10. The charge against David Varney, 37, ...

Bazaar among holiday highlights this weekend

Ovens in Riverton have been bursting with baked goods this month as organizers get ready for the annual Christmas Bazaar at United Methodist Church, one of ...

Kirkland to serve on funeral directors committee

Jamey Kirkland, of Davis Funeral Home in Riverton, has been appointed to the National Funeral Directors Association Professional Development Committee for ...

FedEx gains better access to highways

The company says the new distribution center on Airport Road is part of a nationwide network expansion effort.

FedEx Ground has moved its Riverton ...

'Do not be caught off guard' by plaintive letters from inmates

Editor:
I saw in The Ranger a letter to the editor from a Charles Kolb of Bessemer, Ala. He said he was a former Riverton resident but now a prisoner in a ...

Two suspects in purse snatching bound over; one more still to come

Two defendants arrested for a Nov. 10 mugging at Riverton's Walmart store were bound over to District Court on Dec. 2. One is a 16-year-old boy but is being ...

Festival of Trees returns with 24 items for auction

This year's Festival of Trees event is a celebration of global cultures in keeping with the 2013 theme: Christmas Around the World.
Coordinator Cindy Keele ...

House burns on Missouri Valley Road; no injuries

No one was injured Tuesday in a fire that destroyed a residential home north of Riverton.
The incident was reported at about 11:40 p.m. Tuesday from the 100 ...

Bebout part of Enzi finance panel

The committee will focus on fundraising and building support with coalitions across Wyoming ahead of next year's Republican primary.

U.S. Senator ...

Bell gets activities director honor in state vote

Riverton Middle School activities director Tim Bell has risen to the top in his line of work.
Bell was named the middle school director of the year last ...

Man arrested when car he was driving tips over in street

A Riverton man has been arrested on charges of driving under the influence, accused of driving a vehicle backward at a high rate of speed, causing it to tip ...

The Riverton Middle School Builders Club is making sure even the family pet gets a holiday meal this Thanksgiving.
The community service club, which is part ...

Is the vacant lot in downtown Riverton going to be a junkyard?

Editor:
So the city is going to do more testing of the dirt in the downtown vacant lot that it owns and has done nothing with other than an insincere attempt ...

 
 

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