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Man sentenced to six years for possession of child pornography

The 30-year-old also will have to pay a $100 special assessment and a $400 fine.

Charles Lee Caines, 30, of Riverton, has been sentenced to six years ...

'Positive feeling' about shelter and how cats are handled there

Editor:
Responding to the letter to the editor from Pat Stevens about the Riverton animal shelter, I can say that anything negative that happened to her with ...

First dirt being moved at justice center site --for testing

Passersby should soon see the first dirt moved at the site of the proposed Riverton justice center project.
But it won't be for construction.
Rather, ...

The Project Green duplex --built almost completely by using energy-efficient construction methods and "green" products --is now open for bid.
Green ...

Riverton lands state fastpitch tournament for next summer

Riverton will be the site of the 2014 Wyoming Girls Fastpitch Softball Tournament.
The tournament is set for July 10-13 at the Honeycutt Softball ...

Wyoming ought to sign up for Medicare expansion under 'Obamacare' to cover citizens

Editor:
I am hearing again about how Wyoming won't go along with the U.S. government program to expand Medicaid service in each state to help everyone meet ...

Escaped inmate may have been seen near city

The sighting is unconfirmed for now, as the fugitive was not identified from surveillance footage at the Wind River Hotel and Casino.

A prisoner who ...

A grown-up crime

The Rails to Trails suspects are being treated as adults, and it is justified

Civilized society is uncomfortable with the idea of treating minors in ...

After merger, Energy Fuels lays off Riverton employees

Energy Fuels and Strathmore Minerals completed their merger Aug. 30. The consolidation resulted in eliminating about half of Strathmore's former staff in ...

Jerry Warren drove his service truck during the annual 9/11 Fremont County Oilfield Parade down Riverton's Main Street on ...

Things were different in 'my day,' but that was long ago

Editor:
I can appreciate both letters to the editor on the state of education in Riverton schools. Mrs. Richmond from the high school jumped to defend her ...

Police need to 'catch a break' on July 26 crimes

Armed invaders shot holes in a trailer house, and a bar in Riverton was robbed at gunpoint a short time later.

Local police are looking for more ...

Griffin monument unveiled in Riverton

Veterans, active service members, school children, government officials and residents gathered under a somber ...

New license rule good if speed limits are enforced

This new city rule which says you have to have a driver's license is pretty strange. You had to have a driver's license before anyway, but now the city gets to ...

Jail or else?

Fremont County is wise to consider expanding justice options for young and non-violent offenders

Fremont County is taking its latest step in ...

A hundred years ago, Riverton City Park had only recently moved to its current location on the east side of Federal Boulevard where it intersects with Main ...

Formal dedication ceremonies for the memorial honoring the late Sgt. Maj. Kevin Griffin are set for noon Wednesday at Veterans Park on the Rails to Trails ...

A 48-year-old Riverton man suffered serious injuries Aug. 24 after wrecking his Harley Davidson motorcycle east of Pavillion.
Michael Starks was found ...

National Does president at state meeting in Riverton

The Riverton Does Drove welcomed national Does Grand Lodge supreme president Esther Fister-Palmer this weekend.
A local audience greeted Fister-Palmer in a ...

UW College of Agriculture and Natural Resources honors Riverton native

A Riverton native and the owner of a forest products company with headquarters in Hulett are this year's outstanding alumni award recipients from the ...

 
 

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