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Raiders drop two to Powell Pioneers

Jun 22, 2012 - From staff reports:  Riverton has an open weekend and will host Lovell at Roy Peck Field next Tuesday in a double header that is set to begin at 2 p.m.

The Riverton ... [more]

County trucking companies recognized for fleet safety

Jun 21, 2012 - From staff reports:  Star Trucking, of Shoshoni, and Big Wyoming Trucking, of Riverton, received first-place awards at the Wyoming Trucking Association's annual awards luncheon in ... [more]

Riverton poultry processor could be first in state

Jun 21, 2012 - By Joshua Scheer, Staff Writer:  Facility may be the only one of its kind to be licensed in Wyoming.

The first state-recognized poultry processing facility could soon be open just ... [more]

Main Street opportunity

Jun 21, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  A vacant lot on a downtown street corner comes along very, very rarely

The demolition of the old gas station building at the northwest corner of ... [more]

State must put lights at N. Federal intersections; rest optional

Jun 21, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  A citizen committee has had its first meeting to discuss the North Federal Boulevard rebuild project in Riverton.
Business owners from Extra Care Auto, Sears, ... [more]

Pitcher's 13-strikeout performance highlights Babe Ruth game

Jun 21, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Jordan Mills was in the zone all game long Monday night.
The Riverton 15-year-old recorded 13 strikeouts in a 14-5 win vs. the Lander Dodgers in a Babe Ruth ... [more]

Interns get experience in tech field

Jun 20, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  Cedric Bennett and Eric Fabrizius aren't typical summer interns.
Sure, their jobs are filled with challenges they might not have faced in a college classroom, ... [more]

Raiders split lopsided games with Green River

Jun 20, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton manager Jeremy McCormick didn't like how his Raiders played on Tuesday in a 14-1 American Legion baseball loss to Green River in the opening game of ... [more]

Riders and ropers to contend at state high school rodeo

Jun 20, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Five Fremont County rodeo athletes enter the state finals on Thursday in Douglas in the top four in their respective events.
Shoshoni High School cousins ... [more]

U.S. Energy under-18 team ousted in tourney semifinals

Jun 19, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton teams are preparing for the upcoming girls state fastpitch tournament beginning July 7 in Rock Springs.

The Gillette Heat blanked Riverton ... [more]

County riders race to good finishes at two-day event

Jun 19, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riders from across Wyoming and the region competed on the motocross track on Paradise Valley Road.

Fremont County riders won several races Saturday ... [more]

Embezzlement suspect still jailed after June 6 hearing postponed

Jun 19, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  The former financial manager for Star-Tech Inc. and Precision Analysis continues to remain in jail during his prosecution, where he faces embezzlement charges ... [more]

RPD using Taser less frequently as policies change

Jun 17, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  Last in a series
The use of the electric-shock Taser by the Riverton Police Department has decreased substantially in the past two years as ... [more]

Bucket List - two friends set out for second adventure

Jun 17, 2012 - Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  When the men met for the first time in the late 1970s at a local Jaycees meeting, Bryce Born and Fred Perrett had no idea where their new friendship would take ... [more]

Main Street building demolished

Jun 15, 2012 - Staff:  Contractor Jerry Bornhoft's excavator lifted a piece of debris from the old Daisy Cleaners building Thursday at East Main and Fifth streets in downtown ... [more]

First-year academic letters awarded

Jun 15, 2012 - Staff:  Riverton High School first-year sophomore academic letter recipients were honored recently at the Annual Riverton High School Awards Assembly. Winners not ... [more]

UW announces spring semester provost's honor roll

Jun 15, 2012 - Staff:  The University of Wyoming lists 13 students from Fremont County on the 2012 spring semester provost's honor roll.
The provost's honor roll consists of ... [more]

Senior center 'business' can't simply ignore concerns

Jun 15, 2012 - Frank Tanner, Riverton:  Editor:
It's wonderful that there are some people out there who are willing to write letters defending the status quo at the Riverton Senior Citizens Center. ... [more]

The more the merrier

Jun 15, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  Riverton's weekly downtown food fair is becoming more than a garden showcase

One hurdle for a farmers market-style produce fair in the springs is ... [more]

Cash stolen from store after owner forgot bag

Jun 15, 2012 - By Joshua Scheer, Staff Writer:  Riverton police are looking for two women who might have knowledge about a bag containing approximately $1,000 that was taken from Walmart Wednesday.
Capt. ... [more]

Lawmakers back longer public comment period on proposed frack rules

Jun 15, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  A legislative committee on Friday morning unanimously supported extending the comment period for a proposed federal rule governing the controversial practice ... [more]

Top-rated track hosts motocross races this weekend

Jun 15, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Bo Kasper, Sheldon Buckingham and Jake Lemley are the top Fremont County motocross riders scheduled to race Saturday and Sunday at a High Plains Motocross ... [more]

Two dozen teams in town for softball tournament

Jun 15, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton has four girls teams, the most ever, in the ninth annual U.S. Energy Fastpitch tournament Friday through Sunday in Riverton.
Riverton has squads in ... [more]

Care runs more than skin deep for esthetician

Jun 14, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  Riverton resident Maggie Daubin, a clinical oncology esthetician, recently expanded her practice to serve both men and women who either have or are recovering ... [more]

D.A. gripes on pace of Eaton appeal

Jun 13, 2012 - By Ben Neary, The Associated Press:  The former Riverton resident is Wyoming's only death-row inmate.

CHEYENNE -- The prosecutor who secured the death penalty conviction for the former ... [more]

Summer church youth festival 'Take Off!' set for this Saturday

Jun 13, 2012 - Staff:  Riverton-area religious leaders and organizations combine to host "Take Off!" on Saturday, June 16, at Riverton City Park.
An afternoon and evening of music, ... [more]

Assault, police chase under investigation

Jun 13, 2012 - Staff:  An alleged assault on East Monroe Avenue in May remains under investigation.
Douglas Lemley, 28, of Riverton, was arrested for a Fremont County warrant for ... [more]

Horses for meat

Jun 13, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  Reasonable people make the case for a plant in Wyoming, but the barriers are many

Once upon a time in American history, eating horsemeat wasn't a ... [more]

Projects set as WyDOT keeps eye on future funding cuts

Jun 13, 2012 - By Joshua Scheer, Staff Writer:  As concerns rise about state funding cutbacks that could affect road maintenance and repairs, the Wyoming Department of Transportation lists numerous projects ... [more]

A better life through art

Jun 13, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  College and CES join forces in gallery show

Nancy Croston loves green.
She loves the color so much she tries to use it in every one of her ... [more]