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Man charged with murder attempt in brother's stabbing

A Riverton man was arrested Friday for stabbing his brother in the chest at a local trailer park.
Prosecutors on Monday charged Wendall George Moss, 28, with ...

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Liz Cheney was in Riverton on Monday, Oct. 7, for a luncheon meeting with Fremont County Republican women and guests.
Cheney ...

Juvenile program won't move to bigger space

Repairing the house proposed for the project, and renovating it to meet standards for use as a school, would cost more than the program's budget could ...

Community members greeted new University of Wyoming President Robert Sternberg during a reception Tuesday at the Riverton Holiday ...

Former Riverton man also a distinguished UW alum

Joe Geraud wasn't the only University of Wyoming alumnus from Riverton being honored this weekend. Retired Shell Oil executive Thomas Botts, who was raised in ...

Joe Geraud's trip to the University of Wyoming this weekend marked his first visit to the campus in several years.
"And it's been a long time since I've gone ...

Leaky roof puts collection at Riverton library in jeopardy

Rain is not common in Riverton, but when it starts, those in the right place can see on odd sight: fast-moving librarians covering shelves and computers in ...

Zwiefelhofer to attend college

Savena Zwiefelhofer, the daughter of Brad Zwiefelhofer, of Riverton, and Cristina Zwiefelhofer, of Great Falls, Mont., will attend Rocky Mountain College this ...

Unfair to brand complaint about Rails to Trails pathway as racist

Editor:
I was offended strongly by the letter to the editor from Mr. Ron Howard who decided to all but brand me as a racist because I used the words "path ...

Officials said a medical episode initiated the one-vehicle accident that took place mid-morning Friday at U.S. Energy in Riverton.
No one was injured in the ...

A record number of Riverton athletes participated in the annual Punt, Pass and Kick competition held Wednesday afternoon at Tonkin Stadium.
There were 64 ...

Fed up with trash freeloaders in receptacles paid for by others

Editor:
Sunday at about 2 p.m. is a good time for the small, gray Chevrolet pickup (it sounds like a road grader) 10 County plates, white female driver, age ...

Explosions Saturday in rural area investigated

One reporting party said the issue was an ongoing problem involving people setting off explosives.

Fremont County Sheriff's deputies responded to ...

Break in the Uden case is 'nothing short of incredible'

Editor:
The break in the Uden disappearance is nothing short of incredible to me. I remember so well when that all happened.
It was a very famous case in ...

State expected to take over Barnson case from federal prosecutors

The man's skeletal remains were found March 10 on the Wind River Indian Reservation east of Riverton; he had been missing since 2006.

A federal ...

Commissioners face flak over local bid concerns on justice center design

Some Fremont County commissioners were so concerned about how the architecture firm for the Riverton justice center project was selected that they voted ...

Doctor shortage a problem already and will get worse

Editor:
I believe that we have a very serious problem in Fremont County concerning individuals getting into see a physician. With several doctors now absent ...

Sex offender's probation is rescinded

After admitting to having sex with two teenage boys, a 32-year-old Riverton woman in March 2012 was given a sentence that gave her a chance to reform herself ...

North Riverton acquires new game warden

Allen Deru is the new game warden for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department in north Riverton.
Wyoming game wardens are responsible for wildlife law ...

 
 

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